Understanding the lifestyle “Party culture,” which is often related to binge drinking behaviours, is commonplace in universities across Canada. On Jan. 9, Mount Allison’s Student Union hosted #ReThinkTheDrink, an event focused on discussing party culture on campus that aimed to reduce the harms of alcohol. The event, hosted by Mt. A’s health intern Emilie Comfort, […]

Online dating apps and social media have created a wealth of new opportunities for people to connect with one another. However, while positive social connections can be more easily fostered through these channels, the digital age has also brought forth all-new ways for sexual harassment and dating violence to occur. Harassment and sexual violence in […]

Mount Allison personal trainers provide suggestions for committing to fitness-related goals As the new year commences, many students adopt new resolutions, determined to get more sleep, eat healthier or exercise more regularly. Despite the optimism a new year brings when it comes to sticking to a fresh set of goals, according to an Ipsos poll […]

Improper posture when studying leaves students with long-term physical consequences Attention all daredevils: if you’ve already tried your hand at extreme sports from skydiving to heli-skiing and are now searching for your next risk, look no further than studying for your next midterm. Despite its seemingly harmless nature, doing schoolwork has the potential to lead […]

Recently, MASU president Emma Miller and I had the opportunity to attend the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA)’s Advocacy Week. We travelled to Ottawa where we met with several key politicians and stakeholders to discuss our recommendations for improving the post-secondary student experience in Canada. CASA is a non-partisan, not-for-profit national student organization, established […]

Toronto-based artist Dave Dyment explores the “supercut” genre in his work and shares it with the Sackville population For many years, the Owens Art Gallery has hosted exhibitions and programs that explore and celebrate artists of Canadian and international calibre. As the oldest university art gallery in Canada, the Owens has something for everyone, and […]

Artist contrasts the artificial and the natural in new Owens exhibit. Artist Juan Ortiz-Apuy visited the Owens Art Gallery last week prior to the opening of his exhibit at the gallery. His talk marked the Owens’ first public event of the new year. Ortiz-Apuy’s exhibit Fountain Mist opened at a double reception with Dave Dyment’s […]

The 76th annual Golden Globe Awards summed up Attention, fellow movie and TV show buffs. Not so fast! While you might have a desire to forget about 2018 and bask in the newness that this year has to offer, there is still some unfinished business that needs to be addressed. That’s right, I am talking […]