After a long week of midterms, essays, extracurricular activities or whatever it is that fills our time and energy as students and as people, it’s nice to unwind. Sometimes we unwind by heading off to an off-campus party with friends, or having some beers and a few pounds of wings, or maybe by going to […]

As you may know, some foods are better for your brain than others. For example, tater tot casserole from Jennings is the epitome of “brain food.” Just kidding. Here are some actual foods that you might want to toss into your diet when possible to help the old noodle ace your midterms. Blueberries: Who doesn’t […]

A weekend of discussion and fun This past weekend, the Mount Allison Model United Nations organization (MTAUN) held its fourth annual Model UN conference at Mount Allison. Along with the conferences themselves, there were also social events including a wine-and-cheese night and an after-party. “We’ve been planning since the beginning of the winter semester last […]

Daimen Hardie and Natalia Moudrak discuss climate-driven natural disasters and mitigation “Humans have been on a roll these last few hundred years, that’s for sure,” said Daimen Hardie, co-founder and executive director of Community Forests International. “But I think crashing the Earth’s climate probably tops the list.” On Oct. 16, Natalia Moudrak, the director of […]

Performing Arts Series presents CulturallyINappropriate, a world music fusion band with musicians from all over the world The Mount Allison Performing Arts Series prides itself on bringing distinguished and diverse artists to Mount Allison’s campus every year, and this year is no exception. The series began with a bang by welcoming world fusion ensemble CulturallyINappropriate […]

Talks cover live music, collaboration in mathematics and animal consumption Last week in the Windsor Hall Grand Room, a small crowd of Mount Allison students and professors gathered to hear three talks on the theme of impact in the speakers’ respective fields. First to speak was James Kalyn, a professor of music who examined the […]

Deceptively dark, no matter which holiday it applies to In the pop culture vortex, Tim Burton is a name that brings to mind images of zombie brides, Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka, and Jack Nicholson’s Joker. The Nightmare Before Christmas was Burton’s first mainstream animation success, and has since become a cult classic, especially since […]