Guest speaker speaks to the historic and present inequality of public washrooms On March 8, author Lezlie Lowe gave a presentation on her book No Place To Go: How Public Toilets Fail Our Private Needs. Lowe, a journalism professor at King’s College in Halifax, was the guest speaker at Mt. A’s annual international women’s day […]

Two tight knit teams overcome beginner status and win both spots in final Four Mount Allison students attended and won the Up for Debate Maple League competition at Bishop’s University on Feb. 9. The team was comprised of first-year student Helen Yao, third-years Aminah Simmons and Arianna Woodley, and fourth-year Sertara Wilkinson. Yao is a […]

Capitalism, advocacy and keeping the mental health conversation going Yesterday was Bell Let’s Talk Day, a day when people use the hashtag #BellLetsTalk to address stigma and raise money surrounding mental health. The campaign, run by Bell Canada, is the largest corporate mental health campaign addressing stigma, research, care and access, and workplace health in […]

Dr. Lauren Beck speaks about her North American research on Westernized toponymy On Jan. 16, the Geography and Environment Seminar series welcomed Dr. Lauren Beck to present her research on gendered place names in North America. Beck began by explaining how place names come to be. “Whether or not a place already had a name, […]

Jesse Wente discusses the future relationship between Canada and its Indigenous peoples This month’s interdisciplinary conversation was focused on the topic of connection. The featured speakers were Carolle de Ste-Croix, Geoff Cruttwell and Hudson Biko. They each spoke for 10 minutes in front of an audience of students, staff and community members, followed by a […]

Farah Mohamed kicks off the President’s Speaker Series with a speech on the topic of service Mohamed’s light-hearted speech was introduced with a joke from Élise Vaillancourt, the MASU VP student life. “Farah is the founder and CEO of Girls 20 – the really good G20 – where she has built an organization dedicated to […]