How the Mount Allison community is responding to the global health crisis On Friday, March 13, an email was sent out informing the Mount Allison community that the semester is suspended due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The email came from Robert Inglis, the vice-president of finance and administration, who wrote, “Although there is no […]

 Another Mt. A entrepreneurship class creates a local business A Mount Allison commerce class is opening up a bowling alley on Bridge Street called the Strike Club. The alley is being opened by Dr. Nauman Farooqi’s experiential learning entrepreneurship course, which consists of 15 students. Savannah Forsey is a fifth-year commerce and psychology student who […]

Exploring Mt. A’s connection to Wet’suwet’en invasion According to Mount Allison’s 2018 Endowment Funds Holdings disclosure, Mt. A has a total of $677,276 invested in TC Energy Corporation (formerly known TransCanada Corporation). TC Energy is the owner of the Coastal GasLink pipeline, the construction of which has led to the illegal invasion of sovereign Wet’suwet’en […]

As of Monday, Feb. 3, the Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) is on strike. The Argosy spoke with MAFA executive Toni Roberts who discussed the strike from the point of view of the union. Roberts, MAFA’s collective bargaining officer, described feeling that negotiations had not been productive in the past few weeks. “We’ve had several […]

University announces two parties will continue to negotiate after strike vote Last Friday, Jan. 24, the Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) announced that faculty had voted in favour of possible strike action. MAFA represents roughly 150 full-time and 60 part-time Mount Allison faculty and librarians. According to the MAFA press release, 74 per cent of […]

Visiting author approached by police after talk on the mining industry in Canada Earlier this semester, two plainclothes RCMP officers were present at a visiting author’s talk about the mining industry in Canada. The presence of the officers brought up concerns about police surveillance of activist spaces and the state’s policing of what is being […]

Students gain life and work experience through internship programs in New Brunswick Mount Allison students Lisa Hanselmann, Arianna Woodley and Lou Douglas have been nominated for the FutureReadyNB Student Excellence Award, along with fellow student Raven Elwell for the FutureReady Wabanaki Student Excellence Award. FutureReady is a collaborative program that connects students to small business […]

Dr. Dianne Keeping is settling into life at Mt. A and looking forward to the year ahead On Aug. 7, Dr. Dianne Keeping began her position as the new university librarian at Mount Allison. The university librarian supervises operations in the R.P. Bell Library and Archives, as well as the Mt. A music library. Whoever […]