Looking ahead and remembering the legacy of PFLAG in Sackville This summer, Sackville community member Dawne Boorne opened a PFLAG chapter in town. PFLAG, which originally stood for Parents and Friends of Gays And Lesbians, is a support, education and advocacy group for members of the queer community as well as their family and friends. […]

Sports equipment and personal items stolen from Lansdowne Field The Mount Allison rugby shed was broken into on the night of Sept. 20, some time between 2 and 6 a.m. About $8,000 worth of personal items and equipment were stolen from the team. According to Tristen Haley, president and captain of the women’s rugby team, […]

New senators, new committee, new funding opportunities Last Tuesday was the first Senate meeting of the 2019-20 academic year in the new Windsor Grand Hall. The meeting was held in the new Windsor Grand Hall. At Senate, Mount Allison president Dr. Jean-Paul Boudreau went over updates and prepared faculty for the upcoming year. Boudreau made […]

Executive director and Bishop’s professor Dr. Jessica Riddell discusses university collaboration Dr. Jessica Riddell, the executive director of the Maple League, came to Mt. A last Wednesday to host a town hall about the consortium of universities in Eastern Canada. At the event, Riddell explained in depth what the Maple League is, what Mount Allison’s […]

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 […]