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 […]

Mt. A officially welcomes 15th university president On Friday, Mount Allison held the official installation of their 15th president, Dr. Jean-Paul Boudreau. To formally induct the new president, there was a ceremony held in Brunton Auditorium, followed by an informal kitchen party in the Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts. To begin the installation ceremony, […]

Megan Tardiff-Woolgar teaches participants about medical plant uses and naturopathy Megan Tardif-Woolgar, a herbalist who recently moved to Sackville, held a guided walk around her yard to introduce curious community members to herbal medicines that can be found in the Tantramar area. Throughout the workshop, Tardif-Woolgar taught the group about how to identify, collect, and […]