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 […]

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 […]