The event will include traditional dances, craftwork and the raising of the Mi’kmaq flag This Thursday, March 22, Mount Allison will host its first powwow. This festival brings together many Indigenous people while celebrating and showcasing Indigenous cultures. “[Powwows are] the gathering of all people,” said Talon Simon, a first-year student and the powwow’s project […]

Population dropping significantly, dams and salmon farming possible factors In the last two decades, Atlantic salmon populations have dropped drastically, and a group of researchers want to know why. The Atlantic Salmon Federation presented the documentary Lost at Sea on March 7. “Wild Atlantic salmon in North America are not doing so well these days,” […]

Truth and ReconciliaACTION film series hosts talk from activist who fought against fracking in NB New Brunswick is free from the threat of fracking, an invasive and environmentally destructive form of natural gas extraction, thanks to a group of local activists. On Friday, March 2, students and members of the Sackville community gathered in the […]

Chignecto Naturalists’ Club hosted Canadian Wildlife Services’ biologist Peter Thomas to discuss how bird population and migration patterns may change with the environment On Feb. 12, Peter Thomas of Canadian Wildlife Services spoke to the Chignecto Naturalists’ Club as part of Sackville’s climate change week. The talk explained that climate change will affect migration timing, […]

Faculty and students have six-year history of collecting data for public access and benefit Six years ago, Mount Allison biology professor Vett Lloyd realized how little was known about ticks and the diseases they carry after she was bitten by a tick. Lloyd started a summer research project about ticks in New Brunswick, and since […]

Banji Sayid speaks to students about overcoming obstacles on his personal educational journey Unfamiliar stories offer new perspectives to the familiar topic of education. On Wednesday, Nov. 15, Banji Sayid, a young Ugandan lawyer and executive member of the Commonwealth Students’ Association, offered passionate personal insight on the value of education to the Mount Allison […]