Maritza Fariña, Spanish instructor in the modern languages department “International Women’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate and recognize the women who struggled before us. We cannot forget these origins. We wouldn’t be who we are as women today without them. For that reason, I celebrate women and their struggles every day and everywhere I […]

Her job title speaks for itself. If you ever have reason to venture behind the doors of Centennial Hall, you will find an often-unseen group of hardworking staff who really make the University run. One of these individuals is Barb MacIntosh, the university controller. Given her title, you might think that she holds an important […]

The end of September has snuck up on many of us as we ease into a new academic year. At the Argosy, we’ve been settling into our new roles, too. We’re happy to be back in our dusty old office to bring you the first fall issue of the Argosy’s 148th volume. If you’ve been […]

Mount Allison University President and Vice-Chancellor Robert Campbell will complete his term in June 2018. The process to find the next university president, facilitated by the Board of Regents’ presidential search committee, is currently underway. The Board has additionally contracted the consulting services of managing partner Anna Stuart through the executive search firm Knightsbridge Robertson […]

Mount Allison University President and Vice-Chancellor Robert Campbell will complete his term in June 2018. The Board of Regents is currently undergoing the process of finding a new president. The Board has formed a presidential search committee and has contracted executive search firm Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette to help with the process. The committee is asking […]

Lorise Simon has been acting as the interim Indigenous Affairs Coordinator at Mount Allison since February and will continue to do so until the end of June. Simon, who is from the Elsipogtog First Nation, has 10 years’ experience in social work and counselling. She graduated as a mature student from Mt. A and then […]

Popular in Canada, tree planting is a phenomenon in which young people spend their summers in forests across the country, planting saplings in varying terrains, usually for reforestation efforts and mostly through private companies. Canadian tree-planting culture varies depending on the location of the job. While most tree planters in British Columbia live in bush […]

Ice storm causes mass power outages Thousands in northeastern New Brunswick are still without power after a major ice storm last week caused damage and dangerous conditions. The deaths of two elderly people have been linked to the storm as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning caused by home generators. 31 others have reportedly been […]