At the Students’ Administrative Council meeting on Jan. 16, Tina Oh resigned from her position as vice-president external affairs for the MASU. Oh cited systemic racism, which she said she has faced during her three years working with the MASU, specifically regarding her work in environmental activism, as the reason for her resignation. Oh has […]

On Nov. 6, two Mount Allison students presented a motion to Sackville town council, asking for the town to formally oppose the Energy East pipeline. Energy East is a 4,600-kilometre pipeline project proposed by the TransCanada energy corporation. The project would transport over one million barrels of crude bitumen oil every day from Alberta and […]

On Friday, Nov. 18 a “mental health app testing event” was held in the solarium of the Pond. The event was organized by Anne Comfort, director of the Meighen Centre, Melissa Baxter, Mount Allison’s newly hired mental health educator, and members of the MASU. According to Comfort, over 70 students attended the event over the […]

Couple steals diamond from Saint John jewelry store Grigori Zaharov and Natalia Feldman have both pleaded guilty to the theft of a $10,000 diamond from W. Smith and Co. Fine Jewellers. The couple swapped the diamond with a cubic zirconia, which is similar to diamond at first glance. When the clerk suspected that Zaharov had […]

As the Vogue Cinema on Bridge Street prepares to celebrate its 70th anniversary, the Sackville landmark faces a pressing financial threat. The Vogue Cinema was built in 1946 by local businessman M.E. Coates. Since then, the single-screen, art deco theatre has passed through the hands of seven different owners and has upheld its old-fashioned charm. […]

We walked into Club P at 3 p.m. on a Friday afternoon. As our eyes adjusted to the mood lighting and our ears filled with soft country music, reality sunk in. We were in the Painted Pony Bar and Grill. The last time either of us was there, the atmosphere was completely different. On select […]

In July, Sackville welcomed its first sponsored refugee family to the community, thanks to the Sackville Refugee Response Coalition (SRRC). The SRRC was formed last fall in response to the refugee crisis in Syria, and by January, the coalition had raised over $100,000. For their efforts, members of the SRRC were named Sackville Citizens of […]

NB Liquor to offer delivery services NB Liquor will begin to offer online ordering and home delivery. A new website will offer a “Click-and-Collect” program by the end of the year or in early 2017. Customers who shop online will be able to pick up their order 48 to 72 hours later at the NB […]

Mount Allison students are hopeful that the new institutional policy on Sexual Violence Prevention and Response will effect much-needed change on campus. Last year, the Argosy reported on several instances of sexual assault at Mt. A. For many students, the new policy is a step towards creating a safer environment. Second-year women’s and gender studies […]