Many current Mount Allison students have a strong relationship with the Town of Sackville. Students are welcomed to the community with Orientation Week activities like the corn boil, meant to demonstrate Maritime hospitality and inclusiveness. However, the relationship between the town and university has not always been cooperative. Deputy Mayor Joyce O’Neill recalls a time […]

After a successful season that saw the Mt. A men’s basketball team post a 17-4 record and ended with them playing for an Atlantic title, the team earned its first-ever berth to the CCAA national championships. Hosted at Holland College, the national tournament is made up of eight teams from across Canada. Mount Allison entered […]

Mount Allison does not have a running track, nor is there the equipment necessary for throwing events. It follows logically, then, that Mt. A does not have a track and field team. The lack of resources required to compete has not stopped fourth-year physics student and varsity hockey player Jenn Bell from not only pursuing […]

For the first time since 2009, the Mount Allison Athletic Centre hosted the ACAA basketball playoff tournaments with as many as 700 people packed into the stands for the marquee matchups of the weekend. Mt. A’s men’s and women’s teams came into the playoffs as the second and third seeds, respectively, and expectations were high, […]

On Oct. 29, the women’s basketball team opened their season against St. Thomas University with seven players on their roster, one of whom had just played a full 90 minutes for the Mounties’ soccer team. The short bench cost the Mounties in a close game that saw STU take the 62-61 win. Fast forward to […]

This Saturday, the Athletic Centre will host a grudge match in ACAA basketball. It is the second of three games between the top two teams in the league and the first since a controversial call resulted in a Mount Allison overtime defeat two weeks ago. On Sunday, Jan. 22, Mt. A’s men’s basketball team travelled […]

Mount Allison lists small class sizes, a good reputation, teaching excellence and the ability for students to create their own degree as reasons why it is among Canada’s top undergraduate universities. But one thing lacking from that list, one thing you do not hear students cite as a reason they chose this institution, is its […]

Over the past two weeks, blue toques have become as much a staple of the student-athlete’s attire as team jackets and socks with flip flops. No, they are not the latest release from Under Armour. Rather, the toques were provided by Bell as part of the Bell Let’s Talk Campaign, which began in 2010 with […]

Despite strong showings in recent national semifinals, Atlantic Canada’s football conference – the Atlantic University Sports conference (AUS) – has not sent a team to the Vanier Cup since 2007. As a result, many have raised questions about the level of competition in the conference. These questions  are often centred around its size. With four […]