Author: e-bush

Honours student research profiles

Emma Bush is a fourth-year honours student in the department of biology. “I am conducting my honours research under the supervision of Dr. Vett Lloyd on the topic of the prevalence and ramifications of Lyme borreliosis (more commonly known as Lyme disease) upon horses of the Maritime provinces of N.B. and N.S. This is important […]

Mt. A students form new club to volunteer with Atlantic wildlife

Campus club assists the Atlantic Wildlife Institute in actions and activism Mount Allison offers many clubs and societies that allow students to engage in the Sackville community. However, a relatively new club, the Atlantic Wildlife Institute (AWI) Mount Allison has broadened the scope, both in terms of volunteerism and location, of this community engagement. Fourth-year […]

Youth delegate reflects on COP 23

Mt. A student Tina Oh returns to United Nations climate change conference Emma Bush: Can you tell me a little bit about what COP is? Tina Oh: The Conference of Parties is a climate change conference under the United Nations’ Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC). It is a two week long (often longer) conference […]

A career in the Canadian Foreign Services

Mount Allison hosts a lecture from Canada’s former Ambassador to Japan on his life’s work What does a life in the foreign services look like? On Nov. 1, Mackenzie Clugston, Canada’s former ambassador to Japan, asked James Devine’s introductory political science class to answer this question, as well as addressed topics of both the current […]

MASU gives overview of the 2017-18 school year

AGM summarizes projects and services of MASU Students learned more about their rights and their student government’s plan for rest of the 2017-18 academic year at MASU’s Annual General Meeting on Oct. 24 in the Pond. The meeting started off with guest presenter Rob Burroughs, from the New Brunswick Student Alliance (NBSA/AENB), speaking on the […]

No quorum no problem

Faculty council debates if the University should release a statement on freedom of expression for its students On Oct. 24, faculty council met to address academic issues. There were not 25 faculty members present, which meant that quorum was not achieved and no motions could be passed. However, constructive discussion still took place. Around 10 […]

Teacher evaluations move to online platform

Forms will be available through a third party system instead of the previous paper format Teacher evaluation forms have been moved from paper to an online format. The forms will be available through a third party in Montreal called eXplorance. Though the forms themselves have not changed, the altered platform has received mixed reviews from […]

On the past, present and future of the Tantramar dikes

David Lieske discusses aging dikes, rising tides and climate change The Tantramar dikes are beautiful components of Sackville’s landscape, but what is their importance? What do they do and how long will they last? To learn about these structures, I turned to David Lieske, an associate professor in the department of geography and environment at […]

SURF celebrates student projects

Mt. A Undergrads impress with diverse range of research projects This past Friday, Sept. 22, Mount Allison undergraduate students presented their summer research projects at the annual Summer Undergraduate Research Fair (SURF). The fair consisted of both poster and three-minute thesis presentations, with the overarching theme of the day consisting of explanations of both the […]