Ivan Okello settles in to his position as Black student advisor and diversity educator This past fall, Mount Allison hired Ivan Okello as the University’s new Black student advisor and diversity educator. This is a new role in Mt. A’s student affairs department with Okello’s job specifically supporting the personal success of Black students. Okello […]

Student mental health organization presents a panel discussion on mental health and illness Last Tuesday, Change Your Mind held its annual Elephant in the Room event in Gracie’s Café. Elephant in the Room is an event that gives Mount Allison students a space to share stories about their own experiences with mental health and illness. […]

Students feeling unsafe after man entered apartments in broad daylight On Oct. 22 a group of Mount Allison students reported a break-in at their apartment in the Commons, a block of student-exclusive townhouse apartments on King Street. The break-in took place around 10 a.m. Sarah Gordon, a student who was affected, said in a Facebook […]

NBSA fighting for changes regarding recent cuts made to financial aid In May of 2019, the provincial government cut several programs that assist students financially. These programs included the Free Tuition Program, Tuition Relief for the Middle Class and the Timely Completion Benefit, one of the only debt-relief programs in New Brunswick. To replace these […]

$440,400 gift gives Mt. A students hands-on work opportunities to develop employable skills Last Thursday, Mount Allison University administration announced the $440,000 donation that the Royal Bank of Canada made in order to fund opportunities for students to get involved with experiential learning. Royal Bank of Canada representatives came to Mt. A to host the […]

Sackville community comes together for climate strike and discusses how we can make an immediate change “Building economic systems where natural resources are commodified and profit is prioritized over human well-being is not sustainable,” said Helen Yao, a representative of Zero Hour, which is a youth-led global climate justice movement. “Committing genocide on Indigenous peoples […]

Students and community members gather for the annual LGBTQ+ celebration “I think we forget, or are never even aware, that Pride has a very violent history,” said Ada Clevinger to the students and community members gathered around the Mount Allison flagpole for Sackville’s fourth annual Pride Parade. Clevinger, the president of campus LGBT2Q+ group Catalyst, […]