Author: l-falk

Graduating class of 2018 holds Last Lecture

The annual event reflects on the university experience and recognizes student achievements “As people approach midlife, the days of youthful exploration, when life felt like one big blind date, are fading,” read Prof. Dave Thomas from a New York Times article in his address to Mount Allison’s 2018 graduating class. Last Monday, the graduating class […]

The University is set to hire two new Indigenous faculty members this year

Provost Jeff Ollerhead said Mt. A would also be open to an Indigenous studies program The Mount Allison administration recently announced that it will be hiring two new Indigenous faculty members for the 2018-19 school year. On the recommendation of the Indigenous Advisory Circle and University Planning Committee, two tenure-track positions have been allocated to […]

Annual Campus Climate Challenge begins

Mount Allison residences and academic buildings compete to lower energy consumption The campus climate challenge is on! This annual, inter-university competition takes place from Feb. 4 to 17. Energy consumption is tracked in residences and academic buildings and compared against a baseline of the previous two weeks to see which building can lower its energy […]

Quo Vadimus: What is a liberal arts degree?

Members of the Mount A community gather to discuss how to define liberal arts education This past Thursday, Feb. 2, a group of students, staff and faculty gathered in Dunn to discuss questions surrounding Mount Allison and the concept of “liberal arts.” This was a part of the discussion series Quo Vadimus run by university […]

Ableist Movie Night tackles harmful tropes

Association of Chronically Ill and Disabled Students takes on pop culture and disability stereotypes in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ with bad representation bingo and film discussion “I’m not a cripple, I’m a scientist.” These are the first lines spoken by the only disabled character in The Amazing Spider-Man. On Monday, Jan. 22, ACID, or the Association […]

Maintaining faith practice at university

Students share their personal experiences of practicing religion away from home Young adulthood is a time when values and beliefs are questioned and explored. Mount Allison is home to students coming from diverse faith backgrounds, many of whom are grappling with how to navigate and balance student life and spiritual life. Hannah Ingalls, a third-year […]

A recipe for wannabe bread bakers

Thrill your friends and lovers with this deliciously simple loaf. Homemade bread is wickedly good, cheap, and to the uninitiated, wildly impressive. This recipe is well-suited for first-timers and seasoned bakers alike. We’ve even made a video on the Argosy’s YouTube channel that can walk you through the process. Total time: 15-27 hours Ingredients: 2 […]

Jewish-Canadian exhibit at the R.P. Bell Library opens with talk by Dr. E. Corber

Dalhousie’s visiting chair of Jewish studies blends global and personal histories of Jewish life in Canada On Monday evening, Dr. Erin Corber illuminated historical Canadian-Jewish narratives with personal stories. Her talk, called Canada’s Jews: The National Mosaic of a Global People, brought the vibrance and importance of Jewish people in Canada’s history to life by […]