Mount Allison faculty, staff and administration have been having yearly conversations around the issue of dropping enrolment since numbers started falling in 2012. According to Provost Jeff Ollerhead, the University has a continual goal of having 2,500 students enrolled. This goal has not been reached since enrolment dropped by 93 students (down 3.8 per cent) […]

Centre for International Studies organizes a public conversation between Khan and Mt. A student Tina Oh To her critics, Masuma Khan says, “I’m just a human being, a person who is fed up – someone’s kid.” As an Afghan-Muslim and racialized woman growing up in Halifax, Khan said she is no stranger to discrimination and […]

Student-organized Feminist Leadership Conference seeks an answer The fourth annual Feminist Leadership Conference took place this past weekend, providing spaces for members of the Mount Allison community to develop and hone their idea of allyship and active feminism. On Saturday morning, student organizer Rebecca Zuk had the first word on allyship: “This is a really […]

President Campbell makes statements on Colten Boushie, new Mi’kmaq flag and marijuana President Campbell opened the university senate meeting on Feb. 13 by stating his support of Universities Canada’s response to the verdict of Colten Boushie’s case. Universities Canada’s statement reaffirmed the organization’s commitment to “fostering a renewed relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in […]

Provost and Academic Affairs bring strategies to improve the student experience to the council At 4 p.m. on Jan. 30, the first Faculty Council meeting of the winter semester began. Shelly Colette, manager of academic support, spoke about a new student success course that will be offered in the winter semesters for first-year students who […]

The Provost’s office will release a new proposal in the coming weeks based on recent feedback At the Faculty Council meeting on Jan. 30, University Pro vost Jeff Ollerhead addressed the decanal restructuring proposal that sparked significant community discussion last week. “During the second and third weeks of January, I consulted on some ideas. That […]

Artist and owner Darin Bavis shares his space with fellow tattoo and fine artist Matt Ursa, handcrafted skateboards and a cycle of local art Following Earth Fine Craft’s closure last October, the small York Street storefront has been reopened as Kraken Ink, a tattoo parlour and flexible artistic space. Owner Darin Bavis has been part […]