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 […]

Mt. A student delegates and NBSA board members address student issues with provincial politicians This past reading week, 16 students from four New Brunswick universities went to Fredericton to meet with provincial politicians. In those meetings, they advocated for student issues on behalf of their institutions as part of the New Brunswick Student Alliance’s (NBSA) […]

Lorise Simon hosts open discussion of Canada’s missing and murdered Indigenous people Indigenous women are 2.7 times more likely to fall victim to violence than their non-indigenous counterparts. Between between 2001 and 2015, almost six times more Indigenous women were murdered than non-Indigenous women. On Wednesday Oct. 25, red dresses were hung from trees around […]