Students marched through campus to raise awareness of sexual violence and honour survivors In freezing temperatures, a small crowd mostly made up of students gathered in front of the Student Centre Thursday night. The crowd was gathered for the second annual Take Back the Night rally, organized by Mount Allison’s women’s and gender studies (WGST) […]

Mount Allison codes of conduct updated to reflect provincial legislation Legislation regulating the consumption of cannabis went into effect yesterday, and the Sackville location of the Cannabis NB storefront opened its doors for the first time. Mount Allison has been preparing for the legalization of cannabis since early September, starting with an update to its […]

Approximately one quarter of students turned out to vote in the fall election On Oct. 1, the results of the MASU’s fall election were released. Six student councillors were elected. In order of number of votes received, Samantha Feener, Caitlin O’Connor, Charlie Burke, Sertara Wilkinson and Aminah Simmons were elected as councillors-at-large after eight rounds […]

Provost talks resource allocation while students, faculty concerned with communication, flexibility This summer, the Mount Allison administration announced that correspondence courses would no longer be offered during the fall and winter semesters. Two weeks ago, at the first University Senate meeting of the year, students silently protested this decision. Led by the MASU, students gathered […]

Tenure-track hires will be part of the University’s creation of a new Indigenous studies minor Mount Allison University is currently in the process of hiring two faculty members for tenure-track positions in a new Indigenous studies program. Seven candidates gave teaching and research presentations from April 16 to 24 in the Mawita’mkw, a designated place […]

Jean-Paul Boudreau emphasizes the importance of listening as a university administrator Mount Allison’s 15th president, Jean-Paul Boudreau, begins his term in July, replacing outgoing president Robert Campbell. Selected at the end of a year-long presidential search process, Boudreau’s appointment to the position of president and vice-chancellor was announced on March 12. Initially, Boudreau was one […]

This piece is a response to the article How History Can Save the World, published Feb. 15. We take umbrage with its somewhat naive view of history as a discipline and its use in transformative and emancipatory processes. While we agree that history is valuable and holds the potential to help people understand and solve […]