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 […]

From Jan. 31 to Feb. 1, the Mount Allison Student Union held elections for the position of MASU president, as well as for three vice-president positions: academic affairs, external affairs and student life. Approximately one-third of students turned out to vote. Emma Miller, a third-year political science student and current VP student life, ran unopposed […]

Members and the community discuss university affairs from renovations to Indigenization On Friday, Feb. 2, Mount Allison’s Board of Regents held their first meeting open to public attendance. The Board of Regents is responsible for managing university business such as investments and finances, academic and student affairs, and governance. Historically, meetings have been closed to […]

Mount Allison alumnus Dr. Jason Childs breaks down the differences between the proposed cannabis regulations of Saskatchewan and New Brunswick’s provincial governments On Friday, Jan. 26, the economics department hosted Jason Childs’ talk titled Legalizing and Regulating Recreational Cannabis. A self-proclaimed libertarian dressed in a three-piece suit and cowboy boots, Childs graduated from Mount Allison […]

Professor Christl Verduyn recognized for her work in Canadian Studies as a professor and author On Dec. 29, 2017, Mount Allison professor Dr. Christl Verduyn was appointed to the Order of Canada. The Order of Canada’s website says that it recognizes Canadians in any field of work who have demonstrated “outstanding achievement, dedication to the […]