Mangold and supervisor Tomes stress the importance of awareness of symptoms, recovery, and long-term consequences Kiersten Mangold, a fourth-year psychology student, teamed up with psychology professor Dr. Jennifer Tomes to host a talk on concussions and issues surrounding head injuries. Mangold is currently working on her honours thesis on sports-induced injuries in athletes and subsequent […]

Unlocking the potential of food March marks Nutrition Month for 2019, and with that comes new resources, fact sheets and featured recipes. Nutrition Month has been celebrated across Canada for over 30 years. It is one of the biggest public awareness campaigns advocating for proper diet and overall health. What began as a small “nutrition […]

Heading into the ACAA championships Mount Allison’s men’s basketball team sits in third place overall in the Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) with 22 points. The team currently has 11 wins over eight losses this season, with two regular-season games remaining. The team’s most recent games include two back-to-back matches this past weekend, with a […]

Pushing through the final weeks of the season, the team reflects on their success Mount Allison’s women’s basketball team currently sits in third place, overall, in the the Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA). The team currently has 10 wins and five losses this season, giving our Mounties basketball team a total of 18 points. The […]

Dedication, teamwork, strength, confidence, honour and leadership: these are just a few of the words some of Mount Allison’s female athletes used to describe their experiences with athletics throughout their academic years. Mt. A hosts a wide range of women’s sports teams, including badminton, basketball, hockey and volleyball. Kiersten Mangold, a forward on the women’s […]

An opportunity to take advantage of your free time Did you know that January is National Hobby Month? Whether you plan on starting a new hobby or picking up an old one, this is the perfect time to do so! Start the new year off right with an activity suited to your interests that keeps […]

An exhilarating matchup last week has us looking forward to the upcoming home game Mount Allison’s women’s volleyball team faced Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) this past Saturday, Jan. 19, in a four-set matchup here in Sackville. MSVU is currently ranked first in the league with 24 points, while Mt. A trails behind by only […]

Understanding the lifestyle “Party culture,” which is often related to binge drinking behaviours, is commonplace in universities across Canada. On Jan. 9, Mount Allison’s Student Union hosted #ReThinkTheDrink, an event focused on discussing party culture on campus that aimed to reduce the harms of alcohol. The event, hosted by Mt. A’s health intern Emilie Comfort, […]