Crake postdoctoral fellow Simeon Ehrlich presents his research on cities in late antiquity Simeon Ehrlich, the 2017-18 Crake postdoctoral fellow, made a compelling case for rethinking how we categorize ancient cities at a talk he gave on Wednesday, March 28 in the Wu. “The forms of cities themselves don’t necessarily tell us much about their […]

Final student production hits the Motyer-Fancy Theatre with a dark look at our future On March 21, Jonathan Sienen’s ice land hit the Motyer-Fancy Theatre, hard. Set in a bunker in the radioactive wasteland once called Saskatchewan, Jena McLean’s directorial debut explores themes of group power dynamics and the conflict between pragmatism and idealism. In […]

Student artists exhibit their work, ranging from prints to rugs and everything in between Several student artists exhibited and sold their work last Thursday and Friday at the latest iteration of the Fine Arts Society’s semesterly Show and Sale. “Show and Sales are a great way for students to gain experience with marketing their work […]

Local artist shares philosophy and walks audience through the creative process surrounding his work Last Wednesday, Jan. 31, a crowd of around 40 people gathered in the Owens Art Gallery for Our Town, a talk by Chris Down, a local artist and associate professor of fine arts. Associate professor of fine arts Adriana Kuiper introduced […]

Owens Gallery houses many paintings, sketches and other works often overlooked by visitors How much does the average student know about the Owens Art Gallery? While much has been published in the Argosy about the installations and exhibits featured at the Owens over the years, relatively little has been said about its permanent collection or […]

Another successful iteration of Garnet and Gold’s annual musical ended on Saturday Last Saturday, Jan. 27, was the closing night of Garnet and Gold’s production of The Addams Family. Gauging from the fervent applause of the audience, the show was a success. Audience members enjoyed all sorts of theatrical antics, from a quip about an […]

Adapted from a conversation with Doreen Richard, Mount Allison’s coordinator of Indigenous affairs Doreen Richard once taught a boy who was repeating a grade in a Grade 5/6 split classroom. “I looked at his transcript,” she said, “and I knew this kid was capable.” Knowing this, Richard struck a deal with the principal. If she […]

Weekly screenings of thought-provoking documentaries highlight Indigenous communities Every Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 p.m., tucked away in the library theatre, a group of ten-odd students and a handful of community members watch a short documentary on Indigenous issues as part of the University’s Year of Indigenous Action. The event has consisted of showings of the […]

From folk to jazz, Edwards and Thornton  played host to music that was out of this world Last Saturday night, Tweedie Hall was filled with the hustle and bustle of musicians trying to cram in last-minute practice before the Edwards-Thornton Coffeehouse. Through the noise, one could pick out saxophones, acoustic guitars and, much to my […]