Students lose nearest convenience store on the north end of campus while pub remains open Students returned this year to find Sackville lacking a familiar establishment on the corner of King and Main. Formerly known as Sassy’s Convenience Store and Pub, the shop closed its doors this June. However, the bar and the take-out menu […]

Meet Dave. Dave owns a sweet mustache, a vibrant suspender collection and your local rock store. Dave’s Rock Emporium at 15 Bridge Street is Sackville’s only source of quality new and used LPs, bold jacket buttons, decorative posters and polished rocks. Having opened in July, it is the newest addition to the downtown streetscape. In […]

On the morning of Thursday, April 6 many students arrived on campus to see two messages reading “DECOLONIZE” and “ENOUGH LIP SERVICE” spray painted onto the facade and sidewalk of the Ralph Pickard Bell Library. The writing was removed by facilities management by noon that day. Though there was no official statement published by the […]

Last September, the Gairdner Building, Mount Allison’s former fine arts facility, received $13 million in funding from the federal and provincial governments and the University. The funding is being used to renovate the structure and transform it into a Centre for Environmental Innovation, a “world-class research facility for environmental science,”  according to the official university […]

On March 20, 7:00 a.m., approximately 40 Mount Allison students set up tents in the academic quad in front of the R. P. Bell Library, announcing their intention to occupy the space until their demands regarding fossil fuel divestment are met. Divest MTA has organized an indefinite occupation, demanding that the university cut all financial […]

2017-18 NB Budget 2017-18  increases post-secondary  funding The provincial government recently announced that spending on post-secondary education will increase by $7 million in the 2017-18 academic year. Several changes will also be made to the Student Employment Experience Development (SEED) program. Following suggestions by the New Brunswick Student Alliance (NBSA), SEED now has an earlier […]

On Friday, Feb. 3, at approximately 9 a.m., more than 40 student activists occupied Tweedie Hall during the Board of Regents (BoR) meeting in a demonstration protesting the Board’s inaction regarding fossil fuel divestment despite four years of pressure from student activists. The action was organized by Divest MTA, a student-run climate justice group that […]

On the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration, over 40 Mount Allison students gathered at the Wallace McCain Student Centre in solidarity with all those affected by his presidency and harmful rhetoric. The students opposed to Trump’s hateful promises and statements cited the racist, homophobic, transphobic, xenophobic, classist, ableist and sexist overtones in his campaign as […]