McMUN and future plans On the weekend of Jan. 23 to 26, the Mount Allison Model United Nations team (MtAUN) attended the McGill Model United Nations Assembly (McMUN) conference, an annual Model United Nations conference held in Montreal by McGill University. Over 1,500 students from schools around the world come to Montreal to participate each […]

A new way for students to get fresh food at a discounted price Last week MASU launched a new initiative to get students, faculty and locals fresh produce in a cheaper way: a monthly delivery of fresh produce at an affordable price. The first order was a trial run to gauge interest in the program. […]

Strike update as of Tuesday, Feb. 4 Just hours before the Mount Allison Faculty Association’s declared strike deadline, the University’s director of marketing and communications, Robert Hiscock, sent an email out to students cancelling classes for the following day. That was Sunday, Feb. 2. As of Monday, Feb. 3, MAFA was on strike. On Feb. […]

Mt. A students learn how to budget and build good credit score On Tuesday, Jan. 28, Chris Burke, the branch manager from RBC Sackville, spoke to students about budgeting and credit. Burke said that he was not here on behalf of the bank, but rather to give advice, saying his talk would simply be “stuff […]

Mount Allison Students’ Union publishes the Student Charter of Rights and Responsibilities On Jan. 20, MASU announced the publication of the Student Charter of Rights and Responsibilities. The purpose of the Charter is to combine all student rights and responsibilities into one cohesive and accessible document. The Charter is also meant to make explicit some […]

As of Monday, Feb. 3, the Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) is on strike. The Argosy spoke with MAFA executive Toni Roberts who discussed the strike from the point of view of the union. Roberts, MAFA’s collective bargaining officer, described feeling that negotiations had not been productive in the past few weeks. “We’ve had several […]

Malcolm Fraser speaks about his company Innovacorp that strives to change the world On Jan. 30, Mount Allison alumnus Malcolm Fraser visited the University to discuss his work as an entrepreneur and president of Innovacorp. Fraser, who graduated from Mt. A in 1992 with a degree in marketing, is the president and CEO of Innovacorp, […]

University announces two parties will continue to negotiate after strike vote Last Friday, Jan. 24, the Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) announced that faculty had voted in favour of possible strike action. MAFA represents roughly 150 full-time and 60 part-time Mount Allison faculty and librarians. According to the MAFA press release, 74 per cent of […]

Winter election speeches On Thursday, Jan. 23, MASU held speeches for the winter election at the Pond. Open positions included MASU president, VP of academic affairs, VP of student life and VP of external affairs. The first speech was given by Jonathan Ferguson, a fourth-year international relations student running for MASU president. Ferguson is the […]