On Tuesday, March 10, MASU held their spring election speeches at the Pond. Students were running for arts, social science and science senators as well as valedictorian and Board of Regents representative. Sixth-year student Brandon Blakney, running to be the Board of Regents representative spoke first. “I’m running my campaign based on three specific points […]

Students and faculty share their experiences and advice on maintaining good mental health at work On Wednesday, March 11, the Jack.org Mount Allison exec hosted a panel on mental health in the workplace in Tweedie Hall. Jack.org invited Mt. A students and faculty from different backgrounds to share their own thoughts and experiences about mental […]

Dr. Chelsea Gardner, co-director of the CARTography Project, presents findings On March 13, Dr. Chelsea Gardner presented fieldwork from the CARTography Project, a mapping project which analyses and recreates the routes of early modern travellers. Gardner’s research is focused on an archeological exploration in the Mani Peninsula in southern Greece, where Pausanias, a second-century traveller, […]

How the Mount Allison community is responding to the global health crisis On Friday, March 13, an email was sent out informing the Mount Allison community that the semester is suspended due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The email came from Robert Inglis, the vice-president of finance and administration, who wrote, “Although there is no […]

 Another Mt. A entrepreneurship class creates a local business A Mount Allison commerce class is opening up a bowling alley on Bridge Street called the Strike Club. The alley is being opened by Dr. Nauman Farooqi’s experiential learning entrepreneurship course, which consists of 15 students. Savannah Forsey is a fifth-year commerce and psychology student who […]

Exploring Mt. A’s connection to Wet’suwet’en invasion According to Mount Allison’s 2018 Endowment Funds Holdings disclosure, Mt. A has a total of $677,276 invested in TC Energy Corporation (formerly known TransCanada Corporation). TC Energy is the owner of the Coastal GasLink pipeline, the construction of which has led to the illegal invasion of sovereign Wet’suwet’en […]

Students, parents and locals came out in support of raising money and awareness for those affected by cancer Last Friday, Mount Allison held their second annual Relay for Life fundraiser at the Athletic Centre. There was a large turnout, with 109 people registered. This year, Relay for Life at Mt. A raised $14,700. “This is […]

Student union responds to call for better first-year representation On Feb. 24, Rohin Minocha-McKenney, the first-year counsellor-at-large, and Kevin Wong, vice president of finance and operations, collaborated to create the first-year caucus, a new MASU committee intended to increase communication and engagement with first-year students. The role of the committee is to review MASU policy […]

Concern over hospital cuts brings together Sackville residents, administrators and Mt. A students On Feb. 26, hundreds of community members filled Convocation Hall to discuss the health-care reforms proposed by the provincial government earlier this month. The community meeting was hosted by leaders in the Memramcook-Tantramar region including MLA Megan Mitton, Fort Folly First Nations […]