As of Jan. 28, the coronavirus outbreak in China has infected approximately 4,500 people and killed 106. The disease causes pneumonia-like symptoms such as fever, cough and difficulty breathing and is reportedly transmitted through human contact. This particular coronavirus is believed to have originated in a seafood market in the city of Wuhan in China. […]

Picture this: it’s well past midnight the night before your biggest midterm of the semester. Odds are that when you’re hit with a snack craving. Instead of having a balanced and nutrient-rich meal, you’re digging into a bag of chips (or animal crackers, my personal favourite). Well, you’re not the only one inclined to make […]

With 2020 starting on not so much of a positive note, let me try and lift everyone up and suggest a fantastic idea. That is, to do an exchange abroad! In my honest and biased opinion, my past few months here at Mount Allison cannot be described in just a few words – it has […]

An update from the MASU executive Since the executive took office on May 1, we have been working hard to make sure that your student experience is extraordinary. Here’s a short update on just some of the things we have accomplished thus far. President, Emelyana Titarenko (masupresident@mta.ca) Since the start of my term, I introduced […]

Happy New Year, Mounties! I hope you all had a wonderful and restful winter break and are feeling refreshed and ready to tackle whatever this semester throws at you. Did you know that about 80 per cent of people lose their motivation by mid-February and fail to achieve their New Year’s resolutions? The numbers are […]

It’s here, folks: the Wellness Centre and MASU are teaming up this week for the #KnowYourStatus campaign! Keep your eyes peeled for new informational posters up around campus and our education and awareness booths on Wednesday and Friday! We will also be providing drop-in STI testing from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27 […]

As Halloween had come to a close, The Rocky Horror Picture Show was played at the Vogue. Students and residents from all around Sackville and maybe even New Brunswick all gathered outside on a cold wintery night to watch the 1975 classic. People went to the extent of dressing as the characters of the show […]

Every day we’re surrounded by images of romantic relationships: in our own lives, on our TVs, in the news, in the books we read, in the music we listen to and in the content we see on social media platforms. We love to root for and look up to relationships that we admire, especially those […]

This semester, the students of GENV 4821 (A Seminar in Urban Issues) embarked on a weekend-long journey to Fredericton, N.B., to complete research on craftwork restaurants. Under the instruction of Dr. Tim Reiffenstein, students Tamlyn Mafika, Aminah Simmons, Sertara Wilkinson and Arianna Woodley conceptualized their project based on course materials and discussion surrounding authenticity, gentrification […]