According to these musicians and psychologists, women may be more likely to be self-critical and perfectionistic Creativity is something essential to our lives. We, as humans, need it to produce novel ideas. The ideas that we come up with change the world around us. We use creativity to share our passions with the world, and […]

Visiting artist talks plastic production and plastiglomerates Kelly Jazvac visited the Purdy Crawford Centre last week as part of the Visiting Artists Program, co-sponsored by the fine arts department, the Owens Art Gallery, and Struts Gallery and Faucet Media Centre. Jazvac’s chosen medium is scrap plastic, often salvaged from the advertising industry. The material itself […]

Upper-year students at Mount Allison reflect on the most impactful literature they have engaged with There’s nothing like that feeling you get when you finish a book, close it, and are overcome with a burning desire for more. Literature moves us in different ways, and some books speak to us more than others. Unfortunately, the […]

An engaging and aimless exploration of pre-digital urban boyhood Jonah Hill’s directorial debut Mid90s follows Sunny Suljic’s Stevie as he careens into adolescence during a very specific period of American Culture. As his social capital grows, he engages in riskier and more toxic behaviour. We’re forced to watch, for better or worse, as he fashions […]

Complexity and pessimism meet in this year’s faculty show Directed by Shelley Liebembuk and assistant directed by Rebecca Yeo, Saint Joan of the Stockyards is undeniably bold and charismatic, an impressive feat considering the script’s parentage. Written by Bertolt Brecht, one of the 20th century’s most influential playwrights, Saint Joan embodies his esoteric dream of […]

Mount Allison English students reflect on their spooky experiences with studying horror As if the current state of the world isn’t scary enough, horror novels, TV shows and movies are highly sought-after forms of entertainment. Watching a horror flick is a way of getting your adrenaline pumping in the safety of your own home. This […]

From folk to funk, this year’s album has it all Last week, I sat down with several members of Conduct Becoming to discuss their involvement with the society and their upcoming album launch. The society, which started in 2001, works together to create albums each year which are dedicated to the memory of Jason Abraham, […]