Last year’s exchange students share their experiences abroad Mount Allison’s International Office currently has exchange partnerships with 26 schools in 20 different countries. Students who went on exchange last year gathered for the Study Abroad and Exchange Fair this week. Here, several of them share their experiences. David Spence David Spence, a fourth-year political science […]

The New Brunswick Food Security Action Network contends that purchasing local food stimulates the local economy, promotes food security and reduces greenhouse gas emissions arising from otherwise lengthy transportation requirements. While prices for local produce and meats are often slightly higher than those in grocery stores, vendors at the Sackville Farmers Market are eager to […]

The Tantramarsh Blues Society is still going strong after 18 years, but student attendance numbers dwindle Once a three-storey hotel and now a small-town music club, George’s Roadhouse is perhaps a forgotten gem in the town of Sackville. Despite the fact that its doors closed to the everyday public years ago, this secluded venue has […]

The world of Isle of Dogs is ruled by cat lovers which, as you would imagine, is incredibly inconvenient for all the dutiful dogs who make Megasaki City their home. Another problem is the dog flu, which, if the frightening feline friends are to be believed, has infected every dog in this dangerous, dystopian world. […]

How Mt. A’s drama students are juggling their extracurricular projects and productions along with their studies For performers, there is nothing like the feeling of opening-night jitters, or the rush of adrenaline you get when skimming a cast list to find your name; or for directors, the feeling you get watching your creative vision come […]

Exploring the modern day off-grid life choices Mount Allison students are making Have you ever been fed up with the constant communication that social media demands, or wanted to fight against the societal norms we feel we have an obligation to abide by? As a university student, living in complete isolation from the outside world […]

A faculty recital makes the case for the Trombone’s glory As I sit in Brunton Auditorium, it strikes me that it might be the nicest room on campus. Convocation Hall is too big and impersonal, especially compared to Brunton’s intimacy and soft lighting. It’s early afternoon. Sunlight streaks through wooden blinds and across the theatre. […]

Mount Allison’s Philosophy and English departments co-host thought-provoking poetry reading   Last Thursday in Hart Hall, an intimate gathering with poets Darren Bifford and Amanda Jernigan quickly turned into a discussion on the awkwardness of poetry readings and the difference between passive and active reading of poetry. The poetry reading was co-hosted by Mount Allison’s […]

Last week, Ensemble Made in Canada, an established Canadian piano quartet, made an appearance at Mt. A, their second in recent years. Their visit to Sackville was part of their ambitious project entitled Mosaïque, an idea that began roughly three years ago and the results of which are currently coming to fruition through their cross-country […]