Music society organizes mental health week during the busiest month of the year As March continues and April approaches, stress levels continue to rise in the music conservatory. Student recitals, jury season, final paper due dates and final exams are looming in the near future and the environment seems to get more frantic and chaotic […]

Maritza Fariña, Spanish instructor in the modern languages department “International Women’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate and recognize the women who struggled before us. We cannot forget these origins. We wouldn’t be who we are as women today without them. For that reason, I celebrate women and their struggles every day and everywhere I […]

Mt. A music department offers special topics course on the intricacies of sound and noise. Mount Allison is praised for its small class sizes and intimate teaching environments, and although this is a benefit for some, it does mean that classes fill up quickly. The subjects that seem to fill up twice as quickly are, […]

The Mount Allison Performing Arts Series welcomes accomplished Rolston String Quartet to Brunton Auditorium. Praised for their maturity and cohesion by Ludwig van Toronto, the Rolston String Quartet is said to rival some of the best string quartets in the world. This group took to the stage in Brunton Auditorium on Friday night for a […]

Tintamarre’s latest show examined ways of being lonely Tintamarre’s latest production, Solitaire, was shown at the Motyer-Fancy Theatre last week. This year, the collaborative bilingual theatre troupe chose an in-depth examination of loneliness as their show’s theme. Despite the heavy topic, the play is undoubtedly a comedy with funny moments quickly following the serious ones. […]

Mount Allison bachelor of arts students weigh in on the discussion surrounding the pros and cons of taking a gap year It’s that time of year again. The latest batch of Mount Allison grads are preparing to embark on the next chapter of their lives. Cap and gown photos are being taken, trips are being […]

Comics? In my English literary canon? It’s more likely than you’d think. When you imagine Mount Allison’s English department, what do you envision? Dusty old books? Looking at the courses, it’s clear this image isn’t entirely untrue. With offerings like Modernism, Contemporary Literary Theory I & II, Early Twentieth-Century British Literature, and Late & Early […]

Composition student Joseph Fitzner challenges the pressure to perform in the department of music When you walk into the Marjorie Young Bell Conservatory of Music, the sounds of students hard at work in practice rooms fill your ears. No matter the time of day, there always seem to be people practicing and working on their […]