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 […]

The band Wild Turkey, made up of Mt. A alumni, reunites after 25 years. Spin that time machine back 25 years to Ducky’s, January 1994. Outside, snow-walled sidewalks and crunchy streets printed with tire tracks. Inside, it’s jam-packed, hot, humid and hazy with cigarette smoke. “Rock and roll,” says Nick Oldland, band leader and lead […]

Garnet & Gold’s latest production brings smiles and laughter to Convocation Hall. “Charming; funny; engaging,” said Karen Valanne, the director of Hello, Dolly!, when asked to describe the production in three words. “There’s an innocence to it in a way. Wholesome. It’s about love.” It’s a show that cannot be described in only three words. […]

‘You’ sparks interesting discussions on privacy and dating culture. Netflix has become the hub for go-to binge-worthy TV shows. While they don’t hit the mark with every series, the platform brought fame to shows like Orange is the New Black, Riverdale, and Stranger Things. Recently a new psychological thriller has joined the ranks. You, originally […]

Eternity, as it turns out, is overwhelming. Vincent van Gogh’s life was incredibly difficult. He was impoverished. Many of those who knew him feared him. He lived a transient existence, wandering the countryside of southern France, often hungry, painting what he found beautiful. He died of a gunshot wound, penniless and alone. But he also […]