Jesse Wente discusses the future relationship between Canada and its Indigenous peoples This month’s interdisciplinary conversation was focused on the topic of connection. The featured speakers were Carolle de Ste-Croix, Geoff Cruttwell and Hudson Biko. They each spoke for 10 minutes in front of an audience of students, staff and community members, followed by a […]

Group asks for president Boudreau’s stance on Divest MTA, divestment on the investment committee agenda and an opportunity to present concerns to the Board of Regents On the morning of Nov. 5, ten members of Divest MTA sat in the MASU conference room waiting for their first meeting with the new university president. President Boudreau […]

Moonlight Madness is an annual event held by the Town of Sackville to support local businesses and kick off the Christmas season. Discounts are offered until late in the evening, local vendors set up outdoor booths, wagon rides are offered, and Santa Claus himself makes an appearance.      Residents should look forward to part […]

Dr. Annie Roy-Carland discusses her research on deciphering real, fake or suppressed pain On Nov. 2, Dr. Annie Roy-Charland from the Université de Moncton gave a seminar on reading facial expressions of pain in children. Roy-Charland’s talk focused on the ability of parents and nurses to discern whether children are experiencing genuine, fake or suppressed […]

Political science professor examines a Canadian company’s involvement in the international high-speed rail sector On Oct. 23, with a yellow moon shining overhead, political science professor Dr. David Thomas’s new book Bombardier Abroad: Patterns of Dispossession was introduced to the world at large. This book is focused on analyzing Canadian companies’ roles in international tension […]

Students marched through campus to raise awareness of sexual violence and honour survivors In freezing temperatures, a small crowd mostly made up of students gathered in front of the Student Centre Thursday night. The crowd was gathered for the second annual Take Back the Night rally, organized by Mount Allison’s women’s and gender studies (WGST) […]

Dr. Sarah Ruden discusses literature in translation in this year’s Crake Lecture series On Oct. 25, Dr. Sarah Ruden, a biblical scholar and essayist who holds a PhD in classical philology from Harvard, gave a seminar on translating ancient texts. Mount Allison’s classics department brought Ruden in as part of their annual Crake Lecture series. […]