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. […]

Farah Mohamed kicks off the President’s Speaker Series with a speech on the topic of service Mohamed’s light-hearted speech was introduced with a joke from Élise Vaillancourt, the MASU VP student life. “Farah is the founder and CEO of Girls 20 – the really good G20 – where she has built an organization dedicated to […]

International Centre provides opportunities for students to study at universities around the world On Oct. 16, Mount Allison hosted the International Exchange Fair as part of International Education Week. The annual fair highlights the learning opportunities available for students through the university’s partnerships with other institutions. The fair began with an information session led by […]

Mt. A officially welcomes 15th university president On Friday, Mount Allison held the official installation of their 15th president, Dr. Jean-Paul Boudreau. To formally induct the new president, there was a ceremony held in Brunton Auditorium, followed by an informal kitchen party in the Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts. To begin the installation ceremony, […]

Mount Allison codes of conduct updated to reflect provincial legislation Legislation regulating the consumption of cannabis went into effect yesterday, and the Sackville location of the Cannabis NB storefront opened its doors for the first time. Mount Allison has been preparing for the legalization of cannabis since early September, starting with an update to its […]

Phoenix Colloquium lecture takes a look at mental health, mood and Darwinism On Oct. 12, Dr. Eliza Bliss-Moreau, an award-winning professor at UC Davis and scientist at the California National Primate Research Center, gave a seminar on the biological construction of animal emotion. This talk was part of the Phoenix Colloquium series hosted by the […]

Megan Tardiff-Woolgar teaches participants about medical plant uses and naturopathy Megan Tardif-Woolgar, a herbalist who recently moved to Sackville, held a guided walk around her yard to introduce curious community members to herbal medicines that can be found in the Tantramar area. Throughout the workshop, Tardif-Woolgar taught the group about how to identify, collect, and […]

Approximately one quarter of students turned out to vote in the fall election On Oct. 1, the results of the MASU’s fall election were released. Six student councillors were elected. In order of number of votes received, Samantha Feener, Caitlin O’Connor, Charlie Burke, Sertara Wilkinson and Aminah Simmons were elected as councillors-at-large after eight rounds […]