Youth present climate change prevention ideas to be funded by Sackville Town Council The Mayor’s Roundtable on Climate Change, a discussion about climate-related issues, held a youth forum on climate change on Oct. 2. On Friday, Oct. 11 youth from Sackville gathered again at Tantramar Regional High School (TRHS) to discuss ideas presented at the […]

Dr. Dianne Keeping is settling into life at Mt. A and looking forward to the year ahead On Aug. 7, Dr. Dianne Keeping began her position as the new university librarian at Mount Allison. The university librarian supervises operations in the R.P. Bell Library and Archives, as well as the Mt. A music library. Whoever […]

Speeches, talks and panels educate students and community members on Indigenous issues in a journey toward truth and reconciliation. In December of 2016, the United Nations declared 2019 the Year of Indigenous Languages as a next step toward truth and reconciliation globally. Throughout the school year, Mount Allison has been planning and partaking in events […]

Looking ahead and remembering the legacy of PFLAG in Sackville This summer, Sackville community member Dawne Boorne opened a PFLAG chapter in town. PFLAG, which originally stood for Parents and Friends of Gays And Lesbians, is a support, education and advocacy group for members of the queer community as well as their family and friends. […]

Mt. A holds vigil for missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people On the evening of Oct. 1, Mount Allison hosted the annual vigil to honour and remember missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people. The vigil began with an opening prayer and a performance of the Mi’kmaq Honour Song. Next, […]

NBSA fighting for changes regarding recent cuts made to financial aid In May of 2019, the provincial government cut several programs that assist students financially. These programs included the Free Tuition Program, Tuition Relief for the Middle Class and the Timely Completion Benefit, one of the only debt-relief programs in New Brunswick. To replace these […]

Sports equipment and personal items stolen from Lansdowne Field The Mount Allison rugby shed was broken into on the night of Sept. 20, some time between 2 and 6 a.m. About $8,000 worth of personal items and equipment were stolen from the team. According to Tristen Haley, president and captain of the women’s rugby team, […]