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 […]

First Green caucus and two parties looking to form government complicate the next few months in Fredericton Following last week’s recounts, the outcome of the Sept. 24 provincial election remains the same: 22 Progressive Conservative seats, 21 Liberal and 3 seats each for the People’s Alliance and the Greens. Green party candidate Megan Mitton’s 11-vote […]

The first Quo Vadimus of the year covers work-life balance within the University   A mix of faculty, staff and students came together to discuss faculty mental health at the first Quo Vadimus of the year. The event on Oct. 4 created a space where people could share their thoughts on an issue pertinent to […]

The G&E and Canadian studies departments expand their course lists to include several Indigenous-centred classes This spring, the University hired two Indigenous professors to contribute to the further development of Indigenous-focused courses and programming at Mt. A. Dr. Jesse Popp, a member of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory, is a wildlife ecologist who focuses on large mammal […]

Community members reflect on the recognition of Canada’s residential school survivors “Every child matters, not just white, privileged children, not just children that are from good homes. Every child matters and that includes Indigenous children,” said Patty Musgrave, Mount Allison’s Indigenous affairs coordinator. This past Thursday, students, faculty and staff across campus wore orange T-shirts […]