Administration, faculty and students discuss what the Maple League is and why Mount Allison is a part of it “It’s really about bringing the uniqueness of our four institutions together to create an opportunity to support innovation in liberal education, experiential learning opportunities for our students, shared opportunities around teaching,” said President Jean-Paul Boudreau, “and […]

Elections were last week – but what is MASU? In light of the newly elected Mount Allison Student Union (MASU) executive, the Argosy thought we would publish a short primer on the structure of the student organization they’ve been elected to. The MASU constitution (accessible to all on their website) states the organization’s objectives as […]

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 […]

Capitalism, advocacy and keeping the mental health conversation going Yesterday was Bell Let’s Talk Day, a day when people use the hashtag #BellLetsTalk to address stigma and raise money surrounding mental health. The campaign, run by Bell Canada, is the largest corporate mental health campaign addressing stigma, research, care and access, and workplace health in […]

Dr. Lauren Beck speaks about her North American research on Westernized toponymy On Jan. 16, the Geography and Environment Seminar series welcomed Dr. Lauren Beck to present her research on gendered place names in North America. Beck began by explaining how place names come to be. “Whether or not a place already had a name, […]