Watch out for the signs and symptoms, get screened   October is breast cancer awareness month, where many organizations plan events to increase awareness and raise money for the cause. Breast cancer is the leading type? of cancer in women across all races. In Canada, breast cancer constitutes 24 per cent of new cancer cases […]

Sherbrooke’s defence unyielding despite Mt. A’s tenacious efforts The Mount Allison Mounties fell to the Sherbrooke Vert & Or 31-7 this past Saturday in front of a typically rambunctious homecoming audience. In addition to the Mt. A varsity dance half-time show, the newly anointed, state-of-the-art Alumni field was given its official opening. David Booth, who […]

Women drop exhibition match against Seawolves The Mount Allison Women’s rugby team took on University of New Brunswick Saint John (UNBSJ) Seawolves this past Sunday on Park Street Field in exhibition play. The opposing team traveled from Saint John to play in their third and final game of the fall, challenging the Atlantic Collegiate Athletic […]

Charlotte Martin – Soccer Mount Allison’s second-year centre midfielder Charlotte Martin won Joey’s Athlete of the Week honours for her soccer efforts in two games over the weekend against Acadia (0-2) and UPEI (1-2). Assisting on the Mounties’ lone goal against UPEI, Martin led her team with balanced attacking and defending efforts. She showed a […]

Combination of caffeine and alcohol has negative impact on brain Drinking energy drinks and other caffeinated beverages has become common practice among university students to help them stay up all night. However, this can be very dangerous when these drinks are mixed with alcohol. Energy drinks contain high amounts of caffeine. When mixed with a […]

Prevention of cancer possible quality of green tea Tea is often praised by consumers for its natural, soothing qualities and relatively low caffeine content. It comes in a variety of flavours and contains few to no calories. Tea’s many benefits make it a great hot beverage with which to start one’s morning, or to help […]

Men look for better results in coming season. The Mount Allison Men’s Soccer Mounties had a disappointing season in 2012. While the women’s soccer team made the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) playoffs, the men’s team had a hard time establishing momentum throughout the season, only managing to win three games for the entire thirteen game […]

Canada is on the move thanks to these NBA stars. The NBA season tips off on Tuesday October 29, and this season may mark the first time ever that Canadian fans will have so much to cheer for. Canadians Steve Nash, Joel Anthony, or Samuel Dalembert have been contributing to their respective squads for years, […]

Women’s Hockey split road games  The Mount Allison Women’s hockey team was on the road this weekend for a pair of games against the Dalhousie Tigers and the St. Thomas Tommies. On Friday night in Halifax, they beat the Tigers 3-2 in a close game. Mt. A trailed 2-0 before scoring three unanswered goals to […]

Football team goes into record books with win. The Atlantic University Sport (AUS) playoff picture is in chaos going into the final week of the season. The Mount Allison Mounties were victorious in two straight games these past two weekends. This puts the team back into the playoff race. This means that they will have […]