Self-examinations could save your life! The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) dedicates the month of October to breast cancer awareness. Many initiatives are done throughout the month to raise funds for breast cancer research and support for individuals affected by the disease. Donations made to the National Breast Cancer Foundation during the month of October will […]

Mount Allison women’s field hockey team defeats UNBSJ in a close match The Mount Allison women’s field hockey team is focused on maintaining the momentum that comes with their second-ever league win after their game against UNBSJ. The team has been a growing and active member of the Atlantic University Field Hockey League since 2014. […]

Students discuss binge drinking at Mt. A According to Maclean’s magazine, Mount Allison is the top undergraduate school in Canada – but we all already knew that. Another Maclean’s study suggests that Mt. A is seventh on the list of top party schools in Canada, claiming that the average Mt. A student parties for approximately […]

Sexual assault can have a variety of short- and long-term effects on mental health. Many survivors report flashbacks of their assault and feelings of shame, isolation, shock, confusion and guilt. Longer term, some people experience depression, anxiety and other mental health issues. So, what are some resources that are available to survivors of sexual violence, […]

How to adjust your diet for optimal midterm results Dieticians and nutritionists have linked specific foods to increased cognitive function, which may be able to give students an extra boost during the process of writing midterms and exams. Darlene Teahen, a local registered holistic nutritionist, recommended the consumption of good fatty acids year round, but […]

Even as the only club team in their division, Mt. A continues to be competitive. The Mounties cross-country team has established a strong presence so far this season as a club team competing against nearby schools. They compete against Holland College, Dalhousie Agricultural College, MSVU and Crandall, whose cross-country teams hold varsity status. At their […]

Mount Allison University preparing for the legalization of Cannabis In light of the legalization of cannabis on Oct. 17, the Wellness Centre held an informative session called Get Up to Speed on Weed. The session was held on Sept. 24, with the goal of educating students, staff and members of the community. The session discussed […]

Mounties to play top team UNB Sunday The Mounties women’s rugby team have already played half of their conference games with a 1-2 record. The Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) has a short but sweet rugby season that begins in early September with the championship held in early November. The team had their last game […]