Yes, 96 per cent of Canadians believe all sexual activities should be consensual, but only one in three Canadians actually understand what giving consent means, according to a 2015 study from the Canadian Women’s Foundation. What is consent? Consent is permission for something to happen, or an agreement to do something. It is required when […]

Introducing a new weekly column from the Wellness Centre Under the umbrella of the department of student affairs at Mount Allison, SHARE is a service devoted to educating, helping and supporting students who have experienced gender-based violence such as sexual assault, sexual harassment, homophobia, transphobia or intimate partner violence. The SHARE team consists of advisor […]

After losing its first tournament of the season, the Mounties are looking to bounce back soon Winning a championship is a feat for any kind of team, but winning three or more in a row is even more impressive. Mount Allison’s varsity badminton team has been accomplishing this feat for nine straight years and now […]

Abby Beale making immediate impact as a first-year forward for the women’s team Abby Beale grew up watching the Mounties women’s hockey team, imagining what it would be like to play for them. A native of Sackville, Beale played hockey in the same arena as the the team throughout most of her childhood. Now in […]

With ten medals, a record breaker, and two spots sealed at nationals, the swim team is looking forward to finishing off the season strong at the AUS Championships in February On Jan. 20 and 21, the Mounties swim  team had its fourth meet of the season at Dalhousie. “I was very happy with the results […]

Bell Let’s Talk Day continues to inspire discussions regarding mental health across Canada Mental health is relevant to all of us. It refers to our thoughts, feelings, behaviours and, like physical health, is an integral component of our wellbeing. The words “mental health” are often only used to refer to the one in five people […]

Content warning: Article discusses topics of youth suicide and mental illness. For a significant part of her childhood, Ashley Cummings struggled with allergies. When she went to school, she would frequently develop hives, and would regularly take an over-the-counter, and sometimes, when the reactions were particularly bad, she’d leave school early. At one point in […]