A recent CBC article revealed Mount Allison had 14 sexual assault complaints in the last five years and sparked a discussion in the Mt. A community about what that really means. In response to the CBC article, which reported that Mt. A had the second- highest number of sexual assaults per capita, university vice-president Ron […]

After a drawn-out election cycle, Mount Allison students elected Dylan Wooley-Berry as the Mount Allison Students’ Union’s president for the 2015-2016 academic year. An error in the ballot setup, omitting the option for voters to abstain in the second round, made the results of the first election invalid. According to MASU bylaws, voting must be […]

Divest MTA participated in Global Divestment Day for the second year in a row. The initiative aims to pressure institutions to remove their investments from the fossil fuel industry. Divest MTA organized initiatives to foster support, build awareness and send a clear message to the university that they want to make fossil fuel divestment a […]

Denmark man attacks café and synagogue with gunfire in Copenhagen Police shot and killed a 22-year-old native of Denmark, a suspected party responsible for killing a man at a café and another at a synagogue on Feb. 14 in Copenhagen. The suspect first attacked the café on Feb. 14 where a Swedish cartoonist was speaking, […]

Mount Allison’s sexual assault policies and practices are far from acceptable.  A recent report by the CBC garnered a lot of attention after shedding light on sexual assault statistics at post-secondary institutions across Canada. Although Mount Allison’s S.H.A.R.E. program is an invaluable resource for victims of sexual harassment and assault, Mt. A ranked highest in […]

Dear Ron Byrne, I was distraught reading your email sent last Tuesday discussing the CBC’s recent coverage regarding reported sexual assaults on Canadian university campuses, and Mount Allison’s place in these statistics. I understand it is your responsibility to act as a liaison between those within the Mount Allison community and relevant happenings outside of […]

Halifax-based Mauno and Vulva Culture team up with local indie scene. Halifax bands Mauno and Vulva Culture brought their Rolling in the Creep tour to Thunder & Lightning Thursday night, recruiting local acts The Kavorkas and Klarka Weinwurm to join them. The shows took place at the bowling alley in the back of the bar […]