I’ll admit it: I had never heard of André Alexis before this past Monday night. I sought out the alliterative mystery man at the Owens Art Gallery, where he read from his body of work, including the 2015 literary smash hit Fifteen Dogs. What I found there was an unexpectedly rich experience that left me […]

This week, Unity 1918, written by Kevin Kerr and directed by Samantha Wilson, is being performed at Mount Allison’s Motyer Fancy theatre. Set in the small Canadian town of Unity, SK, the play addresses the effects of the First World War on residents and the incoming threat of the Spanish Influenza. I sat down with […]

This Saturday, the Athletic Centre will host a grudge match in ACAA basketball. It is the second of three games between the top two teams in the league and the first since a controversial call resulted in a Mount Allison overtime defeat two weeks ago. On Sunday, Jan. 22, Mt. A’s men’s basketball team travelled […]

Last week I was invited to my first Super Bowl party. I was hesitant as I imagined walking into a room smelling of old socks and beer, immediately being overwhelmed by the sense of men attempting to affirm their masculinity. Despite this, I heard there was going to be snacks, so maybe it would not […]

In the past decade, Mount Allison’s varsity badminton team has dominated the ACAA. The team currently holds the record for most consecutive championships, with eight straight wins. This season, they are looking to win it all again. However, there has been a big shakeup this year with the addition of a new team, Holland College, […]

On Jan. 30 and 31, the MASU held its annual winter election. The winning candidates for president, vice-president academic, vice-president external and vice-president student life were announced on Feb. 1. The Argosy spoke to the newly elected executive and asked about their main platform points and hopes for their position. Sara Camus President “I had […]

Couple creates wall of manure to annoy neighbours In a recent court case, Judge Rideout ruled that the Murrays of Indian Mountain Road purposefully piled a giant mound of manure along the property line of their neighbours, Dave and Joan Gallant, in 2013. The Gallants requested multiple times that the Murrays remove the pile of […]

Access to Mental Health Services Plan Vice-President Academic Affairs Mary Emma MacNeil has outlined a logistics plan draft to give students access to transportation to and from Moncton for mental health services. The deadline for implementing this service is March 17, 2017. Evaluation of Fall Reading Week Academic Affairs, through an ad hoc committee, is […]

Last Wednesday, the staff of Mount Allison’s campus pub the Pond hosted a town hall meeting to receive student feedback for future renovations. the Pond has been struggling financially for a number of years and many events are not well attended. According to an email from Andy Hebert, manager of the Pond, student feedback will […]