While waiting in line for The LEGO NINJAGO® Movie, I saw children running around screaming, hyped out of their minds. A few clung to their mothers and quietly ordered their popcorn. It was a sea of youthful emotions coming together to watch The LEGO NINJAGO® Movie at 7 p.m. on a Saturday. I was the […]

Less disappointing than we thought Welcome, dear readers. As you’re probably aware, the Thanksgiving holiday is fast approaching. For some, that means going home to their family or friends and eating so much turkey that it results in a coma. For others, it means staying here and partaking in what Jennings has to offer (chicken […]

Well readers, here we are again. Me, hungover and rushing to meet a deadline, and you, judging me for my poor lifestyle choices. In this installment of Trill’s Tips, I’m going to be answering a question posed to me by a good friend: How do I look cool walking to class here at Mount Allison […]

Varsity athlete Anthony Maddalena takes over Bagtown Brewery Anthony Maddalena, now in his fifth year, first started playing soccer when he was only five years old. A Halifax native, Maddalena “watched Dalhousie and Saint Mary’s soccer teams play growing up. I always said to myself, ‘I want to play in that league someday.’ ” Maddalena […]

Using exercise as a way to cope with stress Across Canada, universities have found that anxiety, depression and stress levels have been continually rising on their campuses. In a study conducted in 2013, it was found that 89 per cent of students were feeling overwhelmed by all that they had to do, while 56 per […]

Introducing text-to-speech software Kurzweil 3000 Thanks to generous support from Scotiabank, Mount Allison has been able to purchase a site license of Kurzweil 3000 text-to-speech (TTS) software. Kurzweil is a TTS downloadable software that is available for Mt. A students, staff and faculty. An informative event on this software was held on Tuesday, Sept. 12 […]

Chancellor returns for a weekend on reconciliation The Mansbridge Summit is an annual opportunity for the Mount Allison community to discuss current topics of importance and interest with Chancellor Peter Mansbridge and invited guests. This year was the final summit, and marked the end of Mansbridge’s term as chancellor of Mt. A. The summit, which […]

Facilities management partners with pest control company for pigeon removal and prevention Mount Allison is undergoing a pigeon removal. Braemar Pest Management, owned by pest control company Rentokil Steritech, has been clearing out pigeons from campus. When the former Sackville United Church was demolished in Sept. 2015, its feathered inhabitants were scattered throughout Sackville. The […]

Entry into the program is suspended as the University contemplates the program’s future The future of anthropology at Mount Allison is currently in question. Program enrolment has been suspended and the University is not offering first-year anthropology courses. Upper-year courses are still being offered and all second-, third- and fourth- year students will be able […]

WGST and community come together to relight a candle in the darkness When the women and gender studies (WGST) executive members were brainstorming what events they wanted to have for their society, they knew that they wanted something that would have a strong impact on both the University community and the town itself. When the […]