From the archives brings you old news today. As time passes, the news we report on changes, as does the way we report on it. Conversely, we’ve been covering some of the same issues since 1872. Students in residence will have to contend with many fire-safety briefings and drills this year. This 1975 incident in […]

Sara Ripley is a fourth-year honours student in the department of physics. “The past two summers I have been fortunate enough to work in Mainz, Germany at the Johannes Gutenberg University under the supervision of Dr. Dave Hornidge. The title of my project is Tracking Studies Using GenFit for the MUon Scattering Experiment. I am […]

Pipeline projects present major environmental risks that are not worth the economic returns Thousands of new jobs and national energy independence were promised to New Brunswickers and all Canadians when plans for the Energy East Pipeline first emerged in 2012. The pipeline proposed by TransCanada Corp was to carry 1.1 million barrels of bitumen (nearly […]

MASU election brings in three new councillors, three positions remain open for applications On Oct. 2 the student body elected three new councillors to the Mount Allison Student Union (MASU). Olivia Bizimungu was named first-year councillor and Laren Bedgood and Aminah Simmons were elected as councillors-at-large. Voter turnout was reported to be normal, however, half […]

Sackville Pride must centre queer voices and reject its acceptability politics Full confession: two years ago, at Sackville’s first Pride Parade, I gave a speech. It was nothing radical nor memorable. I write today to change my tune. My activism, my queerness and my politics have changed so profoundly from that moment that I no […]

Homelessness within the LGBT2Q+ community must be addressed There is a side to being a young LGBT2Q+ person that is rarely discussed, and that is the struggle of homelessness. Between 25 and 40 per cent of young homeless people in Canada are LGBT2Q+, and similar statistics exist in the United States. So why the hell […]

Il Dottore, Pantalone and Arlecchino walk into a theatre… Students tried on emotive masks and explored old Italian archetypal characters in a fun-filled Saturday afternoon. The 15 students ranged from first- to fourth-year and came from many different departments. “As someone who doesn’t often partake in theatre, this workshop was engaging and a good introduction […]

From folk to jazz, Edwards and Thornton  played host to music that was out of this world Last Saturday night, Tweedie Hall was filled with the hustle and bustle of musicians trying to cram in last-minute practice before the Edwards-Thornton Coffeehouse. Through the noise, one could pick out saxophones, acoustic guitars and, much to my […]