Faculty and students have six-year history of collecting data for public access and benefit Six years ago, Mount Allison biology professor Vett Lloyd realized how little was known about ticks and the diseases they carry after she was bitten by a tick. Lloyd started a summer research project about ticks in New Brunswick, and since […]

Campus club assists the Atlantic Wildlife Institute in actions and activism Mount Allison offers many clubs and societies that allow students to engage in the Sackville community. However, a relatively new club, the Atlantic Wildlife Institute (AWI) Mount Allison has broadened the scope, both in terms of volunteerism and location, of this community engagement. Fourth-year […]

Laurabeth Gill is a fourth-year honours student in the department of biology. “I’m in the biology honours program working with Dr. Lloyd on Lyme disease. I’m looking at a chemical that might have antimicrobial properties and testing it on a causative agent of Lyme, the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria. To me, research is fascinating because it’s […]

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. Today, students request dietary accommodation and a functional soft-serve machine. In 1970, we were worried about our right to […]

Chief Bellegarde gives lecture on Indigenous rights and the University’s role in reconciliation On Wednesday, Nov. 22 in Convocation Hall, Mount Allison welcomed National Chief  of the Assembly of First Nations Perry Bellegarde to campus. As the third speaker in this year’s President’s Speaker Series on Indigenous Action, Chief Bellegarde shared a powerful speech on […]

The Rhodes Scholarship is a prestigious postgraduate award, valued at over $100,000, that gives the recipient the ability to pursue postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford free of tuition fees. 54 Mount Allison graduates have been awarded the scholarship, seven in the past decade. Currently a history major at Mt. A, Robertson is one […]

Hello peasants. It is I, King Trill. Sorry for not blessing you with my impeccable tips last week. It was a rough weekend, just like this one was! Anyhow, I’ve got some good ones (I think) for you this week, so let’s get it. A question the modern university student often asks themself is how […]