University announces two parties will continue to negotiate after strike vote Last Friday, Jan. 24, the Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) announced that faculty had voted in favour of possible strike action. MAFA represents roughly 150 full-time and 60 part-time Mount Allison faculty and librarians. According to the MAFA press release, 74 per cent of […]

Winter election speeches On Thursday, Jan. 23, MASU held speeches for the winter election at the Pond. Open positions included MASU president, VP of academic affairs, VP of student life and VP of external affairs. The first speech was given by Jonathan Ferguson, a fourth-year international relations student running for MASU president. Ferguson is the […]

As of Jan. 28, the coronavirus outbreak in China has infected approximately 4,500 people and killed 106. The disease causes pneumonia-like symptoms such as fever, cough and difficulty breathing and is reportedly transmitted through human contact. This particular coronavirus is believed to have originated in a seafood market in the city of Wuhan in China. […]

Russian pianist Kirill Gerstein provides music students with educational weekend Last weekend, the Mount Allison department of music welcomed its second annual Bragg artist-in-residence. Versatile and expressive pianist Kirill Gerstein travelled from his home base of Berlin to participate in an interactive teaching weekend with the department of music. Gerstein is one of the top […]

Humorous and heartfelt space for awkward adolescent conversations It’s what inevitably happens: you’re trying to procrastinate starting your homework and you find yourself scrolling through Netflix. I’ll be the first to admit, I find myself there too often. I was stuck in this loop last January when I should have been doing homework and came […]