Strike update as of Tuesday, Feb. 4 Just hours before the Mount Allison Faculty Association’s declared strike deadline, the University’s director of marketing and communications, Robert Hiscock, sent an email out to students cancelling classes for the following day. That was Sunday, Feb. 2. As of Monday, Feb. 3, MAFA was on strike. On Feb. […]

Mt. A students learn how to budget and build good credit score On Tuesday, Jan. 28, Chris Burke, the branch manager from RBC Sackville, spoke to students about budgeting and credit. Burke said that he was not here on behalf of the bank, but rather to give advice, saying his talk would simply be “stuff […]

Mount Allison Students’ Union publishes the Student Charter of Rights and Responsibilities On Jan. 20, MASU announced the publication of the Student Charter of Rights and Responsibilities. The purpose of the Charter is to combine all student rights and responsibilities into one cohesive and accessible document. The Charter is also meant to make explicit some […]

As of Monday, Feb. 3, the Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) is on strike. The Argosy spoke with MAFA executive Toni Roberts who discussed the strike from the point of view of the union. Roberts, MAFA’s collective bargaining officer, described feeling that negotiations had not been productive in the past few weeks. “We’ve had several […]

Malcolm Fraser speaks about his company Innovacorp that strives to change the world On Jan. 30, Mount Allison alumnus Malcolm Fraser visited the University to discuss his work as an entrepreneur and president of Innovacorp. Fraser, who graduated from Mt. A in 1992 with a degree in marketing, is the president and CEO of Innovacorp, […]

Physicist and author Michio Kaku said, “Today, your cell phone has more computer power than all of NASA back in 1969 when it placed two astronauts on the moon.” Smartphones are extraordinarily advanced and have changed the way we communicate. However, despite the positives of advancing technology, there are also drawbacks, such as the development […]

As a new term started at Mount Allison, no one expected strike action to be so severe, despite the tensions brewing. Ongoing discussions between the faculty union and the university administration have failed and the strike has gone ahead. This is not the first time I have seen strike action and from my time seeing […]