A closer look at classics and history at Mt.A On Friday September 25, the History Society and Classics Society organized an outdoor picnic at Swan Pond for students and faculty in those departments.  I spoke to one of the event organizers Dawson Fraser, a fourth year honours classics student and Vice President of the Classics […]

Some students are concerned about mental health implications of no reading weeks On September 16, 2020, the university announced changes to the winter calendar, including moving the start date to January 18, 2021 and replacing the February reading week with a two-day break that includes the Family Day statutory holiday. The winter break was also […]

On September 25 and 26, Mt. A held its annual Summer Undergraduate Research Fair (SURF), Coronavirus style. SURF is an interdisciplinary conference, where undergraduate Mount Allison students are given a platform to present the research they worked on over the summer. This year, for the first time in the event’s history, it was held digitally […]

On Tuesday, September 8, the 2020/2021 academic school year kicked off and brought with it a lot of questions from incoming students. Mount Allison, like many other universities, chose to move some courses and tutorials online in an effort to protect students and staff amid the COVID 19 pandemic. In general, most in-person courses are […]

Happy Volume 150 of the Argosy! We are back for another (especially unique) school year. Much has changed, but your trusted independent student newspaper will continue to publish biweekly, in print, and weekly online. Because of the pandemic and the subsequent physical changes on campus, we recognize that it may be more difficult to access […]

Are small nuclear reactors New Brunswick’s green savior? Sustainable energy is a pressing issue that continues to demand resolutions, and fast. Being such an urgent issue, environment and sustainability were central components to the political platforms of the recent provincial election. Blaine Higgs’ newly elected Progressive Conservative government ran on an environmental platform which proposes […]

A fire in Sackville on Tuesday, September 8th, displaced numerous Mt.A students from their apartments. The Argosy staff is very thankful that no one was injured, and we would like to extend our condolences to all who were affected. If you would like to contribute to helping the students displaced by the fire, please donate […]