The Argosy editorial board would like to express our support for survivors of sexual violence in the Mount Allison community. We will always believe survivors.  A thorough news piece regarding the university’s mishandling of sexual violence allegations is being written for the first print edition of the new year. We are taking our time writing […]

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 […]

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 […]

How the Mount Allison community is responding to the global health crisis On Friday, March 13, an email was sent out informing the Mount Allison community that the semester is suspended due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The email came from Robert Inglis, the vice-president of finance and administration, who wrote, “Although there is no […]

 Another Mt. A entrepreneurship class creates a local business A Mount Allison commerce class is opening up a bowling alley on Bridge Street called the Strike Club. The alley is being opened by Dr. Nauman Farooqi’s experiential learning entrepreneurship course, which consists of 15 students. Savannah Forsey is a fifth-year commerce and psychology student who […]

Exploring Mt. A’s connection to Wet’suwet’en invasion According to Mount Allison’s 2018 Endowment Funds Holdings disclosure, Mt. A has a total of $677,276 invested in TC Energy Corporation (formerly known TransCanada Corporation). TC Energy is the owner of the Coastal GasLink pipeline, the construction of which has led to the illegal invasion of sovereign Wet’suwet’en […]

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 […]

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 […]

Visiting author approached by police after talk on the mining industry in Canada Earlier this semester, two plainclothes RCMP officers were present at a visiting author’s talk about the mining industry in Canada. The presence of the officers brought up concerns about police surveillance of activist spaces and the state’s policing of what is being […]