Locally found mushroom aids in the treatment of cognitive and neurodegenerative diseases Lion’s mane mushrooms, named for their shaggy appearance resembling a lion’s mane, have been used globally for their medicinal purposes. Lion’s mane is a mushroom native to North America, Europe and Asia, which can be found in the Maritime provinces of Canada. The […]

The Mount Allison women’s curling team stand in sixth place at the U SPORTS National Championships The Mount Allison women’s curling team participated at the U Sports-Curling Canada championships from March 15 to 19 in Fredericton, N.B. They competed against seven other teams and stand in sixth place out of a seven-game championship. Jim Nix […]

Psychologists discuss the impact of daylight saving time on the body’s psychological and biological processes Last Saturday, Mount Allison students lost an hour of sleep and shifted their sleeping schedules as the clocks moved back an hour. Dr. Genevieve Desmarais, a psychology professor at Mt. A who teaches courses on behavioural neuroscience, explained how daylight […]

Mount Allison’s men and women’s basketball teams play their last games of the season This past weekend, the Mount Allison Mounties ended their basketball season strong at the Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) basketball championships held at Crandall University. Mt A’s men’s basketball team made it to the finals of the championship. Losing their final […]

The Mount Allison varsity swim team picks up a gold, silver and bronze at the Subway AUS swimming championships The Mounties participated in their last meet of the 2018-19 swim season at the Subway Atlantic University Sport (AUS) swimming championships this past weekend at Dalhousie University. During the event, the Mounties made the podium in […]

Mounties now looking hopefully towards the championship During the Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) Badminton Tournament, the Mounties badminton team took first place, followed by University of King’s College in second and Dalhousie Agricultural Campus in third. This has not been the badminton team’s first successful season: in the past 10 seasons, the Mounties have […]