Touching base with some cast members following the closing of Assassins last weekend The curtain closed for the Assassins cast and crew last Saturday night at the last showing of this dark comedic musical, but the powerful performances will resonate with the audiences and performers long after the Motyer-Fancy Theatre doors close. Assassins was written […]

Exploring the effects of writer’s block on Mount Allison’s creative writers With the rigid guidelines and rubrics of academic writing, it can be easy to lose passion and inspiration. Because of this, creative writing is the perfect escape for many Mount Allison students. But when a writer’s mind goes into mental overload with all the […]

How Mt. A’s drama students are juggling their extracurricular projects and productions along with their studies For performers, there is nothing like the feeling of opening-night jitters, or the rush of adrenaline you get when skimming a cast list to find your name; or for directors, the feeling you get watching your creative vision come […]

Exploring the modern day off-grid life choices Mount Allison students are making Have you ever been fed up with the constant communication that social media demands, or wanted to fight against the societal norms we feel we have an obligation to abide by? As a university student, living in complete isolation from the outside world […]

Starry Sackville takes us on a tour through our universe The Milky Way wasn’t visible on my way to Dr. Catherine Lovekin’s first Starry Sackville presentation of the season. The rain had subsided though, as Gore-Tex-clad space enthusiasts filled an intimate classroom in the Dunn Building last Friday evening. Lovekin, an astronomy professor at Mount […]

In between the laughter and sobs, Bo Burnham’s Eighth Grade raises vital questions about social media use in adolescence. The Vogue Theatre was brimming with the hustle and bustle of eager moviegoers last Thursday. This was the second Sackville Film Society showing of the academic year. Eighth Grade, written and directed by Bo Burnham, took […]