A twenty-five year-deal released April 25 between J.D. Irving and the government of New Brunswick has given the former more control over the province’s forests. This new agreement comes into effect on July 1. The province will be moving away from its long-held “prescriptive-based approach”, one characterized by heavier governmental regulations, towards an “outcome-based management”—shifting […]

During the faculty strike that put a stop to regular classes for three weeks, MASU found itself in a rather precarious position: representing the interests of a student body with diverse opinions regarding the conflict between MAFA and the administration. Throughout the strike, MASU held a neutral position. Ryan Harley, MASU vice-president, academic affairs, said […]

The leader of New Brunswick’s New Democratic Party took a break from politics last Friday during a visit to Sackville, where he discussed his prior career in democracy promotion. Mount Allison University’s Centre For International Studies  (CIS) invited Dominic Cardy, leader of the provincial NDP, to share his past work and current views on democracy […]

Annual fundraiser a success despite venue change. This past Valentine’s Day, the Owens Art Gallery, the Struts Gallery, and the Faucet Media Arts Centre held the Sweetest Little Thing, their annual fundraiser. The event, which boasted an attendance of approximately four hundred individuals, was celebrating its fifteenth anniversary this year. While the true and tested […]

Mount Allison University’s Global Brigades group hosted the annual Global Brigades exchange this past weekend, a cross-Canadian event that brought together sixty students from the various Global Brigades chapters across the Atlantic Region. Representatives from other parts of the country were unable to attend. Students also had the chance to work with the organization’s co-founder […]

For the second year in a row, students hailing from the various disciplines offered at Mount Allison University had the opportunity to participate in the Mansbridge Summit, where they spent a day working with three guest panellists and the university’s chancellor, Peter Mansbridge. In keeping with Mt. A’s Year of Global Engagement, this year’s summit […]

Fundraiser combines comedy and musical theatre. This Halloween weekend, FLiNT Improv treated their faithful audience to a unique collaboration between their troop and Black Tie Productions. The event, a miscellany of musicals and Mad Libs, was a fundraiser for Black Tie’s production of Evil Dead, opening this March. The spotlight was placed on members of […]

On Monday, Mount Allison University hosted Wayne Myles, director of Queen’s University’s International Centre, who gave a talk focused on how to broaden the internationalism of Canadian university campuses.  Having been in the field for over forty years, and having spent eight years studying abroad, Myles has had the chance to witness the evolution of […]