Students design fun souvenirs featuring Library of Congress classification system This past week, the R.P. Bell library hosted its very own unique event. Students were encouraged to interact with an exhibit called Shelfie, which brought Mount Allison’s library classification system to life. Dr. Spurles, head of the anthropology department, and Elizabeth Stregger, systems librarian, helped […]

Sackville families take part in event sponsored by Mount Allison University The New Brunswick Book Design Exhibit continues to attract people to the R.P. Bell Library, most recently with a reading of children’s books. The event, held midmorning on Saturday, March 17, was very well attended and hosted a total of five local authors. Laura […]

Local bar regularly becomes cozy venue for local musicians and warm refuge for community Sackville is home to a number of specialty shops, restaurants and bars that serve to make the community a fantastic personality. One such spot is Thunder and Lightning. This venue serves people from all places, and allows them a comfortable, friendly […]

In a moving speech, influential activist discusses the repercussions of human activity Tuesday, Feb. 8 was a night riddled with storm warnings. Most of the East Coast was completely shut down and there was a halt on most travel throughout the Maritimes – but the Wu Centre was packed. Community members and Mount Allison students […]

Everything was minimal except the audience Friday night in Brunton brought Mount Allison students a performance of minimalist pieces. Road Movies, a minimalist concert, commanded the stage for the better part of two hours. Ms. Nadia Francavilla was primarily featured, as she performed several pieces on violin. The pieces were composed by some of the […]

Nicole Strum inspires Brunton audience Classes are back, and so are performances. The music department kicked off the new semester with its first performance last Wednesday evening in Brunton Auditorium. The featured performer was Nicole Strum, a part-time lecturer at Mount Allison. Strum performed contemporary saxophone arrangements featuring works from several masters of the genre. […]

Joseph Fitzner and Hanna Wilson talk about creating their own music. Mt. A’s music department allows students to grow and live with music. They are encouraged to explore their tastes and learn the rich history connected with music. Composition is a big part of this degree too – learning how to produce music yourself is […]

Technological applications of a down-to-earth minor The GIS (geographic information system) department held an exhibition on Sackville’s geography on Wed, Nov. 15. Matt Mahoney, a landscape analyst from the Sackville branch of Environment Canada, joined faculty members to speak to the recent population decline in at-risk species in our area. The event was meant to […]