Speeches, talks and panels educate students and community members on Indigenous issues in a journey toward truth and reconciliation. In December of 2016, the United Nations declared 2019 the Year of Indigenous Languages as a next step toward truth and reconciliation globally. Throughout the school year, Mount Allison has been planning and partaking in events […]

Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqiyik music, early Catholic music and soundscapes ignite desire to learn more about Indigenous history Through an emotional project intended to represent the voices of Indigenous children who experienced residential schools, performers swept up their Sackville audience in a truly captivating concert in Brunton Auditorium on Friday evening. The project, titled How Do […]

Favourite indie folk band returns to Sackville for sold-out show Every corner of Thunder and Lightning Ltd. (T&L) was packed with people on Sunday as Sackville welcomed back a familiar town favourite. Great Lake Swimmers, a Toronto-based indie folk band, occupied the stage in an unforgettable, and very warm, Sunday Session. The dimly lit bar, […]

Student outlines Indigenous radio show project for the upcoming academic year The CHMA lineup, a diverse and ever-changing rotation of Mount Allison students’ culture and musical taste, is seeing a few new additions to its roster this year. Bryenton Innes hopes to start a radio show through CHMA 106.9 FM centred around Canadian and American […]

According to these musicians and psychologists, women may be more likely to be self-critical and perfectionistic Creativity is something essential to our lives. We, as humans, need it to produce novel ideas. The ideas that we come up with change the world around us. We use creativity to share our passions with the world, and […]

Music society organizes mental health week during the busiest month of the year As March continues and April approaches, stress levels continue to rise in the music conservatory. Student recitals, jury season, final paper due dates and final exams are looming in the near future and the environment seems to get more frantic and chaotic […]

Mt. A music department offers special topics course on the intricacies of sound and noise. Mount Allison is praised for its small class sizes and intimate teaching environments, and although this is a benefit for some, it does mean that classes fill up quickly. The subjects that seem to fill up twice as quickly are, […]

The Mount Allison Performing Arts Series welcomes accomplished Rolston String Quartet to Brunton Auditorium. Praised for their maturity and cohesion by Ludwig van Toronto, the Rolston String Quartet is said to rival some of the best string quartets in the world. This group took to the stage in Brunton Auditorium on Friday night for a […]

Composition student Joseph Fitzner challenges the pressure to perform in the department of music When you walk into the Marjorie Young Bell Conservatory of Music, the sounds of students hard at work in practice rooms fill your ears. No matter the time of day, there always seem to be people practicing and working on their […]

Thunder and Lightning brings an East Coast artists’ festival to warm up your spirits Down the quiet sidewalks of Bridge Street in the frigid nights of January, the warmth of Sackville’s intimate and cozy Thunder and Lightning Ltd. spills out into the world. This week, the welcoming, dimly lit bar was the venue for Cold […]