The two swans in Mount Allison’s care have died over the course of this winter. The university says both animals died of natural causes. Now, facing complex legal issues, the university is working out whether it will replace the birds. The first swan died Nov. 18, 2014. The second died on March 1. No autopsies […]

Argosy News Reporter Jean-Sébastien Comeau’s name was misspelled in his cover story byline last week. Sackville’s downtown did not, in fact, close, as was mistakenly implied by the headline “Sackvlle reopens downtown” (page 3). The story was about the reopening of the Bill Johnstone Memorial Park on Main Street, which had closed for renovations. The […]

Last week’s cover story, “Mounties crash homecoming at St. FX,” inaccurately referred to X-Men’s first home game of the season as St. Francis Xavier’s homecoming. Homecoming at St. FX is scheduled for Oct. 3-5. The Argosy apologizes for these and any other errors. Suspected errors and requests for correction can be brought to the attention […]

May 8, 2014—As it’s Convocation Weekend and all, we figured we do you a solid and review all eight new taps at Ducky’s. Party on. Coles Cream Ale (Gahan Brewery, PEI) Alex Bates: A great cream ale with little after taste. A great summer beer. Richard Kent: Light body and flavour, and loads of smooth […]

Christopher Balcom has been named the recipient of the J.E.A. Crake Foundation’s William B. Sawdon Award for 2014. Balcom was news editor of The Argosy this past year. In addition to his duties as an editor, Balcom did most of The Argosy’s reporting on this year’s faculty strike, often filing stories well outside business hours to try to […]

The Argosy reported Feb. 6 that the Mount Allison Faculty Association had received $1 million in donations from the CAUT defense fund. The money was provided as a loan. The Argosy regrets these and other errors. Errors requiring correction should be emailed to Editor-in-Chief Richard Kent at

The Canadian University Press (CUP) may be forced to shut down by the end of the academic year, unless it raises thousands of dollars by April 30. CUP, which provides its 55 members with services including legal advice, training, and a news wire, has faced declining revenues and assets for years, but this time, the organization’s […]

Mount Allison’s faculty union and administration have concluded an agreement to end a twenty-one-day-long faculty strike on campus in time for classes to resume Monday, Feb. 17. On campus, costs and uncertainty remain. Faculty and librarians will return to work without knowing what their new collective agreement will be. And with a meeting of the […]