My Saturday hangover simply refused to subside. After drinking approximately 11 gallons of water, inhaling a mountain of hash browns and popping half a bottle of Advil, the throbbing pain behind my right eye continued to dance down my neck. It was a pain, I realized around dinnertime, that IPAs and cigarettes alone could not […]

Approximately 50 students with orange felt squares pinned to their clothes crowded into Mount Allison Students’ Union’s Council on Monday, March 28 to voice their support for DivestMTA’s motion. “This is probably the biggest crowd we’ve had all year,” said council chair Andrew Johnston as he called the meeting to order. The motion called for […]

Mount Allison’s second indigenous conference was hosted over two days, March 16 and 17. The events of the conference included a reading by author Blair Stonechild, discussions about research ethics as well as recruitment and retention, and presentations by indigenous students about their university experiences. For Spencer Isaac, a fourth-year Canadian studies student from the […]

Panellists encourage conversation of misogynoir on campus More than 40 students and professors attended a panel last Wednesday, March 9, hosted by the Black Students for Awareness and Togetherness (BSAAT). The panel explored the concept of misogynoir, a term coined by the queer black feminist Moya Bailey to describe the unique racialized sexism faced by […]

Ron Joyce, the billionaire co-founder of Tim Hortons, is facing a sexual assault lawsuit of $7.5 billion from a woman 50 years his junior. Joyce gave $5 million to Mount Allison University in 2008 to establish the Ron Joyce Centre for Business Studies. Joyce’s lawyers said that the case should be thrown out without going […]

Antonin Scalia found dead at 79 On Saturday, Scalia, a United States Supreme Court justice, was found dead in his bedroom at a private resort for political and economic elites. Known for his conservatism, Scalia was vehemently opposed to providing women with abortion services, dissented on same-sex marriage and the case which struck down anti-sodomy […]

The excitement of residence staff after hearing about an increase in RA compensation quickly dissipated when they realized how it was made possible. Citing an email from the student life office, the MASU announced in a press release that “Residence Assistants (RA) will be receiving an increase in compensation of 25 per cent for the […]