On Tuesday, March 10, MASU held their spring election speeches at the Pond. Students were running for arts, social science and science senators as well as valedictorian and Board of Regents representative. Sixth-year student Brandon Blakney, running to be the Board of Regents representative spoke first. “I’m running my campaign based on three specific points […]

Student union responds to call for better first-year representation On Feb. 24, Rohin Minocha-McKenney, the first-year counsellor-at-large, and Kevin Wong, vice president of finance and operations, collaborated to create the first-year caucus, a new MASU committee intended to increase communication and engagement with first-year students. The role of the committee is to review MASU policy […]

Students gather to protest Mount Allison’s fossil fuel investments On Friday, Feb. 28 during Mount Allison’s winter open house, Divest MTA organized a protest against the University’s investment in fossil fuel and coal companies. The group of about 30 students began the protest in the academic quad and then marched to Centennial Hall chanting and […]

Dr. Ivan Radman-Livaja speaks on lead tags and the population of Siscia On Wednesday, Feb. 12 and Thursday, Feb. 13, Dr. Ivan Radman-Livaja came to Mount Allison to speak about prehistoric remains found in the Croatian city Siscia and what that reveals about life at that time as part of the 43rd annual Crake Lecture […]

McMUN and future plans On the weekend of Jan. 23 to 26, the Mount Allison Model United Nations team (MtAUN) attended the McGill Model United Nations Assembly (McMUN) conference, an annual Model United Nations conference held in Montreal by McGill University. Over 1,500 students from schools around the world come to Montreal to participate each […]

Mt. A students learn how to budget and build good credit score On Tuesday, Jan. 28, Chris Burke, the branch manager from RBC Sackville, spoke to students about budgeting and credit. Burke said that he was not here on behalf of the bank, but rather to give advice, saying his talk would simply be “stuff […]

Winter election speeches On Thursday, Jan. 23, MASU held speeches for the winter election at the Pond. Open positions included MASU president, VP of academic affairs, VP of student life and VP of external affairs. The first speech was given by Jonathan Ferguson, a fourth-year international relations student running for MASU president. Ferguson is the […]

 Impact in philanthropy, decision making and asteroids On Thursday, Jan. 16, Mount Allison held an interdisciplinary conversation at the Owens Art Gallery, where speakers spoke on the theme of “impact” from their individual perspectives. This is the fourth year that Mt. A has held interdisciplinary conversations. Each year, the talks revolve around a central theme. […]

Political Science and International Relations society hosts Federal election discussion panel Last Thursday, the Political Science and International Relations Society held a discussion panel on the recent federal election. Four guest speakers discussed questions from the hosts of the event about the federal election that happened in October. The panelists at this event were Dylan […]