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 […]

The end of an unpleasant era Since the beginning of the term, Mount Allison students living in Windsor Hall have been having trouble connecting to the Wi-Fi in their residence, causing frustration among students. “I can’t get work done here. I have to actually go to the library, which is quite a hike to be […]

Vision for Mount Allison’s future discussed among faculty, students and staff Last week, Dr. Jean-Paul Boudreau held two strategic roadmap forums where he discussed the future of Mount Allison. The first forum, held in the library, was almost exclusively attended by professors. The second forum, in the Windsor Grand Room, had a larger turnout that […]

A weekend of discussion and fun This past weekend, the Mount Allison Model United Nations organization (MTAUN) held its fourth annual Model UN conference at Mount Allison. Along with the conferences themselves, there were also social events including a wine-and-cheese night and an after-party. “We’ve been planning since the beginning of the winter semester last […]

Youth present climate change prevention ideas to be funded by Sackville Town Council The Mayor’s Roundtable on Climate Change, a discussion about climate-related issues, held a youth forum on climate change on Oct. 2. On Friday, Oct. 11 youth from Sackville gathered again at Tantramar Regional High School (TRHS) to discuss ideas presented at the […]