Jan.
31
2015

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  • Zakary Slax rocks out at Struts Gallery. (Chris Donovan/ Argosy)
    Stereophonic XII: Saturday night
    by Kael MacQuarrie - 1 day 8 hours ago

    A dollar store disco ball hung from a metal chain in the middle of the ceiling at Struts Gallery, but the music that would fill the venue throughout the evening was anything but disco. 

    The evening began with Union Suit, a self-described post-rock and noise musician, whose suitcase full of effects pedals were used to layer dense walls of guitar noise over one another, creating a dystopic soundscape. Hampered by issues with his loop pedal which led to the opening... read more

  • MASU presidential vote now under investigation by ombudsperson
    by Willa McCaffrey-Noviss - 1 day 8 hours ago

    The Mount Allison Students’ Union’s ombudsperson is investigating after receiving a complaint that this year’s MASU elections broke the rules by depriving voters of the ability to abstain in the second round of a vote.

    If Ombudsperson Maggie Fyfe decides in favour of the complaint, students may be sent back to the polls for a run-off election to decide next year’s president. But until then, the union says, the vote is legitimate, and Dylan Wooley-Berry remains... read more

  • Mt. A are fifth in the ACAA and climbing, with hopes of returning to post-season action next month. (Adrian Kiva/ Argosy)
    Mt. A wins thriller against Dal AC
    by Benjamin Foster - 1 day 8 hours ago

    With every successive game meaning more and more as the Women’s Volleyball teams approach the ACAA playoffs, last weekend’s games were paramount to the Mounties playoff hopes. After two straight wins against Université de Sainte-Anne the previous weekend, Mount Allison tried to keep their win streak going against two teams they’re fighting for playoff spots against.

    The Mounties traveled to Saint John on Saturday to play the UNBSJ Seawolves, looking to tie the... read more

  • The victorious MASU candidates, from left: Mary Emma MacNeil, Dylan Wooley-Berry, Ryan Lebreton and Annie Sherry. Willa McCaffrey-Noviss/Argosy.
    MASU executive election results are in
    by Willa McCaffrey-Noviss - 2 days 12 hours ago

    Dylan Wooley-Berry, Mary Emma MacNeil, Annie Sherry, and Ryan Lebreton are MASU’s new executive. The election results were announced to a group of eager students and candidates on Tuesday night. The snowstorm did not stop a celebration at local bar, Thunder and Lightning, when the election results were delivered by current MASU president Heather Webster during the official election results party.

    Wooley-Berry, a second-year international relations student, was... read more

  • Mansbridge denies support for Riley Thompson campaign
    by Tyler Stuart - 6 days 14 hours ago

    When Peter Mansbridge posed in a photo with a “#Piper2015” sign, the Mount Allison chancellor said he did not know it would be used as an endorsement for Piper Riley Thompson’s campaign for president of the students’ union.

    ... read more