Jul.
22
2014

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  • Healy was an integral part of the offensive line in 2013-14. (Sue Seaborn/Mt. A)
    Better Know a Mountie: Alex Healy
    by Benjamin Foster - 2 months 2 days ago

    Alex Healy is one of the many Mounties athletes graduating this year, after representing Mt. A for his five years at the university. He was part of the Mounties football squad that electrified the community with their surprise championship season that saw them win the Loney Bowl and host the Uteck Bowl last year.

    “This season was a dream come true. I knew this was my last season playing football, so winning a championship allowed me to leave on a high note and... read more

  • Jonathan Linkletter’s sculpture, “Untitled,” is one of many pieces in the current grad show exhibition. (Richard Kent/Argosy)
    Fine arts graduates showcase talent at Owens
    by Julia McMillan - 2 months 2 days ago

    The upper level of the Owens Art Gallery is currently filled with the best and brightest work of Mount Allison’s graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts class. The grad show exhibition is made up of pieces from each member of the class, and fully represents the diversity, ingenuity, and creativity of the program and its students. 

    Like many group exhibitions, the initial impression of the exhibition is varied and charmingly disunited, reflecting the unique approach of... read more

  • Sackville residents protest shale gas development in the province on Oct. 19, 2013. (Kevin Levangie/Argosy)
    Getting to the bottom of the well: Shale gas report draws the battle lines for debate
    by Cameron McIntyre - 2 months 2 days ago

    The controversy around shale gas, especially for hydraulic fracking, comes from the dilemma it presents: Its development could entail a potentially significant economic benefit or potentially harmful effects on people and ecosystems, or both. Since their newly-released study was commissioned in May 2012 by Environment Canada, the Council of Canadian Academies has been attempting to shed light on the latter of these two horns and clear some of the ambiguities surrounding the... read more

  • Mount Allison students held several rallies after the strike’s end to persuade administrators to grant a tuition rebate, to no avail. (Nick Sleptov/Argosy)
    MAFA supports student activists
    by Willa McCaffrey-Noviss - 2 months 2 days ago

    As the year comes to a close with the class of 2014’s graduation scheduled for Monday, students have not yet forgotten the effects of this years strike.

    Neither have faculty.

    The members of the Mount Allison Faculty Association voted unanimously at their annual general meeting in favour of a symbolic motion expressing support for the student activists seeking reparations from the university.

    MAFA passed a resolution that states... read more

  • Ireland resigns over faulty ventilation
    by Clay Steell - 3 months 2 weeks ago

    Correction: The original headline of this article was inaccurate, and has been updated. As the article states, Robert Ireland resigned his position as the head of the Department of Biology at Mount Allison because the university has not made progress on necessary repairs to the ventilation in the Flemington building. The error was made by editorial staff, and does not reflect on the piece's author, Clay Steell.

    On behalf of The Argosy, I extend my... read more