Apr.
18
2014

Top Stories

  • Ireland resigns over faulty ventilation
    by Clay Steell - 1 week 1 day 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

  • The process behind the production
    by Daniel Marcotte - 1 week 1 day ago

    Since the troupe’s inception in the late 1960s, Tintamarre has created and performed a wide variety of bilingual comedies that engages with contemporary issues, while providing an environment for students to learn about theatre and language. The group’s most recent production, Villages, has been praised by audiences and performers alike, proving this unique organization’s value to Mt. A and the Sackville community.

    Directed and coordinated by Alex Fancy,... read more

  • Student attendance was low at the administration’s budget presentation on Tuesday, April  8. (Chris Donovan/Argosy)
    Proposed budget met with student critisism
    by Taylor Losier - 1 week 1 day ago

    Only a few students managed to leave their pre-exam workload behind to attend a presentation of the draft budget, given by several members of the Mount Allison administration.

    Although there was a small turnout to the student presentation, administrators faced concerns over the implementation of lab and technology fees, the reason behind the deficit, and whether or not to expect any improved services.

    There is a new technology fee of fifty... read more

  • Students march across campus in favour of tuition rebate. A final protest is planned for this week. (Nick Sleptov/Argosy)
    Students bring protest to Centennial Hall
    by Kevin Levangie - 1 week 1 day ago

    The number of students participating in Mount Allison University’s third tuition rebate protest swelled to over 100 last Friday, approximately four times the turnout of the previous demonstration.

    A group of students marched across campus, including a stop outside Centennial Hall, chanting and singing refrains such as: “We want an education, we don’t want no corporation.”

    Mount... read more

  • Sappyfest organizers reveal book details
    by Brandon Williams - 1 week 1 day ago

    Last summer, I was fortunate enough to have been able to attend what was the eighth edition of Sackville’s beloved summer music festival, SappyFest. I fell in love with the festival, and what it means to people around here, immediately.

    It the big festival in a little town saw Bridge Street closed off to traffic, as the main stage and vendors took up much of the street. Acts like Chad Vangaalen, Joel Plaskett, and Shotgun Jimmie graced the Bridge Street stage. I... read more