Dec.
22
2014

Top Stories

  • The flags in Jenning’s represent the 50 countries from which international students hail. (Chris Donovan/Argosy)
    International tuition up 7.9 per cent
    by Tyler Stuart - 3 weeks 5 days ago

    The gap between international and domestic students is growing. While Mount Allison’s international students pay an unsubsidized sum twice the rate of what domestic students pay, a recent tuition increase means they will now pay that, plus almost $1,500 more than their Canadian counterparts.

    Tuition for international students has increased $1,206 as of this year’s budget. The 7.9 per cent increase has frustrated students and raised questions about the treatment... read more

  • MASU sent executives Webster and Sherry (MASU)
    CASA lobbies MPs
    by Willa McCaffrey-Noviss - 3 weeks 5 days ago

    The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations provided an opportunity for post-secondary students to meet with federal policy and decision makers in Ottawa last week.

    The Mount Allison Students’ Union funded the trip for MASU President Heather Webster and Vice-President, External Affairs Annie Sherry to represent Mount Allison students, a trip which cost students about $1,910.

    “Arguably the most important role that a student union plays is... read more

  • Chris Reid ran for 53 yards on 11 carries in the loss. (Paul Lynch/Submitted)
    Marauders defence prevails in Mitchell
    by Benjamin Foster - 3 weeks 5 days ago

    It was a heartbreaking loss.

    Mt. A came into the Mitchell Bowl with high hopes to continue their unbeaten season and advance to Montreal to play in the Vanier Cup. In the end, the McMaster Marauders outlasted the Mounties with a 24-12 victory at Ron Joyce Stadium in Hamilton, Ont.

    Though their Vanier Cup aspirations were dashed, the 2014 Mounties can’t be looked at as a failed team. The 12-point margin is the closest an AUS team has come to... read more

  • Mt. A has won three of their last four. (Chris Donovan/Argosy)
    Mt. A now tied-fourth in AUS
    by Benjamin Foster - 3 weeks 5 days ago

    The Mounties Women’s Hockey squad entered play last weekend looking to extend a two-game winning streak and move up in the AUS standings. The Mounties played a pair of games on the road against two playoff opponents from last season, losing the first and winning the second.

    On Saturday, the Mounties traveled to Moncton to take on the Aigles Bleues, who have won nine of their first 12 games. After a first period that saw no scoring, the Aigles Bleus took the lead... read more

  • McLean and MacDougall enjoy a promotional photoshoot in more favourable climes. (Savannah Harris/Submitted)
    Upcoming two-actor musical explores love, relationships
    by Daniel Marcotte - 3 weeks 5 days ago

    In anticipation of Garnet & Gold’s production of Anything Goes, premiering this coming January, Meghan McLean and Josh MacDougall are set to star in Jason Robert Brown’s two-actor musical The Last Five Years

    “I think it’s a show that basically anyone can relate to,” said third-year drama student Josh MacDougall, who plays Jamie Wellerstein. “[It] takes an honest look at what being in love is.”

    The musical, a 90-minute sung-... read more