Every Saturday morning from May to October, pedestrians forego the sidewalks of one of downtown’s busiest blocks to stock up on local groceries and crafts, grab a bite from a specialty food vendor, and catch up with friends. This is the Sackville farmers’ market.
A recent study conducted by Norma Jean Worden-Rogers attempts to measure the market’s impact on Sackville’s economy. Worden-Rogers, who graduated in May from Mount Allison University with a degree in... read more
The Mount Allison Mounties football team faced a crowd of 2,000 X-Men supporters and a tough St. FX team to pull off a dramatic comeback victory on Saturday at Oland Stadium in Antigonish. The game was played on Sept. 13 as part of St. FX’s homecoming weekend, and for most of the game it looked as if the X-Men would give their students and alumni what they wanted.
Early in the fourth quarter, Mt. A receiver Dakota Brush took a big hit that put him down on the... read more
The Mount Allison Students’ Union kicked off the new school year with their first annual general meeting. On Thursday, Sept. 11, MASU provided an opportunity for students to hear from this year’s executive on their plans for the year and participate in smaller focus group discussions concerning issues of mental health services, elections, and more. There were approximately 60 people in attendance, most of whom were students, including many first- years.
Experimentation and cutting- edge creativity are some of the hallmarks of contemporary Canadian music, and Victoria- born composer John Beckwith handles these themes comfortably and skillfully. Last Saturday, Mount Allison University’s faculty members helped push the limits of musical expression by presenting an acoustic recital that showcased intriguing new works by Beckwith and other contemporary Canadian composers.
The recital featured some of Beckwith’s... read more
Mount Allison has committed funds to fix long-standing issues with the fume hood and ventilation systems in the Flemington Building. This year’s university budget set aside approximately $1-million for the installation of spot-ventilation and for the replacement of a faulty fume hood in the building.
Renovations began Aug. 1 and are expected to be complete by Jan. 1, in time for winter labs and classes.
“Some of the ugly stuff has already been... read more