A blitz of posters covering the banisters of the student centre has put the movement to get an Indigenous Studies minor on the map. Before the posters appeared, approval of the minor was stuck in committee and Mount Allison’s Aboriginal Support Group, which initially proposed the program, had gone weeks without an update. Less than a week after the posters went up, Mount Allison’s Students’ Union unanimously passed a motion to support the program’s creation. The Aboriginal Support... read more
Students and faculty in the fine arts are happy to have found a new home in the Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts, despite still settling into the new space.
“It’s a lot more work-conducive space,” said fourth-year fine arts student Krista Gunn. “We’ve got a lot more natural light, a lot more room to spread out and a lot more room for larger installation projects.”
“Having come from the basement of Hart Hall where the sculpture studio used to... read more
When fourth-year Mount Allison drama student Samantha Bixby was four years old, her grandfather was involved in a car accident which left him quadriplegic. Last week, she brought his story to the Motyer-Fancy Theatre stage with a play called Skipper, which she jointly directed with Cordula Quint.
Bixby wrote the play throughout her independent study course in drama this past year.
“I’ve always been interested in doing something with this... read more