The following is a revised version of a letter I wrote to President Robert Campbell outlining the details of my experience of sexual assault at Mount Allison University. I wished to share this with the student body in the hopes of spreading awareness about serious issues both on our campus, and in our University’s policies.
Dear President Campbell,
My name is Heather Chandler and I’m a fourth year biology major at... read more
The Mount Allison Students Union (MASU) invested $24,000 between four local environmental projects last year, according to a recent report by MASU Sustainability Co-ordinator Adam Cheeseman. Cheeseman presented the 2012-2013 Green Investment Fund (GIF) year-end report at the April 10, 2013 Students’ Administrative Council meeting. Of the seven applications the fund received, six were accepted to the secondary application process, and four received funding: an initiative... read more
The Owens Art Gallery’s current exhibition features a culmination of the collective and individual talents of the 2013 graduates of the Bachelor of Fine Arts program at Mount Allison University. Over twenty students contributed selected artistic projects to showcase their abilities and display a final commemoration of both their shared and personal experiences in the undergraduate stage of their artistic careers.
It’s already May and, consequently, Sappyfest is just around the corner. Frequently described as “the best music festival east of Montreal,” the yearly musical weekend never fails to disappoint, having featured in the past bands and artists like Thee Silver Mt. Zion, Arcade Fire, and Mount Eerie. Being consistently enjoyable for a diverse audience is a challenge with which even large festivals struggle, yet year after year Sappyfest never fails to have so... read more
Canada’s population growth rate is approximately one per cent. This year, the global population is just over seven billion people, and it is expected that by 2050 that number will rise to eleven billion. This growth, in addition to climate change, places immense stress on the environment, resulting in environmental degradation. This has created an unforeseen state for the world’s food security. Food security depends on food systems availability, access and utilization. Food security is... read more