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Month: March 2016


Premier League Race – Hitting the Final Stretch

What a season it has been in the English Premier League. We are coming up to the ending of the show, as we round the bend towards the last ten games of the season. The...

Likeable Lichens!: Focusing on Mercury in Nova Scotia Lichens

The next time you’re outside, take a close look at a few different trees. You will likely see several varieties of small structures on the bark that don’t seem to be...

Acadia Archives: Acadia and the War

I currently work as a Research Assistant in the Acadia Archives, working on...

Food Insecurity at Acadia University

Dr. Lesley Frank is a professor in Acadia’s Sociology Department. Frank,...

Duck, Duck, Goose: Detrimental Dietary Debris

Many of you may remember playing duck, duck, goose as a child. Today, many...

How do we Process Speech?: Recognizing and Processing the Spoken Word

How do we process speech, taking small features of the sounds emitted from one...

Birds are Cool: The Curious Case of the American Black Duck in Atlantic Canada

Ducks are in the very fortunate position that they are worth lots money, so a...

Fuck Tha’ Police’ and Despicable Females: NWA’s Rap as Protest Music

My honours thesis is focusing on the ways in which rap group NWA’s lyrics...

Water Protection in Canada: Examining the Reactive Nature of Environmental Protection Legislation

My thesis is on the reactive nature of environmental protection legislation in...

Examining the Success of Led Zeppelin

As a musicology student in the School of Music, I’m writing a thesis on Led...