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Editor-in-Chief: One Last Request

I've thought for a long time about what I wanted to say in my final article for The Athenaeum. I've debated between a tell-all, a sappy story about how I've grown as a...

Recognizing African Heritage Month

Dear Members of the Acadia Community, Today we mark the first day of African Heritage Month in Nova Scotia. Acadia University has a long tradition of educating people...

Mi’kma’ki, Indigenous Peoples and Our Collective History

“Acadia University is located in Mi'kma'ki, the ancestral territory of the...

The Annapolis Valley Also Has a Cornwallis problem

On January 31, 2018, Halifax removed the statue of its controversial founder...

70 Years of Students: SUB Showing its Age

Students have been Acadia’s raison d’être. Since 1838, students have been...

Daggers at Xagħra Circle

3,500 BC no metals native to this ground but people who built their lives in...

Canadian History PSA: Sir Arthur Currie

As you may have noticed, posters pertaining to Canadian history have recently...

Faculty Feature

Dr. Jennifer Macdonald Dr. Jennifer MacDonald is our resident...

“Because It’s 2015” – A Canadian Moment

For my Post-Confederation Canadian History class (HIST 2783 x2), it was a...

Hot Chocolate: A History

Have you ever sat down at a coffee shop with your favourite cup of hot...