With all the salacious news stories covering the United States’ elections, it is easy to forget that the Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, has presented his first federal budget – the first of the new Liberal mandate. A federal budget […]
The millennial generation, the next generation to inherit the responsibility of taking care of the planet, faces the greatest challenges ever encountered by humankind. The collective advancement of humanity since our species arrival has led to our current predicament. Modern environmental destruction, biodiversity loss, social and political unrest, and wealth inequality are all issues that have been building up and unfolding for generations but now seem to plague our everyday lives.
The beer pours an amber brown, like contaminated water but much tastier. On the nose there are hints of light caramel, and a mild nutty/oaky kind of scent. The mouthfeel is standard and inoffensive, with some pesky bitterness poking its head through. There is a slight unpleasant sourness to the beer but I’m sure if I was much drunker I’d mind it less, like being at the Vil or watching live folk.
The road to happiness is the sloppiest piece of shit road I have ever been on, and that’s saying a lot. I’m from Manitoba, where they invest more money into Slurpee’s than into the roads you drive as you stare […]
“Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.” That was a quote Trump himself read out loud at a rally in South Carolina. And when Barack Obama chose not to attend […]
There are posters up about an approaching campus contest that challenges us to go without smartphones for an entire 24 hours. 24 of them. It seems to have been created by some high-minded people who want to rub it in […]
Note from the Editor: Marcel Falkenham is the Director of Facilities at Acadia University. During his tenure here, the university has seen some remarkable improvements in sustainability efforts across campus. Through this piece, the Athenaeum hopes to illuminate some of […]
It was March of 2014 when I first received the email from Residence Life. I remember having to irritably scroll halfway down the page before I found out if I got the job or not. To my surprise, I did […]
‘Twas the night before Cheaton, and all through the res, not a drunkard was cheering. Not even the prez! The tie dyes were hung round the hallway with care, in hopes that the turnt up folks soon would be there. […]
On Tuesday, March 22nd 2016 terror made its way to another European nation, this time in the Belgian capital of Brussels. The attacks saw 34 civilians killed and hundreds injured in three explosions. Two bombs were detonated at the Zaventem […]
Toronto, Ontario – Robert Bruce Ford, born May 28, 1969 in Etobicoke, died Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016 at the Mount Sinai Hospital, aged 46, following a lengthy 18 month battle with cancer. He leaves behind his wife, Renata, and two […]
Doing independent research in your undergraduate is a great idea. It helps you to develop strong ties to the things you will be studying and will better prepare you for the industry you are entering. Here are some tips for […]
Connecting with people is difficult, especially in this day and age of hookup apps like Tinder and Grindr. No longer does it feel socially acceptable to just go up to someone and ask them for coffee or out for dinner. […]
I first came to Acadia as a Biology professor in 1973. When I arrived, my initial research interests were in the ecology of freshwater lakes and rivers, but a resurgence of interest in Fundy tidal power in 1976 created a […]
Is all art equal? Consider the proposition: certain forms of art are superior to other forms of art. Consider Shakespeare, or Dickens, or James Joyce, whose crafts have all been well-proven against the tests of time. Then consider the current […]