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Buffy biographer on the real world of the spirit

The author of the 2012 biography, Buffy Saint-Marie: It’s My Way, says the Cree singer-songwriter, artist, educator and social activist seemed happy to help him with his book. “She said she thought I was a good researcher,” Blair Stonechild adds, “and I … Continue reading

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Mt A. student reveals linguistic tricks of fast food advertising

A Mount Allison University linguistics student says fast food advertisers routinely use puns and creative word plays in their fierce competition for the loyalty of burger, fries and frosties consumers. In her recent academic essay on “McMarketing,” Lirah Steeves points … Continue reading

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Owens art exhibit mourns and celebrates vanishing family farms

“First and foremost, I think they’re objects of great beauty,” said Gemey Kelly Friday night during the opening of the latest exhibition at Mount Allison University’s Owens Art Gallery. Kelly, who is gallery director, was talking about the nine hand-dyed, … Continue reading

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Filmmaker chronicles her wilderness journeys on the Trans Canada Trail

Dianne Whelan is filming her adventures travelling the Trans Canada Trail partly to show it’s possible to escape the frenzy of life in the 21st century. “Almost everybody I know is suffering from anxiety or depression,” she says adding that … Continue reading

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