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A rudderless, frosh-only MacDonald: terrifying

A rudderless, frosh-only MacDonald: terrifying

Posted on Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 by | One Comment

The conversion of turning MacDonald house into a first-year only residence has all the characteristics of a foolproof plan hilariously destined for failure.

By eliminating second years and attempting to re-invent a house culture from scratch, Student Life hopes sophomores …



MacDonald to go frosh-only in 2015-16

MacDonald to go frosh-only in 2015-16

Posted on Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 by | 0 Comments

Substantial change is coming to Cameron Hall in September. With consultation from Bob Hale, Interim Head of Student Services, as well as Kenneth Zed and Riley MacDonald, MD house president and vice president, The Xaverian can confirm that in the …



StFX featured artist of the week: Chelsea Cameron

StFX featured artist of the week: Chelsea Cameron

Posted on Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 by | One Comment

This week’s featured artist is fourth year student Chelsea Cameron.

Cameron started using bright colours to draw and create art from an early age. By the time she got to high school, her passion had developed into a more focused …



BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah: CD Review of Sour Soul

BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah: CD Review of Sour Soul

Posted on Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 by | 0 Comments

Sour Soul sees one of the certified-all-time-greatest-rappers: Ghostface Killah, teaming up with future-thinking Toronto based jazz trio BADBADNOTGOOD. The collaboration yields interesting results given the vastly different stages that each artist is at in their respective careers. Ghostface’s artistic peak …



Paul Tynan

Musicians: athletes of tiny muscles

Posted on Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 by | 0 Comments

The life of a musician may not be quite all the glitz and glamour that we think it is. A working musician is doing just that, -working. It may not be the same type of work as someone working in …



Out of sight, but still on your mind: How to maintain a long distance relationship with your pet

Out of sight, but still on your mind: How to maintain a long distance relationship with your pet

Posted on Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 by | 0 Comments

Are you an animal lover? Did you leave your furry friend behind when you came to StFX? Are you homesick for canine companionship? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are not alone. Most students who study …



The delusions of moralism part 1: The dark side of conventional morality

The delusions of moralism part 1: The dark side of conventional morality

Posted on Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 by | 0 Comments

It underlies every appraisal of culture, person, or idea; beneath every value judgment, allowing us to categorize the world in terms of an internalized “good/bad” dichotomy. In some ways we learn it, in others we create it—some even say it …



In pursuit of equality: International Women’s Day continues the fight

Posted on Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 by | 0 Comments

Women around the world are currently fighting for equality in a male-dominated society. Despite our capacity for great intellectual and physical feats, women have been subjugated for centuries. As a woman I consider myself strong, independent, and capable of performing …



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