Emily S.

Orientation Leader at Mount Allison University Orientation

Class of 2021

Hometown: Prince Edward Island, Canada

Major: Fine Arts

Minor: Art History & Visual Communication and Culture

How have I changed since coming to Mount A...

...I've become a lot more passionate, curious, and confident! I also have joint pain.

Advice I would give to incoming students...

.....take care of yourself and go with the flow. Nobody really knows what the future holds so just keep an open mind, get some sleep & eat well! Take care of yourselves and each other. I also live by the proverb: sleep more than study, study more than you party, and party as much as you possibly can.

Favourite Mount A memory (so far)...

....my mta experience started on a high when during orientation week 2017, I almost set the meal hall toaster on fire (embarrassing). Some of my favourite memories since then include Boney M karaoke, Paris Hilton Lasagna dinner party, the Sackville Climate Strike, writing/filming a sketch comedy show in quarantine, among other things.

My favourite thing to do in Sackville is...

...Eat out lol...Seriously though, Sackville has a really great assortment of cafes, restaurants, diners, and pizza places. Whether it's a stroll through the farmers market, a lunch with a friend, or garlic fingers on a late night, going out for a bite is a nice way to take a break from school and meal hall. (I recommend the lunch specials from Song's, Honey Garlic Fingers from Goya's, Pancakes from Patterson's, and cinnamon buns from Cranewood)

I'm passionate about...

Writing Reading Music Food/Cooking/Baking sewing Printmaking Performing Hiking National Parks Traveling Language Arts Painting Drawing Weaving Filmmaking

I'm involved with...

Grad Class Executive START Gallery 7Mondays Fine Arts Society Presents: The Improv The Argosy
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