Theatre Antigonish tackles sexual assault and revenge in This is for you, Anna

ANTIGONISH – Theatre Antigonish is once again tackling a difficult but contemporary social issue with its upcoming production titled This is for you, Anna. On stage for two nights only, February 9 and 10, the play is a haunting exploration of the issues surrounding sexual violence, revenge, feminism, and motherhood. First written in 1983, but […]

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Theatre Antigonish presenting award-winning indigenous playwright Drew Hayden Taylor’s work

ANTIGONISH – Theatre Antigonish is preparing to open its 43rd season with a groundbreaking comedy titled Cerulean Blue by Drew Hayden Taylor. When a struggling blues band is invited to perform at a benefit concert for a remote First Nations community behind barricades, what follows is an uproarious exploration of politics, perceptions, and relationships. With […]

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StFX Alumni Council gives boost to Xaverian Fund

ANTIGONISH – StFX President Dr. Kent MacDonald’s initiative to establish a $50 million Xaverian Scholarship and Bursary Fund received a big boost during Homecoming weekend when 100 per cent of the StFX Alumni Council, representing alumni chapters from across Canada, agreed to make a personal donation to the Xaverian Fund. This endorsement comes on the […]

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StFX community “disappointed” federal gov’t deems campus sustainability project not a priority

ANTIGONISH – St. Francis Xavier University has been notified that the federal government will be announcing the projects that will be awarded financial support from their Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund (SIF) in the days ahead. But the federal government will not be providing any funding to the university. “The StFX community is deeply disappointed to […]

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