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Posts published by “Autumn Corvus”

Autumn has a degree in Philosophy, Cultural Studies and English from McMaster University. After toiling as a lowly academic serf (read ‘graduate student’) for a few years I decided to follow my passion and do something I'd always wanted to: a B.Sc. in Computing and Information Science and Journalism. Returning to Peterborough – my adopted home – after long cross-country wanderings, I can tell you how it ain’t like it used to be at Trent, but also how it can be much better starting now. A student of the Internet, tech enthusiast, recovering political operative, and feline connoisseur.

What is the Purpose of Our Student Union?

Though universities like Trent exist principally for the education of students, as students we have little input in the governance of this institution. We relate to Trent not as sovereign…

Shockumentary Debuts at ReFrame: Hashing it with Jane

Jane Hash is a podcaster, blogger, and political activist from Ohio. She has Osteogenesis Imperfecta, commonly known as ‘Brittle Bone Disease.’ Her documentary Plain Jane: A Shockumentary recently debuted at…

Prospects Dim for Telecom Shakeup in Canada

Last week was supposed to be a watershed moment for the future of telecommunications in Canada. Currently Bell, Rogers and Telus—often referred to as the ‘Big Three’ or ‘RoBellus’—dominate the…

MPP Proposes Ban on Tip Theft

(The photos accompanying this article are meant for illustrative purposes only. The restaurant they were taken in–Soupcon–does not employ tip theft practices. We apologize for any confusion or miscommunication the…

Spotlight on Research: Collapse of Tropical Civilizations

Dr. Gyles Iannone is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology, and is the recipient of a $74,720 SSHRC Insight Development grant. His two-year pilot study will evaluate the…

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