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Posts published by “Brett Throop”

During his time as an undergrad at Trent, Brett Throop covered local and campus politics for Arthur, from Sept. '09 to Jan. '12. He was also a Staff Collective Director on Arthur's Board of Directors (Spring '11-Spring '12) during which time he organized our first ever public journalism lecture with Xtra Newspaper's Andrea Houston. He now blogs about radio and other things that interest him at brettathroop.wordpress.com

Peterborough’s average hourly wage the lowest

In 2010, Peterborough had the lowest average hourly wage among 34 major centres in Canada. In a study released last month by the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Peterborough…

No in-year cuts expected despite lack of enrolment growth

Following seven consecutive years of in-year budget cuts, including $6.2 million last year, Trent is projecting a small budget surplus for this academic year. Last April, Trent budgeted half a…

Indigenous Studies PhD Candidate wins six-figure SSHRC

For Trent University Indigenous Studies Ph.D. candidate Tasha Beeds, academia is about more than getting a high paying job upon graduation. It’s a vehicle for change. She’s researching violence in…

Trend Toward Open Access Research Continues at Princeton

The open access movement got a big boost last month as academic heavyweight Princeton University decided to keep the copyright for its researchers’ work in the public domain. Subscriptions to…

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