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Posts published by “Jennifer Boon”

Jen is a third year Indigenous Studies and English undergrad, and has been writing for Arthur since 2012. She has written dramatic pieces performed in Nozem theatre for Anishinaabe Maanjiidwin, been published in small alternative magazines, and is currently developing a book of self-positivity poetry in partnership with local Peterborough youth. In addition to spending her time writing essays, short stories, and articles, Jen can also be found devouring sushi at local restaurants downtown or sipping one too many cups of coffee by the river.

Paint-A-Thon: Paint Like You’ve Never Painted Before!

If you have ever wanted to transform a boring, white canvas into a miraculous whirlpool of brightly-coloured paint splatters, stains, and streaks, then coming out to the first ever Trent…

Food Waste in Peterborough

Photos by Tori Silvera. Article by Jen Boon and Tori Silvera. Get this: almost half of all food produced worldwide is wasted. It gets tossed into the garbage bin during…

Sustainable Trent Presents: Early Earth Week 2013

The first Earth Day was held was on April 22, 1970. Now, more than one billion people around the world participate in Earth Day activities each year. Volunteers from Sustainable…

Musician on Fire: an Interview with Lindsay Barr

From Labrador, Newfoundland to Peterborough, Ontario and stopping at places like the Nashville Songwriters Festival in between, Lindsay Barr has been polishing up a name for herself in the music…

FDA Set to Approve Transgenic “Frankenfish”

Anyone who has ever caught and gutted their own fish knows that the entire ordeal can be fairly messy. Even more untidy are the current Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…

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