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Posts published by “Reba Harrison”

You know that crazy cat lady with red hair, a love for charity, and a passion for social justice? That's me. I view everything in a critical light and am dedicated to bringing readers the alternative side of the truth.

After Spring 2016, I will be entering my fifth and final year at Trent University as a Woman Studies and Business student. Where I will go next? Who knows! But I forsee a dozen cats in my future, and a long life in the Arthur newspaper's future.

OPIRG’s Food Cupboard is closing

For the past 16 years, OPIRG (Ontario Public Interest Research Group) has been running a Food Cupboard for Trent University students and Peterborough community members to provide access to emergency…

Revolutionary Student Movement on campus

The student collective is named just that: Revolutionary Student Movement (RSM), or Mouvement Etudiant Revolutionnaire (MER) in French-speaking regions.  Guided by communist principles, the RSM was formed in 2012 after…

Vote, or don’t: your guide to either

Elections are in the air and you could not avoid them if you tried. The Trent Central Student Association (TCSA) and Trent University Politics Society (TUPS) have even pushed a…

A Freshman’s guide to sex

Everyone’s genitalia is different. Anal is not as quick and easy to do as it looks. People really do wear condoms. Sex is always consensual. Non­consensual sexual action is rape.…

Why I chose to declaw my cat

I look at declawing a cat the same way I see pinning a dog’s ears up or removing the tail: unnecessary, pain, and aesthetic in a hegemonic and outdated sense.…

Perspective: Emotions of the silenced

On January 29, Gzowksi College became  home for the Trent Central Student Association’s (TCSA) annual general meeting (AGM). And while it is no secret that this year’s AGM hosted a…

Trent Fashion Show and OPIRG hosted Self Love Workshop

Valentine’s Day. It often puts pressure on people for gain of profit through consumerism and can make those without a significant someone feel less important than others – not to…

Trent Fashion Show

The Trent Fashion Show is a student club consisting of members passionate about fashion, charity and fun! We work towards an annual fashion show event in March to raise money…

The Freshman 15

The Freshman fifteen. What a famous and nervous-racking event for all university students. During my first three weeks at Trent, I must have heard women and men alike mentioning this…

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