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Posts published by “Renzo Costa”

Cuba-US relations: The door to the future?

Last December, Barack Obama and Raúl Castro announced the opening of negotiations between the United States and Cuba. This is an enormous step in the reestablishment of relations between both…

Trend towards casual academic positions harming education

Part-time precarious positions have negative impacts for students, teachers and for education in general. At Trent, the casualization of the academic labour force has been incrementing in the last few…

Trent students rally to support fossil fuel divestment

Article co-written with Jack Smye. Photos by Keila MacPherson. Divestment Week, organized by OPRIG and Sustainable Trent, culminated with a rally during the Board of Governors meeting on Friday. The…

Are falling oil prices good for everyone?

Last December, on my way to class, I passed by the gas station and realized that the price of gas was just under a dollar. Many people are content, as…

Community Movements Conference presents: The New Extractivism

The Community Movements Conference organized by the Student Association for International Development (SAID) is taking place on January 30, 31 and February 1. For the eighth year, the Community Movements…

Comment: Are we really political animals?

As the nation of Uruguay selected a new president in November, all the country’s ills seemed to be solvable through proper government policy-making. Political campaigns stressed the possibility of change…

How inclusive are athletics at Trent?

This photo is for illustrative purposes only. By Jenny Fisher. Sports and athletic activities are at the core of defining ourselves as cultural beings. The health benefits and influence on…

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