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Posts published by “Simon Semchuk”

Simon Semchuk writes primarily on the arts and queer issues. A third-year English major, he is also interested in theatre, literature, and fluffy animals.

Canadian’s forced statelessness an affront to human rights

Photo courtesy of Stacy Douglas Deepan Budlakoti was born in Ottawa in 1989. His parents emigrated from India, and received permanent residency status followed by Canadian citizenship and passports. He…

Romeo and Juliet: Superstar Ice Miners of Europa!!! Review

Photo by Jenny Fisher Last week, Mysterious Entity’s Romeo and Juliet: Superstar Ice Miners of Europa!!! (yes, the exclamation marks are necessary) landed in Peterborough. Adapted by Kate Story from…

OPSEU holding lucrative 50th anniversary contest

The OPSEU Local 365 is holding a contest open to all current Trent students in celebration of Trent’s 50th anniversary. With two prize divisions for undergraduate and graduate students, the…

From the Shadows: ChiSeries Peterborough

ChiSeries, a cross-Canada reading series of speculative fiction, has landed in humble Peterborough after starting branches in Vancouver, Toronto, Winnipeg, and Ottawa. On October 16, at 8pm in Sadleir House,…

Review of Sunny Drake’s Transgender Seeking…

“Do you want to be your fabulous effeminate self, or do you want to get laid?” “I shouldn’t have to choose.” Entering the performance space for Sunny Drake’s Transgender Seeking……

Student participation increasing across campus

Whether it’s enthusiastic first-years or older students coming out of the woodwork, this year seems to have marked mostly an increase in clubs and groups participation. “I have been surprised…

Get REAL on fighting homophobia in local schools

Have you seen pink hats bobbing around the Trent campus? The hats are from Get REAL, a non-profit organization headed by students to teach against homophobic language in schools. Starting…

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