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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.

Should Rap Lyrics Really Be Admissible in Court?

Debate around the use of rap lyrics in court has been rampant after an article written by assistant liberal arts professor at the University of Richmond Erik Nielson and associate…

Undoing Border Imperialism, Reclaiming Citizenship

Last Monday, Jan. 20, many people came out despite the cold to hear the Community Race Relations Committee’s event “Undoing Border Imperialism, Reclaiming Citizenship,” featuring Deepan Budlakoti, Harshia Walia, and…

CRRC Reports on a Great Year at their AGM

On Jan. 20, the Peterborough and Trent communities and the Community and Race Relations Committee (CRRC) met for the CRRC’s AGM. “As a board, we continue to focus on internal…

YWCA and Trent Groups Organize Women In Politics Workshop

On Saturday, January 25, the Peterborough/Haliburton YWCA, along with the Trent University Politics Society (TUPS) and the Trent Feminist Society, will be hosting “Women In Politics: A Roadmap” at the…

Food Bank Report Released

Food Banks Canada released their national study, HungerCount 2013, this past month with data indicating that food banks are continuing to be used at a record high. Currently, 750,000 people…

Trans* Day of Remembrance in Peterborough

Each year, November 20 is marked by reverence for those who have been murdered in the past year out of hatred and ignorance against trans* individuals. Trans* Day of Remembrance…

Credit Card Payments Return with an Expensive Catch

A few weeks ago, the Trent Home news board made a minor announcement that could have major consequences for uninformed students. Effective as of October 16, students paying student fees…

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