The summer of 2018 was a tumultuous time for Ontario during which – in a landmark election – this province elected its first glazed ham as Premier. Doug Ford, the discount Rob Ford, immediately got to work after being...
January: the Monday morning of months. A time when the weather matches one’s inside thoughts and emotions in an act of pathetic fallacy which would make any Romantic blush. It is during this cold, often miserable, month that the...
Doug Ford announced this morning, after reforming and slashing OSAP funding to thousands of Ontario students last week, that he would go ahead with his new cost-cutting idea and slash their throats next. Having been quoted as calling Ontario students...
Let’s all be honest: weed is pretty ‘dope’ (as the kids would say). That objective fact seems to have filtered slowly into all aspects of our society. Yes, from tired and thinly-stretched pop culture tropes to the use of...
Do you know why Arthur is named Arthur? This is actually one of Lubna’s favourite stories to tell, but I will tell it right now because she’s sick in bed. Arthur was established as Trent’s student newspaper in 1966, but initially...
Growing up in a largely rural country like Canada gives the average bumpkin unique experiences and a general appreciation for the outdoors and the pristine, untouched-by-settler-Canadians environment around us. This appreciation manifests itself in our consciousness through memories. From...
March 8 marked the 44th annual International Women’s Day, a day that women around the world are invited to reflect on their place in society and culture. This, however, came as a surprise to Ben McJamin, a third-year Business Administration...
Close your eyes, and go to your happy place. What do you see in this vision of momentary ecstasy? For me, it entails a calm wind blowing across an insurmountable ocean. The sound of the wind blowing, and waves...
UNDISCLOSED LOCATION, BAVARIAN ALPS: Dearest readers, I am currently on the lam not only for a controversial investigative piece regarding the TCSA (more like Tea-CSA, am I right?) but also for what is about to transpire within the confines...
All in all, unions are the reason that we — as workers, students, taxpayers, and the people who make the world go ‘round — have rights. They are the last bastion between us and the greedy, horrible, little people...