On August 9, 2018 The Guardian newspaper printed an opinion piece entitled “A PhD should be about improving society, not chasing academic kudos.” Within, Dutch researcher Julian Kirchherr argues that the academy has focused on achieving research impact and...
A new initiative at Trent requires students coming into the university this year to take a half credit of Indigenous studies. In celebration, I would like to personally reflect on one of the Indigenous courses I have taken at...
Welcome. You’re now at T(rent) “UNIVERSITY”. This is your first day in a long series of long days. If you’re here for firsts, you’ll soon realize they don’t mean much of anything, anyways. That being said… I’m not supposed...
1. Jiu-jitsu is cool. It’s a martial art consisting of locking, throwing and striking techniques. Among other things, it focuses on yielding, balance and joint manipulation in response to a conflicting force. Our style isn’t competitive and focuses on practical...
B!KE is a student levy group — our vision is to empower people to ride bikes! Our workshop runs year round at 293 George Street, where you can learn to fix and maintain your bike. We are funded...
While you may be getting ready for Orientation week, Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) Peterborough is gearing up to bring you DisOrientation week 2018! What is DisOrientation week you ask? Well, it is a week of workshops, discussions, tours, and...
In grade six, our teachers made us take these personality tests that were supposed to determine what our ideal careers would be. The outgoing and persuasive students would receive predicted career paths like law or entertainment, while the creatives...
It's been an intense week. Perhaps you are arriving in a new city or making the leap into a university career. Maybe you are navigating a new campus with a plethora of activities and events to choose from --...
Jamie Scriber is a Trent student secretly living in a Lady Eaton College janitorial closet, out of preference. They often joke with their parents about it being fate them to be a writer, given their last name. Their parents...
How did the Chanie Wenjack School of Indigenous Studies come about? How long has its formation been in the works? It’s taken us about two years to bring the school to fruition. We began in December 2016. The university decided...