Two of the many things that Trent boasts of as part of its immersive student experience are its natural landscape and breathtaking architectural beauty. When T. H. B. Symons, Trent’s founder and the main campus’ namesake, set his sights...
Catharine Parr Traill College Principal Dr. Michael Eamon is just as persevering as the college he looks after. As a historian, Eamon is quick to remind students that Traill College and Peter Robinson College were the original Trent University campuses,...
Lady Eaton College recently celebrated its 50th Anniversary. LEC’s principal, Christine Freeman-Roth, was eager to discuss recent changes and those planned for the future. Freeman-Roth emphasized that the colleges are run by a team, not just a Principal, and that...
Shortly following the University’s opening in 1964, Champlain College welcomed students in 1967 at the Trent Symons campus. Its eye-catching architecture designed by Ron Thom, the college buildings sit on the bank of the Otonabee river that runs through...
The quest of identity has long since been undertaken by scholars and individuals alike. While some may have better clues as to who they are than others, there is certainly no absence of effort to close the gaps of...
On November 16, Trent University hosted an event in the Student Centre for its Chancellor Lecture Series featuring Chancellor Don Tapscott called “Towards a New Social Contract for the Digital Age.” Chancellor Tapscott is considered to be one of the...

Raw Sewage

To spend reading break on a beach in the Caribbean sounds like idyllic holiday most students crave. A chance to do field work in Barbados at McGill’s Bellairs Research Institute may fit this holiday description for some students. However,...
“I couldn’t imagine studying development and not spending a year abroad in a developing country,” said Sarah O’Toole, a fourth-year Trent student with a double major in International Development and Philosophy. “I learned how to be independent.” O’Toole was involved...
Trent Valley Archives (TVA) hosted their second annual Home Movie Day on October 19, and once again, it was a success. The movie screening took place in Bagnani Hall at Catharine Parr Traill College where, as well as films...
For decades, the Canadian government was investigating UFO sightings. Matthew Hayes has spent the last year going through more than 15000 government documents on UFO sightings in Canada, using the Library and Archives Canada, which is available to the...