Until March 1, the Centre for Teaching and Learning is accepting nominations for the CUPE 3908-1 Award for Excellence in Teaching. This is the perfect time to recognize the instructors that have made a substantial difference in your education. The Canadian...
On September 27th, CUPE 3908s’ second unit reached a 4 year agreement with Trent University that secured increases in wages for 350 academic workers at Trent University. Most of the members of this union are graduate teaching assistants, although...
When I first sat down to write this article, I was admittedly speechless thinking back to the talk that I was fortunate enough to attend hosted by Canadian artist and world traveler, Stephanie Rayner. Rayner goes down in Trent...
Mercury, the liquid metal, has been used for centuries due to its unique properties in items such as thermometers and tooth fillings although its use has declined as we have become aware of its toxic side effects. However, it...

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,...
As a PhD candidate at the University of Western Ontario, I regularly conduct research related to my interests and areas of study. For a graduate research seminar, part of my research project takes a close look at the role...
“The tradition of Northern Studies at Trent is almost as old as the university itself.” As the founding president of Trent University, Dr. Symons actively supported Northern interests and was central to the creation of the Association of Canadian Universities...
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...
Now that 2013 is behind us, here is a review of the Trent science department’s major accomplishments, challenges, and groundbreaking discoveries. Here is also an idea of some significant changes that the Trent community can expect and look forward...
Brazil is a second-year white settler woman studying philosophy and environmental science. She is a pro-choice feminist. Saturday March 10, the philosophy department held their annual student symposium. This is an event at which philosophy students from all years are...