On Friday November 16, over 200 Trent students, faculty, staff, alumni, community members and dignitaries celebrated the grand reopening of Thomas J. Bata Library after its transformational renovations over the past 18 months. The $18-million library transformation project was funded...
Today in our mega-media world we are familiar with the need to address propaganda with science, misinformation with facts and ‘manufacture uncertainty and greenwashing’ with what we know for certain. In the environmental world, the use of misinformation and...
Photo by Christine Liu for the TCSA. Feminism is one of those buzzwords that a lot of people seem to view negatively, usually attributing it to the more extreme and negative activists out there, but the TCSA is actively engaging...
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...
14 years ago, David Tough had an idea he found enticing. Now, with a book published on the topic, he loves the idea more than ever. Part-time Trent faculty member, former Arthur editor, and senior editor...
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...
We have reached that point in the semester, folks. November is a long month where Trent is buried in snow and students are buried in assignments. What seemed like a breeze at the start of the semester now feels...
To Arthur Editors: I read with interest the article by Elizabeth Beaney in the October 31, 2018 edition of Arthur and offer the following information in response. Since the City is now the owner of the land on which they...
Bata Library, as of October 29, is open for campus use again! With less individual study spaces than ever before and rooms that are already booked up for weeks, the Trent student population is rightfully disappointed. What did we...

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,...