With Punxsutawney Phil reporting an early spring this Groundhog Day, it is hard not to be so full of excitement that you pull out your whole summer wardrobe, despite it still being the middle of February. Fortunately, I am...
In January 2019, the Ontario provincial government made significant changes to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), including drastically reducing the availability of grants to low-income students and slashing the six-month grace period for paying back student loans following...
By now you may have heard of this announcement from the Doug Ford government: they are planning to lower tuition by 10%, starting September 2019. While this announcement was illustriously described as “making postsecondary education more affordable through historic...
On February 7, the Trent University Sociology Collective hosted their second Bob Ross De-Stress Paint Night. For those who don't know who Bob Ross is, he was an artist and painting instructor who hosted the popular television program, The...
As March approaches, we are that much closer to electing the 2019-2020 Board of the Trent Central Student Association. Comprised of five paid Executive positions, 12 equity-focused Directorships, and 17 appointed positions for representation from Trent’s Indigenous Students Association,...
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...
As of this January, the TCSA now offers a mobility aid loan service called Mobility Access. TCSA Vice President of Student Health & Wellness Ethel Nalule implemented the service after having discussions with peers and Student Accessibility Services (SAS),...