“The atmosphere of totalitarianism is deadly to any kind of prose writer, though a poet... might possibly find it breathable.”- George Orwell, The Prevention of Literature When George Orwell published “The Prevention of Literature” in 1946, he did so in...
Trent University celebrates Human Rights Day on Wednesday, October 21. The program for the day includes the Presidential Advisory Council on Human Rights, Equity, and Accessibility (PACHREA’s) meeting and a series of workshops throughout the day led by notable...
As many readers will recall, one of the TCSA’s major initiatives last year was towards finally securing the creation of our very own student centre—a building to house student services under one roof, as well as to expand social...
As a university, Trent is a place of education. You can find many types of knowledge here, spanning across the realms of both arts and science. In addition, Trent also facilitates access to another type of knowledge system, one...
Sustainable Trent’s year-long divestment campaign reached its zenith with a presentation to Trent’s Board of Governors, asking them to divest from the fossil fuel industry. Julian Tennent-Riddell and Calvin Beauchesne made the pitch to the board at the January 31...
On November 17th, Trent students and faculty members gathered in the Champlain Learning and Living Commons for yet another engaging panel discussion regarding recent major political developments around the globe. Hosted by the Departments of Political Studies and International Development, the...
Since Late November there has been an 80s camp movie pissing contest being undertaken by two warring factions, a prolife advocacy group (the Canadian Center for Bioethical Reform, CCBR) and two activists that in the past have used the...
On Saturday Feb. 13, Trent University’s cheerleading team placed first in the collegiate category at the Funfest Cheer competition in Brampton, Ontario - a huge accomplishment for the Trent Excalibur. To boot, this was Trent Cheer’s first time competing. They were...
Through the month of October, Lady Eaton College will be accepting submissions for the 2018 Civic Engagement Creative Writing Contest! This contest is open to all students of Trent University, and contestants are encouraged to submit in the form...
With additional reporting from Spencer Wells. After a much anticipation, Thomas J. Bata Library is finally open once again. In May 2017, the library closed down for renovations to begin the Bata Research Innovation Cluster project (BRIC). The project is...