Ever wonder what happens at Trent during the summer? You might think that with most of the students gone the university shuts its doors and the staff head for hills, or at least their cottages. But you’d be wrong....
*editors note: Raw Deal recommendations at the bottom of post. The TCSA officially released a report on food services at Trent entitled “A Raw Deal” last Wednesday at its campaign launch.  The report “provides an analysis of student opinion regarding food services...
The Strategic Mandate Agreement (SMA) is part of a provincial initiative implemented by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities that aims to usher in sweeping changes to the province’s post-secondary system. On September 17, Trent University administration quietly released...
In a surprise move at the Trent Central Student Association, Aladdin Hasmani, who served as the the organization’s Vice President of Campus Life, resigned from his position last week. Mr. Hasmani, who was more than five months into his second...
The Ontario government has been quietly paving the way for radical change in the province’s post-secondary education system. Over the summer Glen Murray, Ontario’s minister for Training, Colleges and Universities (TCU), introduced a controversial discussion paper that proposes numerous...
It’s been two years since a Trent student suggested Google Apps for Education to Trent’s Information Technology (IT) department.  That student was told to talk to the Trent Central Student Association (TCSA) about it and this September we have...
Some of you may be wondering why there are two alternative-themed intro weeks this September. The short answer is miscommunication. Does it matter? Arthur spoke to VP Student Issues Tessa Nasca and organizers of DisOrientation to figure it out....
For Trent students beginning their first year or returning to Symons Campus, getting into the routine of university life can be challenging. Whether a summer is spent on the beach or on the clock, coming back to school always...
Passionate about food sovereignty? Want to challenge the global system of structural inequality? Angered by the Harper government’s dismantling of the Environmental Assessment Act? Do you enjoy organizing events, hosting discussions, conducting research, popular education and networking in both...
Over the last 15 years or so, the Trent Vegetable Gardens have come a long way. From green roofs to  experimental roof top gardens, Trent has been one of the first universities to incorporate these alternative designs into its...