The struggle for food justice in the face of Aramark’s corporate monopoly on campus continues, gaining momentum. You may have seen cardboard signs around campus saying “Boycott Aramark,” “Free Meal,” and “Know Your Food.” As part of our Boycott...
We live in an age of austerity, and it is getting worse. Canada ranks seventh of 17 developed countries regarding income inequality and the gender income gap—this is a “C” grade. The Council of Canadians estimates that over the...
A successful gathering of food venders took place recently to celebrate Trent University in becoming a leader in sustainability and ethical purchasing through its commitment to Fair Trade certified products on campus. Doctor Stephen Franklin, president of Trent University,...
The fate of the Trent Central Student Association’s student centre proposal will be decided this week as Trent’s undergraduate population gets set to go to the polls for the annual spring levy referenda. The student centre issue has been...
It’s not only news coverage that tends to focus on negative events; so does what we talk about with our friends on a daily basis. We complain about the bus we missed, the exam we did poorly on, or...
All photos by Johny Warkentin. Have you ever wanted to relive your childhood and crawl through some mud? Have you wondered what it would be like to run across campus attempting to complete a slew of physical challenges? If this...
Bestowing the virtues of Trent University itself (that of leadership and merging the practical with the academic), Professor Emeritus Harry Kitchen of the Economics department has received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his academic as well...
Arthur Spring Elections are coming up! That means that it is time to elect the editor(s) and three Staff Collective Board directors for the upcoming academic year. For more information about these positions, please consult the Arthur Policies and Procedures...
Being a student surrounded by many pro-life friends, it was inevitable for me to hear about the news: the pro-life group was denied club status at Trent.  I decided to do some research on the situation to form a...
We’ve missed you, Arthur! We have been out of the loop and busy with all sorts of things including spiffing up our new website, organizing an awesome fundraising party at the Spill, getting ready for a levy campaign, planning...