How does the Student Centre levy work? In the 2013 TCSA election, the creation of a new levy was proposed with the following question: The annual student levy amount of $95.01 was decided by averaging out the dollar amounts of the...
Unionized LCBO workers have voted 95 percent in favour of a strike. The strike deadline has been set for May 17 unless a new contract can be negotiated. Arthur spoke with representatives of OPSEU and the LCBO about the...
For the last few years, the air permeating the Humanities has been one of panic and pessimism. Whether at Traill or at Symon’s Campus, a dialogue on what will become of the Humanities was quite common, as was a...
When Trent’s founding president, Tom Symons, visited my third-year public history course last summer he shared an anecdote about instructions he once gave to famed Canadian architect Ron Thom. Symons recalled that back in the early 1960s he told...
In 2010, photographer Steve Rosenfield started the “What I Be Project.” Volunteers were required to complete the following statement: “I am not my ___.” Each individual was asked to complete the sentence with his or her own insecurities,...
Is the student group space dwindling on Trent campus? Or is there even enough group space on campus to begin with? This is a question that has surfaced due to the recent instance whereby Absynthe lost their space on...
Photo by Tori Silvera Gustavo Esteva is a scholar who writes and teaches in a de-institutionalised framework in Oaxaca, Mexico at the Universidad de la Tierra. This community-based university allows students without any formal education to learn in any trade...
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...
Nardwuar the Human Serviette has been a fixture in Canadian media for over 20 years.  He has interviewed literally hundreds of musicians including Weird Al, Snoop Dog, Robb Zombie, Beck, Kurt Cobain, Lemmy Kilmister, Flavor Flav, Fat Mike, Henry...
Photo by Jenny Fisher Evangeline Gentle’s ‘Killing Me Slow’ might be one of the most beautiful songs I’ve ever heard. It was only a week ago last Thursday that I heard it on the Trent Radio program Cheap Vinyl and it...