The Trent Lesbian and Gay Collective sent out their first newsletter in 1987 and did absolutely nothing till the nineties. Well not really, but this is the story the “archive” tells. Going from the self representation paper, I give you: The...
Say you have a great idea for Peterborough. It’s a very reasonable project or policy that would vastly improve the quality of life for residents of the city. It’s something that would fall under the purview of the municipal...
Black History Month has dawned upon us yet again. Every February we are thrust into a month-long journey of discovering and rediscovering what ‘race’ is. The Trent African Caribbean Student Union, better known as TACSU, hosted one of their...
Peterborough, the Rome of the Kawarthas, was built atop seven hills. Traill College is fortuitously perched upon one of these iconic, glacial drumlins. From Kerr House (1853) to Bagnani Hall (2010), there are over three centuries of built heritage...
With the first two weeks of class now concluded at Trent University, new and returning students have gotten a feel for their surroundings. Such a task involves becoming used to upheaval in the 2017-2018 academic year: the Bata library...
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When, with its baffling comparisons and stylistic pirouettes, the post-postmodern criticism of the thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf is finally written, it will begin like this: On December 22, 1938, in the estuary of the Chalumna River off the Eastern...
In the beginning, there were the downtown colleges. Trent University’s first home was a meticulously renovated public school on Rubidge Street. Rubidge Hall had everything a fledgling academic institution required. There was a Junior Common Room where students could relax,...
Peterborough has the perfect aesthetic for a classic horror movie. After all, the award- winning film Urban Legends: Final Cut was filmed at Trent University. With Halloween upon us, it seemed like the right time to compile a list...
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...