If you have been in Peterborough for a while, even for just two years, you may have noticed, and definitely will have walked by 172 Simcoe Street. This building is next to the bus terminal on the short walk...
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...
Construction began on the highly anticipated student center at Trent in April of 2017. As students looked up from their exam notes in the soon-to-be-closed Bata library, they wondered what the center would have in store for them come...
Speaking at the library’s opening ceremony, Thomas J. Bata told the audience that: Education is a process of discrimination, and I hope that the students of Trent University will learn to discriminate wisely and well. Invoking this older use of the...
The excitement of Peterborough residents and visitors queuing up along George Street outside of Showplace was palpable. The crowd was eager to enter the theatre last Saturday to see Trent’s talented students put on Cultural Outreach: A State of...
Eight: the number of trans women who have been murdered in the United States only 3 months into the new year. All are women of colour, seven of which are black while the eighth is Indigenous. Trans women are...
Break the grip of Trump-like hate and fear, raise you voice and lift your fists, strong women gather here. –The Raging Grannies Every March 8th for the past 108 years, people have gathered globally to celebrate International Women’s Day—a day...
In a message in support of International Women’s Day, the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres commented on how women’s rights were being “reduced, restricted and reversed”. He couldn’t have been more right. International Women’s Day found its origins in the working class woman’s story....
It started with a smudge. Students, faculty and community members gathered in a circle as Dawn Martin and Betty Carr-Braint move in opposite directions to honour both the Haudenosaunee and Anishnaabe. Smoke rises from shells with the smell of...
On February 3rd, an anonymous submission to Arthur Newspaper pulled back the curtain on Trent’s Athletic Center (AC). The document included information about the misspending of mandatory student fees, called for the right to opt out of athletic fees,...