The Trent University Board of Governors has passed, in principle, the Trent Oshawa Strategic and Business Plan for 2013-17. This does not fully put the Trent Oshawa plan in to motion, but expresses that the Board is comfortable supporting it...
Diwali, the festival of lights and one of the biggest celebrations for the South Asian community, has once again found its way to Trent. Each year the South Asian Association at Trent (SAAT) comes together to put on an...
Trent University has officially announced the closure of Bata Library for the next upcoming academic year. An information session was held on Friday, January 20th that...
Although roller derby may be one of the sexiest sports around, there is more to it, such as athleticism, strength, sisterhood, and really wild after-parties. Roller derby can trace its roots to Leo Seltzer, who in 1935 arranged a roller...
Anishinaabe comedian and Second City Conservatory graduate Ryan McMahon’s material has been described as “irreverent and boundary pushing.”  The Unreserved Tour is occurring across Canada this month, stopping in Peterborough on October 15 at the Gordon Best Theatre on...
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...
There’s a saying that “a picture says a thousand words,” and photographers often use their photos as a doorway into other worlds or an escape from reality. Photographs can tell unknown truths and convey emotions without speech.  It’s why people...
Every night, in friendly little hippy bars and sketchy rock clubs with weird-smelling bathrooms; in coffee shops and on theatre stages, exciting things are happening in downtown Peterborough. Live music is happening. I’ve been covering the Peterborough music scene for...
“The atmosphere of totalitarianism is deadly to any kind of prose writer, though a poet... might possibly find it breathable.”- George Orwell, The Prevention of Literature When George Orwell published “The Prevention of Literature” in 1946, he did so in...