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...
With additional reporting by Leina Amatsuji-Berry. With special thanks to Nick Ferrio for the photos and to Garbageface (Karol Orzechowski) for indispensable guidance. Crafting an accurate report on The Spill's closure is almost as hard as it is to bear the...
We hopped into our photographer’s car one Sunday evening after the Community Butcher Shop closed for the day and threaded through the winding country roads leading to Stoney Lake, where the Walsworths built their cottage. The evening would be spent...
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...
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...
“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...
My Peterborough is different from your Peterborough, from his and her Peterborough, from their Peterborough. Each and every individual has a different relationship to this community that we all share, but no matter who you are, everyone deserves and has...
On Saturday, November 14th, Masjid Al- Salaam was set ablaze in an act of terrorism. The day before, an attack on Paris shook the world and solidified our pre- conditioned idea of who a Terrorist is. It was an atmosphere...
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...