What groups are you currently involved in?  Well, right now, unfortunately, TCSA is almost exclusively my life. This job is very demanding, but previously I’ve worked with things like Transmission, which is a trans organizing committee in Peterborough, the Centre...
The scheduled closure of the Experimental Lakes Area (ELA) in March of next year threatens to put an early end to a multiyear whole lake experiment run in part by researchers at Trent. The Lake Ecosystem Nanosilver (LENS) Project, a...
This is the first in a five-part series of articles detailing various local issues that student voters are going to be most interested in come voting day, October 27. Next week’s article will be on Industry and Employment in Peterborough. In...
Funding cuts and the elimination of academic programs in the Humanities is a plight facing universities around the globe - and Trent University is no exception. Across the Humanities department, 11 full-time tenured faculty members were lost last year through...
Dear readers, this is an interactive article that will require one sheet of 8½ x 11 paper and scissors. Before I explain what this article is about, I want you to take your piece of paper (use recycled if you...
Diane Therrien, Cat Herder Diane Therrien is an honest to god cat herder attempting to coax a group of people all of which own at least one Bon Jovi album into the 21st century. As the lone City Councillor to...
Remember that movie Rudy? I know, very inspiring, right. Now imagine they cast all the main roles as monsters, animated it, and threw in some fraternity hijinks for good measure. No, it’s not classic Hollywood overreach – it’s Monsters...
Contract faculty at Trent, also referred to as ‘sessional,’ ‘adjunct,’ or part-time faculty, have been working without a contract since Sept. 2013. Due to lack of progress in contract negotiations with the university, they will be in position to...
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...
On Wednesday November 9th, over 300 supporters gathered at Confederation Square to show solidarity for the people in North Dakota who are standing up against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). The gatherers joined hands in support for “people over...