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...
I’ve had enough. I’ve had enough of family members contacting me telling me to be safe because news of recent Trent happenings have spread around social media. I’ve had enough of hearing that students feel unsafe leaving their dorms...
Remember all those things you’ve wanted to do, the places you’ve wanted to go, and the amazing people you’ve wished you could meet? And have you done those things? Not many of us can say we’ve even tried to...
Trent University is currently undergoing a pragmatic evolution from its original vision of liberal arts and science-oriented education it was built on, 50 years ago. As much as Trent tried to resist the change, it still had to conform to...
Photo by Keila MacPherson Several weeks ago, in the Journal of Personality, Trent University professor of Psychology Dr. Beth Visser and undergraduate student Victoria DeBow published an acclaimed article, entitled “Psychopathic Sexuality: The Thin Line Between Fantasy and Reality,” in...
When asked to write a feature for the Arthur’s women’s issue, I was instinctively drawn to doing a piece based on my own experiences. As a young magazine editor, I had initially thought to write about the challenges of...
Who wants to listen to two old men tell stories and sing songs about family and WWI? Alice Munro once called David Macfarlane's The Danger Tree “about the best prose to come out of this country for my money.” Next year...
Like approximately 3.6 million other Canadians, I decided to vote in advance this election. However, my experience this Monday at the Lion’s Centre in Peterborough was not ordinary. After registering to vote, I watched the electoral officer tear my ballot...
Past and present students, faculty, and community members gathered at Gzowski College, home of the Indigenous Studies department, to have a panel discussion about Indigenous education earlier this week. The event garnered much interest as it included Former Prime...