To our valued readers, On January 17, the Ontario provincial government formally announced a number of changes to the post-secondary education sector. These include a 10% cut in tuition without provincial funding to replace university revenue lost, and significant changes...
co-written by Megan Quinton. Photo: Tori Silvera Holocaust survivor, graphic designer, filmmaker, and 1960s ad man Jack Kuper graced the Trent community with his presence on Thursday November 29th 2012 thanks to Lady Eaton College and the History Department. Jack...
Austra just released a second album after a very successful debut album in 2011. This Toronto band straddles a few genres, and I really like that they’re not very definable. I would categorize them as a mix of indie,...
Canada’s political climate is not often compared to the exciting politics in the United States. Recent attack ads targeting Justin Trudeau, however, have caused quite a stir. Trudeau was recently elected Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, in...
The December Cat Calendar has been an annual tradition at Arthur for years now. Every December, Arthur staff and the Trent community send off photos of their lovely felines, leaving the editors with the very difficult job of choosing...
On November 16th students marched across Trent University’s Symons Campus. This movement was a reaction to the feelings of many students that Trent was becoming an unsafe place. Trent’s  history is rich with political discourse and protest, often mirroring...
For the last few years, the air permeating the Humanities has been one of panic and pessimism. Whether at Traill or at Symon’s Campus, a dialogue on what will become of the Humanities was quite common, as was a...
Access to birth control has been a primary issue in feminism for the past few decades. Until 1969, the birth control pill as a method of contraception was illegal in Canada. Since it’s been on the market, The Pill...
On October 22, Peterborough elected Diane Therrien as mayor in a landslide victory over incumbent Daryl Bennett. A former councillor, Therrien, 32, won with almost 70% of the vote, unseating her 70-year-old rival. Many are saying that Peterborough is...
Brent Butt has been a household name in Canada for years, even before the success of his hit show Corner Gas. Since the show’s final season in 2009 Butt has been working on other projects including the show Hiccups,...