Friday, April 20, 2018
I have written for this paper for three years, now. I am in my fourth year at Trent, and besides my first year of drunken shenanigans, Arthur newspaper has been a stable, if not equal, part of my life....
Thinking about getting a pet? Don’t. I have a dog, and it sucks. Ten years ago, I had a decent job, a supportive partner, and a rare detached house and yard in downtown Toronto with some of my best...
The Multi Faith-Room, or MFR, at Lady Eaton College, is located at LEC 202. It is destined to be used by persons or groups of all faiths or no particular faith for their “individual spiritual care needs,” as...
Hey again, Arthur readers. I’m back, with another piece about what it means to be trans. Conservatives, that’s your cue to run away and cry whilst holding your framed picture of Corey LeBlanc. You are of course free to...
I haven’t asked – but my mind likes to askew my thinking into presuming no one on the bus wants to talk or look at me. And in turn – I don’t talk or look at anyone. What if...
It’s not a stretch to say that the developed world is in a series of cultural moments regarding sexual violence. The #MeToo movement has now made global waves, with iterations touching down in Japan, Sweden, China, and India, each...
I just got word from the editors that they want me to write about the whole experience of being a mature student at Trent University. You bet! Things have definitely changed since this 54-year-old proto-geriatric late-cohort Baby Boomer first...
Earlier this semester Trent Oxfam and the Centre for Gender and Social Justice co-hosted a panel discussion about contemporary HIV narratives, featuring Ariel O’Neil, the women’s health coordinator at PARN; and David Macmillan, a freelance sexual health educator from...
Trent University is offering a brand new service for students by students. At Peer Support, we provide a drop-in space for students to hang out. There is an option to have a one-on-one conversation in a quiet room with a...
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...