To say that I’m writing anything to do with bullying on the week we decide to publish a positivity-focused paper is strange, to say the least. There’s nothing good, or positive, or happy about bullying. Not one thing, though my...
On Monday, February 8, Post Secret will be coming through town. Yes, that’s right. The Frank Warren will be speaking at The Venue. If you’ve never heard of PostSecret, we must remedy this. In 2005, Warren unknowingly founded one of...
Walking into a beauty supply store in the hood is like walking into a parallel universe. Cheap bright lipsticks grab your eye immediately. Hair hangs from the ceiling. There is abundant hair dye, cheap gold jewelry, and every hair...
When Pat Nelson saw the for sale sign on the corner of Water Street and Parkhill, she knew that it was meant to be. This would be the beginning of her new student friendly restaurant, Sophia’s. Nelson could only...
Co-written by Zara Syed In 2001, Trent students barricaded themselves in the Vice President’s office for three days. They were fighting for transparent democratic representation regarding changes to the the impending closure of Peter Robinson College. They demanded that democratic...
I can’t say I’ve ever met someone as positive and upbeat as Dylan O’Hagan. At the age of 24 my friend Dylan, a graduate of Trent University, died on Sun., Jan. 29 in Peterborough. Dylan and I were two of the...
  Being from a small town, I remember everyone. It’s a habit I think birthed from growing up in a place like that. I lived in a house on a main street surrounded by houses of people with important family...
(photos by Andrew Tan) Those of you that have travelled to South America or have a South American friend may know that people in the region drink a particularly interesting-looking beverage. In the southern cone of South America, most specifically in...
From Superman to Wonder Woman, super heroes have been the superhumans we wish for when we need defenders of justice; a person to swoop in and save the day, the defender of the meek and the smasher of the...
If you have been in Peterborough for a while, even for just two years, you may have noticed, and definitely will have walked by 172 Simcoe Street. This building is next to the bus terminal on the short walk...