Diwali, the festival of lights and one of the biggest celebrations for the South Asian community, has once again found its way to Trent. Each year the South Asian Association at Trent (SAAT) comes together to put on an...
The Arthur Newspaper staff of 2012/2013 had the pleasure of working alongside a particularly kind student, Brad Whalen-Strauss. You could tell he was a wonderful person from the way he was always smiling, and his big bellow of a laugh. On...
Observing Jill Staveley with her children Charlie and Meara is a beautiful insight into a special dynamic between mother and daughters. When Meara, just days away from her fourth birthday, couldn’t bring herself to smile as the lethargy of...
With the end of the term approaching, many students struggle with ways to cope with the overwhelming stress of impending papers, projects, and exams. While some are well versed in healthy and effective coping mechanisms, many turn to over...
Feb. 29 marked the official ending of Black Heritage Month, it was a month filled with activities and events intended to celebrate the past and building the future. In accordance with the theme, the Black Lives Matter movement was...
During your commute to school you may have noticed the bench across from the Tim Horton’s on Water Street, which depicts an image of an infant with the phrase: “Take my hand, Not my life.” These signs, brought to...
Africa is Not a Country! ....Were the words I wanted to scream out loud while watching Blended, a romantic comedy starring Adam Sandler, in addition to addressing the other gross stereotypes and plainly racist innuendos used during the characterization of...
On Aug. 9, 2014, underneath the scorching sun lay the lifeless body of an unarmed black teen: Michael Brown, riddled with bullets. Amidst controversy, tragedy and hope, Black Lives Matter was born – a movement dedicated towards familiarizing our...
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...
Chances are, if you are familiar with Traill College, you have, at one point or another, wandered into The Trend for a bite to eat. You probably haven’t made many decisions better than this, after trying out some delicious mac-n-cheese,...