Listening to Reading

I don’t have memories far back enough to remember being read to by a parent, but I do have fond, though fuzzy, memories of my grade five teacher reading various novels to us. If we finished our last subject...
This column is an ongoing project. I welcome submissions from everyone and anyone. The space can be used for written texts and artistic creations on the subject of language and relationships, particularly compulsory monogamy. Written submissions can be up...
Click for full size image. Shamus and Kaitlin
I scream, you scream, we all scream for pornography. Whether it is on the Internet, in a novel, a piece of fan fiction or in your imagination pornography is a way to help us get sexually aroused and relieve...
“I guess I missed that,” said Tracy, an upper-year Trent student who had mentioned one of her English course novels, Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury. I had read the novel a long time ago and asked her what...
Brought to you by Trent Active Minds   The Climax   I am miserable all the time, perpetually on the brink of tears. I will never accomplish my dreams. School seems pointless since I don’t think I’ll be alive much longer. I feel like...
Mentoring is a term that is heard all around Trent University. The Office of Student Affairs has launched a new program this year where each first-year student belongs to a college-based group led by peer supporters. Peer supporters introduce incoming...
February happens to be the shortest month of the year, and conveniently Turner Syndrome Awareness Month. Turner Syndrome (TS) happens when a female is born missing an X chromosome, or part of one, affecting roughly one in every 2,500...
The Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC) is celebrating its 40th year. While there are many have noted that having a sexual assault centre still operating after 40 years is unfortunate, as it means there is still a need, there...
If you’re one of the many new students, domestic and international, you will probably spend a little while trying to figure this place out. Peterborough is equal parts disproportionately cool and disproportionately weird for a place its size. So,...