The question of having the right tools to excel in your education used to be a simple one: got pencil and paper? Library card? Maybe a calculator? In the 21st century things are a tad more complex. If you think...
Welcome back, hungry students. It’s a new year of the same old stuff. I have a backlog of salads to review, so this is your caveat emptor that this review is of a two-month-old salad. That’s some stinky cheese....
First year is one of the most impactful years for a freshly-minted high school-grad, and where you live further defines your experience. When I was applying, only a short two years ago, it seemed evident to me that as...
Last week I co-wrote an article on the phenomenon of implicit bias: biases based on race, gender, orientation, and other noticeable attributes of which the biased individuals themselves are often unaware. These biases often occur in the workplace, academic,...

Street Style Issue 11

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Let go of summer!

Hey, Trent. More specifically: hey, first-years. Summer’s over, and it was a quick one for most of you. To think that only three months ago you were tossing off those graduation caps and exiting the stage with a strange eager blend...
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...
With the new semester getting into full swing and assignment deadlines now coming back into play, many students may find themselves drawing up schedules or to-do lists for their tasks in the hopes of completing everything on time. Here,...
One of the unfortunate things about university life is the lack of consistent institutional memory - people move away, and they take their skills and knowledge with them. Or they get busy and stop doing awesome things like, for...

Street Style Issue 19

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