The Occult Word

As you can see, the title of this article has now changed, and for good reason. The title “Welcome to the Occult” was meant with good intention, however, when people read or hear the word ‘occult’ they immediately are...
Netflix. It’s become a hobby, a binge-watching phenomenon, and as of recent, a meme. It’s the cellphone of the entertainment industry. Soon there will be a time where some of us forget what life was like without it. Soon...
The Trent University Native Association (TUNA) will be hosting a Traditional Thanksgiving meal at the Seasoned Spoon on Thursday October 4. The event is a “way to celebrate this time of year as students and as friends,” according to...
There’s currently a crack in the floor of my apartment, and every time I step on it, the floor gives a little bit more. I don’t think it’s actually a problem, but I have an immense fear of breaking...
Armed with digital cameras, sound recorders, and trusted energy workers, local paranormal investigator Cameron Bagg and Arthur investigated the extra dimensional activity going on at Port Hope’s Phantom Farm on Halloween night. After previously investigating the Phantom Farm for an...
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...
One of the most enjoyable aspects of downtown Peterborough, that we have likely all enjoyed at one time or another, is the presence of hidden gem restaurants – especially in the café district down along Hunter Street. When speaking of...
Let’s talk about sex. An activity that is both the subject of praise and criticism, sex is one of the biggest components of our humanity. It’s been a source of power, of controversy, of misunderstanding; sex has toppled governments...
Marilyn Monroe once said, “All little girls should be told they are pretty, even if they aren’t.” While spoken with virtuous intent, this quotation no less begs the question: what defines pretty? Furthermore, who is in charge of deciding...
On March 28, 2013, I played pool with Bill. Oh, and the President of Trent University, Dr. Steven Franklin. But first, I need to talk about suits and battle-axes. Last spring, I went to a “President’s Open Forum” at...