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...
(apple pie muffins not pictured; these are other delicious baked goods from the Spoon. photo by Tori Silvera) Wondering why apples (and grapes, and peaches, and everything else) are so pricey this year? Well, if you were in Canada this...
What is self-love? How do we quantify the steps we can take to achieve it? This is a complex question that also has to take into account various ways in which the culture we are saturated in makes this...

Holiday Time!

The holiday season is upon us! That may make some of you want to run for cover and hibernate until the season has passed, but most of us enjoy holiday shenanigans. If you’re new to Peterborough, or if you’re...
In the spirit of sharing Anishinaabe culture with the Trent community during this month of love, I offer a story that shows the love Nanaboozhoo has for the students here at Trent. For those who aren’t familiar, Nanaboozhoo is...
Hello there, bike riders! On behalf of B!KE, I would like to say welcome back to school, and if you’re new here, welcome to the Trent community.  We get beautiful Fall weather around here, which makes September an ideal...
“Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.”
- Robert Green Ingersoll The “Yellow is for Hello” bright yellow Friendship...
With the school year coming to a close, queer students in Peterborough may be wondering where to go for fun, LGBT friendly activities over the summer. While it’s true that larger cities such as Toronto and Ottawa do offer...
Not long ago, Justin Trudeau admitted to have smoked marijuana after becoming an MP. This sparked a reaction of comments from various politicians that heated up the old debate about legalizing cannabis in Canada. Prime Minister Harper may be...
The number of Muslim Canadians is on the rise, but most non-Muslims remain fairly ignorant of the religious practices of our fastest growing immigrant population. This month being the holy month of Ramadan, it is important to understand the...