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...
  Being from a small town, I remember everyone. It’s a habit I think birthed from growing up in a place like that. I lived in a house on a main street surrounded by houses of people with important family...
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...
On November 14, 2015, an event held at Shots nightclub hosted by the Trent African and Caribbean Student Association (TACSU) was shut down before it finished. This was an Afrobana after party. For both TACSU members and Shots staff, this...
Bringing women together is a common theme for Maryam Monsef. Monsef is an immigrant from Afghanistan and has lived in Peterborough for 16 years. Being an immigrant provided an opportunity for her to reach out and unite with other women....
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,...
1989 is an album by Taylor Swift. 1989 is also the opening line of the Public Enemy song, ‘Fight the Power.’ Well, actually, the full line goes “1989, the number/another summer/sound of the funky drummer.” Anyways, the song was released 26...
On April 9, the Peterborough Examiner’s local news featured a headline that read: “Peterborough’s March unemployment rate of 4.3% was lowest of Canada’s 34 census metropolitan areas.” The Statistics Canada report that published this finding noted the drop in unemployment...
This week the TCSA is hosting its first Healthy Living campaign. In the past the TCSA has been actively involved in the food services. Some of you will recall the Raw Deal study the TCSA published in 2012 that...
It’s that time of year again: February. The weather is unkind, the sun isn’t being too generous with that vitamin D, even the economy is dreary. In a world where we are constantly being told that our degrees may...