Professor of Sociology at Trent, Dr. Momin Rahman, received a four-year Insight grant for his study, Muslim and Queer Visibility in Canada and the United States. This study will mark the first in Canada to address the intersection of Muslim...
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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...
  The Trent Muslim Student Association (TMSA) is a non-profit group with around 200 members! We have been a student group since 1999. Our goal is to help our members integrate with the Peterborough community and their post-secondary experience. Our aim...
Hallowe'en is an odd time of the year. Well, all holidays are kind of ridiculous, but Hallowe'en seems to be one where everyone does something completely different. Some like to party in costume, while others stay in and watch...
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...
(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...
I’m sitting in a wicker chair at a resort in Caya Coco, Cuba. The sun is shining, the flamingos are fishing and the palm trees are swaying. Despite the beautiful Caribbean scenery, I am distracted and fascinated by people’s...
White privilege: a topic that elicits a spectrum of emotions from confusion to utter denial of its existence. The term first appeared in a paper published in 1988, entitled “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” by Wellesley College professor Peggy...
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,...