“I consider myself to be a blue collar worker. I work and I sweat seven days a week.” Lisa Dixon, owner of Black Honey, celebrated the business' seventh year anniversary last week by giving away free coffee all day. Dixon...
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....
Information Technology (IT) is a traditionally male-dominated field. The stereotypical programmer is usually a twenty-something male who stays up late into the night computing in a room illuminated only by cathode rays and the florescence of Mountain Dew. Such...

Haunted Histories

Happy Halloween kids!  Maybe by the time we reach university one is too mature for bobbing for apples and dressing up like spiderman (yeah right), but no one is ever too old for a ghost story? Right? Arthur got a chance...
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...
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 Freshman 15

The Freshman fifteen. What a famous and nervous-racking event for all university students. During my first three weeks at Trent, I must have heard women and men alike mentioning this tradition in horror over thirty times. For some, it...
It was rainy and cold, but it was worth it. Weaving my way through an assortment of small booths and tents pitched during the Purple Onion Festival, hosted on September 23rd in Millennium Park, I hardly perceive the wintry...
Before I begin to write anything about my experience with queerness and gender I feel I should write that I may slip into territory where I seem self-aggrandizing. This isn’t my intention but may be inevitable. After all, I’m...
Hey there!  With all the negativisms surrounding university and inconsequential stuff like money and jobs Arthur thought it'd be nice to get the scoop straight from the source.  This week we got in touch with past Trent students Nicole...