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...
OPSEU workers were set to walk out of the university this past July.  The consequences of this action would have been the physical maintenance and departmental organization of our fine institution falling into utter ruin.  Administrative workers are the...
Meet Darrell, a 15-year veteran of the Trent custodial department.  Since 1997, this man has kept your garbages empty, kept your floors swept, kept your toilets clean, and all those other little things you take for granted as a...
Name gaye wabidi ndiniwemaag. Bawating gaye Obishkikaang ndoonjibaa. Ojibway Anishinaabeg ndaaw. Waaseyaa’sin ndizhnikaaz. Nogojowanong, Michi Saagiig Anishinaabegogamig migwe dodaa. The preceding is an introduction in the Anishinaabe language that identifies me in a way that is significant to the Anishinaabeg,...
It’s that time of year again when most of us no longer have access to our parents’ vehicles and it’s becoming too cold to bike everywhere. Unless you plan on walking to campus (I’ve done it, I don’t recommend...
Public transit. No matter where you live in Canada everyone has complaints. Here is the need-to-know information about your (new) local transit system. The George North If you are sitting at the Bata Library steps waiting for the West Bank bus...
At some point during the month of September, I attended a volunteer fair that was being hosted in the Great Hall, located in Champlain College. Having enjoyed Clubs and Groups Day one week earlier, I approached the event with...