The Career Connections Speaker Series is an initiative from Lady Eaton College and the Career Centre, welcoming alumni of Lady Eaton College to speak about their career journey and their definition of career success. Last year, we had the...

Alternative Christmas

Turning on your TV and radio during the holidays can be a polarizing action. Ahh, TV! Only really encountered these days during the holidays, when we rush back to our families who still get gouged by cable companies, while...
Oh, the holidays — that idealized time of year when life seems to stand still in the wake of the euphoric bliss that is a two-week hiatus from academia, spent in the midst of family, friends and good cheer....
Dear Phyllis, As you may have noticed, it is cold AF outside. The house I live in was built in like, 1923, and it is FREEZING. I can see my breath in the mornings and there is often ice on...
First year is one of the most impactful years for a freshly-minted high school-grad, and where you live further defines your experience. When I was applying, only a short two years ago, it seemed evident to me that as...
When most people think of bees, the honeybees that live in huge hives come to mind. Honeybees are the most popular species in the bee world. But, the majority of bees in Ontario don’t live in hives, or...
This being the Housing Issue of Arthur and the last issue before the Christmas Holidays, I thought I might get some food for thought for my fellow students to mull over the Christmas break, by getting a landlord’s take...
A few months ago, I was lucky enough to be a part of the Ontario Government’s roundtable on Food Security. What struck me during this discussion (besides the lack of people in the room having experienced food insecurity) is...
There’s currently a crack in the floor of my apartment, and every time I step on it, the floor gives a little bit more. I don’t think it’s actually a problem, but I have an immense fear of breaking...
This month, Peterborough participated in the Precarious Festival, which showcased the precarious nature of the arts while facilitating larger discussions about income and poverty in Peterborough. Peterborough currently holds the highest unemployment rate in Canada, at 9.6 percent. Many...