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...
Self-care, broadly defined, is small practices within daily life to treat yourself well and take care of your well-being. Promoters of self-care suggest that things like taking walks, going to the gym, painting your nails, taking a bath, journaling,...
The life of a student typically consists of staring at a monitor for half a decade, pulling regular all-nighters to meet that lingering deadline, mastering your craft in the art of referencing and memorization, and hopefully coming out if...
Who has two thumbs and is about to blow your mind? *Points to self.* This girl. I’m sure you’ve heard all the PSA’s before. The ones that warn us about the effects of smoking, steroids in the meat we eat,...
The Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC) is celebrating its 40th year. While there are many have noted that having a sexual assault centre still operating after 40 years is unfortunate, as it means there is still a need, there...
In honour of Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), sponsored by CAMIMH (Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health), which this year was from October 1st to the 7th, I felt it quite fitting to write a piece about...
Ask any of my closest friends to describe me using one word and they'd all probably say "cool." However, I'm not always cool. Sometimes I'm even sad. Why am I sad? Because I have S.A.D. Seasonal Affective Disorder is...
The businesses around the intersections of Water or George and Parkhill must see a lot of trade from the denizens of Trent Radio and Sadleir House. I personally have experienced love and loss at the Subway (Oh falafel subs,...
When we were young, Halloween was a time where we would conjure up the scariest or most animated costumes we could think of and parade around the neighborhood with pillowcases collecting candy from strangers. We’d get home, sort our...
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...