It’s that time of year again! Groggy-eyed students are sniffling into tissues, coughing behind cupped hands, and swallowing down medicine as they fear they have been hit by a flu bug that will knock them out of classes for...
    I am so pleased with the turnout, audience reception, participation and conversation for the first Troy Bordun Visiting Canadian Filmmaker. Thanks to the sponsorship of Trent Film Society, Traill College, Canadian studies and the Frost Centre, English, cultural studies, gender...
“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...
If you ask any of your close friends what they would change about them if they had a chance, usually you will come back with at least one answer. Sometimes you will come back with more than a few....
Friend-zones, Romeos, good ol’ Country Boys -- lend me your ears! Valentine’s Day approaches, and maybe you’re looking for a swanky date site. Allow me to recommend Brio Gusto, “where fire meets taste.” I dined there some time past,...
When I was asked to write an article about the Anne Shirley Theatre Company (ASTC), my journey with the company, and about my thoughts on its history and its future, I wasn’t sure where or how to start. ASTC...
I scream, you scream, we all scream for pornography. Whether it is on the Internet, in a novel, a piece of fan fiction or in your imagination pornography is a way to help us get sexually aroused and relieve...
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...
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...
Earlier this semester Trent Oxfam and the Centre for Gender and Social Justice co-hosted a panel discussion about contemporary HIV narratives, featuring Ariel O’Neil, the women’s health coordinator at PARN; and David Macmillan, a freelance sexual health educator from...