In the spirit of sharing Anishinaabe culture with the Trent community during this month of love, I offer a story that shows the love Nanaboozhoo has for the students here at Trent. For those who aren’t familiar, Nanaboozhoo is...
Dear Editors, Dirty air conditioning systems in automobiles and/or homes may be responsible for a seemingly new, paralyzing epidemic affecting children across the United States, and has also been reported in Canada and around the world. The paralysis is correctly...
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...
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....
It is a crisp and blustery weekday afternoon and I am sitting at the Olde Stone Brewing Company bar with resident brewmaster Doug Warren. Mr. Warren has just given me a tour of his small yet sophisticated basement brewery,...
Who shot first: Han Solo or Greedo? Who’s your favourite Doctor? Should/Will J.K. Rowling write more Harry Potter Books? Why in Odin’s name was Firefly cancelled? All these questions and more are just some of the topics that we...
Another week, another breakfast. This week’s breakfast hunt found BPC and I at a new breakfast/lunch joint on Charlotte: Two Dishes Cookshop. They only opened their doors a few weeks ago, but we’d already heard rumours that it was a...
Last week’s article focused on a winter-friendly food easily sourced from the Peterborough Farmers’ Market. Because our head cook and at least one of our loyal volunteers are totally obsessed with mushrooms, we decided to continue this culinary theme...

Listening to Reading

I don’t have memories far back enough to remember being read to by a parent, but I do have fond, though fuzzy, memories of my grade five teacher reading various novels to us. If we finished our last subject...
Photo by Catherine Monaghan Last fall, I started the first year of my Master’s as a first-time Trent student. Although those first few weeks were hectic, I heard about the Trent-Temgami Colloquium and suspected that it was an event not...