Family photos are used here for purely illustrative purposes. None of the participants' quotes are meant to be attributed to anyone seen here. Over this past school year, I have completed a project for the New Canadian Centre (NCC) creating...
Does it ever occur to you that when you walk around in Peterborough, you’re in the middle of a forest? Take a look past the buildings and concrete and you’ll discover that you’re surrounded by trees. However, unlike a natural forest,...
Photos by Andrew Tan. Have you heard of Peterborough’s care meters? There are three dotted around the downtown core, looking like regular parking meters, but with a sign that suggests you give change to the meter instead of panhandlers, which...
With just over 24 hours notice, OPIRG-Peterborough organized an emergency “Stop Line Nine” protest in light of the National Energy Board’s approval of Enbridge’s Line pipeline. Over 50 people showed up to Confederation Park, across from city hall, to protest...
Sexy Baby - Directed by Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus This was very much a “documentary about sexiness and the cyber age.” There were three main subjects in the film: a 13-year-old girl, a 22-year-old who undergoes labiaplasty, and a...
While I’ve always been conscious of accessibility issues, the recent experience of someone very dear to me has hit me like a revelation of the magnitude of our callous neglect with which we collectively dismiss the needs of those...
Co-written with Shannon LeBlanc Another deflating battle in the 60-year saga of a debate concerning the fate of Jackson Park has been waged and lost, with Peterborough City Council voting to accept and endorse an Environmental Assessment of the proposed...
Wednesday, November 20 is Trans* Day of Remembrance, an international day set aside for remembering trans* individuals who have been murdered over the past year. Statistically, one in twelve trans* identified persons will be murdered in their lifetime, and most...
Shad is a hip-hop artist hailing from London, Ontario. Born in Kenya, he is now a well-known, Juno award-winning Canadian musician. He is known for his socially conscious content, often depicting concerns regarding politics, history, and race. I got the...
Knowing that I wanted to go to university meant that I got my first job the day I turned sixteen. I have worked every year since then and have held a variety of positions, saving up paycheques little by...