Just twenty minutes east of Peterborough, on Highway 7, is a little gem of a place of which not everybody is aware. It is called the Indian River Reptile Zoo. Being a newcomer to the Peterborough area (actually I...
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...
The Peterborough Downtown Business Improvement Area (DBIA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. at the Showplace Nexicom Studio at 290 George Street North. This organization helps to promote economic development in...
Working with Wayne Kennedy is always a pleasure. In the last issue of Arthur newspaper, I interviewed Wayne about his upcoming EP. Our talk touched on his $2 punk shows, where his sound has gone, and his growth as...
With additional reporting by Leina Amatsuji-Berry. With special thanks to Nick Ferrio for the photos and to Garbageface (Karol Orzechowski) for indispensable guidance. Crafting an accurate report on The Spill's closure is almost as hard as it is to bear the...
There is a long list of what makes Trent University a unique and a wonderful place to be a part of. Its collaborative approach allows its students to achieve excellence whilst working with professors, faculty and peers. Its community-based...
Trent University was the first Canadian school to devote an entire department to Indigenous Studies. It is one of the only places in Canada where you can earn a PhD in Indigenous Studies. It boasts a comprehensive program that...
Peterborough has the perfect aesthetic for a classic horror movie. After all, the award- winning film Urban Legends: Final Cut was filmed at Trent University. With Halloween upon us, it seemed like the right time to compile a list...
Trent alumni and ex-Arthur editor Sara Shahsavari is just winding down from last month’s Borderless Festival in downtown Peterborough. The festival spanned eight days over four venues, not including non-concert events. Catalina’s, The Spill, The Garnet and the Historic Red...
When in Rome, do as the Romans do. So, when you go to a Wild Wing restaurant, it’s natural and appropriate to get your hands messy and order a whack of wings. This is exactly what I did in...