For those who have not yet heard, a chunk of Trent University’s wetland property has been sold off to City Council to build a hulking mass of an arena and corresponding 500-car parking lot, a decision that has been...
Just so we’re clear, women are: Old Fat Thin Religious Hairy Black People with periods People without periods Poor People of colour White Deaf Blind Beautiful If you see where I’m going with this: my point is that women are...
I would like to preface this review by writing a little bit about my musical background, because I think that it is important for you to understand before you read a review about music written by me. Perhaps you...
Peterborough Student Housing Co-op hosted its Annual General Meeting (AGM) March 15. After several years trying to establish itself, this AGM occurred as the Co-op is gaining momentum quickly -- there was much to ponder at the meeting. In case...
On March 17, TISA hosted their annual Cultural Outreach event at Showplace Performance Centre. Hundreds of people came to bear witness to an incredible cultural experience that included dance, song, and poetry from all over the world. The event...
Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC) and Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC) held the annual international women’s day community celebration at Seeds of Change on March 8. This year’s theme was "The Art of Resistance." The event started with a...
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...
Wednesday March 7, I had the privilege to see the dress rehearsal of Anne Shirley Theatre Company’s production of the musical version of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Having seen ASTC’s production of 7 Stories in the fall, I went...
On Thursday March 15 at 1:00 PM, the Student Centre Event Space (room 1.07) will be hosting a screening of a documentary entitled Pushback, which outlines the poverty and homelessness issue within Peterborough, by investigating the Warming Room, a...

We All Use Drugs

My job gives me the privilege of working with young people who have experienced more trauma and pain than one person should in a lifetime. They are also some of the most resilient, resourceful and compassionate people that I...