Writing about No Pussyfooting was a personal challenge I set for myself, having never written a music piece before. I was determined to do this only because their music moved me. I have to say, they are hands down my...
We hopped into our photographer’s car one Sunday evening after the Community Butcher Shop closed for the day and threaded through the winding country roads leading to Stoney Lake, where the Walsworths built their cottage. The evening would be spent...
On September 30th, far-right white nationalist muppets will be holding a rally in Peterborough. The Kermit of the group, Little Kev, sports a swastika chest tattoo and has previously held white-pride rallies in Peterborough Square. In response to this...
Although roller derby may be one of the sexiest sports around, there is more to it, such as athleticism, strength, sisterhood, and really wild after-parties. Roller derby can trace its roots to Leo Seltzer, who in 1935 arranged a roller...
On Tuesday, January 17th, General Electric’s Peterborough plant announced that it would be laying off 150 of its 520 employees. This unfortunate news comes in the wake of the city’s promising...
Break the grip of Trump-like hate and fear, raise you voice and lift your fists, strong women gather here. –The Raging Grannies Every March 8th for the past 108 years, people have gathered globally to celebrate International Women’s Day—a day...
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...
“Oh hey, there’s Mary-Kate,” is what I would say if Mary-Kate Edwards were here right now. But she’s not. Mary-Kate Edwards does not frequent my grandparents’ basement. She’s usually somewhere on Hunter Street playing music or at Traill College,...
In the mid 19th century, the Common Carp Cynprinus Carpio was introduced into North America by European colonists. Originally intended to be a food source for the growing populations of North America, the Common Carp slowly became undesirable as a...
On Saturday, November 14th, Masjid Al- Salaam was set ablaze in an act of terrorism. The day before, an attack on Paris shook the world and solidified our pre- conditioned idea of who a Terrorist is. It was an atmosphere...