Black Lives Matter Peterborough (BLM PTBO) is taking big strides towards building a strong community for people of colour in Peterborough. The movement was formally initiated in 2014 by two dedicated individuals, Charmaine Magumbe and Niambi Leigh. They seek to...
On March 25, Peterborough was pleased to host the world-renowned Canadian microbiologist and human rights activist, who was credited as being involved in one of the first major whistleblowing incidents in Canadian public service, Dr. Shiv Chopra. The lecture...
The Anne Shirley Theatre Company (ASTC) presents a musical each spring at Market Hall in downtown Peterborough. This year, director Lucas DeLuca brought the company to a new level. The two-hour musical developed by Laurence O’Keefe and Kevin Murphy is...
In light of International Women’s Day, two Trent alumni took it upon themselves to take the international day to new heights in Peterborough. On March 4, Arthur co-editor Zara Syed and former Arthur editor Sara Ostrowska organized a panel discussion...
Feb. 29 marked the official ending of Black Heritage Month, it was a month filled with activities and events intended to celebrate the past and building the future. In accordance with the theme, the Black Lives Matter movement was...
You probably aren’t going to stumble in to it. It’s a nondescript building, clandestine from the humdrum of downtown bustling, a sign reads “Just Like New.” If luck has it and there’s the chance you do stumble upon this consignment...
Co-written by Zara Syed In 2001, Trent students barricaded themselves in the Vice President’s office for three days. They were fighting for transparent democratic representation regarding changes to the the impending closure of Peter Robinson College. They demanded that democratic...
Chances are, if you are familiar with Traill College, you have, at one point or another, wandered into The Trend for a bite to eat. You probably haven’t made many decisions better than this, after trying out some delicious mac-n-cheese,...
Justin Trudeau is unlike many politicians-maybe, more accurately, there is not another politician like him. A youthful crowd, interspersed with families and the more experienced members of our community, attests to the idea that Trudeau is inspiring many. Beyond...
As the holidays and cold weather quickly approach, we shouldn’t forget about our furry feline friends that frequently roam the streets. Quite often, there is a large number of animals waiting to be adopted by their forever family at...