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...
The days following the deliberate arson attack on Peterborough’s only mosque,  Masjid Al-Salaam, were chaotic ones. The Muslim community and Kawartha Muslim Religious Association President Kenzu Abdella were overwhelmed with national press streaming into Peterborough, as well as ongoing...
Late in the evening on Saturday November 14, the Peterborough Masjid Al-Salaam was set on fire. The ongoing police investigation claimed that the fire was set deliberately and the timing of the arson attempt, only a day after an...
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...
Who wants to listen to two old men tell stories and sing songs about family and WWI? Alice Munro once called David Macfarlane's The Danger Tree “about the best prose to come out of this country for my money.” Next year...
On October 30, MPP Jeff Leal, Minister of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs, made an announcement at the Peterborough Hunters and Anglers Club that caused Ontario bear hunters to come out of the woodwork. In 1999, the Ontario government announced...
Trent University’s launch for the International Institute for Environmental Studies brought together great speakers from around the world and locally including Trent Alumni Maryam Monsef and Jeff Leal, who are successful local politicians. Arthur got an exclusive interview with...