On October 22, Peterborough elected Diane Therrien as mayor in a landslide victory over incumbent Daryl Bennett. A former councillor, Therrien, 32, won with almost 70% of the vote, unseating her 70-year-old rival. Many are saying that Peterborough is...
Poetry slams have held a certain level of mysticism in popular culture. There are also a lot of misconceptions about the poets and participants. To many, these events are for those who believe themselves to be culturally or academically...
Today in our mega-media world we are familiar with the need to address propaganda with science, misinformation with facts and ‘manufacture uncertainty and greenwashing’ with what we know for certain. In the environmental world, the use of misinformation and...
Telecare recognizes that students are dealing with a significant amount of stress from a huge amount of factors: school, work, relationships, loneliness, isolation, and/or mental illness. Exam time can be hard for any student, especially if they are dealing...
14 years ago, David Tough had an idea he found enticing. Now, with a book published on the topic, he loves the idea more than ever. Part-time Trent faculty member, former Arthur editor, and senior editor...
We have reached that point in the semester, folks. November is a long month where Trent is buried in snow and students are buried in assignments. What seemed like a breeze at the start of the semester now feels...
To Arthur Editors: I read with interest the article by Elizabeth Beaney in the October 31, 2018 edition of Arthur and offer the following information in response. Since the City is now the owner of the land on which they...
The Trent African Caribbean Student Union (TACSU) is a student group that promotes cultural appreciation and celebration for those of African and Caribbean descent. Their executive team, headed by newly-elected President Beth Bekele, work tirelessly all year to bring...
As the weather gets colder many are preparing to spend the night in Confederation or Victoria Park, respectively. These parks are located in the heart of Peterborough’s downtown core and are both no more than a few blocks away...
In early October, Peterborough Utilities, which handles water and electrical services in Peterborough County, tweeted “We have discovered that contractors filling vacuum trucks are illegally taking water from our fire hydrants and causing dirty water. If you see evidence...