For the past 16 years, OPIRG (Ontario Public Interest Research Group) has been running a Food Cupboard for Trent University students and Peterborough community members to provide access to emergency food. For years a community has been building at...
This is the first in a five-part series of articles detailing various local issues that student voters are going to be most interested in come voting day, October 27. Next week’s article will be on Industry and Employment in Peterborough. In...
In response to racially motivated hate crimes towards International students at Trent University and Fleming College in the 1980s, the Community and Race Relations Committee of Peterborough (CRRC) emerged as a non-profit, community-based organization with a commitment to promoting...
So, are you doing anything Friday night? Trent Radio is sponsored and operated by the students of Trent University, and depends on volunteers to make it all happen. That involves taking responsibility for the airwaves, taking ownership of the...
If you’re one of the many new students, domestic and international, you will probably spend a little while trying to figure this place out. Peterborough is equal parts disproportionately cool and disproportionately weird for a place its size. So,...
It’s impossible to know what to expect when entering a Perkolator show for the first time. As is the case with any improvised musical performance, how each set will transpire is dependent on a multitude of factors, including the...
Hot Belly Mama’s is a long time favourite of mine. Located downtown between Nata’s Café and the Olde Stone Brewing Company (with whom they share a beer menu and an entranceway), Hot Belly Mama’s serves up spicy Cajun dishes...
  An exhibit currently in place at Artspace, curated by Sheena Hoszko, questions the validity of the immigration detention situation, and interrogates the ongoing apathy, lethargy and ineffective ideals that subsist in regards to the refugee crisis. Sheena’s art installation uses...
On Thursday, November 27, two representatives of the Ontario Arts Council, Peter Caldwell, Director & CEO and Carolyn Vesely, Director of Granting, came to Peterborough’s Artspace to facilitate an information session concerning the Council’s new strategic blueprint for the...
Entering Catalina’s on Saturday November 5 was like walking into uncharted territory. Many attendees hadn’t heard of Zuze before, and had arrived simply out of curiosity and the intriguing manner in which the show was promoted. The Facebook page...