When the conversation gets to the topic of weather, you’d think it’s small talk material, but Canadian winter - quite the topic. Being born and raised in the warm climate of the desert, moving to Canada was quite an adjustment....
Do you know what’s a fun way to pass the time when you’re home for the holidays, your parent’s house doesn’t have internet access, and everyone’s gone back to work? Well, if you have a secret dream of being...
On November 8th, a collegiate way international mini-symposium was held at Traill College, in Bagnani Hall. The event was co-sponsored by Trent University’s Champlain and Traill Colleges, and the moderator for the night was Trail College President Dr. Michael...
Malala Yousafzai has been awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, which she shares with Kailash Satyarthi, as recognition “for their struggle against oppression of young people and children in South Asia” (the Nobel committee chairman, Thorbjoern Jagland). “This award is...
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society – Angela Davis In the past two weeks there has been a strong backlash against Beyoncé’s performance at the Superbowl Half-Time concert from the white, conservative media and...
We are not doing a good job in fighting global poverty. This was a sentiment expressed by members of the panel at the recent WUSC Colloquium Series event, titled “Addressing Poverty through Education of Women in Developing Countries.” Trent University...
To his critics, he was a brutal dictator, opponent of free speech, and a man determined to preserve his monopoly of power whatever the cost. To his sympathizers, the late Fidel Castro was a benevolent absolutist who ushered in...
It is the time of the year where the world holds their breath and prays for a mild storm season along the equator. This year those prayers were not answered, and Hurricane Matthew has blazed a trail through Haiti,...
World University Service Canada’s (WUSC) Trent branch has just been honoured for its student refugee program. Awarded Local Committee of the Year, Trent WUSC was deemed the best out of 63 other Canadian universities with student refugee programs. WUSC...
To say that from the moment that Games of Thrones emerged, it was so good, everything else has been bad is akin to saying that since Trump became president, America has been broken. Neither could have broken a system...