Student Association of International Development (SAID), in collaboration with Trent International Students Association (TISA) has started a series of lectures, films and discussions for the Scholars at Risk (SAR). SAR is an international network of institutions and individuals working to...
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...
There are migrants like myself who travel with documents and reach their place of settlement via airplanes or buses and across borders where clashes with authorities are minimal or no more than one would expect. It is the kind...
 The tide is turning against academic institutions. Just 36% of Republicans in America believe that Universities have a positive effect on their country. In Canada Progressive Conservative party leader Andrew Scheer wants to revoke funding for universities that don’t...
"Real journalism is not concerned with the news, it is concerned with the truth," Chris Hedges articulated to a crowd of community members, professors, and students on November 20, 2017 at Peterborough’s Market Hall Performing Arts Centre. Hedges is acutely...
This month, Peterborough participated in the Precarious Festival, which showcased the precarious nature of the arts while facilitating larger discussions about income and poverty in Peterborough. Peterborough currently holds the highest unemployment rate in Canada, at 9.6 percent. Many...
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...
As Canadians, many of us pride ourselves on being “better than the Americans.” It’s an ongoing tug-of-war on who has better leadership – us; who has better people – us; who’s better at hockey – debatable, but us; and...
If you’ve merely opened and scrolled through a social media feed in the past month, you’ve likely seen the hashtag #MeToo over multiple platforms. If not, allow me to offer a brief overview. The Me Too campaign was originally started...