In hindsight, it is so obvious. There were the Vietnamese and Cambodian “boat people” of the 70s and the boats of Rohingyas from Myanmar (Burma), pushed around last year in geopolitical pinball last summer by Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. And...
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...
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....
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has been in the works since 2010. Intensive debate took place at the end of September 2015 and continued until a deal was reached on October 5. The 12 countries – Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile,...
Flint, Michigan has recently become a household topic since the massive publicity around the water crisis that instigated a state of national health emergency. Many people have a sense that some incredible injustice had occurred on these grounds, and those...
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...
1989 is an album by Taylor Swift. 1989 is also the opening line of the Public Enemy song, ‘Fight the Power.’ Well, actually, the full line goes “1989, the number/another summer/sound of the funky drummer.” Anyways, the song was released 26...
The Afro-Latino experience is often invisible. Despite the deep intersections between Black and Latino identity and the impacts of Afro Latinos in Latin America’s social, cultural, political, religious and economic fabrics, Afro-Latino voices remain largely muted. The term Afro-Latino complicates...
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...
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...