Food Banks Canada released their national study, HungerCount 2013, this past month with data indicating that food banks are continuing to be used at a record high. Currently, 750,000 people use food banks in Canada, with the number of people...
Through the biting chill of winter and the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump, knitted cat ears have come to symbolize a brighter path toward human rights. In a crowd of an estimated 50,000, fuchsia and muted pink ‘pussy hats’...
On Sunday, August 9th, Peterborough locals gathered on the T-Wharf at Little Lake to mark the 70th Anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bombings in 1945. Among the organizers was Carol Winter, who contacted Arthur about the event....
In just a few short weeks, 14 Trent students will be returning from an eight-month long exchange in Ghana. As these students prepare to re-adjust to life in Canada, another group of students will be savouring their last few...
On Jan. 31, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stated that there is a “pervasive culture” of racism and that a “change in culture” is needed within Canadian police forces to ensure indigenous people are treated the same as everyone else. “It...
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...
On March 2, Trent University officially welcomed the Chanie Wenjack School of Indigenous Studies into existence. Over 100 people piled into the Ernest and Florence Benedict Gathering Space in the Enweying Building to honour the life of Chanie Wenjack...
Okinawa, an island with a population of 1.4 million, enjoys the dubious honour of being considered to have strategic importance to the United States military. Since 1945, this group of islands in the southernmost region of Japan, has been...
Last December, on my way to class, I passed by the gas station and realized that the price of gas was just under a dollar. Many people are content, as it takes significantly less money to fill the tank....
This April, the CRTC put out a call for public consultation surrounding wireless telephone (cell phone) policies due to the large influx of complaints from consumers in Canada receiving less than satisfactory cell phone service. More recently, the CRTC...