The rise of the so-denominated ISIS or ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) is in no way a surprise. It is rooted in a history of war and despair that goes far beyond the confines of modern...
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 buzz word for September is “Consent.” As you frequent local restaurants and bars in downtown Peterborough this fall you are likely to encounter a boldly printed coaster that tells you “Consent is Sexy” and that “No” means “No.”...
Peterborough is no stranger to the issue of homelessness. Walking downtown, it wouldn’t take long to spot a few disenfranchised souls wandering the street, sometimes offering a friendly “hello,” and a gracious “thank you,” as the change you’ve decided...
Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Chairman and former CEO of the Nestle Group, received an honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Alberta for “contributions to water management”.A group of approximately 100 students were forcibly removed from the March 1 honorary...

Fraud Squad

In his presidential headshot, Rizki Rachiq appears confident and relaxed. The former Student Federation of University of Ottawa (SFUO) Vice President of Finance has his arms crossed and is wearing a crisp grey suit. He is showing off a...
October 17, 2018 will surely go down as a milestone in Canadian history because it marks the legalization of cannabis in our nation. Talks of legalization have been going on for quite some time but were made more tangible...
“I couldn’t imagine studying development and not spending a year abroad in a developing country,” said Sarah O’Toole, a fourth-year Trent student with a double major in International Development and Philosophy. “I learned how to be independent.” O’Toole was involved...
This year marks the 73rd anniversary of the end of World War II. In the seven decades since, our society’s relationship to cultural and religious differences continues to ebb and flow with the political climate and current social discourses....