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...
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...
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...
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...
On August 9, 2016, a 22-year-old Indigenous man from Red Pheasant Cree Nation in Northern Saskatchewan was murdered. His name was Colten Boushie. He was a brother, cousin, son, nephew and friend. His murderer is a 56-year-old white farmer named...
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...