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...
Africa is Not a Country! ....Were the words I wanted to scream out loud while watching Blended, a romantic comedy starring Adam Sandler, in addition to addressing the other gross stereotypes and plainly racist innuendos used during the characterization of...
On March 12, the Student Centre’s event space was overflowing with people, from the Trent community and beyond. TCSA event organizers had to turn people away because the space was at capacity, culminating in people lining up to watch...
Since mid-September, 191 migrant prisoners have been on strike at Ontario’s Central East Correctional Centre, a maximum security prison. They are not only demanding better treatment, but also the granting of a fairer immigration policy. There has been much controversy...
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...
The simple idea behind a “basic income” is that no citizen should be allowed to fall below a certain standard of living which allows for a dignified existence. This is often proposed as a monthly government paycheque given to...
Canada’s game production industry is booming, with new plans for expansion recently announced by major studios in Quebec and British Columbia. Montreal in particular has become the biggest hub of the gaming industry in Canada, due in no small...
One of Justin Trudeau’s promises is electoral reform. According to the Liberal Party website, in 18 months, an all-party parliamentary committee will be formed to discuss our current single-member plurality (SMP) system and first-past-the-post (FPTP) voting (the most votes in a...
Last Thursday, June 18th, a public meeting to stop the sale of Hydro One took place at the Peterborough Lions Community Centre. Approximately 90 people assisted to the event. The Liberal governments objective to privatize Hydro One had visibly created...
Imagine battling for basic rights, entitled to many in Canada, every single day. Imagine facing barriers to education, making intellectual growth an extreme challenge. Imagine the affect this would have on both your personal well-being, and the society you...