Perhaps it was naiveté, but when Doug Ford first claimed that he would repeal Ontario’s newly instated sex-ed curriculum back in February of 2018, I convinced myself that he was simply attempting to appease his socially conservative voter base....
On August 9, 2018 The Guardian newspaper printed an opinion piece entitled “A PhD should be about improving society, not chasing academic kudos.” Within, Dutch researcher Julian Kirchherr argues that the academy has focused on achieving research impact and...
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...
A new initiative at Trent requires students coming into the university this year to take a half credit of Indigenous studies. In celebration, I would like to personally reflect on one of the Indigenous courses I have taken at...
If you’re one of the many new students, domestic and international, you will probably spend a little while trying to figure this place out. Peterborough is equal parts disproportionately cool and disproportionately weird for a place its size. So,...
Welcome. You’re now at T(rent) “UNIVERSITY”. This is your first day in a long series of long days. If you’re here for firsts, you’ll soon realize they don’t mean much of anything, anyways. That being said… I’m not supposed...
The Labour Day weekend… yay, a long weekend! The origins of Labour Day in Canada come from the late 1800s with the Nine Hour Movement started in Hamilton and the 1872 Printer’s strike in Toronto, at a time when unions...
Jamie Scriber is a Trent student secretly living in a Lady Eaton College janitorial closet, out of preference. They often joke with their parents about it being fate them to be a writer, given their last name. Their parents...
I have written for this paper for three years, now. I am in my fourth year at Trent, and besides my first year of drunken shenanigans, Arthur newspaper has been a stable, if not equal, part of my life....
The best goodbyes manage to sum up the entirety of a relationship in a highly digestible, tear-inducing method. I hope this final editorial manages to do none of those things. In the past 2 years working with Arthur, I have...