Thursday, January 18, 2018
 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...
The pro-life benches decorating our Peterborough community caused a lot of controversy the moment they were first implemented. What has brought these ads back into the light and the consciousness of the Arthur are their new artistic developments. The...
What started as a simple pro-life ad turned into an adamant pro-choice attack. If you’ve lived in Peterborough long enough, you’ve most likely seen those pro-life benches, or rather the remnants; either mostly defaced, or with the words “My...
Since taking root towards the end of the 1970s, neoliberalism has separated services and goods from their social function and ideology, rendering them into utilities that only exist for the sake of accumulating wealth. Very few sectors of life...
Self-care, broadly defined, is small practices within daily life to treat yourself well and take care of your well-being. Promoters of self-care suggest that things like taking walks, going to the gym, painting your nails, taking a bath, journaling,...
The closing of non-productive businesses in the downtown area signals that Peterborough, just like every community, is changing. The question on the minds of many is what direction the community is currently going in. The emphasis on condo developments...
As Canadians, many of us pride ourselves on being “better than the Americans.” It’s an ongoing tug-of-war on who has better leadership – us; who has better people – us; who’s better at hockey – debatable, but us; and...
So, the great French humanist, soldier, and explorer who I portrayed in the fall of 1968 in a canoe on the Otonabee river, Samuel de Champlain, has come under attack by an Arthur writer who argues his name should...
If you’ve merely opened and scrolled through a social media feed in the past month, you’ve likely seen the hashtag #MeToo over multiple platforms. If not, allow me to offer a brief overview. The Me Too campaign was originally started...
Ask any of my closest friends to describe me using one word and they'd all probably say "cool." However, I'm not always cool. Sometimes I'm even sad. Why am I sad? Because I have S.A.D. Seasonal Affective Disorder is...