To our valued readers, On January 17, the Ontario provincial government formally announced a number of changes to the post-secondary education sector. These include a 10% cut in tuition without provincial funding to replace university revenue lost, and significant changes...
The Student Centre has been a dream for Trent students for almost as long as the TCSA has been incorporated. When I started in my role as President, my desk was full of a variety of Student Centre ‘dreams’...
I don’t want to spend too much time responding to views I do not hold, but must say that I found it strange to see a sentence taken out of my piece in the Globe and Mail attributed to...
It’s hard to believe that 2018 has already come and gone. I like to play a game with myself, and sometimes friends, where I try to recount all the madness that has gone on since 2018 began. Tide Pods. Black...
As reader of this newspaper, I hope you enjoy Arthur’s last issue of 2018. It has been an immense honour to be co-editor of Arthur with Leina for the 53rd volume of this publication. Having held the position over...
Photo by Christine Liu for the TCSA. Feminism is one of those buzzwords that a lot of people seem to view negatively, usually attributing it to the more extreme and negative activists out there, but the TCSA is actively engaging...
To Arthur Editors: I read with interest the article by Elizabeth Beaney in the October 31, 2018 edition of Arthur and offer the following information in response. Since the City is now the owner of the land on which they...
Bata Library, as of October 29, is open for campus use again! With less individual study spaces than ever before and rooms that are already booked up for weeks, the Trent student population is rightfully disappointed. What did we...
Every November 20, we mourn. The Trans Day of Remembrance, or TDOR for short, was founded in 1999 to draw attention to the murder of a trans woman. Every year since then, trans people around the world mourn those who’ve...

Raw Sewage

To spend reading break on a beach in the Caribbean sounds like idyllic holiday most students crave. A chance to do field work in Barbados at McGill’s Bellairs Research Institute may fit this holiday description for some students. However,...