Black History Month has dawned upon us yet again. Every February we are thrust into a month-long journey of discovering and rediscovering what ‘race’ is. The Trent African Caribbean Student Union, better known as TACSU, hosted one of their...
Over the course of my four years at Trent, one of the complaints that I have heard frequently from students and community members is that this is a university lacking a clear identity. With other schools across the province, it’s...
There seems to have been great difficulty in writing articles after and about the massacres in France. ‘Trying to write about this is difficult’, so the standard introduction goes. On a base level, I do not think it should...
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society – Angela Davis In the past two weeks there has been a strong backlash against Beyoncé’s performance at the Superbowl Half-Time concert from the white, conservative media and...
(I would like to note that I write this letter without any idea of the content of the Arthur article.) I am writing this open letter; directed to all students, faculty, staff and administration at Trent University, to express my...
I swung my feet in the air as the school office was busy around me. I was waiting for my mom to take me to the dentist. She ran in and noticed some flyers on the front desk. I...
On Monday November 17 the local store Things From Mom’s Basement officially moved from a basement storefront to a larger, street-level location just upstairs. The new location is very much an expansion. Store owner Erin Knowles said (in a release...
Trent is a university renowned for its philosophic and pedagogical vitality. It is one that has achieved respect and recognition from its peers by attempting to formulate a unique approach to university education. As all of us at Trent...
The obnoxious few members in current student leadership have silenced the majority of the student population. The students at Trent University have been under a student union that is not democratic; it is narrow-minded and over all prejudiced. This has...
*Be warned, this review contains spoilers* As a diehard Harry Potter fan, I was ecstatic when I heard the news that there would be an 8th Harry Potter book. I purchased it the day it was released and swelled with...