What you hold in your hands is the second annual Self Love Week issue of Arthur. Self Love Week is not a new concept, and it’s long been covered in the pages of Arthur, but it wasn’t until last year...
Co-written with Pat Reddick. Looking back fifty years, the world was a different place. In August 1964, the very first issue of Arthur was still more than two years away from rolling off the press and, as hard as it...
A small town in southwestern Ontario has found a remarkable way to salute their hometown veterans. The community of Harriston, about a three hour drive from Peterborough, has adorned its main street with commemorative Remembrance Day banners. Each has the...
Afghanistan, 2001. President Bush declared “Operation Enduring Freedom”— also known as the “Global War on Terror”— to combat the perceived threat of terrorism and insurgency. A different kind of war has since emerged, one that is instead being waged against...
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....
Back in February, right-wing author Milo Yiannopoulos was expected to speak at UC Berkeley alongside immigration-reform advocate Ann Coulter. However, the event was cancelled due to an outbreak of violent riots which caused over $100,000 in damages to the...
The assailant who killed a Canadian soldier in Ottawa, in October of last year, was widely reported to have been inspired by Islamic State, as was the hostage-taker in Sydney Australia, in December. Although neither of them committed the...
Local students will prosper greatly if we guide them, give them the support they need, and train them for the in-demand jobs of tomorrow’s economy. That’s the main message to students from Michael Skinner, a local businessman and leader...
Dear Trent Administration, As far as the work the administration has done to make Trent University a Positive Space for queer students, I appreciate what’s been accomplished. However, the faculty would greatly benefit from further training on queer issues, especially...

But … men!

Nothing annoys me more than when a discussion about feminism is derailed by the question “but what about men?” Whoever poses this question never takes the time to extrapolate on any issues men actually face, aside from maybe his...