Article co-written with Zara Syed. Malcolm X once compared racism to a knife jammed in the back of the oppressed, which the oppressors refused to admit, existed. After hundreds of years of dealing with the scourge of racism, there are...
Dear Editors, I am gratified to see that my article on the review of Traill College has already generated a great deal of conversation.  I welcome the differences of opinion I have heard – they are a good sign of...
If you haven’t heard yet, The X-Files have landed in Peterborough. Director Kate Story, along with some excellent talent, has turned the quintessential ‘monster-of-the-week’ television show into a live theatre spectacle right in downtown Peterborough. The serialized drama plays every...
My job gives me the privilege of working with young people who have experienced more trauma and pain than one person should in a lifetime. They are also some of the most resilient, resourceful and compassionate people that I...
It is unfortunate, and maybe even unfair, that Trent Central Student Association President Braden Freer’s career in Trent student politics will close on this sour note. Regardless of the fallout from his leaked conversation with Trent Conservatives Vice-President Corey LeBlanc...
Canada woke up on Monday morning to be flooded by devastating news. As the world is now aware, six innocent men lost their lives in an act of terror on January 29th between the hours of 7:30 p.m. and...
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,...
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...
It was a happy homecoming for Maryam Monsef. Inside of the Mount Saint Joseph Church, about a hundred people gathered to give Maryam their input on how to change the country’s electoral system for the better. It was clear...
  The late 1950’s and early 60’s in Canada were an era of determining nuclear policy. It was the time of Diefenbaker, and Canadian identity was under the limelight. Many view this time period as the paradigm shift towards “Americanization” as...