Two years ago, during one of my third-year Public History classes, professor Tom Symons, Trent University’s founding president, visited and shared a few stories about early days of this school. Among the stories that he told was a remarkable...
This attached photo was taken just after the TCSA finished putting the display up and now, two days later; it has yet to be corrected. Perhaps the grammatical error was done purposefully (you know, to highlight the decreasing quality...
I was born in Pakistan, and moved to the United States when I was three months old. The formative years of my life were spent in a Brooklyn neighbourhood in the state of New York. My father worked in Manhattan and...
Re: “Downtown is not the answer...” Dearest Editors, This is a response to Vanessa Stark’s issue two article criticizing and problematizing the apparent issue of the downtown locations of student spaces. Stark and those interviewed in the article stress that Trent’s affiliated...
In the last issue of Arthur Newspaper, published on November 21st, 2016, I reported on events that took place off campus, and have received criticism centering on campus safety for the way I reported on it. The first being...
I’m writing in response to the article published on November 23, 2015, entitled “Paris Attacks: How Do We Respond?” by Jordan Porter. Rather than contrasting the reactions to the recent terrorist attacks in the Middle East and those in...
With more and more female video game players joining the nerd bandwagon, there has been a change in video games. Tomb Raider finally created a game following a non-sexualized, and even personified female protagonist, Lara Croft. The game is...
I stared at a grand plant with giant leaves cascading onto a linoleum floor for about 10 minutes before I began writing this. Each tiny stem hosted a promising green bud and fully developed, lush green leaves that shone...
…were the words I wanted to scream out loud while watching Blended, a romantic comedy starring Adam Sandler, in addition to addressing the other gross stereotypes and plainly racist innuendos used during the characterization of Africans and “their homogenous...
In 2009, 114 countries including Canada signed the Copenhagen Accord, agreeing “to stabilize greenhouse gas concentration in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system.” They recognized "the scientific view” that the...