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...
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...
The best goodbyes manage to sum up the entirety of a relationship in a highly digestible, tear-inducing method. I hope this final editorial manages to do none of those things. In the past 2 years working with Arthur, I have...
Within the last two weeks, a hooded member of the public was seen prematurely recycling copies of Arthur on campus. We do appreciate that this person demonstrated their distaste for us in a socially conscious fashion, but also fuck...
Arthur’s spring elections will be held March 22, 2018 in Lady Eaton College (LEC) pit at 7 P.M. Deadline for campaign platforms is Friday March 16th at 5 P.M. Members of the staff collective can vote on their choice of...
In January, Arthur published and then retracted what we had called a debate about gender-neutral washrooms. At the time, we said that we were retracting the piece for two reasons. First, we never should have framed safe-spaces for marginalized...
Brackets and parentheses, like all forms of punctuation, have a specific function. Where there may not be space to fully elaborate a point -- like in the title of a talk -- they can be used to add in...
Asma Jahangir has died. A lawyer and human rights activist in Pakistan, there’s pretty a good argument to suggest she is the bravest person ever -- fighting for women, children and religious minorities in Pakistan is not exactly the...
This week we published an article debating the Student Centre’s gender-neutral washrooms. We have retracted the piece from the website and we will publish an official retraction of the article in the next issue of the newspaper. The safety and...