If there’s one thing that nearly all students will occasionally turn to in a time of need, it’s caffeine. As essays and exams loom in the near-future more and more of us student-types turn to the stimulant in one of...
My mother chooses not to drink. It just isn’t her thing. Despite this, she loves hitting the town and enjoying an evening out with her friends. This is not uncommon given our cultural background. The night is when everyone comes...
During my recent interview with Trent University’s new President, Dr. Leo Groake (published in our last issue), he discussed at length the arrival of the digital age and how he believes it will transform higher education around the world....
What happens to life after Trent? What we hope to explore in our feature is the community of this university and how its relation to Peterborough is like a Mobius strip of sorts. Without the Peterborough community, Trent would not...
The fact that print media is facing an existential crisis might be the worst kept secret in the world. Thousands of articles – tens of thousands even – have been drafted, written, and published on this topic, but there...
What a summer. Terrorism in Britain, a terrorist getting a government settlement, and white terrorists south of the border. Two years ago it felt like conversations between we the whites were a race to call out one another for...
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...
I don’t like speculating in my editorials, but this week I just can’t resist the urge. I wholeheartedly believe that Trent’s Board of Governors intends to divest from fossil fuels if it can find a way to do so. It may...
Last week at Arthur’s editorial elections, I was served with a poignant reminder of how easily an emphasis on procedure can get in the way of vision. One of first the questions posed to Pat and I that night concerned...
This year marked a half century of Arthur’s existence since Stephen Stohn first began this student rag in 1966. The implication of two young Pakistani women running this paper 50 years later is an incredible symbol of how far our...