I’ll give them some credit; 16.3 percent is not the worst Spring Election turnout in the TCSA’s history. But it’s far below their goal of drawing a quarter of members to the polls. It also falls below last year’s turnout. And...
If students weren’t engaged before the candidates for the TCSA’s Spring Election were announced, they definitely weren’t afterwards. Two out of three executive positions are running unopposed this year, including the position of President. This is the second year in a...
Why are there so few women in politics? I think the wrong answer is “well, women don’t care about politics.” I think women are quite political. So why does this gender gap exist? Last year I took a fourth-year politics...
Black history month is coming up and we want to hear from you! Our February 3rd newspaper will be themed for black history month. We're hoping for this paper to be start of a month-wide discussion in the paper, in...
Every time something political comes up, like an election, young people get to hear all about how little they care about politics, how they don’t vote, and so on. Ironically, they also get to hear about how important of a...
There are many justifiable bones to pick with several of the major institutions and corporations presently operating. All too often “subversive” actions against these powers, however well intentioned they may be, end up doing nothing aside from hurting people who...
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...
Jasmine Cabanaw: Gone, but not Going Far As the end of my term as co-editor approaches, I’d like to echo the sentiment of former Arthur editor, Miranda Rigby. When her term was up last year, she said she was, “gone,...
What are you doing for Valentine's Day? If you don't have an answer, mainstream culture certainly has one for you. If you're a guy who's in a relationship you're spending lots of money on useless gifts. If you're a...
Recently, the Trent-Loyalist Journalism program put together a panel event called “Insights and Advice from Trent Alumni Journalists.” Journalism students, members of Trent student media (yours truly and Trent Radio), and Trent alumni met in the First Peoples’ House...