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...
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...
The fact that the Trent Part-Time Student Association (TPSA) is moving forward with its plans to merge with the Trent Central Student Association (TCSA) should come as welcome news to those striving to eliminate unnecessary divisions within the Trent...
Hey, where are you from? I’m Canadian. Yeah, but, where are you really from? Toronto. Okay but… where are your parents from? I came across a copy of The Globe and Mail at a cafe on Thursday left open on a page of MP...
Our names are Kristina Dergacheva and Joshua Skinner and we are running for the co-editorship of the prestigious student newspaper: Arthur. Both of us bring three years of experience at Trent University that qualify us for this job, and...
Beginnings of years are usually defined by two things: assessing what you have and looking forward to what might be. In these pages , Arthur has tried to do something similar for Trent, where events of the past few...
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...
Thanks to social media, we are making strides in race relations, gender equality, the fight against patriarchy, and a general humanitarian tact that is quickly encompassing the greater universal sensibility. Social media has exposed stories and images at a...
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...
I sit here writing this editorial after finishing the production of my 50th issue of Arthur. What an amazing feeling. Though I feel happy and fulfilled, I am so sad that my time as editor is over. I decided not...