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...
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...
 The tide is turning against academic institutions. Just 36% of Republicans in America believe that Universities have a positive effect on their country. In Canada Progressive Conservative party leader Andrew Scheer wants to revoke funding for universities that don’t...
Since taking root towards the end of the 1970s, neoliberalism has separated services and goods from their social function and ideology, rendering them into utilities that only exist for the sake of accumulating wealth. Very few sectors of life...
The closing of non-productive businesses in the downtown area signals that Peterborough, just like every community, is changing. The question on the minds of many is what direction the community is currently going in. The emphasis on condo developments...
In the year since Donald Trump’s election, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have gone on a tour decrying the end of democracy. The culprit: Fake News, and Russia if they’re feeling particularly spicy. Both Fake News and Russia exist,...
“The U.S. Code of Federal Regulations defines terrorism as "the unlawful use of force and violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social...
Sixteen years ago, nineteen epically idiotic people hijacked planes and flew them into buildings in America. This was the culmination of months of planning, months of people sitting down and continually deciding that killing thousands of other people was...