The American news media has been having a field day sifting through the fallout from leaked video footage of the admission of routine sexual assault made by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Filmed behind the scenes of Access Hollywood...
As a graduate from Trent University, my worldview has been broadened in the one year I have spent in the workforce. My journey has not been a traditional one; it involves a lot more failure than success. I was...
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...
The Trent University community is certainly no stranger to bureaucratic mismanagement, controversy, and general administrative unpleasantness. From the fiasco that was the 2002 closure of Peter Robinson College, to the widely unpopular conversion of Traill College from am undergraduate to ...
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...
In Professor Tom Symons’ inaugural address at the opening of Trent University in 1964 he declared that “The philosophy of our University is… reflected in the decision that Trent should be a collegiate university.” There is one word in...
Over the course of my four years at Trent, one of the complaints that I have heard frequently from students and community members is that this is a university lacking a clear identity. With other schools across the province, it’s...
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...
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...
When the news broke last spring that the Office of Student Affairs was planning a dramatic overhaul of Trent’s college system, members of the community, undoubtedly recalling the university’s spotty track record for collegiate preservation, reacted with suspicion. Over the...