Saturday November 5th was an iconic day, alive with protest. Hordes of people gathered in Toronto and Halifax to show solidarity with the Sioux Reservation in North Dakota. Daisy Komujuni, a past Arthur writer, attended the Dakota Pipeline Access (DPL)...
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...
It has been more than two years now since the Ontario government and, specifically, the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (MTCU) began their province-wide initiative to differentiate the post secondary education sector. What began with the 2012 MTCU...
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...
Dear readers, With every new year comes a new set of challenges and opportunities. Over the past 50 years of its existence, Arthur Newspaper has experienced obstacles of every kind. However, past boards and editors persevered through these highs and...
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...
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...
With the municipal election quickly approaching, it’s no doubt that soon everyone’s favourite news outlets will be filled to the brim with election coverage. At Arthur we’ll be focused heavily on what’s happening in Peterborough. Our coverage will be critical...
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...
Arthur’s spring elections will be held March 22, 2018 in Lady Eaton College (LEC) pit at 7 P.M. Deadline for campaign platforms is Friday March 16th at 5 P.M. Members of the staff collective can vote on their choice of...