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...
The fact that print media is facing an existential crisis might be the worst kept secret in the world. Thousands of articles – tens of thousands even – have been drafted, written, and published on this topic, but there...
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...
The celebration of old racist people does not belong on schools, or in public squares. The history of Canada soaked in blood and beaver pelts, and to celebrate this history is the height of continued colonization. That being said,...
Within the last two weeks, a hooded member of the public was seen prematurely recycling copies of Arthur on campus. We do appreciate that this person demonstrated their distaste for us in a socially conscious fashion, but also fuck...
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...
Publishing an article like the one on the cover of this week’s issue is never something an editor wants to do. In fact, it’s with great displeasure that we do so. But, there is no doubt in our minds...
The TCSA has certainly been the centre of a lot of controversy lately. I don’t think I need to get into specifics here. There’s probably something that comes to the front of your mind when you read that. What...
The idea of summing up two years in 700 words is a daunting one. However, I’m contractually obligated to give it a shot. Really it’s the least I could do given all that this paper and the community around it...
Cultural Studies; Trent University’s best-kept secret. The gateway to the arts, it is arguably one of the finest programs here. Video Games, Mass Media and Experimental Fiction are just some courses that you can find in this diverse program....