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 ...
Black history month is coming up and we want to hear from you! Our February 3rd newspaper will be themed for black history month. We're hoping for this paper to be start of a month-wide discussion in the paper, in...
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 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’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...
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...
I stared at a grand plant with giant leaves cascading onto a linoleum floor for about 10 minutes before I began writing this. Each tiny stem hosted a promising green bud and fully developed, lush green leaves that shone...
If you weren’t at the TCSA debates last Thursday, then I hope you got a chance to listen to them on Trent Radio. The event made it very clear to me who I ought to be supporting, and I’d...
What happens to life after Trent? What we hope to explore in our feature is the community of this university and how its relation to Peterborough is like a Mobius strip of sorts. Without the Peterborough community, Trent would not...
Everyone knows of Dreams of Beans, the beautiful cafe and coffee bean dispensary that sells homemade pastries such as the famous spinach and feta boureka. This was one of our favourite study spots as students, and is still a space...