co- written by Yumna Leghari We know what you’re thinking. How will Arthur Newspaper, the “leftist student rag,” take a stance on what is happening right now? We have been faced with many challenges this year, and many controversial stories...
On Saturday, November 14th, Masjid Al- Salaam was set ablaze in an act of terrorism. The day before, an attack on Paris shook the world and solidified our pre- conditioned idea of who a Terrorist is. It was an atmosphere...
Urgent Report to the Anti-Colonial Crown 19 October 2015 TOP SECRET Making Copies Prohibited Copy No. 1 Erable Telegramme, Late tonight, T. Sulcair invited me to come see him. We spoke alone. He stated that the onslaught of Tory propaganda and the stifling of the CBC...
This year, Arthur Newspaper is celebrating its 50th year. When Yumna and I were running for the position, we envisioned retrospective issues to highlight the different stages the paper has gone through. We were big fans of previous co-editor’s...
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...
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 left Trent only to become a despondent post-graduate when the high of freedom from academic pressure wore off. I had become a tiny gear in the machinery of a call center. This was a necessary service to society,...
It’s hard to believe that a full year has gone by since Pat and I were elected co-editors of Arthur for volume 49. That night, March 27, 2014, I was warned that the year would go by way too...
  International students are an integral part of our university campus, making Trent more diverse and contributing to the academic community. Between 2000 and 2010, the number of international students at Ontario colleges increased five-fold, while the number of international students...
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...