As you’ve likely read (in this article), or perhaps experienced yourself, Canadian Internet Service Providers are now required to pass on notices from copyright holders that an IP address they administer (i.e. yours) is suspected of copyright infringement (i.e....
The end of the fall semester can be an unsettling time for Trent students, especially those in their third, fourth, or even fifth or sixth years of their undergrad. With graduation on the horizon sharing a meal with loved...
When I think of people who I find inspiring, I tend to find one thing unifies them: they all unapologetically speak their minds. I think that this is one of the most important qualities you can have as a leader. Unfortunately,...
On January 28, 2013, an article I wrote entitled “Staff struggling over slashes in hours, positions” was published in the pages of Arthur. The article detailed how the management of Aramark Inc., Trent’s foodservice provider at the time,...
When Bank of Canada Govenor Stephen Poloz publicly stated that young, unemployed Canadians ought to work for free, it seemed most people were rightly annoyed. For a while, it seemed like the rest of society could actually sympathize with us...
As much as it pains me to write this, given that I’m penning this editorial a full five weeks before Christmas, it now seems  impossible to deny that the holiday season is firmly upon us. And with the first real...
On Monday November 17 the local store Things From Mom’s Basement officially moved from a basement storefront to a larger, street-level location just upstairs. The new location is very much an expansion. Store owner Erin Knowles said (in a release...
Remembrance Day always seems to uncover the same predictable public disagreements. Should stores be allowed to play holiday music between Halloween and November 12? Is it insensitive that businesses showcase Christmas trees instead of poppies in their window displays...
Last Friday I had the pleasure of attending Artspace’s 40th Anniversary party and hearing the story of its early years. While the whole night was a treat, I was particularly inspired by Joe Stable’s slideshow presentation on the early...
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...