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...
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...
The CBC has radio, television, and Internet content. This content includes entertainment, documentaries, sports coverage, and even journalism. Why then is a publicly owned and operated newspaper not among its services? It’s easy to make the argument that journalism is...
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...
Any change made to Introductory Seminar Week (ISW) seems to be a point of contention for the Trent community. There’s a good reason for this: introductory seminars are what make our version of university orientation unique. Few other universities give...
During my recent interview with Trent University’s new President, Dr. Leo Groake (published in our last issue), he discussed at length the arrival of the digital age and how he believes it will transform higher education around the world....
Beginnings of years are usually defined by two things: assessing what you have and looking forward to what might be. In these pages , Arthur has tried to do something similar for Trent, where events of the past few...
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...
Over the course of my four years at Trent, one of the complaints that I have heard frequently from students and community members is that this is a university lacking a clear identity. With other schools across the province, it’s...
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...