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....
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...