Students should understand how important it is to vote this municipal election. They should also not have to suffer another poorly thought out, paternalistic, and unilluminating “Vote or Die” style campaign. No level of government impacts everyday life more than...
I was asked to include the image below with the first letter on page 15. As you can see if you picked up the paper, it wouldn’t  fit very well on that page. I do want to include it in...
At the TCSA’s annual general meeting, a bylaw was adopted stating that the union will henceforth be “prohibited” from removing the $95.01 student centre levy, altering its purpose in any way, or diminishing its value until the building is...
All the talk of Ron Thom’s architecture in this week’s Arthur and around campus has got me thinking of the next architectural project to take place at Trent: the student centre. When it’s built, it will (hopefully) be a student-operated...
Two years ago, during one of my third-year Public History classes, professor Tom Symons, Trent University’s founding president, visited and shared a few stories about early days of this school. Among the stories that he told was a remarkable...
When the news broke last spring that the Office of Student Affairs was planning a dramatic overhaul of Trent’s college system, members of the community, undoubtedly recalling the university’s spotty track record for collegiate preservation, reacted with suspicion. Over the...
With the municipal election quickly approaching, it’s no doubt that soon everyone’s favourite news outlets will be filled to the brim with election coverage. At Arthur we’ll be focused heavily on what’s happening in Peterborough. Our coverage will be critical...
Welcome to Trent, and welcome to Peterborough. One of the best things about this community you just became a member of is it’s fantastic local music scene. This is a shortlist of a few of my favourite local bands. I would...
First of all, to the first year students reading this paper, whether you stumbled across it by chance or pulled it out of your shiny new ISW bag, welcome to Trent University! You’re about to take your first brave steps...

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Things Everyone Needs To Know Our goal is to produce a weekly newspaper that gives informative, interesting and accurate accounts of events and issues relevant to Trent students. Arthur has an anti-oppressive mandate. This means we seek to participate in redressing...