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...
Black history month is coming up and we want to hear from you! Our February 3rd newspaper will be themed for black history month. We're hoping for this paper to be start of a month-wide discussion in the paper, in...
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...
I don’t like speculating in my editorials, but this week I just can’t resist the urge. I wholeheartedly believe that Trent’s Board of Governors intends to divest from fossil fuels if it can find a way to do so. It may...
Every time something political comes up, like an election, young people get to hear all about how little they care about politics, how they don’t vote, and so on. Ironically, they also get to hear about how important of a...
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...
I’ll give them some credit; 16.3 percent is not the worst Spring Election turnout in the TCSA’s history. But it’s far below their goal of drawing a quarter of members to the polls. It also falls below last year’s turnout. And...
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...
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...
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...