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