This year marked a half century of Arthur’s existence since Stephen Stohn first began this student rag in 1966. The implication of two young Pakistani women running this paper 50 years later is an incredible symbol of how far our...
Several weeks ago, in issue 15, I wrote my weekly editorial on the importance of nurturing responsible debate within our contemporary communities. Specifically, the editorial discussed how our public education system, from primary schools on through universities, should look...
While it made a big splash at the start of the year, not much happened regarding the TCSA’s Student Centre project for most of the first term. This changed three days after Arthur’s last paper of 2014 went to print....
Dear readers, With every new year comes a new set of challenges and opportunities. Over the past 50 years of its existence, Arthur Newspaper has experienced obstacles of every kind. However, past boards and editors persevered through these highs and...
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...
 The tide is turning against academic institutions. Just 36% of Republicans in America believe that Universities have a positive effect on their country. In Canada Progressive Conservative party leader Andrew Scheer wants to revoke funding for universities that don’t...
Remembrance Day always seems to uncover the same predictable public disagreements. Should stores be allowed to play holiday music between Halloween and November 12? Is it insensitive that businesses showcase Christmas trees instead of poppies in their window displays...
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...
My mother chooses not to drink. It just isn’t her thing. Despite this, she loves hitting the town and enjoying an evening out with her friends. This is not uncommon given our cultural background. The night is when everyone comes...
We are proud of Issue 9 for many reasons, and hope that it showcases the hard work that student groups at Trent put into making such successful events possible. It’s tough to come across a cover like this anywhere,...