Student politics can seem to many students dry, time-consuming, and uninteresting. We simply elect (if we vote at all) people who profess to have our best interests at heart or those with a better understanding and drive to be...
With Punxsutawney Phil reporting an early spring this Groundhog Day, it is hard not to be so full of excitement that you pull out your whole summer wardrobe, despite it still being the middle of February. Fortunately, I am...
By now you may have heard of this announcement from the Doug Ford government: they are planning to lower tuition by 10%, starting September 2019. While this announcement was illustriously described as “making postsecondary education more affordable through historic...
Let’s cut to the chase: Gillette’s controversial ad is a close shave away from becoming one of the most discussed commercials in the 21st century – for better or for worse. The razor product company recently aired a short...
Since the release of Nick Taylor’s article in Arthur about the issues surrounding the closing of Evans and its sister galleries, Star X and Coeur Nouveau, there has been a lot of talk and debate online about this sudden...
As a 31-year-old mature student about to begin her undergraduate career as an Anthropology major at Trent University last fall, I was brimming with hope for the future. I was looking forward to a meeting of the minds with...
Trent: A Liberal University I am writing in response to an article written in the Arthur that identifies Trent University as an institution plagued by neoliberalism - going as far to compare policies implemented by the University's administration to those...
Do you know why Arthur is named Arthur? This is actually one of Lubna’s favourite stories to tell, but I will tell it right now because she’s sick in bed. Arthur was established as Trent’s student newspaper in 1966, but initially...
As a local smoking accessories salesperson, I can testify that October 17, 2018 was supposed to be a wonderful day for cannabis-consuming Canadians across the country. Prior to legalization in Ontario, swirling around were rumours of where we would...
To our valued readers, On January 17, the Ontario provincial government formally announced a number of changes to the post-secondary education sector. These include a 10% cut in tuition without provincial funding to replace university revenue lost, and significant changes...