Article co-written with Zara Syed. Malcolm X once compared racism to a knife jammed in the back of the oppressed, which the oppressors refused to admit, existed. After hundreds of years of dealing with the scourge of racism, there are...
Obesity has been declared a crisis in America. At the same time, eating disorders are becoming more widespread, starting at younger ages than ever before. Eating disorders such as anorexia, bulemia, and binge eating have the highest mortality rates...
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...
Photo from 2013 Trans* Day of Remembrance by Andrew Tan. Trans women are vital to a cohesive feminism. If feminism is to be a movement for bettering the lives of women, then it must better the lives of all women,...
Pictured is the author, Yumna. Photo by Andrew Tan. The 22 years I have spent on Earth so far have consisted of many Diasporas coupled with constantly shifting ideologies, often paralleled with my environment. From Pakistan to New York to...
As we are in the month of February, Trent is recognizing Black History Month with a series of events including lectures, discussions, concerts, and performances, as it is recognized across the country. As a history major at Trent, I...
This year’s Strategic Mandate Agreement (SMA) left a lot to be desired when it was initially released on November 15 in the form of a Green Paper on the MyTrent portal. With a limited timeline of a few weeks,...
This is my fourth year as a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA). I’ve taught at two universities in four classes, two at the first year level and two second year. Incontestably, my students this year are the worst. Participation, attendance,...
When Trent’s founding president, Tom Symons, visited my third-year public history course last summer he shared an anecdote about instructions he once gave to famed Canadian architect Ron Thom. Symons recalled that back in the early 1960s he told...
"I shall not soon forget the peace I have found, deep in the wilderness; the peace of trees and ground." Another season has come and gone and I am home after a long and exhausting contract of tree planting. My...