1. My country is not some abstract thing for you to pick apart as you try to decipher why the economy is struggling or why corruption is rampant. It’s quite simple, decades of colonization have bled us dry and...
The simple idea behind a “basic income” is that no citizen should be allowed to fall below a certain standard of living which allows for a dignified existence. This is often proposed as a monthly government paycheque given 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...
Two weeks in to my first week of university and I was in the midst of a crisis. I had broken my cafetiere (fancy coffee press). My friend told me about his experience with this, he broke his on...
We were very excited that Issue 7 would be printing on Halloween, and quickly set to recruiting spooky, creative works from the community. Our writers were eager to take part in creating this issue, and we’re eager for you...
Dear Chartwells, I’m a 4th year Trent student who knows as well as any other student the complaints that surround Chartwells’ fine dining service, from the food quality to the wonderful (sarcasm) amount of options Chartwells provides for the student...
It has been brought my attention concerns of the new development plans on Trent campus set forth by the Board of Governors in conjunction with the City of Peterborough, namely the Twin Pad Arena Complex and the new Cleantech...
All women must be free to make their own choices (re: “Empowerment or sexism?” Issue 19, page 12) Dear editors, This is a response to the ‘Empowerment or sexism? Women in the rock music scene’ article from your Women’s Issues issue last...
Social media can be wonderful for connecting people, for sharing information, and even for discussing different points of view. What these platforms are not, though, are particularly effective ways of developing empathy and understanding for each other. Recently, there have...
As soon as you open the door to The Centre for Gender and Social Justice (formerly the Trent Women’s Centre), you can easily tap into the many ways that gender justice intersects with all other forms of anti-oppression. Our...