What started as a simple pro-life ad turned into an adamant pro-choice attack. If you’ve lived in Peterborough long enough, you’ve most likely seen those pro-life benches, or rather the remnants; either mostly defaced, or with the words “My...
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...
There are some common misconceptions when addressing what we mean by Israeli Apartheid. By definition, apartheid literally means separation. It has its roots in the separation of people based on race in South Africa. Since then, the application of the word...
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...
I must be getting old. I’ve been playing video games for as long as I can remember and various moments of my life have been supported by the video games that I was playing at the time. In fact,...
The assailant who killed a Canadian soldier in Ottawa, in October of last year, was widely reported to have been inspired by Islamic State, as was the hostage-taker in Sydney Australia, in December. Although neither of them committed the...
As the TCSA Women’s Commissioner and CFS delegate on March 6, 2015, I was invited to the launch of Ontario Premier Wynne’s $41 million three-year action plan to combat sexual assault. The 13-point action plan aims to tackle workplace harassment,...
I always find myself feeling like more of an imposter than usual during Black History Month. As if I’m being watched day in and day out to see if I’m making the most of this month dedicated to an...
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...
If you were asked what came to mind when you hear Beijing, what would you answer? If you were asked if you recognized the name of Tiananmen Square, or of the events that transpired there and across China in the...