Arthur’s spring elections will be held March 22, 2018 in Lady Eaton College (LEC) pit at 7 P.M. Deadline for campaign platforms is Friday March 16th at 5 P.M. Members of the staff collective can vote on their choice of...
In January, Arthur published and then retracted what we had called a debate about gender-neutral washrooms. At the time, we said that we were retracting the piece for two reasons. First, we never should have framed safe-spaces for marginalized...
Brackets and parentheses, like all forms of punctuation, have a specific function. Where there may not be space to fully elaborate a point -- like in the title of a talk -- they can be used to add in...
There are valid reasons to criticize MP Maryam Monsef. Dredging up the benign details of her place of origin is not one of them. Since September 2016, publications like the Peterborough Examiner have been hot on the trail of where...
I am tired. I am tired of this need to compare. This is something that no one talks about in Church. There is this pressure to be a “Perfect Church Girl” (PCG, if you like). Someone who has the...
Last week, Local 3205 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) came to a labour settlement with Compass Group Canada Ltd. The agreement will affect the approximately 110 Food Service Workers (FSWs) who work on the Symons Campus. Although...
During a seminar today, I was repeatedly dead-named by my professor. This professor has historically shown distaste for my having a name other than my birth name but has rarely been problematic over it. Until today. At the start of the...
Black History Month has dawned upon us yet again. Every February we are thrust into a month-long journey of discovering and rediscovering what ‘race’ is. The Trent African Caribbean Student Union, better known as TACSU, hosted one of their...
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...
I am a silent but loyal reader of Arthur and after some disagreements I have had with the conduct of the newspaper I think I should finally write to you guys. Let me preface this by saying that I...