50th anniversary letdown Hi, Three of us decided to go to the 50th anniversary weekend (August 7-10, 2014) coming from Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto. We did an overnighter in Otonabee on the Saturday night as were were in residence together in...
The UN was created to foster world peace. Now nations exert their will on the less powerful and use economic pressure, veto power, to get their way. Times have changed since the UN was formed and it is hopelessly ill...
Discussing the results of the Trent Central Student Association’s annual presidential debate with my Arthur colleagues late last Thursday night, we all concluded that this was undoubtedly the most interesting and substantial debates of the past few TCSA election...
I was born in Pakistan, and moved to the United States when I was three months old. The formative years of my life were spent in a Brooklyn neighbourhood in the state of New York. My father worked in Manhattan and...
As you’ve likely read (in this article), or perhaps experienced yourself, Canadian Internet Service Providers are now required to pass on notices from copyright holders that an IP address they administer (i.e. yours) is suspected of copyright infringement (i.e....
One of Justin Trudeau’s promises is electoral reform. According to the Liberal Party website, in 18 months, an all-party parliamentary committee will be formed to discuss our current single-member plurality (SMP) system and first-past-the-post (FPTP) voting (the most votes in a...
The government has been lying to us as a nation for a very long time, or perhaps we have been too naive to really question our status in the international community. No one is quite certain which one is...
There has been a change in the way Trent works inside. When you look at the school everything else is fairly the same. New students wouldn’t notice it right off the bat. You’ll see a protruding light and a river of...
We are now entering a time in Canadian society when young adults who have never been exposed to reality are deciding they are not ready to do so. This is apparent in the op-ed piece unfairly lambasting Trent Administration...
The Intern reminds me most of Lost in Translation. It’s not a perfect comparison. The Intern isn’t going to win any Oscars. It has a completely different tone and there’s no real romantic undertones – it wisely avoids ever...