Hey, where are you from? I’m Canadian. Yeah, but, where are you really from? Toronto. Okay but… where are your parents from? I came across a copy of The Globe and Mail at a cafe on Thursday left open on a page of MP...

I had an Abortion

I want to talk about the tiny moments and realities that made up the sum of a personal experience with abortion. Choosing abortion is never a decision made flippantly, but anti-choice lobby groups reduce it to stark, simple, ahistorical...
After years of denying reports that local women were being gang-raped by Barrick Gold employees at their mine in Porgera, Papua New Guinea, the company finally acknowledged the problem existed in the fall of 2011. The controversy ensued when...
The TCSA has certainly been the centre of a lot of controversy lately. I don’t think I need to get into specifics here. There’s probably something that comes to the front of your mind when you read that. What...
Elections are in the air and you could not avoid them if you tried. The Trent Central Student Association (TCSA) and Trent University Politics Society (TUPS) have even pushed a Trent Votes campaign that has proven itself successful thus...
If you were one of the curious many that attended the 1st annual Kawartha Craft Beer Festival last Saturday on June 20th, you probably have a wicked tan by now, and a festival glass sitting on a shelf in...
This is in response to last week’s Arthur article, as there were a number of inaccuracies that should be clarified. Background Over the past decades, there have been many changes at Trent that have impacted the original vision of the...
Have you ever been walking in a mall or supermarket, either alone or with friends, and completely lost your awareness of time?  The restriction of visible clocks has been one of the changes made in retail industries to create...
  The late 1950’s and early 60’s in Canada were an era of determining nuclear policy. It was the time of Diefenbaker, and Canadian identity was under the limelight. Many view this time period as the paradigm shift towards “Americanization” as...
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,...