What might seem like a mere linguistic preference has become a raging debate: is feminism still an important movement in and of itself, or has the term become outdated, better replaced by the more generalizing humanism? To me, this is...

But … men!

Nothing annoys me more than when a discussion about feminism is derailed by the question “but what about men?” Whoever poses this question never takes the time to extrapolate on any issues men actually face, aside from maybe his...
Trent University, a campus rife with political discourse. This past year, the discussions that have taken place on campus have created movements many students may not even be aware of. From Trent Lifeline re-emerging on our campus, to articles...
Re: A Call for Love With varying rates of success, Arthur has been publishing the occasional satire piece this semester. Ana Maria Zapata’s “A Call for Love” (Arthur Issue 19) is by far the most compelling. Satire is not merely...
Photo by Andrew Tan All of us have experienced the mighty power of the bus line at Trent University. It seems as if for one moment, all social conventions are suspended in order to achieve the most important task at...
I’ve been keeping tabs on the #SochiProblems tag on Twitter and have been noting with some amusement the issues that athletes, journalists, and others have been having with the Olympics facilities in Sochi, Russia. Still, something was causing me...
What Black History Month Means to Me I make black history every day of my life, why would I let society give me a month only to celebrate myself. My opinion on Black History month is that most people will...
There has been much talk in the news about former U.S. First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s likely 2016 presidential run. The focus of discussions lately? A now 16-year-old scandal involving Hillary’s husband, former American President Bill...
Black History Month was initiated to celebrate the culture and historical achievements of African Americans. Intending to be a month of optimism and triumph, I for one cannot help but feel pessimistic on BHM’s real contributions. The concept of...
“Line up at the start”… “Ready?”… “Bang!” Hearing this, you would expect that to be the gunshot signifying the start of a race, or that of a heat. Wrong! In fact, that is the sound of what is occurring behind...