Some of you may or may not have heard that Trent has a shiny new Strategic Mandate Agreement. The SMA is a policy that governs what Trent wants to be as a school and it turns out that Trent wants...
Examining the shortcomings of capitalism We will begin with the premise that everyone has the inherent right to own property in a capitalist society. Ownership of land, resources, technology, and intellectual property is a very detrimental component of capitalism for...
Co-written with Pat Reddick. Looking back fifty years, the world was a different place. In August 1964, the very first issue of Arthur was still more than two years away from rolling off the press and, as hard as it...
Anti-Racism Commissioner Annual Report This report was submitted to us by an anonymous director. We decided to publish it in light of multiple inquiries we have received into the actions of this year’s TCSA executive, and in light of the...
As all of you know, November 13, 2015 is now home to a scar in French history. In light of the massacre that occurred in Paris Bataclan Concert Hall by terrorist organization ISIS, the world responded with sympathy for the...
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...
First of all, I’m sorry that the author(s) of this piece felt that the article I wrote on November 2 was not supportive of any individuals who have been impacted by what happened on Facebook, and I should have...

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...
Welcome. You’re now at T(rent) “UNIVERSITY”. This is your first day in a long series of long days. If you’re here for firsts, you’ll soon realize they don’t mean much of anything, anyways. That being said… I’m not supposed...
Dear First-Year Student, Congratulations on accepting your offer to attend Trent University, and please also accept my warmest welcome! You don’t know me, but I can guarantee that the next few years will be some of the most unforgettable of...