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...
  It’s no secret that accessibility is limited on campus in the winter, with ramps closed because of iciness, but if one were to walk on campus right now, it is just as limited . In my first year on...
Uniting to chase that ever-elusive goal of peace Dear Arthur, Reports on the first Canadian bombing missions in Iraq stressed that targets in Falluja were “precisely targeted” by lasers. Some years ago I visited a site in Baghdad so precisely targeted that...
…were the words I wanted to scream out loud while watching Blended, a romantic comedy starring Adam Sandler, in addition to addressing the other gross stereotypes and plainly racist innuendos used during the characterization of Africans and “their homogenous...
On January 29, Gzowksi College became  home for the Trent Central Student Association’s (TCSA) annual general meeting (AGM). And while it is no secret that this year’s AGM hosted a lot of unsettling emotions, you may have only heard the...
Dear Editors, I happened to be entering the Student Centre this morning at the same time as Trent staff drove up onto the walkway, washed off a chalk message, and then excessively salted the area. The chalk message was not...
When Trent’s founding president, Tom Symons, visited my third-year public history course last summer he shared an anecdote about instructions he once gave to famed Canadian architect Ron Thom. Symons recalled that back in the early 1960s he told...
As many of us mature, we feel as though we are taking the necessary steps to become members of the civilized population, leaving behind our infantile impulses. We feel wise and patient, having deserted our youthful penchant for conflict....
On Wednesday, September 30th, I am curating a video installation by filmmaking and PhD candidate Dylan Cree (Communication Studies, Simon Fraser University) at Traill College. The aim of To Conference: Faux Pas in Perpetuity and Of Pornology is to...
Being a non-believer, I tend to tread lightly when discussing religious garments, in worries of offending anyone due to my lack of knowledge on the topic. Nonetheless, it saddens me to admit that nowadays, wearing garments and clothing that...