If you weren’t at the TCSA debates last Thursday, then I hope you got a chance to listen to them on Trent Radio. The event made it very clear to me who I ought to be supporting, and I’d...
As another Volume of Arthur Newspaper comes to an end, it evokes a great deal of reflection after our first year as editors of a newspaper. The source of the recent controversial discourse in the paper surrounds the restructuring of...
There have never been more educated people in the world than there are right now. According to Government of Canada research conducted in 2012, 93 percent of the Canadian population between the ages of 25 and 44 hold an...
Social media can be wonderful for connecting people, for sharing information, and even for discussing different points of view. What these platforms are not, though, are particularly effective ways of developing empathy and understanding for each other. Recently, there have...
I just got word from the editors that they want me to write about the whole experience of being a mature student at Trent University. You bet! Things have definitely changed since this 54-year-old proto-geriatric late-cohort Baby Boomer first...
For what it’s worth, I’ve been writing and making films for almost half of my life.  Since August I’ve been enrolled in the Bachelor of Education program at Trent University. With that said, you’re probably wondering how a filmmaker...
Parkway is good for city (re: issues 0 and 2) As an active environmentalist since the first Earth Day 44 years ago, I applaud the activities of Sustainable Trent. However, I am disturbed by the one-sided and outright misinformed statement...
The American news media has been having a field day sifting through the fallout from leaked video footage of the admission of routine sexual assault made by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Filmed behind the scenes of Access Hollywood...
It is unfortunate, and maybe even unfair, that Trent Central Student Association President Braden Freer’s career in Trent student politics will close on this sour note. Regardless of the fallout from his leaked conversation with Trent Conservatives Vice-President Corey LeBlanc...
To say that from the moment that Games of Thrones emerged, it was so good, everything else has been bad is akin to saying that since Trump became president, America has been broken. Neither could have broken a system...