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Letters to the Editor Issue 24

Re: Re: Green Student Centre In regards to the response that was kindly written back to me last week, I do need to clarify some essential details which I did…

Migrant workers or disguised slaves?

The conditions under which many migrant workers are employed have been the focus of much controversy. Are migrant workers the new slaves? Evidence from Qatar and Canada would provide legitimate…

The Meaning of Life

I just finished reading about an exchange between the Dalai Lama and a waitress. His Holiness was approached during a luncheon and asked that all-too-ominous question: “What is the meaning…

Letters to the Editor: Issue 22

RE: TCSA Opinons To the editors of Arthur and the students of Trent University, I’d like to jump on the bandwagon calling into question the validity and legitimacy of the…

Even those who voted stayed home

I’ll give them some credit; 16.3 percent is not the worst Spring Election turnout in the TCSA’s history. But it’s far below their goal of drawing a quarter of members…

What is the Purpose of Our Student Union?

Though universities like Trent exist principally for the education of students, as students we have little input in the governance of this institution. We relate to Trent not as sovereign…

Where are the candidates? Where are the voters?

If students weren’t engaged before the candidates for the TCSA’s Spring Election were announced, they definitely weren’t afterwards. Two out of three executive positions are running unopposed this year, including…

Letters to the Editor: Issue 21

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…

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