The Trent University community has raised $35,000 through Trent Gives to support the World University Services Canada (WUSC) Student Refugee Program (SRP). As a result of the combination of the student levy designated to the SRP and the University’s...
To review I concur that our electoral system (FPTP) is in desperate need of reform. MMP, would be a good alternative. It is far from perfect -often parties need to get x percentage of the vote nationally to get...
Any change made to Introductory Seminar Week (ISW) seems to be a point of contention for the Trent community. There’s a good reason for this: introductory seminars are what make our version of university orientation unique. Few other universities give...
  The late 1950’s and early 60’s in Canada were an era of determining nuclear policy. It was the time of Diefenbaker, and Canadian identity was under the limelight. Many view this time period as the paradigm shift towards “Americanization” as...
Dear Trent University, It seems like only yesterday when we got together, but, with so many years gone by now, our romance only grows stronger. I have been singing your praises on 92.7 FM all this time and… well, perhaps...
Dear Trent, The momentum for change at Trent has begun and it isn’t going to stop or reverse itself. Change is coming whether we want it or not. Many of you will have heard the term “SMA” floating around in the...
It has been more than two years now since the Ontario government and, specifically, the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (MTCU) began their province-wide initiative to differentiate the post secondary education sector. What began with the 2012 MTCU...
If there’s one thing that nearly all students will occasionally turn to in a time of need, it’s caffeine. As essays and exams loom in the near-future more and more of us student-types turn to the stimulant in one of...
As the TCSA Women’s Commissioner and CFS delegate on March 6, 2015, I was invited to the launch of Ontario Premier Wynne’s $41 million three-year action plan to combat sexual assault. The 13-point action plan aims to tackle workplace harassment,...
Photo courtesy of Stacy Douglas Deepan Budlakoti was born in Ottawa in 1989. His parents emigrated from India, and received permanent residency status followed by Canadian citizenship and passports. He also received a passport stating that his nationality was Canadian. After...