I read with great interest the recent article by Will Pearson on the growing shift at Bata Library to e-books and commend him for a timely and thoughtful article. Quite apart from the high risk of disposing of printed material...
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...
All the talk of Ron Thom’s architecture in this week’s Arthur and around campus has got me thinking of the next architectural project to take place at Trent: the student centre. When it’s built, it will (hopefully) be a student-operated...
Re: A Call for Love With varying rates of success, Arthur has been publishing the occasional satire piece this semester. Ana Maria Zapata’s “A Call for Love” (Arthur Issue 19) is by far the most compelling. Satire is not merely...
Thank you for publishing the disturbing report about the abandoned cats at Trent University. A friend who tries to feed some of these pitiful creatures recently told us how one bitterly cold night he went out repeatedly to investigate intermittent...
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 editors, I will be back in the new year making more new stories for Arthur. I enjoy doing them. It is a great opportunity and I enjoy what I do. I also like the written stories by Arthur. ...
By the time you read this, the results of Peterborough’s municipal election will be well known. Unfortunately, given the nature of our publication schedule, the same cannot be said for me as I write this editorial. One of the downsides...
Provost search committee is representative of community Re: “Provost search committee composition questioned (campus, issue 7, October 29) Dear Arthur, I was glad to see you devoting some attention to the Provost Search last week, but a little disappointed that my...
Canadians today sit nearly one month removed from a monumental election in our country’s history. We witnessed a dramatic shift in parliamentary power, as the Liberals were elected into a majority government, receiving an almost 60% increase in support from...