“Let’s Make Trent Great Again!” the slogan of Corey LeBlanc’s campaign for the presidency of the TCSA, may be the greatest insult to Trent University students yet. LeBlanc’s campaign, which allegedly promises “democracy on student fees,” “inclusivity” and “aid for...
Let`s face it. Our classes are depressing. Every day we crowd into yet another lecture hall to hear yet another professor describe something that is wrong with the world. Climate Change. Economic Inequality. Sexual Violence. War. Hunger. Colonialism. And then we...
During my recent interview with Trent University’s new President, Dr. Leo Groake (published in our last issue), he discussed at length the arrival of the digital age and how he believes it will transform higher education around the world....
The image used for this editorial is a photo by Isioma Mafiana, and our cover for Volume 51 Issue 14. To check out his photography follow @cmplx_ on Instagram or check out his website at: http://cplx.weebly.com/ When I moved to...
*Be warned, this review contains spoilers* As a diehard Harry Potter fan, I was ecstatic when I heard the news that there would be an 8th Harry Potter book. I purchased it the day it was released and swelled with...
For the president of an organization that claims to adopt a holistic approach to mental health, Shawn Wallis is certainly oblivious to the biological components of many forms of mental illness.  His article “A cure to mental illness” demonstrates...
When I first set about directing the Poly Sex Confidential documentary in 2010, there were few people that knew about the polyamory lifestyle. When I moved to Vancouver I discovered a vast array of poly people in a network called...
...because clearly we need to. Last issue, an article containing two opposing views about the gender-neutral washrooms was published. It was taken down at the request of the students, but that does not mean this conversation is over. I want...
Controversy has surrounded OPIRG Peterborough for the better part of 2015. The controversy began with a misguided and terribly executed boycott, divestment, sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel, one that gained wide-spread local – and national – media coverage. The campaign included...
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,...