At some universities, PhD students are offered instructor positions in their upper years or at least put into a pool of possible PhD student instructors. At Trent, conversely, PhD students compete directly with adjunct professors for these positions, and many...
It probably doesn’t matter much to you what I think of The Spill, but I’m gonna tell you anyways. A few weeks ago was the one year anniversary (can you call it that?), and memoriam (even worse, no?) of the...
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. ...
First of all, I’m sorry that the author(s) of this piece felt that the article I wrote on November 2 was not supportive of any individuals who have been impacted by what happened on Facebook, and I should have...
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...
As all of you know, November 13, 2015 is now home to a scar in French history. In light of the massacre that occurred in Paris Bataclan Concert Hall by terrorist organization ISIS, the world responded with sympathy for the...
Jamie Scriber is a Trent student secretly living in a Lady Eaton College janitorial closet, out of preference. They often joke with their parents about it being fate for them to be a writer, given their last name. Jamie's...
Slut Walk talk Re: “Trent Feminist Society hosts on campus Slutwalk” (feature, issue 10, November 18) Dear Editors, This afternoon, I was having a calming tea at the Seasoned Spoon and perusing issue 10 of Arthur. I had it open to the...
One morning on my daily commute to our beloved OC dining hall, I came across a letter in Arthur that depicted every misconception possible of libertarianism and its associated schools of anarchic and liberal thought. It is sometimes postulated that...
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...