For those who have not yet heard, a chunk of Trent University’s wetland property has been sold off to City Council to build a hulking mass of an arena and corresponding 500-car parking lot, a decision that has been...
What a summer. Terrorism in Britain, a terrorist getting a government settlement, and white terrorists south of the border. Two years ago it felt like conversations between we the whites were a race to call out one another for...
I’m writing in response to the article published on November 23, 2015, entitled “Paris Attacks: How Do We Respond?” by Jordan Porter. Rather than contrasting the reactions to the recent terrorist attacks in the Middle East and those in...
Stop the presses! Studies have shown that positive emotions have a direct correlation with good health. Well, thats no secret of course. The Hindu and Buddhist disciplines have been promoting the relation between health and clean auras for centuries....
By now, you’ve probably had some pretty serious blinders on to be unaware of the issue of sexual violence on campus. Talk of “rape culture” and other buzzwords saturate the media and university landscapes. When faced with such a...
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...
Photos by Susan Danic and Anestis Papoutsis The fight between the teachers of Ontario and the Liberal government of Ontario has been going on for months. It started in March of 2012 and escalated in October when elementary teachers went...
  With just a brief glance at any modern news media outlet it is plain to see that our society is one obsessed with consumption and material possession. We have allowed North American materialistic culture to define individual happiness, and...
The closing of non-productive businesses in the downtown area signals that Peterborough, just like every community, is changing. The question on the minds of many is what direction the community is currently going in. The emphasis on condo developments...
I wholeheartedly support the Trent University Native Association’s (TUNA) initiative to introduce a mandatory half-credit in Indigenous Studies at Trent University. I want to be honest as to why. As a “White” Canadian, I have always been conscious of the...