Want to do something about the climate crisis? Tens of thousands of students in Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, the UK, Australia, and other countries have recently cut classes and taken to the streets to call on governments to take urgent action...
Included in this year’s electoral period are three referendum questions put forward by the Association. Any referendum question voted upon by Trent Undergraduates requires a minimum of 15% of Trent’s student population to vote on the question for it...
March 4 marks the beginning of the campaign period for candidates and referenda questions registered in the Association’s Spring Elections. It is going to be another exciting year with 12 candidates hoping to be elected to Executive roles of...
Content warning: This article discusses graphic physical violence (sexual assault and murder) against marginalized communities – particularly LGBTQIA2S+ people, people of colour, homeless people, sex workers, and those who live in the intersections of these identities. It also briefly...
In an announcement on January 17, Training, Colleges and Universities Minister, Merrilee Fullerton, announced that tuition will get a 10% decrease and she introduced what she calls a “Student Choice Initiative,” in which students will get to choose what...
The 21st century’s own Grey Owl -- also known as Joseph Boyden -- has caused more than enough issues when it comes to Indigenous identity and positionality. Boyden is a British man infamous for falsely claiming Indigenous heritage and...
Josh Lamers, keynote speaker of this year’s Community Movements Conference, spoke to a full house at the Peterborough Public Library on Friday February 1. The opening night of the conference also coincided with the first day of Black History...
In January 2019, the Ontario provincial government made significant changes to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), including drastically reducing the availability of grants to low-income students and slashing the six-month grace period for paying back student loans following...
By now you may have heard of this announcement from the Doug Ford government: they are planning to lower tuition by 10%, starting September 2019. While this announcement was illustriously described as “making postsecondary education more affordable through historic...
It was January 8 that Trent students first stood in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en sovereign Nation, taking up signage and traditional songs as they blocked off George street North and McDonnell to bring awareness to the community; to let...