This year marks the 73rd anniversary of the end of World War II. In the seven decades since, our society’s relationship to cultural and religious differences continues to ebb and flow with the political climate and current social discourses....
Peterborough’s mayoral candidates could not be more different. This polarity was on full display at the Mayoral Candidates Debate on October 4 at the Venue. At 32, Diane Therrien is a youthful, vibrant candidate in the early stages of what...
Your membership was antagonized by the prospect of a conversation concerning white privilege taking place on campus. This event occurred on March 12, but went public on the TCSA Facebook two weeks prior. Within an hour, your reactions were...
Diane Therrien was 28 when she was elected City Councillor in the Town Ward in 2014. Since then, Canada has seen a conservative majority in parliament toppled, an open trade war broiling with our neighbours to the south, and...
Eight: the number of trans women who have been murdered in the United States only 3 months into the new year. All are women of colour, seven of which are black while the eighth is Indigenous. Trans women are...
In a message in support of International Women’s Day, the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres commented on how women’s rights were being “reduced, restricted and reversed”. He couldn’t have been more right. International Women’s Day found its origins in the working class woman’s story....
Hundreds attended Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s town hall at the Evinrude Center on January 13th, with many who did not RSVP for the event being turned away. The event featured hard questions and tempered optimism from the public. The...
I’ve had enough. I’ve had enough of family members contacting me telling me to be safe because news of recent Trent happenings have spread around social media. I’ve had enough of hearing that students feel unsafe leaving their dorms...
Diane Therrien, Cat Herder Diane Therrien is an honest to god cat herder attempting to coax a group of people all of which own at least one Bon Jovi album into the 21st century. As the lone City Councillor to...
On Monday September 5th, Maryam Monsef (MP Peterborough-Kawarthas and Minister of Democratic Institutions) invited students at Trent University to participate in a conversation about democracy and electoral reform. The event was the first of three community conversations happening in...