March 12’s "It’s Okay to be (Against) White(ness)" event caused quite a commotion. Well, Faith Goldy caused a stir. Goldy, a 29-year-old Catholic nationalist, interrupted Dr. Michael Cappello’s presentation on racial injustice and white privilege to defend her political...
Many of us are familiar with the controversial case based out of Ferguson Missouri regarding the shooting and death of Michael Brown. On November 24, 2014 Officer Darren Wilson, the responding officer on August 9, 2014, was not indicted...
On March 23, distinguished professors Dr. Anver Emon and Dr. Mohamma Salaama lectured for Trent’s Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Accessibility. The “Embracing Difference in Difficult Times: Rights, Faith, Identity and Muslims” talk comes at a time when Muslims...
Editors Note: To kick off Black Heritage Month, the Trent African Caribbean Student Union (TACSU) organized a powerful photo series. This series portrays strong messages and personal perseverance regarding race and personal experiences in relation to race. Our feature...
The collective political conscience stirs as election time approaches for Canadians. As a hallmark of this opportunity to exercise our democratic rights, Prime Minister Stephen Harper dropped into Peterborough for a rally as part of his campaign, as well...
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...
The student collective is named just that: Revolutionary Student Movement (RSM), or Mouvement Etudiant Revolutionnaire (MER) in French-speaking regions.  Guided by communist principles, the RSM was formed in 2012 after the Revolutionary Communist Party in Toronto held a conference,...
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society – Angela Davis In the past two weeks there has been a strong backlash against Beyoncé’s performance at the Superbowl Half-Time concert from the white, conservative media and...
Our names are Kristina Dergacheva and Joshua Skinner and we are running for the co-editorship of the prestigious student newspaper: Arthur. Both of us bring three years of experience at Trent University that qualify us for this job, and...