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...
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...
This year marked a half century of Arthur’s existence since Stephen Stohn first began this student rag in 1966. The implication of two young Pakistani women running this paper 50 years later is an incredible symbol of how far our...
In light of International Women’s Day, two Trent alumni took it upon themselves to take the international day to new heights in Peterborough. On March 4, Arthur co-editor Zara Syed and former Arthur editor Sara Ostrowska organized a panel discussion...
Feb. 29 marked the official ending of Black Heritage Month, it was a month filled with activities and events intended to celebrate the past and building the future. In accordance with the theme, the Black Lives Matter movement was...