The American news media has been having a field day sifting through the fallout from leaked video footage of the admission of routine sexual assault made by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Filmed behind the scenes of Access Hollywood...
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,...
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...
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...
The municipal election is 24 days away. How can students get involved? Tom Young has some suggestions. Young was a minor candidate in the 2014 Peterborough municipal election, running against current mayor and incumbent Daryl Bennett and now Liberal MP...
White privilege: a topic that elicits a spectrum of emotions from confusion to utter denial of its existence. The term first appeared in a paper published in 1988, entitled “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” by Wellesley College professor Peggy...
In hindsight, it is so obvious. There were the Vietnamese and Cambodian “boat people” of the 70s and the boats of Rohingyas from Myanmar (Burma), pushed around last year in geopolitical pinball last summer by Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. And...
Michael Chong is the only choice for leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. The Harper decade did not end well for the Conservatives, and if given the chance as party leader, Michael Chong can revitalize his party. Moreover,...
Elections are in the air and you could not avoid them if you tried. The Trent Central Student Association (TCSA) and Trent University Politics Society (TUPS) have even pushed a Trent Votes campaign that has proven itself successful thus...
Urgent Report to the Anti-Colonial Crown 19 October 2015 TOP SECRET Making Copies Prohibited Copy No. 1 Erable Telegramme, Late tonight, T. Sulcair invited me to come see him. We spoke alone. He stated that the onslaught of Tory propaganda and the stifling of the CBC...