On Aug. 9, 2014, underneath the scorching sun lay the lifeless body of an unarmed black teen: Michael Brown, riddled with bullets. Amidst controversy, tragedy and hope, Black Lives Matter was born – a movement dedicated towards familiarizing our...
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...
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...
Disclosure: I am a white person. White people can be either racist, non-racist or anti-racist. If you believe the simple absence of racism in your attitude is enough, you are non-racist. If you believe that it is not enough to...
On Jan. 27, Trent Central Student Association (TCSA)’s winter semi-annual general meeting (SAGM) was held in the Sadleir House Lecture Hall at 1p.m. The meeting saw the endorsement of changes to TCSA by-laws and policy resolutions, as well as an...
Co-written by Zara Syed In 2001, Trent students barricaded themselves in the Vice President’s office for three days. They were fighting for transparent democratic representation regarding changes to the the impending closure of Peter Robinson College. They demanded that democratic...
Justin Trudeau is unlike many politicians-maybe, more accurately, there is not another politician like him. A youthful crowd, interspersed with families and the more experienced members of our community, attests to the idea that Trudeau is inspiring many. Beyond...
On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, I had the distinct pleasure of taking part in a cause, which, before this date, I had no knowledge of. In some ways, I would have liked to remain ignorantly blissful of this issue,...
It only took the Liberals two days in office to announce the reinstatement of the long-form census. Navdeep Bain, new Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development came out on November 5th to announce the move stating that they want...
Canadians today sit nearly one month removed from a monumental election in our country’s history. We witnessed a dramatic shift in parliamentary power, as the Liberals were elected into a majority government, receiving an almost 60% increase in support from...