A couple of months ago, I went to my doctor for a papsmear. I dreaded this appointment. Everyone does. They ask me the usual questions, including “are you sexually active?” to which I thought of the Juno reply “What...
Donning fake eagle feathers, a beaded headband and a dream catcher swaying from her hips, a girl clothed in a faux hide dress makes her way to the dance floor. She is not Aboriginal, but as she parades through...
The city of Peterborough is currently experiencing something which I have heard referred to as a “burrito bubble”. When I arrived at Trent just over three years ago, burrito buffs were hardly as well-off as they are today. In that...
China has seen unprecedented economic growth in the last few years, and Chinese economic expansion has not only manifested itself in Asia. Those whom have recently traveled to Africa may have noticed the rapid increase in Chinese influence. Chinese Foreign...
The Trend at Traill College has existed since Trent University’s year one in 1967. The cafe/pub has changed hands many times since then—the current instantiation of the establishment is a dream of life-and-business partners Bonnie Kubica (Executive Chef) and...
British food usually gets a bad rap and rightfully so. If you have any idea what an aspic is you will agree with me; however, one thing they get right is sausages and potatoes. This is one of the cheapest,...
On November 4, 2015, the Symons seminar series on Graduate Research held their second presentations. With people following the “homework assignment” of last month to bring a friend, the audience was a decent size. They all listened as Tessa Nasca...
Malala Yousafzai is a 14 year old activist from Pakistan who became a target of the Taliban when she posted online about her frustrations regarding the Taliban’s restrictions on women, particularly their banning women from going to school. Last...
Trent University is to embark on an interactive journey that will allow the entire nation to discuss Canada as a country, critically. The Canadian Studies Department, along with Ontario-based executives William A. Macdonald and William R.K. Innes, are leading...
Access to birth control has been a primary issue in feminism for the past few decades. Until 1969, the birth control pill as a method of contraception was illegal in Canada. Since it’s been on the market, The Pill...