For the past few years the thirteenth issue of Arthur (the first paper published after the winter break) has been themed. This year we decided to provide an opportunity for students to speak up about issues that are important to them at Trent. However, this paper should not be seen as representative of all students and issues at the university. Given that the last thing students want to do during the holidays is work, we’re happy with the amount of submissions that we’ve received. We hope this serves as a start to a more open conversation about changes at Trent, and one which involves students.