Meet Peterborough’s Inaugural Poet Laureate, Sarah LewisMeet Peterborough’s Inaugural Poet Laureate, Sarah Lewis
Meet Peterborough’s Inaugural Poet Laureate, Sarah Lewis
Spoken word artist Sarah Lewis is an Anishnaabe Kwe (Ojibwe/Cree) artist from Curve Lake who was selected as Peterborough's first ever Poet Laureate this September. In this piece, Irene dives into who Sarah Lewis is, what her writing is all about and what inspires her as a writer, mother and activist.
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Irene Suvillaga
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November 29, 2021
Home, Through an Artist's Eyes: The Climenhage ProjectHome, Through an Artist's Eyes: The Climenhage Project
Home, Through an Artist's Eyes: The Climenhage Project
Irene Suvillaga explores local artist John Climenhage's newest installation 'The Climenhage Project' which is now being exhibited at Sadleir House. Through a personal lens, Irene navigates the artist's work and style, expressing the exhibit's uniqueness and captivating idiosyncrasy. Climenhage's philosophical approach provides an immersive component that invites the viewer to ruminate on, appreciate and experience beauty in every day life Peterborough.
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Irene Suvillaga
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November 18, 2021
No Way In For International Students No Way In For International Students
No Way In For International Students
Canadian universities and the government are both pushing for international students to complete their education in Canada, but are failing to sufficiently help them navigate the many barriers necessary to re-enter the country. Is Trent part of the problem?
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Varun Biddanda
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November 8, 2021
Growing Pains
In this episode, we unpack Cleantech Commons, and how it opens our campus to commerce. We enlist the help of Prof. Andrew Wernick, to explain what it means for a university to have a brand. We also sit down with Martin Yuill from Cleantech, and try to get to the bottom of who will profit off this project.
Arthur Volume 56 "All Summer Long"
What's The Deal With Truth, Justice, and The American Way?
While comic book culture may be more popular than ever, this popularity stems from TV and movies, not comic books. So what's the big thing that got everyone talking about Superman comic books last month? And why are nerds so darn mad about it?
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Varun Biddanda
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November 20, 2021
What's The Deal With Truth, Justice, and The American Way?What's The Deal With Truth, Justice, and The American Way?
Editorial: Time Moves in Maybe More Than Two Directions
In this editorial, Nick Taylor weaves together the rich history of student activism at Trent with reflections on time, organizing, and intergenerational struggle. Ultimately, they remind us that students are capable of much when they work collectively.
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Nick Taylor
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November 9, 2021
Editorial: Time Moves in Maybe More Than Two DirectionsEditorial: Time Moves in Maybe More Than Two Directions
Trent Bleeds Oil, Not 'Green'
Alyssa Scanga makes a case for Trent to divest from fossil fuels. Alyssa came to Trent thinking it was a school that shared her green ideals, but upon learning about the Board of Governors decision to forgo divestment in 2015, she realised this was not so. Now more than ever, she says, Trent has a duty to affect this huge change.
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Alyssa Scanga
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November 1, 2021
Trent Bleeds Oil, Not 'Green'Trent Bleeds Oil, Not 'Green'
Peterborough's Official Plan: Shaping Your Home for Decades to ComePeterborough's Official Plan: Shaping Your Home for Decades to Come
Peterborough's Official Plan: Shaping Your Home for Decades to Come
In this article, Rob Gibson covers the final Open House in the consultation process for Peterborough's Official Plan. He delves into what community members are saying about the environmental implications of the plan: wetland buffers, urban density, green buildings, affordable housing -- find out where the City stands, and where we're headed.
What We Know About Vaccine Exemptions At Trent
October 23rd, the last day for students to submit their proof of COVID-19 vaccination to Trent in order to be eligible to attend classes, has now come and gone. While the vast majority of Trent students, staff, and faculty are fully vaccinated, there are many who have requested exemptions from the vaccine policy. Katie Pedlar explores Trent’s vaccine exemption criteria to outline how staff and students have secured exemptions from this public health measure.
October 23rd, the last day for students to submit their proof of COVID-19 vaccination to Trent in order to be eligible to attend classes, has now come and gone. While the vast majority of Trent students, staff, and faculty are fully vaccinated, there are many who have requested exemptions from the vaccine policy. Katie Pedlar explores Trent’s vaccine exemption criteria to outline how staff and students have secured exemptions from this public health measure.
Building a Community That Feeds Itself: PTBO's 1st Community Fridge
Meet the collective who built a community fridge to help relieve food insecurity in Nogojiwanong-Peterborough earlier this September and find out how you can get involved! Broke and hungry students, this one’s for you.
Meet the collective who built a community fridge to help relieve food insecurity in Nogojiwanong-Peterborough earlier this September and find out how you can get involved! Broke and hungry students, this one’s for you.
Growing Pains
In this episode, we unpack Cleantech Commons, and how it opens our campus to commerce. We enlist the help of Prof. Andrew Wernick, to explain what it means for a university to have a brand. We also sit down with Martin Yuill from Cleantech, and try to get to the bottom of who will profit off this project.
Trent Bleeds Oil, Not 'Green'Trent Bleeds Oil, Not 'Green'
Alyssa Scanga makes a case for Trent to divest from fossil fuels. Alyssa came to Trent thinking it was a school that shared her green ideals, but upon learning about the Board of Governors decision to forgo divestment in 2015, she realised this was not so. Now more than ever, she says, Trent has a duty to affect this huge change.
What’s the Deal With Trent’s Party Life?What’s the Deal With Trent’s Party Life?
Following (another) Trent student party making local headlines Evan Robins wonders whether they might be gaining a reputation as a party school. In this Op-Ed she examines the history of parties during the last two years of the pandemic and explores how this will affect the student body and Trent as an institution.
Anti-Homeless Rhetoric at City Hall and the Wolfe Street ShelterAnti-Homeless Rhetoric at City Hall and the Wolfe Street Shelter
Robert Gibson unpacks the recent proposal at City Council to reduce Wolfe Street Emergency Shelter's hours from 24 hours 7 days a week to 12 hours. The shelter, which has only been in operation since late last year, provides essential services to many unhoused community members. Housing advocates, researchers and Peterborough residents alike have pushed back against the proposal. This discussion will continue at October 18’s General Committee meeting and October 25, where citizens can have their say.
Why aren’t we talking about China?Why aren’t we talking about China?
In this op-ed, Connor Belbin explains why he thinks Canadians ought to be more concerned over China's human rights abuses, as Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig re-adjust to normal life after three years in a Chinese prison..
Meet Peterborough’s Inaugural Poet Laureate, Sarah LewisMeet Peterborough’s Inaugural Poet Laureate, Sarah Lewis
Meet Peterborough’s Inaugural Poet Laureate, Sarah Lewis
What's The Deal With Truth, Justice, and The American Way?What's The Deal With Truth, Justice, and The American Way?
What's The Deal With Truth, Justice, and The American Way?
Top Five Internet and/or Operating System Simulation VideogamesTop Five Internet and/or Operating System Simulation Videogames
Top Five Internet and/or Operating System Simulation Videogames
How chess taught me to blunder, beautifullyHow chess taught me to blunder, beautifully
How chess taught me to blunder, beautifully
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