English Department and Anne Shirley Theatre Company Host Shakespeare Cabaret in Nozhem Theatre
On the evening of February 17th, Shakespeare fans and cynics alike packed into Trent University’s Nozhem Theatre to watch the Shakespeare Cabaret—a collaboration between Trent’s English department and the Anne Shirley Theatre Company (ASTC). Arthur's Mikaela Lewis and Ian Vansegbrook were both there to take it all in.
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Mikaela Lewis
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Ian Vansegbrook
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March 2, 2024
Book Review: Beautiful World, Where Are You?
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Amelia Takacs
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February 29, 2024
Sally Rooney’s 2021 novel Beautiful World, Where Are You is an articulate investigation of emotion as it relates to the phenomenon of self. Drawing on personalized experiences to create literary persons, Rooney’s continuous ability to convey depth through a thought-provoking narrative is uncontested.
'Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer' belongs to a pityingly small collection of thriller films
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Alex Southey
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February 28, 2024
Contributor Alex Southey discusses Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986) noting how the lack of spectacle in director John McNaughton’s storytelling makes it a unique serial killer film especially when compared to most content being produced in the current true crime boom.
Writers Reading Series Celebrates Code Noir with Canisia Lubrin
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Abbigail Lewis-Maher
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February 16, 2024
The Writer's Reading Series returns to Trent University in 2024. Champlain College hosts award-winning author, Canisia Lubrin to celebrate the launch of her first fiction novel Code Noir.
An Interview with Neurodiverse Professor Dr. Katrina Keefer
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Ian Vansegbrook
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March 2, 2024
In the first instalment of his column interviewing neurodiverse academics, staff writer Ian Vansegbrook profiles swordfighter and polymath Dr. Katrina Keefer, who discusses her experiences in grad school while having ADHD.
Dancing on my own in Celeste 64
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Evan Robins
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February 14, 2024
Having recently discovered that her favourite game of all time received a 3D platformer spin-off/remake, Arthur editor Evan Robins reminisces on the impact one little indie game about a girl climbing a mountain has had on her life, and muses in typically indulgent fashion on the futurity of endings.
Holiday Blues
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Chukwugoziem Nwadugbo
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January 25, 2024
It’s the 25th of December, and I am curled up in my apartment watching old episodes of Vanderpump Rules cringing hard at the television screen. This year, I am spending Christmas alone and it’s an experience (an isolating drab one). Being an international student living in Canada, one of the cons includes not having your family with you during holidays and missing out on family rituals.