'For All That I Learned From You' : Trent's Broken Promise to its Students
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Irene Suvillaga
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April 16, 2021
In 2019, the TCSA approached Daniel Crawford and Hannah Spinney to paint a mural outside their office in the Student Centre. Mid-way through the project, the TCSA learned that the mural was in violation of their lease agreement with the University, and was destroyed.
Slander in Cinema
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Aimée Anctil
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April 15, 2021
In this article, Aimee Anctil explores the oft-overlooked racist and homophobic tropes in 'Mean Girls' (2004) and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010). Anctil reminds us that "we can appreciate art, we must also criticize it for what it is. No art is without flaw, and no film is without its biases."
The Next Best Option; the Musicfest Livestream
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Elizabeth Mitton
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April 2, 2021
Musicfest's free admission concerts in Del Crary Park have been a staple summer activity in the Peterborough-Nogojiwanong area for decades. However, in the age of COVID-19 and concerts being cancelled for the foreseeable future, Musicfest opted to host their first-ever livestreamed performance while aiming to maintain audience engagement. How did they do it? Elizabeth Mitton sat down with Musicfest's Marketing and Communications Specialist Justin Sutton to find out.
Private Server, Lonely World
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Dante Pettapiece
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April 15, 2021
In his most recent non-fiction story, Dante Pettapiece recounts an online encounter with a Penguin, the avatar of a self-proclaimed shut-in from Hong Kong. Pettapiece weaves web worlds, long nights, and the elusive question of democracy into this story about confronting someone for whom the new norm of “quarantine” is typical.
Femmephobia: Q&A with Dr. Rhea Ashley Hoskin
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Aras Mommertz
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March 23, 2021
In this article, Aras Mommertz interviews Dr. Rhea Ashley Hoskin about her research on gender roles, hegemonic femininity, and how society values feminine-presenting people. They discuss how everyone is affected by femmephobia and how it is engrained into the dominant culture to devalue and police those who are femme.
Femmephobia: What’s the Impact?
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Aras Mommertz
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March 23, 2021
Through this article, we discuss how everyone is affected by femmephobia and how it is engrained into the dominant culture to devalue and police those who are femme. With a specific focus on the 2SLGBTQ++ community, this article hopes to inform the general public on how to be more intersectional, understand micro-aggressions and create a discussion on how we conduct ourselves in society.