Ontario Provincial Election and Regional Transit
The Peterborough Regional Transit Coalition analyses the policies of the candidates for Peterborough-Kawartha concerning local and regional transit in the upcoming Ontario provincial election.
Council Should Have Funded a Legal Challenge to Bill 21
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Robert Gibson
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March 7, 2022
Under the guise of supporting local initiatives, Peterborough Council failed to financially endorse a lawsuit challenging the discriminatory measures present in Quebec’s Bill 21. Instead of contributing to the lawsuit, council sidelined Councillor Stephen Wright’s motion through the use of amendments which altered the original intent. Robert Gibson highlights changes to the notice of motion and the issues surrounding this modification.
The Seasoned Spoon: A Food Haven On Campus
The Seasoned Spoon: A Food Haven On Campus
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Stephanie Spencer
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March 2, 2022
In this op-ed, Stephanie Spencer argues that there should be more dining options like the Seasoned Spoon on Trent's campus. From students living in residence to those who come to school for classes daily, food options are limited to the often-unhealthy offerings at the school's cafeterias.
Students Need to Support Faculty
Students Need to Support Faculty
By
Kayla Weiler
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February 24, 2022
In this op-ed, Kayla Weiler of the Canadian Federation of Students argues that students must support faculty in their fight for just working conditions. Given the rise in faculty labour actions across Canada over the past year, now is the time for students to step up and fight for the rights of their teachers.
How History Rhymes
How History Rhymes
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Karol Orzechowski
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February 18, 2022
Karol Orzechowski weaves Canada's present state of calamity into a similar, and equally as absurd time about twenty years ago when 9/11 became the impetus for many shades of political maneuvering, state sanctioned evil, and ideological mayhem.
The Seasoned Spoon: A Food Haven On Campus
The Seasoned Spoon: A Food Haven On Campus
By
Stephanie Spencer
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March 2, 2022
In this op-ed, Stephanie Spencer argues that there should be more dining options like the Seasoned Spoon on Trent's campus. From students living in residence to those who come to school for classes daily, food options are limited to the often-unhealthy offerings at the school's cafeterias.
Students Need to Support Faculty
Students Need to Support Faculty
By
Kayla Weiler
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February 24, 2022
In this op-ed, Kayla Weiler of the Canadian Federation of Students argues that students must support faculty in their fight for just working conditions. Given the rise in faculty labour actions across Canada over the past year, now is the time for students to step up and fight for the rights of their teachers.
How History Rhymes
How History Rhymes
By
Karol Orzechowski
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February 18, 2022
Karol Orzechowski weaves Canada's present state of calamity into a similar, and equally as absurd time about twenty years ago when 9/11 became the impetus for many shades of political maneuvering, state sanctioned evil, and ideological mayhem.
Canada, The Land of Equality, Diversity, and Racism
Canada, The Land of Equality, Diversity, and Racism
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Sutton Hanna
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February 14, 2022
Sutton Hanna examines the myths about Canada that newcomers are told. As an international student himself, Sutton thought Canada was free of racism and discrimination - throughout his time in Peterborough/Nogojiwanong he has grown to understand this country has its own historical and present vein of anti-Black racism.
The Erasure of Canada's Racism in Public School Curricula
The Erasure of Canada's Racism in Public School Curricula
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Alicia McLeod
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February 14, 2022
In this essay, Alicia McLeod argues that Canada's racist past is underreported or left out entirely of grade-school curriculum, leaving Black youth underprepared for the reality of racism in Canada.
No Black Educators
No Black Educators
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Shaela McLeod
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February 10, 2022
In this article, Shaela McLeod explores how the diversity gap amongst post-secondary educators does damage to Black students, recounting her own experience at Trent being taught by predominantly white faculty.
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The Curious Case of Dr. Dummitt
The Curious Case of Dr. Dummitt
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Cameron Noble
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February 8, 2022
Cameron Noble breaks down arguments made by Trent Canadian Studies professor, Dr. Christopher Dummitt, who argues that Canadian colonialism was not a genocide of Indigenous peoples.
The Case for Divestment
The Case for Divestment
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Irene Suvillaga
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January 11, 2022
As the ramifications of climate change become ever more present, and the direct link between fossil fuels industries and global warming become ever more clear, Trent continues to finance the very same industry that in the 1980s privately predicted the apocalyptic consequences of oil and its emissions. Irene Suvillaga dives into the principles of divestment and its impact, fossil fuel companies’ influence on academia and Trent's reluctance to implement this action.