Ice Cream, You Scream, We All Scream for a Better Student Union
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Nick Taylor
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April 12, 2022
In this editorial Nick Taylor throughly delineates structural issues that have long-plagued the TCSA, and created conditions wherein the union struggles to meet quorum in its own elections, attracts self-interested-careerist-candidates, and operates in the service of capital -- rather than in the service of the students it claims to represent.
Think Twice About the Housing Services Referendum
Trent Students! Trent University wants you to foot the bill for a new position in the Trent Housing department, one that will help students find housing amidst PTBO’s housing crisis – a crisis they helped create. We encourage students to vote NO to Trent’s off-campus housing referendum. 
ReFrame: An Antidote to Nihilism
In this essay, Nick Taylor reviews four films from this year's ReFrame line-up: Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy, Writing With Fire, The Cost of Freedom, and The Viewing Booth. Weaving these disparate narratives together, Taylor meditates on the art of story-telling, ultimately identifying it as an antidote to nihilism.
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.
Think Twice About the Housing Services Referendum
By
Nick Taylor
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March 9, 2022
Trent Students! Trent University wants you to foot the bill for a new position in the Trent Housing department, one that will help students find housing amidst PTBO’s housing crisis – a crisis they helped create. We encourage students to vote NO to Trent’s off-campus housing referendum. 
ReFrame: An Antidote to Nihilism
By
Nick Taylor
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February 14, 2022
In this essay, Nick Taylor reviews four films from this year's ReFrame line-up: Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy, Writing With Fire, The Cost of Freedom, and The Viewing Booth. Weaving these disparate narratives together, Taylor meditates on the art of story-telling, ultimately identifying it as an antidote to nihilism.
Editorial: Time Moves in Maybe More Than Two Directions
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Nick Taylor
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November 9, 2021
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.
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.
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
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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.