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.
Editorial: Reclusive Editor Pipes Up
In this editorial, Brazil Gaffney-Knox reflects on her first year as Arthur editor. While the year has been painful and chaotic writ large, Arthur has brought her hope and joy.
Editorial: How It All Hangs Together
In this editorial, Nick Taylor reminisces on the year that has been and all that it requires of journalism. They also attempt to weave a few seemingly-unrelated stories together: CAUT's censure on UofT, the bombing of Al Jazeera and Associated Press offices in Gaza, and the felling and beheading of a statue of Egerton Ryerson.
Trent Bleeds Oil, Not 'Green'
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Alyssa Scanga
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November 1, 2021
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.
Editorial: Reclusive Editor Pipes Up
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Brazil Gaffney-Knox
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June 17, 2021
In this editorial, Brazil Gaffney-Knox reflects on her first year as Arthur editor. While the year has been painful and chaotic writ large, Arthur has brought her hope and joy.
Editorial: How It All Hangs Together
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Nick Taylor
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June 14, 2021
In this editorial, Nick Taylor reminisces on the year that has been and all that it requires of journalism. They also attempt to weave a few seemingly-unrelated stories together: CAUT's censure on UofT, the bombing of Al Jazeera and Associated Press offices in Gaza, and the felling and beheading of a statue of Egerton Ryerson.
No More Opioid Deaths in Our Backyard
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Nick Taylor
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February 26, 2021
In this Editorial, Nick Taylor unpacks commentary from local developers and business-owners on the proposed Consumption and Treatment Services (CTS) site at 220 Simcoe Street. Taylor explains how the CTS site -- a long overdue, lifesaving service -- has become a topic of criticism in local headlines and amongst some downtown property owners, despite having widespread support from the community and various levels of government.
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.
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.
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..