Editorial: Interaction, not production, is critical for education

There have never been more educated people in the world than there are right now. According to Government of Canada research conducted in 2012, 93 percent of the Canadian population between the ages of 25 and 44 hold an educational credential (at least a high-school diploma) while almost 70 percent of this age bracket have […]

Comment: Charlie Hebdo from the perspective of a Muslim

Co-written by Zara Syed. Satire is a necessary form of expression. It encourages critical thinking in the form of a healthy dose of humour. Nevertheless, in an era of free speech, where does one draw the line and who should determine these boundaries? The case of Charlie Hebdo is intrinsically controversial, yet for an incident […]

“Hey! What Subway do you work at?”

Last Wednesday was an average Wednesday. I wrote an article for Arthur, I did readings for class, and ate breakfast. I stepped out of my house and was making my way to the bus to go to class. At the corner of Reid St and Charlotte St, I paused for the traffic signal to change. […]

OPIRG and Sustainable Trent present: Divestment Week

OPIRG and Sustainable Trent have collaborated on a number of events from January 26-30 for Divestment Week. The week is to raise awareness for both OPIRG’s divest from Israeli Apartheid and Palestinian solidarity campaign, and Sustainable Trent’s divest from fossil fuels campaign. Monday there will be a film screening of Students & Goliath: How the […]

Editorial: Interaction, not production, is critical for education

There have never been more educated people in the world than there are right now. According to Government of Canada research conducted in 2012, 93 percent of the Canadian population between the ages of 25 and 44 hold an educational credential (at least a high-school diploma) while almost 70 percent of this age bracket have […]

Comment: Charlie Hebdo from the perspective of a Muslim

Co-written by Zara Syed. Satire is a necessary form of expression. It encourages critical thinking in the form of a healthy dose of humour. Nevertheless, in an era of free speech, where does one draw the line and who should determine these boundaries? The case of Charlie Hebdo is intrinsically controversial, yet for an incident […]

“Hey! What Subway do you work at?”

Last Wednesday was an average Wednesday. I wrote an article for Arthur, I did readings for class, and ate breakfast. I stepped out of my house and was making my way to the bus to go to class. At the corner of Reid St and Charlotte St, I paused for the traffic signal to change. […]

OPIRG and Sustainable Trent present: Divestment Week

OPIRG and Sustainable Trent have collaborated on a number of events from January 26-30 for Divestment Week. The week is to raise awareness for both OPIRG’s divest from Israeli Apartheid and Palestinian solidarity campaign, and Sustainable Trent’s divest from fossil fuels campaign. Monday there will be a film screening of Students & Goliath: How the […]