Awareness: a white privilege guide

White privilege: a topic that elicits a spectrum of emotions from confusion to utter denial of its existence. The term first appeared in a paper published in 1988, entitled “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” by Wellesley College professor Peggy McIntosh. White privilege is defined as a “social advantage that comes from being seen as […]

TCSA holds student-led review of Traill College

I hope by now most of you have heard that Traill College is undergoing an external review this year. Though I’m hoping the review will result in a reinvestment in Traill College, the importance of gathering widespread student opinion on the subject cannot be overstated. With this in mind, representatives from LEC Cabinet, Champlain College […]

TGSA concerned for graduate space at Traill with impending review

As executives of the Trent Graduate Students’ Association, located at Traill College, we feel it is paramount that we respond to the President’s announcement of the Traill Review. We echo concerns raised by the students interviewed in the follow-up article, especially those directed at the transparency and independence of the review process. This review is […]

Comment : Are student voices welcome in the Traill Review?

Traill College is under review. Again. And they want students to be involved – but not really. If the university administration and the external reviewer, Dr. Tindale, really wanted student voices to be heard, they would put a little more effort than they have so far into making the review an inclusive process. Simply providing […]

Awareness: a white privilege guide

White privilege: a topic that elicits a spectrum of emotions from confusion to utter denial of its existence. The term first appeared in a paper published in 1988, entitled “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” by Wellesley College professor Peggy McIntosh. White privilege is defined as a “social advantage that comes from being seen as […]

TCSA holds student-led review of Traill College

I hope by now most of you have heard that Traill College is undergoing an external review this year. Though I’m hoping the review will result in a reinvestment in Traill College, the importance of gathering widespread student opinion on the subject cannot be overstated. With this in mind, representatives from LEC Cabinet, Champlain College […]

TGSA concerned for graduate space at Traill with impending review

As executives of the Trent Graduate Students’ Association, located at Traill College, we feel it is paramount that we respond to the President’s announcement of the Traill Review. We echo concerns raised by the students interviewed in the follow-up article, especially those directed at the transparency and independence of the review process. This review is […]

Comment : Are student voices welcome in the Traill Review?

Traill College is under review. Again. And they want students to be involved – but not really. If the university administration and the external reviewer, Dr. Tindale, really wanted student voices to be heard, they would put a little more effort than they have so far into making the review an inclusive process. Simply providing […]