Platana’s book launch veers between comedy and tragedy

On Thursday 26, local author Janette Platana held the launch of her new collection of short stories, A Token of My Affliction. In the intimate setting of The Theatre on King, the gathered community shared in the alternating humour and poignancy of Platana’s work. The night started with cake pops and “Halo and Epiphany,” Platana’s […]

A booklover’s guide to Peterborough’s bookstores: International Women’s Day

Mark Jokinen’s Wander over to the Arabic Lit. section for Lebanese writer, Hanan al-Shaykh’s Women Of Sand And Myrrh ($10), while out in front in the $2 shelf you’ll find Alice Munro’s Open Secrets and an Atwood shortfiction collection Bluebeard’s Egg and the novel Bodily Harm. Knotaknew Just Kids, Patti Smith’s memoir about her relationship […]

The invisible knife

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Article co-written with Zara Syed. Malcolm X once compared racism to a knife jammed in the back of the oppressed, which the oppressors refused to admit, existed. After hundreds of years of dealing with the scourge of racism, there are some who would believe that it is no longer a problem. Though I am a […]

Orientation Week is the new ISW

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With the 2014-15 school year working towards a close, the Trent University Office of Student Affairs is well into planning the week of events that will welcome new students to the institution come September. This year, the event has undergone a name change. What was once Introductory Seminar Week will now be known as Orientation […]

Platana’s book launch veers between comedy and tragedy

On Thursday 26, local author Janette Platana held the launch of her new collection of short stories, A Token of My Affliction. In the intimate setting of The Theatre on King, the gathered community shared in the alternating humour and poignancy of Platana’s work. The night started with cake pops and “Halo and Epiphany,” Platana’s […]

A booklover’s guide to Peterborough’s bookstores: International Women’s Day

Mark Jokinen’s Wander over to the Arabic Lit. section for Lebanese writer, Hanan al-Shaykh’s Women Of Sand And Myrrh ($10), while out in front in the $2 shelf you’ll find Alice Munro’s Open Secrets and an Atwood shortfiction collection Bluebeard’s Egg and the novel Bodily Harm. Knotaknew Just Kids, Patti Smith’s memoir about her relationship […]

The invisible knife

banner-feature

Article co-written with Zara Syed. Malcolm X once compared racism to a knife jammed in the back of the oppressed, which the oppressors refused to admit, existed. After hundreds of years of dealing with the scourge of racism, there are some who would believe that it is no longer a problem. Though I am a […]

Orientation Week is the new ISW

cheering-crowd

With the 2014-15 school year working towards a close, the Trent University Office of Student Affairs is well into planning the week of events that will welcome new students to the institution come September. This year, the event has undergone a name change. What was once Introductory Seminar Week will now be known as Orientation […]