Trent Beat: Making Headlines
Dwindling ice, delicious food, and Open House lead headlines
Canada Research Chair Dr. Maggie Xenopoulos Shares Insight into Dwindling Ice in Great Lakes| The Globe and Mail
In an article for the Globe and Mail, Professor Maggie Xenopoulos speaks about how dwindling ice cover in the Great Lakes is affecting research into its implications for the region. Typically, ice concentrations on the Great Lakes are at their highest in mid-February, but as of early February, the combined ice cover was only at 13%, which is less than one-third of the long-term average. Researchers predict that if the decline in ice cover continues, it will have significant consequences for the entire region, including impacts on drinking water quality, extreme weather events, and fish populations.
Seasoned Spoon Café Celebrates 20 Years of Serving Up Fair, Organic Food | Global News
The Seasoned Spoon café, a beloved gathering place for Trent students and fans of organic, vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free food, is celebrating a milestone moment. Since opening its doors, the Seasoned Spoon has also grown to become a hub for food education, offering workshops and events that teach skills for preparing healthy, sustainable meals.
Biggest March Break Open House to Date Welcomes Over 4,000 Prospective Students to Campus
Trent University's largest March Break Open House to date saw a record-breaking 4,224 people in attendance, including 1,829 prospective students. Rainy weather didn’t dampen the spirits of attendees who took part in new initiatives like a Provost Information Session and an enthusiastic welcome crew to enhance the prospective student experience.