Edward Cai

Edward Cai

Masthead roles

Edward started contributing to the Medium in his first year as an Associate Photo Editor. Two years following, he filled the position as Photo Editor. Today he dabbles in everything creative at the Medium, from the website blogs and videos to the newspaper.

@edtcetera

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Saini goes on leave

UTM principal and U of T VP Deep Saini is looking to determine his priorities for the campus while on a  a six-month administrative...

Hazel McCallion’s musical sendoff

November 30 will mark Hazel McCallion’s last day in office after 36 years of being Mississauga’s esteemed mayor. Watching McCallion mingling and taking selfies...
video

From actor to weightlifter

In UTM’s high-performance facility, Varsity Blues football players push their athletic bodies through a rigorous weightlifting routine that improves their performance on the field....
video

Old-school style and charity

Style and Profyle presented their annual fashion and dance show this past weekend in the Blind Duck. Featuring a variety of dance styles and...
video

Music Club offers a blast from the past

The UTM Music Club held their ’90s-themed open mic night last Wednesday evening in Kaneff. The proceeds from the $2 tickets (free for members)...

Hook-up culture gets to be a part of everyday life

Hitting up clubs and going home with strangers has never been easier than with Justin Mateen and Sean Rad’s 2012 creation: Tinder. With geolocation...
video

Fees, Facebook blamed for “no” votes

UTMSU saw the defeat of its Student Centre expansion referendum last week, according to official results revealed to the Medium. In a close count, 1,621...
video

Soundclash puts UTM DJs in spotlight

The second-ever Soundclash was hosted by CFRE, the ICCIT Council, and the Erindale Gaming Organization last Thursday at the Blind Duck. Soundclash can best...
video

Studying children’s speech patterns

Elizabeth Johnson, associate professor in the department of psychology, is the third of four CRCs to be named last year. Johnson specializes in working...
video

International students begin studies in January

UTM officials allowed international students affected by the foreign service workers’ strike to begin their first-year studies in January “on humanitarian grounds”, according to...
video

UTM Mental Health

The mental health crisis taking place across university campuses is indisputable, with students attempting to tap into mental health resources on campuses that are...
video

Diwali brings out lights, festivities, dancing

On October 25, the Blind Duck Pub was filled with students dressed up and ready to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. The Hindu...
video

Students tackle social injustice

The third annual DisOrientation Week was hosted last week by UTMSU’s Ministry of Social Justice and Equity. With a “student activism” theme, this year’s...
video

Your guide to succeed in university

Take a peek at his online profile, and the list of Aly Madhavji’s accomplishments is long for a recent graduate. To add to this,...
video

Quidditch comes to UTM

Quidditch is a sport made famous by the wizarding world of Harry Potter, and now officially played in a number of countries across the...
video

Behind the scenes of O-Week

Orientation Week, hosted by the UTM Students’ Union each year to welcome first-year students to UTM, carried on the week before classes began in...
video

UTM departs on an Odyssey

Amid the cheering, screaming, and chanting that traditionally characterizes Orientation Week, first-year students got a blast of UTM spirit as Orientation Week kicked off...
video

Mesmerize me

The UTM fashion club Style and Profyle held its 11th annual fashion and dance show in the Blind Duck Pub last week. The event...
video

UTM Streeters: Sex Pub

Corey and I went around campus to interview students about what they think happens in Sex Pub. What they had heard from friends, seen...

Students charged for fraudulent parking permits

UTM students have been caught modifying parking permits, according to Campus Police; some of the students have been charged with fraud. In a number of...
video

The proposed tuition levy increase

Before I had access to the Medium office, I too used to circle the library, weaving in and out of the stacks hoping to...
video

Five-minute financials

There was not much discussion of the UTMSU’s audited financial statements at their Annual General Meeting last Wednesday in Council Chambers, with 132 people...
video

Menstruation in the spotlight

The latest study churned out from the University of Toronto's research hivemind has created a large buzz  on social networks. The study, which says...
video

UTM’s treasure

When people mention UTM, they imagine a campus nestled in forest, overthrown with deers. But we are much more than that, we are a...
video

Nuit Blanche

Hundreds flock to Toronto's downtown core to enjoy all things art. How was your experience? Did you love it because it teased the boundary...

Low turnout at town hall

Amy Mullin, UTM’s vice-principal, academic and dean, held a town hall last Friday in the Faculty Club to discuss the UTM Academic Divisional Plan,...

Keep your brain in shape with a little stress

Experience breeds toughness. Picture your brain building its resilience with every stressful experience you encounter, being trained like the hardened body of an Olympic...
video

UTM’s Got Talent

video

UTMSU Debate

video

UTSU Debate

video

UTMSU Elections

City council votes against part-time UPass

MiWay to reassess program after summer session that includes both full- and part-time students in the UPass.

The Beaverton makes people chuckle

The Beaverton is Toronto’s leading native satirical newspaper

Painting the gallery red

Students showcase artwork in annual graduate exhibition at the Blackwood Gallery

Are we disengaged?

UTMSU All-Candidates Debate fails to draw attention from students at the Blind Duck

O Holy Night

SEC hosts the annual Sex Pub at the Blind Duck

The independent

For a second year in a row, Thomas Kristan is running independently against a full slate in the UTMSU elections

EPUS to negotiate U-Pass

According to unofficial results, 14% of eligible students voted in referendum
video

Students divided

Slates hash our differences at the U of T Students’ Union All-Candidates Debate

Professor by day, rockstar by night

The psychology department’s annual PAUSE Variety Night raised over $600 for ErinoakKids
video

Magazine Promo 2012

The underground

I first heard about the tunnel when I was in second year. Nabeel, a friend of mine whose knowledge of the campus I hold...

Brendan Canning’s new scene

Brendan Canning looks like a ’90s rocker. I don’t mean like how Rod Stewart still dresses like 1980s Rod Stewart and should cool it...

Kids these days

A handy guide to what music the leaders of tomorrow are listening to. For all you old folks.

Space Invaders

A mob floods down IB’s main steps. Students turn into classes. Students rush out of classes. They mill around the lobby—talking, texting, snacking—toting laptops,...

Devious minds think alike

The Department of Visual Studies’s new student society emerges as the voice of art and culture on campus
video

Students rally against high tuition

Canadian Federation of Students leads campaign to protest restrictions of tuition grant.
video

Students flock to talent show

UTMSU hosted the third annual “UTM’s Got Talent” last Wednesday.

The weightlessness of the world

Printmaking iconoclasts take over the Blackwood Gallery with 3D paper installations.

Student voice in governance

The UTM Students’ Union advocated for greater student representation in the university’s decision-making process at the governance town hall last Wednesday.

Lady Eagles accept defeat

UTM played against St. George Blue, who challenged the Eagles with a full-court press that the girls just could not beat.

Fire by the Argos field

The cause of the fire that destroyed the Argonauts training facility on the UTM campus on December 24 remains undetermined, according to the Mississauga fire inspector.

Parking deck expansion planned for 2015

The Erindale College Council is considering a motion to extend the upper parking deck in lot 8 by 300 spaces at a cost of around $6.5 million. The project, to be completed by fall 2015, would be financed by having parking fees increase by 3% each year.

Pass the glass eyes, please

Food is an undeniably important part in our lives. The way we acquire it, the way we prepare it, and the people we share it with are unique to every individual.

SEC hosts pub night for AIDS awareness

The UTM Sexual Education and Peer Counselling Centre, the UTM Students’ Union, and the UTM English and Drama Students Society jointly hosted the World Tour Pub on Thursday night to raise funds for AIDS charities.

You never know where inspiration is going to come from

In the process of producing this issue of The Medium Magazine, my team and I went through hundreds of topics. We wanted to make...

Young entrepreneurs: Where are you?

Right off the bat, I’ll get right to the goods. Most young entrepreneurs suck: they are filled with lofty, unrealistic goals and typically serve...

How to be a social media sensation

Have you got a lot to say? Do you crave a strong online presence? But are you a complete noob when it comes to...

Fashion beyond Abercrombie & Fitch: Developing your real style

For many of my high school years I was oblivious to real style and just ended up buying whatever I saw in Abercrombie and...

How confident are you?

Take this questionnaire and discover whether you’re a shy, lonely individual, a confident person, or just a high-maintenance snob. Be as honest as possible! 1 When...

How to plan a trip abroad: Student edition

You’ve actually got to plan this dream vacation, and though you won’t have it all figured out in a matter of days, you have...

So you wanna take photos?

SIMPLE TIPS The age of digital cellphone photography and cheap digital cameras has turned everyone into a photographer. Pro-photographer Chase Jarvis says, “The best camera...

From North to South

Remember your first day at UTM? Remember feeling like you’d never find your classes when you realized they took place in more than one building? Here’s your guide to finding your way around UTM.

The cool factor

Somewhere in the world a boy will ogle at a pair of Adidas sneakers, a grown man at an iPhone, a girl at an Armani dress, and they will all wish they had it.
video

UTM Streeters: Sex Pub

Corey and I went around campus to interview students about what they think happens in Sex Pub. What they had heard from friends, seen...
video

UTM’s treasure

When people mention UTM, they imagine a campus nestled in forest, overthrown with deers. But we are much more than that, we are a...
video

Nuit Blanche

Hundreds flock to Toronto's downtown core to enjoy all things art. How was your experience? Did you love it because it teased the boundary...

Professor by day, rockstar by night

The psychology department’s annual PAUSE Variety Night raised over $600 for ErinoakKids

So you wanna take photos?

SIMPLE TIPS The age of digital cellphone photography and cheap digital cameras has turned everyone into a photographer. Pro-photographer Chase Jarvis says, “The best camera...

Saini goes on leave

UTM principal and U of T VP Deep Saini is looking to determine his priorities for the campus while on a  a six-month administrative...

Hazel McCallion’s musical sendoff

November 30 will mark Hazel McCallion’s last day in office after 36 years of being Mississauga’s esteemed mayor. Watching McCallion mingling and taking selfies...

Hook-up culture gets to be a part of everyday life

Hitting up clubs and going home with strangers has never been easier than with Justin Mateen and Sean Rad’s 2012 creation: Tinder. With geolocation...
video

Your guide to succeed in university

Take a peek at his online profile, and the list of Aly Madhavji’s accomplishments is long for a recent graduate. To add to this,...
video

Behind the scenes of O-Week

Orientation Week, hosted by the UTM Students’ Union each year to welcome first-year students to UTM, carried on the week before classes began in...

Students charged for fraudulent parking permits

UTM students have been caught modifying parking permits, according to Campus Police; some of the students have been charged with fraud. In a number of...

Low turnout at town hall

Amy Mullin, UTM’s vice-principal, academic and dean, held a town hall last Friday in the Faculty Club to discuss the UTM Academic Divisional Plan,...

Keep your brain in shape with a little stress

Experience breeds toughness. Picture your brain building its resilience with every stressful experience you encounter, being trained like the hardened body of an Olympic...

City council votes against part-time UPass

MiWay to reassess program after summer session that includes both full- and part-time students in the UPass.

The Beaverton makes people chuckle

The Beaverton is Toronto’s leading native satirical newspaper

Painting the gallery red

Students showcase artwork in annual graduate exhibition at the Blackwood Gallery

Are we disengaged?

UTMSU All-Candidates Debate fails to draw attention from students at the Blind Duck

O Holy Night

SEC hosts the annual Sex Pub at the Blind Duck

The independent

For a second year in a row, Thomas Kristan is running independently against a full slate in the UTMSU elections

EPUS to negotiate U-Pass

According to unofficial results, 14% of eligible students voted in referendum
video

Students divided

Slates hash our differences at the U of T Students’ Union All-Candidates Debate

The underground

I first heard about the tunnel when I was in second year. Nabeel, a friend of mine whose knowledge of the campus I hold...

Brendan Canning’s new scene

Brendan Canning looks like a ’90s rocker. I don’t mean like how Rod Stewart still dresses like 1980s Rod Stewart and should cool it...

Kids these days

A handy guide to what music the leaders of tomorrow are listening to. For all you old folks.

Space Invaders

A mob floods down IB’s main steps. Students turn into classes. Students rush out of classes. They mill around the lobby—talking, texting, snacking—toting laptops,...

Devious minds think alike

The Department of Visual Studies’s new student society emerges as the voice of art and culture on campus
video

Students rally against high tuition

Canadian Federation of Students leads campaign to protest restrictions of tuition grant.
video

Students flock to talent show

UTMSU hosted the third annual “UTM’s Got Talent” last Wednesday.

The weightlessness of the world

Printmaking iconoclasts take over the Blackwood Gallery with 3D paper installations.

Student voice in governance

The UTM Students’ Union advocated for greater student representation in the university’s decision-making process at the governance town hall last Wednesday.

Lady Eagles accept defeat

UTM played against St. George Blue, who challenged the Eagles with a full-court press that the girls just could not beat.

Fire by the Argos field

The cause of the fire that destroyed the Argonauts training facility on the UTM campus on December 24 remains undetermined, according to the Mississauga fire inspector.

Parking deck expansion planned for 2015

The Erindale College Council is considering a motion to extend the upper parking deck in lot 8 by 300 spaces at a cost of around $6.5 million. The project, to be completed by fall 2015, would be financed by having parking fees increase by 3% each year.

Pass the glass eyes, please

Food is an undeniably important part in our lives. The way we acquire it, the way we prepare it, and the people we share it with are unique to every individual.

SEC hosts pub night for AIDS awareness

The UTM Sexual Education and Peer Counselling Centre, the UTM Students’ Union, and the UTM English and Drama Students Society jointly hosted the World Tour Pub on Thursday night to raise funds for AIDS charities.

You never know where inspiration is going to come from

In the process of producing this issue of The Medium Magazine, my team and I went through hundreds of topics. We wanted to make...

Young entrepreneurs: Where are you?

Right off the bat, I’ll get right to the goods. Most young entrepreneurs suck: they are filled with lofty, unrealistic goals and typically serve...

How to be a social media sensation

Have you got a lot to say? Do you crave a strong online presence? But are you a complete noob when it comes to...

Fashion beyond Abercrombie & Fitch: Developing your real style

For many of my high school years I was oblivious to real style and just ended up buying whatever I saw in Abercrombie and...

How confident are you?

Take this questionnaire and discover whether you’re a shy, lonely individual, a confident person, or just a high-maintenance snob. Be as honest as possible! 1 When...

How to plan a trip abroad: Student edition

You’ve actually got to plan this dream vacation, and though you won’t have it all figured out in a matter of days, you have...

So you wanna take photos?

SIMPLE TIPS The age of digital cellphone photography and cheap digital cameras has turned everyone into a photographer. Pro-photographer Chase Jarvis says, “The best camera...

From North to South

Remember your first day at UTM? Remember feeling like you’d never find your classes when you realized they took place in more than one building? Here’s your guide to finding your way around UTM.

The cool factor

Somewhere in the world a boy will ogle at a pair of Adidas sneakers, a grown man at an iPhone, a girl at an Armani dress, and they will all wish they had it.
video

From actor to weightlifter

In UTM’s high-performance facility, Varsity Blues football players push their athletic bodies through a rigorous weightlifting routine that improves their performance on the field....
video

Old-school style and charity

Style and Profyle presented their annual fashion and dance show this past weekend in the Blind Duck. Featuring a variety of dance styles and...
video

Music Club offers a blast from the past

The UTM Music Club held their ’90s-themed open mic night last Wednesday evening in Kaneff. The proceeds from the $2 tickets (free for members)...
video

Fees, Facebook blamed for “no” votes

UTMSU saw the defeat of its Student Centre expansion referendum last week, according to official results revealed to the Medium. In a close count, 1,621...
video

Soundclash puts UTM DJs in spotlight

The second-ever Soundclash was hosted by CFRE, the ICCIT Council, and the Erindale Gaming Organization last Thursday at the Blind Duck. Soundclash can best...
video

Studying children’s speech patterns

Elizabeth Johnson, associate professor in the department of psychology, is the third of four CRCs to be named last year. Johnson specializes in working...
video

International students begin studies in January

UTM officials allowed international students affected by the foreign service workers’ strike to begin their first-year studies in January “on humanitarian grounds”, according to...
video

UTM Mental Health

The mental health crisis taking place across university campuses is indisputable, with students attempting to tap into mental health resources on campuses that are...
video

Diwali brings out lights, festivities, dancing

On October 25, the Blind Duck Pub was filled with students dressed up and ready to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. The Hindu...
video

Students tackle social injustice

The third annual DisOrientation Week was hosted last week by UTMSU’s Ministry of Social Justice and Equity. With a “student activism” theme, this year’s...
video

Your guide to succeed in university

Take a peek at his online profile, and the list of Aly Madhavji’s accomplishments is long for a recent graduate. To add to this,...
video

Quidditch comes to UTM

Quidditch is a sport made famous by the wizarding world of Harry Potter, and now officially played in a number of countries across the...
video

Behind the scenes of O-Week

Orientation Week, hosted by the UTM Students’ Union each year to welcome first-year students to UTM, carried on the week before classes began in...
video

UTM departs on an Odyssey

Amid the cheering, screaming, and chanting that traditionally characterizes Orientation Week, first-year students got a blast of UTM spirit as Orientation Week kicked off...
video

Mesmerize me

The UTM fashion club Style and Profyle held its 11th annual fashion and dance show in the Blind Duck Pub last week. The event...
video

UTM Streeters: Sex Pub

Corey and I went around campus to interview students about what they think happens in Sex Pub. What they had heard from friends, seen...
video

The proposed tuition levy increase

Before I had access to the Medium office, I too used to circle the library, weaving in and out of the stacks hoping to...
video

Five-minute financials

There was not much discussion of the UTMSU’s audited financial statements at their Annual General Meeting last Wednesday in Council Chambers, with 132 people...
video

Menstruation in the spotlight

The latest study churned out from the University of Toronto's research hivemind has created a large buzz  on social networks. The study, which says...
video

UTM’s treasure

When people mention UTM, they imagine a campus nestled in forest, overthrown with deers. But we are much more than that, we are a...
video

Nuit Blanche

Hundreds flock to Toronto's downtown core to enjoy all things art. How was your experience? Did you love it because it teased the boundary...
video

UTM’s Got Talent

video

UTMSU Debate

video

UTSU Debate

video

UTMSU Elections

video

Students divided

Slates hash our differences at the U of T Students’ Union All-Candidates Debate
video

Magazine Promo 2012

video

Students rally against high tuition

Canadian Federation of Students leads campaign to protest restrictions of tuition grant.
video

Students flock to talent show

UTMSU hosted the third annual “UTM’s Got Talent” last Wednesday.
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