U of T alumnus wins the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize

On November 18, Scotiabank’s 2019 Giller Prize was awarded to University of Toronto’s alumni, Ian Williams, for his debut novel Reproduction.

Designated Smoking Areas to be reviewed

The University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) will reevaluate the Designated Smoking Areas (DSAs) on campus this spring.Almost a year...

UTMSU’s AGM talks audits and student proposals

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) held its Annual General Meeting last Wednesday where they discussed financial audit statements and entertained motions put...

Women in Science and Computing: new club on campus

The University of Toronto Mississauga’s Student Union (UTMSU) has recognized a new club called Women in Science and Computing (WiSC), as of October 1....

How to effectively prepare for finals

As final exams approach, tensions rise as students try to balance their already complex lives with studying. Knowing the effects of stress, and especially...

What is Kwanzaa and who celebrates it?

Seven candles stand on top of a Kinara, the Kwanzaa wooden candle holder. From December 26 to January 2, one candle will be lit...

Vital multiyear Arctic ice area melting

In a study published in the scientific journal Geophysical Research Letters, Dr. Kent Moore, professor of physics and Vice Principal of Research at the...

The true price of the holiday season

For an economist, Christmas spending can be represented on a line graph. The graph is jagged, like a Christmas tree, but always has a...

Sleep deprivation is worse than we thought

As students, we all know what it’s like rushing to finish assignments for an 11:59 p.m. deadline, or studying for tomorrow’s test into the...

Lady Eagles soar over stubborn Vikings

On Saturday November 23, UTM’s Women’s Varsity basketball team took on the visiting St. Lawrence Vikings in their third home game of the season....

Historic season for UTM Cross Country

In the fall of 2014, UTM’s athletic program made its first entry into the Ontario College Athletic Association (OCAA) varsity program with cross country....

Eagles top St. Lawrence

On Saturday November 23, following a definitive win by the women’s team, UTM’s Varsity Men’s basketball team looked to follow the ladies’ win with...

The intergenerational rift: ok, boomer

There is a famous quote that is often attributed to Socrates complaining about ancient Athenian youth. The quote lists all the things that...

Rethinking the handcuffing incident

Over the past two weeks, many of us have heard about a student who was handcuffed in the HCC after seeking help for...

Internalized sexism slides into our lives

I come from two countries—Mexico and Kazakhstan—where explicit sexism is the social norm and where the word feminism evokes fear in most girls...

Examining the root causes of depression

This is the second part in a series on mental health.Many of us have felt it: a state of loneliness...

PSA: The Medium will not discuss Israel/Palestine

We at The Medium have decided to not discuss the Israeli/Palestinian conflict (even though we have published an op-ed related to it). We refuse...

Food critic reviews Subway cheeses

Toronto’s #1 food critic James Chatto has recognized the Subway in IB as the hot spot for the finest aged cheeses. Chatto visited...

Campus police kink epidemic spreads through campus

Cuffing season may be winding down at the University of Toronto Mississauga campus, but students need not worry about spending the winter alone. As...

Student discovers zero jams at Exam Jam

The annual Exam Jam happened this past week—a time honoured UTM tradition.Students were able to relieve stress through arts...

“There: Stories about Places Near and Far”

Recently published, There: Stories about Places Near and Far is an anthology written by eleven writers from the WRI370: Writing about Place course....

The fun of cheesy Christmas movies

It’s December, which means it’s time for holiday shopping, baking, spending time with family, and watching as many cheesy Christmas movies as you can....

Home Alone (1990)

What happens when you put one kid, one big house, and two clumsy burglars together? A Christmas classic.Home...

SPOTIFY

Music follows us everywhere. Whether you are at a store, in the car, or in an elevator, there tends to be some sort...