UTM Engage app unites students

Students on campus are being encouraged to download the free “UTM Engage” app.Offering user-friendly interface and convenient functionality, the...

OSAP changes affecting students’ studies

The academic school year has already started, but students are still unsure of whether they can continue to afford their post-secondary studies in light...

MiWay makes city-wide improvments

Students travelling to school using Mississauga transit will benefit from improved bus services and connections as part of the city’s “MiWay Five Transit Service...

Conservatives lead Liberals in 2019 election

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau officially announced the beginning of Canada’s 43rd federal election at Rideau Hall in Ottawa last Wednesday. Trudeau formally asked Governor General...

Using jointless robots for precise surgeries

Passionate about her work and highly accomplished, Dr. Jessica Burgner-Kahrs, Associate Professor and Director of the Continuum Robotics Laboratory, joined UTM this spring. The Medium...

Sanctions complicating U.S.-Iran relations

On Saturday September 14, 2019, Yemen’s Houthi rebels carried out drone attacks on two large Saudi oil facilities, disrupting about half of Saudi Arabia’s...

Learning about artificial intelligence

Over the summer, University of Toronto students across all three campuses applied to U of T’s first 99AI Challenge. The challenge aims to educate...

Experience fair garners mixed opinions

UTM’s Career Center hosted the annual Get Experience Fair last Wednesday. This year, over 80 organizations set up booths around the RAWC and shared...

The health effects of recreational cannabis use

Cannabis, or marijuana as we all know it, has been legal for almost a year. The drug was legalised across Canada on October 17,...

St. Clair Saints steal UTM Eagles home opener

The UTM Varsity Men’s Soccer team played their first home game of the 2019-2020 season, and the first of a double-header weekend against...

New to UTM? RAWC your first year with the gym

Most students at UTM know that we have a gym, the RAWC (Recreation, Athletics, Wellness Centre). UTM’s fitness centre houses state of the art...

Plant-based meat alternatives: A summer hit

The effect of the paradigm shift from meat to plant-based meat-alternative foods has been so powerful that red meat consumption has declined steadily and...

Editorial: The young voter

Whenever political leaders or pundits talk about how low voter turnout among young people, they usually criticize political parties for not being accessible enough....

The reality of stress: It’s your best friend

Stress is a big part of our lives. A vast majority of people experience high levels of stress (and consequent anxiety) at some...

The virtues of humanity

With the decline in the number of post-secondary students pursuing an education in the humanities, the importance of identifying the root cause of this...

The gun epidemic: Mass violence in North America

We know them all by name: Columbine, Newtown, and El Paso are just a few. Last Civic Holiday weekend, another place closer to...

UTMSU ghosts The Medium

After months of intimately texting back and forth, the UTMSU has ghosted The Medium.“I thought things were going...

UTM introduces new font

When Quercus replaced BlackBoard as the new student portal in 2018, students and faculty were unsure of how to pronounce “Quercus.” This led students...

Top 5: The Mediocre

We asked the one person who actively reads The Medium what else they can accomplish with a school paper. Here’s what the Editor-in-Chief’s mother had...

In an attempt to relate to U of T students, President Meric Gertler...

After realizing that joining the quidditch team and model UN wasn’t cool enough to befriend UTM students, U of T President Meric Gertler has...

The reinvention of Taylor

Taylor Swift just released her seventh studio album Lover last month, and it’s a big deal. It’s the first album she’s ever owned...

Valerie Blass grounds the abstract in reality

A moment of confusion and suspense hits as you enter the fourth floor of the Art Gallery of Ontario. Unlike the main floors of...

TIFF: Red Fields

As part of the Contemporary World Cinema program at TIFF comes the Israeli film Red Fields, directed by Keren Yedaya. This movie is based on...

TIFF 2019 film review: American Son

American Son is Netflix’s feature-film adaptation of the Broadway stage play of the same name that ran for sixteen weeks beginning in October 2018....