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Q&A: grads answer with artistic skill

Last week, UTM’s Blackwood Gallery opened its annual exhibition of UTM art and art history graduates’ talent. Frequently Answered Questions explores how art is...

Writing it on the walls

The Bradley Museum isn’t one of grand presence. It’s nestled among a row of houses in Mississauga and, from the outside, looks like any...

McCallion named Sheridan chancellor

Sheridan College has named former Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion as its first chancellor in the institution’s 49-year history.It was announced last Tuesday that McCallion...

Onstage hullaballoo walks the plank

The opening of Theatre Erindale’s Comedy of Errors, written by William Shakespeare and directed by David Matheson, uses projections to create a world. Waves...

Vandals yet to be found

UTM Campus Police Services are not expected to publically release the full report investigating vandalism promoting rape discovered in the Student Centre last month.According...

Panels, speakers, and more

On February 6, Student Life hosted the UTM Leadership Conference: Exploring the Power of Connections in the Innovation Complex rotunda. The conference featured workshops...

Snail mail sendoff with artistic liberty

Boxes of Valentine’s Day cards have filled the shelves of stores, harking back to a time before texting and email, when your only means...

Decolonize me: rewriting with film

Has the moment of decolonialism passed? Or is it still going on, bringing up questions of former colonists’ responsibility to reconcile some of the...

“Out of our shelters! Out of our lives!”

In 2005, Isabel Garcia took her two children and fled to Canada from Mexico to escape her abusive ex-husband. Garcia had made a refugee...

Finding the meaning of independence

Street riots. Revolutions. Parades. New flags. Independence.Maryam Jafri’s exhibit The Day After offers a comparative perspective of the decolonial moment in history, marking a...

BYOD new to IT service desk

The IT service desk has officially opened in a new location on the first floor of the CCT building, now providing students with a...

Matching your passion with causes

At 12 years old, I pleaded with my parents to let me have a cell phone. It was imperative that I owned one—as a...

UTMSU claims refuted by admin

Claims from UTMSU that OPH lowered its prices following the opening of the union’s convenience store are being disputed by university administration.At the UTMSU...

Taking care of students’ wellbeing

As the end of the semester approaches, the library’s silent study zones are not the only place on campus experiencing increased student traffic. A...

UTM food options

Colman Commons (OPH) Winning features:Make your own smoothie bar Overall most spacious and quiet dining areaIn my opinion, this place may be the most underrated space...

Self-publishing: the road less travelled

Whether it’s writers taking part in the NaNoWriMo challenge or university students rushing to complete their final assignments, it’s clear that writing fills the...

#ItAllAddsUp during higher education

In an effort to address the stress students report feeling when thinking about their future career, UTM’s Career Centre joined 17 Canadian universities to...

Shattering the silence on an Indian tragedy

Last Wednesday, Ashok Vajpeyi, an award-winning Indian author, spoke about what motivated him and other writers to return their awards as a form of...

No cockroach “infestation”

UTMSU has reported that there is currently no pest “infestation” inside the food centre.Two weeks ago, Erik Hernandez-Oberding, the UTMSU Food Centre coordinator, told...

Living Library: the alumni edition

Last Tuesday, the Living Library event returned to UTM. The alumni-themed event included “books’ such as the former Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion, religion professor...

Old textbook? Donate it

For most students, the burden of academia often leaves little time to do anything else. However, involvement in extracurricular activities or non-profit organizations on...

Low voter turnout for UTMSU election

Less than three percent of students voted in the by-elections for UTMSU’s board of directors.The election, results of which were released on October 5,...

Feminist Lunch Hour returns with new relevance

The annual Feminist Lunch Hour series held its first event this year, titled “Feminists: Endangered? Dangerous?” last TuesdayIn light of the recent online threats...

Gossip expert dishes on the good behind job

Last week, Lainey Lui, the face behind the gossip blog LaineyGossip.com, was here to talk about her personal experiences and views on social issues...

Mississauga opens its doors to art

Rumi Gallery Adelaide AttardThe Rumi Gallery, located in Port Credit, is one of Mississauga’s hidden gems.The gallery sits in a residential area, in between an...

Balancing life and loans

Last Thursday, students gathered in the Li Koon Chun Finance Learning Centre to hear The Globe and Mail columnists Rob Carrick and Roma Luciw...

What to do when you feel like a fraud

Pacinthe Mattar, HBA ’08 and associate producer at CBC Radio One, shared her experiences dealing with impostor syndrome while following her dreams during last...

Artists take advantage of natural resources

A wall of 17 industrial fans blow on the mound of sand in the middle of the Blackwood Gallery. Robert Wysocki’s installation "traction" uses 30,000 pounds of...

New AV fees draw UTMSU criticism

A new price list for UTM’s audiovisual equipment has drawn criticism from UTMSU and student clubs renting the gear for events on campus.Among the...

U of T faces decreasing provincial funding

U of T is currently experiencing a changing financial landscape as the Province of Ontario is granting less financial support to the university.According to...

Made in China: artwork with a history

Made in China. We see the words stamped on most objects. Pencil cases, water bottles, costume jewelry, and souvenirs.Located on the first level of...

Ongoing underspending at food centre

In late August, multiple media outlets reported the opening of a food bank at Halifax’s St. Mary’s University as part of a nationwide trend...

UTMSU seeks changes to Chartwells contract

Months after UTM’s Hospitality and Retail Services awarded a new food services contract to Chartwells, UTMSU is planning to lobby for changes to the...

Campus Police expands its force

UTM Campus Police are expanding their force, having already hired three new building patrollers  and proceeding to hire two special constables and three additional...

Chartwells to be Fairtrade certified soon

Our campus is in the midst of enforcing some big changes: by December 2015, UTM is hoping to be a certified Fairtrade campus.According to...

UTMSU to open convenience store

After hearing feedback from students at the UTMSU Ministry of Student Services, the student union has finalized a decision to open a convenience store...

Sneak preview: the essay-writing service

I glance over my shoulder. The man in front of me approaches a teller.“I can help who’s next,” says the bank teller at the...

Just one more episode, I promise

As midterm season launches, we’re suddenly hit with that icky feeling that is our own procrastination. The more we do it the worse we...

Looking ahead to the next chapter

Students had the opportunity to talk to human books on Wednesday evening for the third annual Living Library.A conversation with a “human book”—an alum...

Inside Blackwood’s new exhibit

Inside, the Blackwood Gallery’s current exhibit curated by John Armstrong, asks viewers to reconsider painting’s engagement with the rooms we inhabit.Armstrong says his inspiration...

Meet the bloggers

Midterm stress, wearing sweats, wanting to take naps... How do you remember your transition from high school to university? First-year students Anxhela Adhamidis, Karissa...

Come in from the cold and chill out

Barking rings through the library. The therapy dogs are in.For the past two and a half years, Donna Liu, library community development leader, has...

Day trip to China—a bus ride away

I found Nemo swimming in an aquarium at the Discount Dragon Aquarium in the Mississauga Chinese Community Centre. On 888 Dundas St. East, the...

Every obstacle is an opportunity

The Medium spoke to Rabia Khedr, UTM alumna and candidate for Ward 6 City Councillor for Mississauga in the upcoming municipal elections.Khedr has chaired...

Clicks generate income, just not for us

Wages for Facebook, an on-campus exhibit in the Blackwood Gallery’s current show Falsework, is the current billboard on the Davis Building. Three paragraphs from...

Public space, public eye

Need a good place to sit and chat with friends? Adrian Blackwell’s sculpture Furnishing Positions at the Blackwood Gallery is a good place to...

Annual fair features student job openings

Last Wednesday, the UTM Career Centre hosted its annual Get Experience Fair and showcased volunteer, employment, and internship opportunities on campus and in the...

Finding her worth in her work

Last Tuesday, social entrepreneur Rumeet Billan, president of Jobs in Education and twice named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the...

Blackwood sends off its grads in style

Up One Side + Down the Other, the Blackwood Gallery’s annual exhibition celebrating the talent of UTM’s art and art history graduates, opened last...

Lost at sea in the Blackwood Gallery

Imagine that you stand in a small pocket cruiser. The waves hit and the floor rocks under your feet. The cold wind blows into...

Counting calories is not our priority

Students need to take care of their overall health instead of focusing on their weight, according to registered dietician Kimberly Green of the UTM...

Prisoners in their own homes

Nothing is more instinctive than parents wanting to protect their children, and the typical news story is no great comfort. But opinions are divided...

Blackwood shows off its colourful side

Three projectors shine their lights—one red, one green, one blue—onto a projector screen and create a rectangle of imperfect white with orange, pink, and...

Getting by in our sleep-deprived society

In today’s fast-paced world, where people are juggling work, school, and family, sleep often gets tossed aside as a luxury. A good night’s sleep...

Crash course on cash

Whether it’s applying for OSAP, buying textbooks, or budgeting one’s personal expenses, university is the first time many students deal with money matters. Many...

Double-crossed at the Blackwood

The Blackwood Gallery is currently holding the first of two art and art history graduate exhibitions together called “Double Crossing”. The first exhibition held...

Where will you be living next year?

MARIA RUIZFor many people, the start of university symbolizes the beginning of a long-awaited independence—or at least a partial independence. That independence usually comes...

Blackwood offers an earful of art

You find yourself huddled around a campfire with friends, singing songs to drown out the mysterious whispers of the surrounding night. That’s the feeling...

Where art and science meet

“Splice”, a new art exhibition that showcases the “intersection of art and science”, opened last Wednesday afternoon with a reception in the Blackwood Gallery.All...

The postsecondary gender gap

More and more women attend university at an undergraduate level today than ever before. For example, in UTM’s 2009/10 year, we had 6,137 girls...

Expectations versus reality

High school students get a warped image of what university is like from a bunch of sources: older friends and siblings, university catalogues, movies,...

Q&A: grads answer with artistic skill

Last week, UTM’s Blackwood Gallery opened its annual exhibition of UTM art and art history graduates’ talent. Frequently Answered Questions explores how art is...

Writing it on the walls

The Bradley Museum isn’t one of grand presence. It’s nestled among a row of houses in Mississauga and, from the outside, looks like any...

Onstage hullaballoo walks the plank

The opening of Theatre Erindale’s Comedy of Errors, written by William Shakespeare and directed by David Matheson, uses projections to create a world. Waves...

Panels, speakers, and more

On February 6, Student Life hosted the UTM Leadership Conference: Exploring the Power of Connections in the Innovation Complex rotunda. The conference featured workshops...

Snail mail sendoff with artistic liberty

Boxes of Valentine’s Day cards have filled the shelves of stores, harking back to a time before texting and email, when your only means...

Decolonize me: rewriting with film

Has the moment of decolonialism passed? Or is it still going on, bringing up questions of former colonists’ responsibility to reconcile some of the...

“Out of our shelters! Out of our lives!”

In 2005, Isabel Garcia took her two children and fled to Canada from Mexico to escape her abusive ex-husband. Garcia had made a refugee...

Finding the meaning of independence

Street riots. Revolutions. Parades. New flags. Independence.Maryam Jafri’s exhibit The Day After offers a comparative perspective of the decolonial moment in history, marking a...

Self-publishing: the road less travelled

Whether it’s writers taking part in the NaNoWriMo challenge or university students rushing to complete their final assignments, it’s clear that writing fills the...

Shattering the silence on an Indian tragedy

Last Wednesday, Ashok Vajpeyi, an award-winning Indian author, spoke about what motivated him and other writers to return their awards as a form of...

Low voter turnout for UTMSU election

Less than three percent of students voted in the by-elections for UTMSU’s board of directors.The election, results of which were released on October 5,...

Feminist Lunch Hour returns with new relevance

The annual Feminist Lunch Hour series held its first event this year, titled “Feminists: Endangered? Dangerous?” last TuesdayIn light of the recent online threats...

Mississauga opens its doors to art

Rumi Gallery Adelaide AttardThe Rumi Gallery, located in Port Credit, is one of Mississauga’s hidden gems.The gallery sits in a residential area, in between an...

Balancing life and loans

Last Thursday, students gathered in the Li Koon Chun Finance Learning Centre to hear The Globe and Mail columnists Rob Carrick and Roma Luciw...

What to do when you feel like a fraud

Pacinthe Mattar, HBA ’08 and associate producer at CBC Radio One, shared her experiences dealing with impostor syndrome while following her dreams during last...

Artists take advantage of natural resources

A wall of 17 industrial fans blow on the mound of sand in the middle of the Blackwood Gallery. Robert Wysocki’s installation "traction" uses 30,000 pounds of...

U of T faces decreasing provincial funding

U of T is currently experiencing a changing financial landscape as the Province of Ontario is granting less financial support to the university.According to...

Made in China: artwork with a history

Made in China. We see the words stamped on most objects. Pencil cases, water bottles, costume jewelry, and souvenirs.Located on the first level of...

Chartwells to be Fairtrade certified soon

Our campus is in the midst of enforcing some big changes: by December 2015, UTM is hoping to be a certified Fairtrade campus.According to...

Sneak preview: the essay-writing service

I glance over my shoulder. The man in front of me approaches a teller.“I can help who’s next,” says the bank teller at the...

Just one more episode, I promise

As midterm season launches, we’re suddenly hit with that icky feeling that is our own procrastination. The more we do it the worse we...

Looking ahead to the next chapter

Students had the opportunity to talk to human books on Wednesday evening for the third annual Living Library.A conversation with a “human book”—an alum...

Inside Blackwood’s new exhibit

Inside, the Blackwood Gallery’s current exhibit curated by John Armstrong, asks viewers to reconsider painting’s engagement with the rooms we inhabit.Armstrong says his inspiration...

Meet the bloggers

Midterm stress, wearing sweats, wanting to take naps... How do you remember your transition from high school to university? First-year students Anxhela Adhamidis, Karissa...

Come in from the cold and chill out

Barking rings through the library. The therapy dogs are in.For the past two and a half years, Donna Liu, library community development leader, has...

Day trip to China—a bus ride away

I found Nemo swimming in an aquarium at the Discount Dragon Aquarium in the Mississauga Chinese Community Centre. On 888 Dundas St. East, the...

Every obstacle is an opportunity

The Medium spoke to Rabia Khedr, UTM alumna and candidate for Ward 6 City Councillor for Mississauga in the upcoming municipal elections.Khedr has chaired...

Clicks generate income, just not for us

Wages for Facebook, an on-campus exhibit in the Blackwood Gallery’s current show Falsework, is the current billboard on the Davis Building. Three paragraphs from...

Public space, public eye

Need a good place to sit and chat with friends? Adrian Blackwell’s sculpture Furnishing Positions at the Blackwood Gallery is a good place to...

Annual fair features student job openings

Last Wednesday, the UTM Career Centre hosted its annual Get Experience Fair and showcased volunteer, employment, and internship opportunities on campus and in the...

Finding her worth in her work

Last Tuesday, social entrepreneur Rumeet Billan, president of Jobs in Education and twice named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the...

Blackwood sends off its grads in style

Up One Side + Down the Other, the Blackwood Gallery’s annual exhibition celebrating the talent of UTM’s art and art history graduates, opened last...

Lost at sea in the Blackwood Gallery

Imagine that you stand in a small pocket cruiser. The waves hit and the floor rocks under your feet. The cold wind blows into...

Counting calories is not our priority

Students need to take care of their overall health instead of focusing on their weight, according to registered dietician Kimberly Green of the UTM...

Prisoners in their own homes

Nothing is more instinctive than parents wanting to protect their children, and the typical news story is no great comfort. But opinions are divided...

Blackwood shows off its colourful side

Three projectors shine their lights—one red, one green, one blue—onto a projector screen and create a rectangle of imperfect white with orange, pink, and...

Getting by in our sleep-deprived society

In today’s fast-paced world, where people are juggling work, school, and family, sleep often gets tossed aside as a luxury. A good night’s sleep...

Crash course on cash

Whether it’s applying for OSAP, buying textbooks, or budgeting one’s personal expenses, university is the first time many students deal with money matters. Many...

Double-crossed at the Blackwood

The Blackwood Gallery is currently holding the first of two art and art history graduate exhibitions together called “Double Crossing”. The first exhibition held...

Where will you be living next year?

MARIA RUIZFor many people, the start of university symbolizes the beginning of a long-awaited independence—or at least a partial independence. That independence usually comes...

Blackwood offers an earful of art

You find yourself huddled around a campfire with friends, singing songs to drown out the mysterious whispers of the surrounding night. That’s the feeling...

Where art and science meet

“Splice”, a new art exhibition that showcases the “intersection of art and science”, opened last Wednesday afternoon with a reception in the Blackwood Gallery.All...

The postsecondary gender gap

More and more women attend university at an undergraduate level today than ever before. For example, in UTM’s 2009/10 year, we had 6,137 girls...

Expectations versus reality

High school students get a warped image of what university is like from a bunch of sources: older friends and siblings, university catalogues, movies,...

McCallion named Sheridan chancellor

Sheridan College has named former Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion as its first chancellor in the institution’s 49-year history.It was announced last Tuesday that McCallion...

Vandals yet to be found

UTM Campus Police Services are not expected to publically release the full report investigating vandalism promoting rape discovered in the Student Centre last month.According...

Panels, speakers, and more

On February 6, Student Life hosted the UTM Leadership Conference: Exploring the Power of Connections in the Innovation Complex rotunda. The conference featured workshops...

Decolonize me: rewriting with film

Has the moment of decolonialism passed? Or is it still going on, bringing up questions of former colonists’ responsibility to reconcile some of the...

Finding the meaning of independence

Street riots. Revolutions. Parades. New flags. Independence.Maryam Jafri’s exhibit The Day After offers a comparative perspective of the decolonial moment in history, marking a...

BYOD new to IT service desk

The IT service desk has officially opened in a new location on the first floor of the CCT building, now providing students with a...

Matching your passion with causes

At 12 years old, I pleaded with my parents to let me have a cell phone. It was imperative that I owned one—as a...

UTMSU claims refuted by admin

Claims from UTMSU that OPH lowered its prices following the opening of the union’s convenience store are being disputed by university administration.At the UTMSU...

Taking care of students’ wellbeing

As the end of the semester approaches, the library’s silent study zones are not the only place on campus experiencing increased student traffic. A...

UTM food options

Colman Commons (OPH) Winning features:Make your own smoothie bar Overall most spacious and quiet dining areaIn my opinion, this place may be the most underrated space...

#ItAllAddsUp during higher education

In an effort to address the stress students report feeling when thinking about their future career, UTM’s Career Centre joined 17 Canadian universities to...

No cockroach “infestation”

UTMSU has reported that there is currently no pest “infestation” inside the food centre.Two weeks ago, Erik Hernandez-Oberding, the UTMSU Food Centre coordinator, told...

Living Library: the alumni edition

Last Tuesday, the Living Library event returned to UTM. The alumni-themed event included “books’ such as the former Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion, religion professor...

Old textbook? Donate it

For most students, the burden of academia often leaves little time to do anything else. However, involvement in extracurricular activities or non-profit organizations on...

Feminist Lunch Hour returns with new relevance

The annual Feminist Lunch Hour series held its first event this year, titled “Feminists: Endangered? Dangerous?” last TuesdayIn light of the recent online threats...

Gossip expert dishes on the good behind job

Last week, Lainey Lui, the face behind the gossip blog LaineyGossip.com, was here to talk about her personal experiences and views on social issues...

Balancing life and loans

Last Thursday, students gathered in the Li Koon Chun Finance Learning Centre to hear The Globe and Mail columnists Rob Carrick and Roma Luciw...

Artists take advantage of natural resources

A wall of 17 industrial fans blow on the mound of sand in the middle of the Blackwood Gallery. Robert Wysocki’s installation "traction" uses 30,000 pounds of...

New AV fees draw UTMSU criticism

A new price list for UTM’s audiovisual equipment has drawn criticism from UTMSU and student clubs renting the gear for events on campus.Among the...

Ongoing underspending at food centre

In late August, multiple media outlets reported the opening of a food bank at Halifax’s St. Mary’s University as part of a nationwide trend...

UTMSU seeks changes to Chartwells contract

Months after UTM’s Hospitality and Retail Services awarded a new food services contract to Chartwells, UTMSU is planning to lobby for changes to the...

Campus Police expands its force

UTM Campus Police are expanding their force, having already hired three new building patrollers  and proceeding to hire two special constables and three additional...

UTMSU to open convenience store

After hearing feedback from students at the UTMSU Ministry of Student Services, the student union has finalized a decision to open a convenience store...
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