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UTSU announces support for CFS decertification

On January 24, UTSU released a statement on their Facebook page announcing its decision to support decertification from the Canadian Federation of Students.According to...

Career Fair attracts 1,200 students

Sixty organizations were present at the Get Hired Fair hosted by UTM’s Career Centre last Wednesday.Held in Gym A/B in the Recreation, Athletics and...

Rethinking common beliefs and stereotypes

Last Thursday at Hart House, U of T’s Afghan Students’ Association hosted their first event in their Diaspora Dialogues series. The evening consisted of...

UTSU addresses their concerns with CFS

The University of Toronto Students Union issued a letter to the Canadian Federation of Students last Monday, addressing their concerns about the federation.The letter...

U of T celebrates 189 years

Students, staff and faculty celebrated U of T’s 189th birthday last Tuesday.Since it was established in 1827, U of T has been home to...

Soothing with stand-up

The Trinity College Mental Health Institute has a goal of reducing the stigma surrounding mental illness. As a U of T organization working towards...

U of T to collect race statistics

U of T will soon be collecting information from students and employees based on race in an effort to aid the establishment of university...

Lost something? Find it in the woods

What do you want? What do you want more than anything else in world? And to what ends are you willing to go in...

Start-ups new to job fair

More than 1,400 students and alumni attended the UTM Career Centre’s “Get Hired” job fair last Wednesday. Over 65 companies and organizations were present...

Cooking up some fun

If the only thing you can make for dinner is reservations, then the monthly kitchen workshops hosted by UTM Dining Services are something you...

Rhythmic workout or cultural red flag?

“Who’s that sweaty-haired, armpit-stained, make-up-melting mess?” I wondered as I stared into the floor-length mirror reflection of myself. It was at that moment I...

New numbers shed light on job prospects

Findings presented to the Academic Affairs Committee last Wednesday have shed new light on job prospects facing recent UTM graduates, with more than half...

The answer is in the ink

Ink Movement, a national nonprofit organization led by youth to help emerging artists in showcasing their creativity, hosted an “Intro to Calligraphy” workshop as...

Which direction does your paint flow?

UTMSU hosted Freedom Through Art last Thursday as part of UTM’s DisOrientation Week, a yearly tradition that occurs near the end of first semester...

Inspired by calisthenics specimen

Nigel Moir stands out when he works out in the UTM athletic weight room. The second-year CCIT student from Jackson’s Point, ON works out...

Bringing student clubs together with COEN

Have you ever thought about starting a club, but found yourself demotivated when you realize you might not have the training required to approach...

Trans issues discussed at DisOrientation Week

Last week, UTMSU hosted workshops and conversations about social issues through the annual DisOrientation Week, which featured discussions on topics ranging from colonialism to...

How skinny guys build muscle & how to say “No!” to...

How skinny guys build muscle You may be a genetic ectomorph—in other words, “thin”—but want to be a genetic mesomorph, where your biceps bulge out...

When the finals hit home

Therapy dogs? Been there. Stress eating? Done that. Crafts? It’s not the first thing that came to mind, is it?Everyone has their own ways...

Hard knock life for Denmark’s prince

The biggest thing I’m taking away from Hart House Theatre’s production of Hamlet is this: a director with a vision is the best thing...

VP part-time post may be removed

The UTMSU board of directors has voted to remove VP part-time affairs from its executive team as of next year.As The Medium reported last...

Play on: music and language join forces

Last Tuesday, the Language Studies Academic Society and the UTM Music Club got together to bring us Cultural Night, billed as a chance to...

Up close and personal with Hamlet

The last time I sat in the Hart House lobby to interview actors, they were working on a new play, one that’s almost as...

UTMSU proposes bylaw amendments

Along with reviewing the results of the fall 2015 election and passing changes in the union’s bylaws, UTMSU also examined the causes and possible...

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...

Judge the book by its cover and its cover art

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is now featuring its exhibition on modern Czech book design. The well-preserved works on display include some of...

Trinity actors chill out

If you have ever visited St. George’s Quad at night then you probably already know it’s not a place you want to be. Isolated...

Low turnout for UTMSU academic advocacy week

UTMSU’s academic advocacy week launched last week to address academic dishonesty at UTM.According to U of T’s 2013/14 Annual Report on Cases of Academic...

Hart House actors get their hands dirty

I sit in the lobby of Hart House theatre, flanked by John Cleland and Sarah Murphy-Dyson, two members in the cast of George F....

Mapping UTM’s nature trail for hikers

UTM’s nature trail will soon be dotted with nuggets of enlightenment for curious hikers and eager students alike to uncover.Maika Seki, a third-year biology...

Students concerned in aftermath of strike

Last Friday, students gathered with UTMSU executives for a commission meeting to share their experiences with the strike and discuss ways to voice their...

Father, son to bike 600 km for the cure

Max, the four-year-old son of UTM’s Andrew Sedmihradsky and a sufferer of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, will bike 600 kilometres from Ottawa to Hamilton this...

Diasporic family ties and the queer

It’s always nerve-wracking to have to tell your parents a secret, let alone when it’s about your sexuality. The U of T Sexual and...

Model UN set back, but carries on

Students came together for UTM’s first annual Model United Nations Conference to debate solutions to global issues in human rights, technology, and health in...

Food, farmers, decorations abound

UTMSU’s first Multicultural Week was held last week, featuring a farmers’ market, international food, and a cultural show, among other events.According to UTMSU VP...

So who brought the study snacks?

Occasionally, at the beginning of a course, we hear that familiar announcement: “There are FSGs offered for this course and I’d encourage you all...

How to eat healthy with UTM vendors

I like my packed lunches (and, if necessary, dinners), as I discussed in “Eating good food? It’s in the bag” back in November. But...

Parking deck and fees approved

UTM has approved a recommendation to build a new parking deck on campus along with an increase in permit prices and other ancillary fees,...

New accounting centre opens

Last Wednesday afternoon, UTM officially launched a new Professional Accounting Centre for research into the problems related to the field of accounting.Students, faculty, alumni,...

Student reps grill admin on fees

Money was a major theme of UTM’s town hall on Wednesday, which saw mainly student representatives raise concerns to UTM administration.The town hall, held...

UTM hosts former Dragon

UTM’s third annual Countdown to Success event hosted business mogul Bruce Croxon last Thursday evening in the newly opened Innovation Complex.Hosted by the Institute...

Students prepare for town hall

UTMSU’s fifth Commissions Meeting last Tuesday focused on the upcoming UTM Town Hall and offered students a chance to bring up their concerns prior...

Lacing them up at UTM

Approximately 500 participants showed up at the RAWC’s gym A and B on Remembrance Day to participate in the third annual Move U Skate....

Reception honours top scholars

The academic achievements of over 100 students were celebrated at the U of T Scholars’ Reception in the Instructional Centre Atrium last Wednesday. The...

Campus Councils see review

Last week’s meeting with the Committee to Review the UTM and UTSC Campus Councils (CRCC) addressed feedback on the performance of the Academic Affairs...

Yoga, the best destresser

When you hear the word “athlete”, the first image that comes to mind is probably something along the lines of a buff person playing...

“Think Pink” for breast cancer

The UTM Muslim Students’ Association held their annual “Think Pink” event last week to raise awareness and funds for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.This year,...

Carnival returns to haunt UTM

The Student Centre was transformed into a haunted centre filled with skulls, zombies, rat sculptures, a robotic zombie, and deathly sounds for the Halloween...

$12M for mental health

The Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities announced an expanded effort toward mental wellness in postsecondary schools last Friday. Over the next two years,...

Visual Studies: art through snail mail

Over the next couple of weeks, more than 80 UTM students will receive a thoughtful and unique creation in the mail, handmade and shipped...

Zumba for beginners

One practises Zumba, a fitness class masquerading as a dance class, to blasting Latin American music such as salsa or merengue. It’s original in...

Student groups: open up OHIP again

Like many incoming first-year students, Jessie Li planned to begin her career at UTM by attending the annual first-year orientation held in September. What...

Farmers’ market makes its UTM debut

If you passed by the Student Centre last Wednesday, you may have noticed a few different things: namely, a sizzling corn grill, upbeat music,...

Principal fields student questions

Nearly 100 people attended the Principal’s Town Hall last Wednesday, more than double the attendance of the last meeting in October. Last week’s meeting...

The troublesome genius

The UTM Catholic Students’ Club hosted a talk titled “Galileo: The Rise and Fall of a Troublesome Genius”, with guest speaker Anthony Schratz, last...
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)...

BSS hosts language day

UTM’s Bangladesh Student Society held its first official event last Wednesday in the Student Centre. The event was held in celebration of International Mother...

Student filmmakers find an audience

The second annual UTM Film Festival was a night to remember, with great films, prizes, and popcorn. The event was hosted by the Department...

Campus rivalry taken to new level

In a Division 1 basketball game unlike any other, UTM fans had the unique opportunity to cheer on both the home and away teams...

Symposium for inclusivity

Dr. Al Condeluci, a global activist and CEO of Community Living and Support Services, Pittsburgh, led a dynamic Social Capital Symposium at UTM to talk...

UTM students seek to get hired

The Career Centre provided students the opportunity to get noticed by employers with its newly renamed Get Hired: Summer & Full-Time Job Fair last...

Three-day Winter Clubs Week slow

From Tuesday to Thursday, campus clubs and academic societies tabled in the Student Centre to recruit new members during the poorly attended Winter Clubs...

UTMSU audit shows significant profit

Students gathered at the UTM Students’ Union’s annual general meeting last week for the presentation of audited financial statements that recorded a significant profit...

UTM White basketball extends streak

The Division 1 UTM Eagles men’s White basketball team defeated Woodsworth College 69-51 last week after a thrilling first-half performance. UTM controlled the game with...

Quiet elections wrap up

The U of T Students’ Union held their by-elections from October 15 to 17, with former vice-president campus life Onik Khan running as the...

Blues beat Memorial in pre-season action

The Varsity Blues men’s basketball team defeated the Memorial University of Newfoundland Seahawks 73–59 in a closely contested pre-season game at the UTM campus. This...

Student authors make their voices heard

Forget any preconceived notions about the state of writing today. An exciting group of writers emerged from the literary shadows last Thursday evening with...

UTSU announces support for CFS decertification

On January 24, UTSU released a statement on their Facebook page announcing its decision to support decertification from the Canadian Federation of Students.According to...

Career Fair attracts 1,200 students

Sixty organizations were present at the Get Hired Fair hosted by UTM’s Career Centre last Wednesday.Held in Gym A/B in the Recreation, Athletics and...

Rethinking common beliefs and stereotypes

Last Thursday at Hart House, U of T’s Afghan Students’ Association hosted their first event in their Diaspora Dialogues series. The evening consisted of...

UTSU addresses their concerns with CFS

The University of Toronto Students Union issued a letter to the Canadian Federation of Students last Monday, addressing their concerns about the federation.The letter...

U of T celebrates 189 years

Students, staff and faculty celebrated U of T’s 189th birthday last Tuesday.Since it was established in 1827, U of T has been home to...

Soothing with stand-up

The Trinity College Mental Health Institute has a goal of reducing the stigma surrounding mental illness. As a U of T organization working towards...

U of T to collect race statistics

U of T will soon be collecting information from students and employees based on race in an effort to aid the establishment of university...

Lost something? Find it in the woods

What do you want? What do you want more than anything else in world? And to what ends are you willing to go in...

Start-ups new to job fair

More than 1,400 students and alumni attended the UTM Career Centre’s “Get Hired” job fair last Wednesday. Over 65 companies and organizations were present...

Cooking up some fun

If the only thing you can make for dinner is reservations, then the monthly kitchen workshops hosted by UTM Dining Services are something you...

Rhythmic workout or cultural red flag?

“Who’s that sweaty-haired, armpit-stained, make-up-melting mess?” I wondered as I stared into the floor-length mirror reflection of myself. It was at that moment I...

New numbers shed light on job prospects

Findings presented to the Academic Affairs Committee last Wednesday have shed new light on job prospects facing recent UTM graduates, with more than half...

The answer is in the ink

Ink Movement, a national nonprofit organization led by youth to help emerging artists in showcasing their creativity, hosted an “Intro to Calligraphy” workshop as...

Which direction does your paint flow?

UTMSU hosted Freedom Through Art last Thursday as part of UTM’s DisOrientation Week, a yearly tradition that occurs near the end of first semester...

Inspired by calisthenics specimen

Nigel Moir stands out when he works out in the UTM athletic weight room. The second-year CCIT student from Jackson’s Point, ON works out...

Bringing student clubs together with COEN

Have you ever thought about starting a club, but found yourself demotivated when you realize you might not have the training required to approach...

Trans issues discussed at DisOrientation Week

Last week, UTMSU hosted workshops and conversations about social issues through the annual DisOrientation Week, which featured discussions on topics ranging from colonialism to...

How skinny guys build muscle & how to say “No!” to...

How skinny guys build muscle You may be a genetic ectomorph—in other words, “thin”—but want to be a genetic mesomorph, where your biceps bulge out...

When the finals hit home

Therapy dogs? Been there. Stress eating? Done that. Crafts? It’s not the first thing that came to mind, is it?Everyone has their own ways...

Hard knock life for Denmark’s prince

The biggest thing I’m taking away from Hart House Theatre’s production of Hamlet is this: a director with a vision is the best thing...

VP part-time post may be removed

The UTMSU board of directors has voted to remove VP part-time affairs from its executive team as of next year.As The Medium reported last...

Play on: music and language join forces

Last Tuesday, the Language Studies Academic Society and the UTM Music Club got together to bring us Cultural Night, billed as a chance to...

Up close and personal with Hamlet

The last time I sat in the Hart House lobby to interview actors, they were working on a new play, one that’s almost as...

UTMSU proposes bylaw amendments

Along with reviewing the results of the fall 2015 election and passing changes in the union’s bylaws, UTMSU also examined the causes and possible...

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...

Judge the book by its cover and its cover art

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is now featuring its exhibition on modern Czech book design. The well-preserved works on display include some of...

Trinity actors chill out

If you have ever visited St. George’s Quad at night then you probably already know it’s not a place you want to be. Isolated...

Low turnout for UTMSU academic advocacy week

UTMSU’s academic advocacy week launched last week to address academic dishonesty at UTM.According to U of T’s 2013/14 Annual Report on Cases of Academic...

Hart House actors get their hands dirty

I sit in the lobby of Hart House theatre, flanked by John Cleland and Sarah Murphy-Dyson, two members in the cast of George F....

Mapping UTM’s nature trail for hikers

UTM’s nature trail will soon be dotted with nuggets of enlightenment for curious hikers and eager students alike to uncover.Maika Seki, a third-year biology...

Students concerned in aftermath of strike

Last Friday, students gathered with UTMSU executives for a commission meeting to share their experiences with the strike and discuss ways to voice their...

Father, son to bike 600 km for the cure

Max, the four-year-old son of UTM’s Andrew Sedmihradsky and a sufferer of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, will bike 600 kilometres from Ottawa to Hamilton this...

Diasporic family ties and the queer

It’s always nerve-wracking to have to tell your parents a secret, let alone when it’s about your sexuality. The U of T Sexual and...

Model UN set back, but carries on

Students came together for UTM’s first annual Model United Nations Conference to debate solutions to global issues in human rights, technology, and health in...

Food, farmers, decorations abound

UTMSU’s first Multicultural Week was held last week, featuring a farmers’ market, international food, and a cultural show, among other events.According to UTMSU VP...

So who brought the study snacks?

Occasionally, at the beginning of a course, we hear that familiar announcement: “There are FSGs offered for this course and I’d encourage you all...

How to eat healthy with UTM vendors

I like my packed lunches (and, if necessary, dinners), as I discussed in “Eating good food? It’s in the bag” back in November. But...

Parking deck and fees approved

UTM has approved a recommendation to build a new parking deck on campus along with an increase in permit prices and other ancillary fees,...

New accounting centre opens

Last Wednesday afternoon, UTM officially launched a new Professional Accounting Centre for research into the problems related to the field of accounting.Students, faculty, alumni,...

Student reps grill admin on fees

Money was a major theme of UTM’s town hall on Wednesday, which saw mainly student representatives raise concerns to UTM administration.The town hall, held...

UTM hosts former Dragon

UTM’s third annual Countdown to Success event hosted business mogul Bruce Croxon last Thursday evening in the newly opened Innovation Complex.Hosted by the Institute...

Students prepare for town hall

UTMSU’s fifth Commissions Meeting last Tuesday focused on the upcoming UTM Town Hall and offered students a chance to bring up their concerns prior...

Lacing them up at UTM

Approximately 500 participants showed up at the RAWC’s gym A and B on Remembrance Day to participate in the third annual Move U Skate....

Reception honours top scholars

The academic achievements of over 100 students were celebrated at the U of T Scholars’ Reception in the Instructional Centre Atrium last Wednesday. The...

Campus Councils see review

Last week’s meeting with the Committee to Review the UTM and UTSC Campus Councils (CRCC) addressed feedback on the performance of the Academic Affairs...

Yoga, the best destresser

When you hear the word “athlete”, the first image that comes to mind is probably something along the lines of a buff person playing...

“Think Pink” for breast cancer

The UTM Muslim Students’ Association held their annual “Think Pink” event last week to raise awareness and funds for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.This year,...

Carnival returns to haunt UTM

The Student Centre was transformed into a haunted centre filled with skulls, zombies, rat sculptures, a robotic zombie, and deathly sounds for the Halloween...

$12M for mental health

The Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities announced an expanded effort toward mental wellness in postsecondary schools last Friday. Over the next two years,...

Visual Studies: art through snail mail

Over the next couple of weeks, more than 80 UTM students will receive a thoughtful and unique creation in the mail, handmade and shipped...

Zumba for beginners

One practises Zumba, a fitness class masquerading as a dance class, to blasting Latin American music such as salsa or merengue. It’s original in...

Student groups: open up OHIP again

Like many incoming first-year students, Jessie Li planned to begin her career at UTM by attending the annual first-year orientation held in September. What...

Farmers’ market makes its UTM debut

If you passed by the Student Centre last Wednesday, you may have noticed a few different things: namely, a sizzling corn grill, upbeat music,...

Principal fields student questions

Nearly 100 people attended the Principal’s Town Hall last Wednesday, more than double the attendance of the last meeting in October. Last week’s meeting...

The troublesome genius

The UTM Catholic Students’ Club hosted a talk titled “Galileo: The Rise and Fall of a Troublesome Genius”, with guest speaker Anthony Schratz, last...
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)...

BSS hosts language day

UTM’s Bangladesh Student Society held its first official event last Wednesday in the Student Centre. The event was held in celebration of International Mother...

Student filmmakers find an audience

The second annual UTM Film Festival was a night to remember, with great films, prizes, and popcorn. The event was hosted by the Department...

Campus rivalry taken to new level

In a Division 1 basketball game unlike any other, UTM fans had the unique opportunity to cheer on both the home and away teams...

Symposium for inclusivity

Dr. Al Condeluci, a global activist and CEO of Community Living and Support Services, Pittsburgh, led a dynamic Social Capital Symposium at UTM to talk...

UTM students seek to get hired

The Career Centre provided students the opportunity to get noticed by employers with its newly renamed Get Hired: Summer & Full-Time Job Fair last...

Three-day Winter Clubs Week slow

From Tuesday to Thursday, campus clubs and academic societies tabled in the Student Centre to recruit new members during the poorly attended Winter Clubs...

UTMSU audit shows significant profit

Students gathered at the UTM Students’ Union’s annual general meeting last week for the presentation of audited financial statements that recorded a significant profit...

UTM White basketball extends streak

The Division 1 UTM Eagles men’s White basketball team defeated Woodsworth College 69-51 last week after a thrilling first-half performance. UTM controlled the game with...

Quiet elections wrap up

The U of T Students’ Union held their by-elections from October 15 to 17, with former vice-president campus life Onik Khan running as the...

Blues beat Memorial in pre-season action

The Varsity Blues men’s basketball team defeated the Memorial University of Newfoundland Seahawks 73–59 in a closely contested pre-season game at the UTM campus. This...

Student authors make their voices heard

Forget any preconceived notions about the state of writing today. An exciting group of writers emerged from the literary shadows last Thursday evening with...
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