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Water activists take on bottled water

 
The Wellington Water Watchers are a non-profit organization run by volunteers (largely Guelph-based citizens) whose primary aim is to protect local water and spread...

Celebrating 20 years of UTEHKSA

 
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the formation of the University of Toronto Erindale Hong Kong Students’ Association at UTM. This coincides with...

View to the U: An eye on UTM research

 
View to the U: An Eye on UTM research is produced by UTM’s Research Office within the Office of the Vice-Principal. The podcast shares...

Living Library returns with new “books”

 
On February 16, the Human Living Library returned for a fifth year, featuring books such as Gurveer Bains (a U of T Ph.D. student),...

Alternative Reading Week returns to UTM

 
The Centre for Student Engagement (CSE) hosted their annual Alternative Reading Week that ran from February 21 to 23, where student volunteers worked with...

TEDxUofT: what does open mean to you?

 
On Saturday February 18, TEDxUofT returned with their fifth annual conference at the Isabel Bader Theatre. The event featured various speakers (such as UTM’s...

U of T second in Iron Chef Competition

 
Last Saturday, U of T came in second place in the annual inter-university Iron Chef Competition at New College. U of T was 1.5...

The team behind TEDxUofT’s magic

 
Next Saturday, TEDxUofT’s fifth annual conference, with the theme “Open,” will take place at the Isabel Bader Theatre, located at the University of Toronto’s...

UTMental returns with a fourth season

 
The Medium contacted members of the HCC and UTMental’s current vlogging team to learn more about the UTMental initiative and what makes its fourth...

Highlighting Indigenous innovation

 
Last Monday, the Centre for Student Engagement, in collaboration with Hart House and the Canadian Multicultural Inventors Museum, hosted the “Native Invent: Sharing Our...

The Ph.D. grind: beyond the lab bench

 
Perhaps the word “scientist” conjures up an image of an individual, huddled in a lab coat, spending hours in a small lab space, hidden...

WISE ignites passion at annual conference

 
Last weekend, Women in Science and Engineering held their fifth Annual National Conference at the Toronto Region Board of Trade. This two-day event offered...

A better world, one Brigade at a time

 
For many, a relaxing holiday involves getting away and heading towards a warmer location. Others enjoy volunteering and giving back to the community, as...

Anti-Calendar returns

 
2017 has its first reboot: The Anti-Calendar. The Anti-Calendar is a collection of course evaluations completed by previously-enrolled students. By aggregating data from completed course...

 
It’s beginning again. No, I’m not talking about the start of another semester or another set of ambitious New Year’s resolutions. It’s another wave of...

It’s time to be bold with The Agency

 
Two weeks ago, The Agency (self-described as a hub for social innovation) held its first annual Social Innovation Conference at U of T, at...

Have you got any nerve?

 
Nerve is a 2016 movie, based on a 2012 YA thriller by the author Jeanne Ryan. The movie follows high school senior Vee (Emma...

ECSpeRT hosts “Project X” MIXER

 
Last week, the Erindale College Special Response Team hosted the annual MIXER event, where multiple Campus Emergency Response Teams were invited to take part...

Meet Alan Lovette: a lifelong learner

 
If you’ve ever dropped by the library, then chances are you’ve met Alan Lovette. While the name may not be familiar, Lovette is an...

Daylight Saving still needed?

 
We’ve turned our clocks an hour behind yet again, but did anyone stop to wonder why? While there are only a few complaints about...

What are you willing to sacrifice?

 
On the surface, The Caucasian Chalk Circle seems to be nothing more than a traditional comedy, where two lovers are separated by external forces,...

U of T students rally for free education

 
All three U of T campuses united for a rally in downtown Toronto last Wednesday on the National Day of Action, advocating for free...

Clinton vs. Trump: the final round

 
Hillary R. Clinton Mahnoor Ayub This past October marked the beginning of the most turbulent episode of Hilary Clinton’s election campaign so far. With newspapers reporting...

OSAP to become more accessible

 
Deputy Premier, chair of the cabinet, the minister responsible for Digital Government, and the minister of advanced education and skills development Deb Matthews, stated...

Canada Gairdner Awards recognize CRISPR future

 
The Canada Gairdner Awards are medical awards which recognize the research and achievements of the world’s leading biomedical researchers. Since 1959, the Gairdner Foundation...

Crickets for lunch? Aspire reckons so

 
Mohammed Ashour, a 2009 UTM alumnus, is the co-founder and CEO of the Aspire Food Group, an agricultural company which aims to revolutionize insect...

Hillewaert’s study in youth identity

 
With a large bookshelf filled with books, brightly coloured couches, and various fabrics adorning the walls, Professor Sarah Hillewaert’s office offers a glimpse into...

Syria to ’Sauga: Nazar reaches UTM

 
A single Google search with the terms “Syrian refugee” brings up heart-breaking images, policy debates, and controversial comments. What also pops up on the...

Max’s Big Ride returns again, bigger

 
For the second year in a row, Andrew Sedmihradsky (the global mobility coordinator at UTM’s International Education Centre) and his five-year-old son, Max, biked...

Students bid farewell to Deep Saini

 
I sit across from Professor Deep Saini in his rather spacious office. His windows offer a view of the rain outside. The sky looks...

DIY Parfait

 
With the end of the semester approaching, it’s time for the last Blackboard Special instalment of the year. It’s funny how quickly a year passes—in...

What’s it like to be a female academic?

 
This week, The Medium reached out to UTM female faculty members to find out what it’s like to be a female member of their...

Lazy Cake

 
This week’s recipe for Blackboard Special has been provided by Marell Tomeh, a first-year English major. If Tomeh’s name sounds familiar, it may be because...

Casting votes: a history of elections

 
It’s that time of the year again: elections. Practically every UTM club, society, and committee (including The Medium) is electing students to fill roles...

“No-Bake” Cheesecake

 
It’s official: I may have uncovered the perfect recipe for us lazy and slightly culinarily challenged individuals. The recipe is simple, student-friendly, and could...

Check your source: comedians broadcast

 
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. The Daily Show. The Colbert Report. The Nightly Show. Aside from all of these being late-night shows that specialise...

All in for ALL; survivor returns to UTM

 
Back in 2012, Marell Tomeh joined UTM intending to pursue an English major. As the end of the second term grew closer, Tomeh had...

BidThrone launched: auctions galore

 
Hassan Nawaz is the founder and sole owner of BidThrone: a start-up luxury auction website that was launched in early January. Currently, the website...

Easy Oatmeal

 
For this week’s Blackboard Special, fourth-year CCIT and English double major Christine Sharma has provided her recipe for healthy oatmeal. Sharma is currently a vlogger...

French Toast Sandwich

 
Despite my various to-do lists and mental promise to reread Game of Thrones, Reading Week has once again managed to pass in the blink...

MSA and Tarboosh unite to sponsor a family

 
As Canada welcomed its first 10,000 refugees from Syria on January 13, UTM’s MSA will soon also welcome its first sponsored Syrian refugee family. Last...

Dance class, documentary, and donations as outreach

 
This week, Student Life and a number of clubs and societies celebrated COEN week at UTM. This was an opportunity for members of the...

Plain Pancakes

 
Since the sports section’s Weekly Workout Tips is all about procrastination this week, I’ll be offering a more productive approach here in the Blackboard...

Confessions from the other side

 
This week, The Medium reached out to the students behind UTM’s most popular anonymous social media pages to discuss their experiences running their respective...

Onion Soup

 
It’s official: I’m sick. (Yes, I’m that one person who’s currently having a coughing fit during lectures and making you wonder whether you need...

Career speed dating with “human books”

 
Despite the necessity, it’s not very often that open discussions surrounding topics such as race, gender, religion, and sexuality take place in our day-to-day...

Eric’s Protein Shake Combo

 
Usually the Blackboard Special is dedicated to desserts, main dishes, and baked goodies, but for this one, we’re trying something different. (New Year, new...

BBQ Chicken

 
This week, Alysha Ferguson, the student development officer responsible for UTM’s Student Life programs, has provided her favourite summertime recipe in hopes of combating...

Local MP Iqra Khalid shares her success

 
Last year’s federal elections may seem like a distant memory to many, but the campaign remains fresh in the mind of Iqra Khalid, the...

A case of mistaken fossil identity

 
Jurassic World enthusiasts may be shocked to hear that a Canadian dinosaur fossil, originally discovered by a farmer in the 19th century, had been...

Caesar Salad

 
One week of 2016 has already passed—are you still holding on to your (slightly ambitious) New Year’s resolution? According to the Toronto Star, only 19...

TEDxMississauga returns “limitless”

 
Last Saturday evening, the Living Arts Centre hosted Mississauga’s third TEDxMississauga conference with Dr. Patrick Gunning, Dr. Joseph Gabriele, Mary Ellen Bench, and Shelli...

Cinnamon Rolls

 
It’s here, folks—the end of the fall semester. It’s now time to dot the i’s and cross the t’s on your final assignments, attend...

What do you get when MississaugaGives?

 
Move over, Black Friday and Cyber Monday—GivingTuesday is almost here. Launched in the U.S. in 2012, GivingTuesday is a relatively new but growing annual global...

No Fail Brownies

 
This week, Marlo Young-Sponga, a fourth-year double major in anthropology and professional writing, has volunteered one of her favourites, No Fail Brownies, for the...

Pear Almond Loaf

 
Last week’s chilly weather and rainy days called for some hot, soul-comforting food. Thankfully, Joanna Szurmak’s pear almond loaf recipe rises to the occasion...

911; what’s your medical emergency?

 
The Erindale College Special Response Team may be hidden away in a cramped office on the second floor of the Student Centre, but these...

Rawling in the genes

 
To many, learning about evolution, natural selection, and the specifics behind genetics may not seem very interesting, but with UTM’s Fiona Rawle, it’s an...

Rustic Garlic Bread

 
Bread. Garlic. Butter. Put those three together and a mouthwatering aroma of garlic will appear alongside a golden crisp crust. Yes, we’re talking about a...

Lasagna

 
If you turn the page over, you’ll notice that there’s a tri-campus piece exploring the three U of T campuses in this week’s issue. With...

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...

Pumpkin Soup

 
From pumpkin spice lattes to roasted pumpkin seeds, and even the carved pumpkins on every doorstep—yes, we’ve reached that time of the year when...

Taking a look at UTM’s marketing efforts

 
While taking a walk around the campus, you will easily spot the various Boundless posters hanging off several poles. Are you heading towards the...

Peel Poverty Diet

 
This week, the Blackboard Special is back but with a different spin: we’re taking a look at what a #PeelPovertyDiet looks like for 48...

UTM runners awarded for fundraising efforts

 
On October 4, UTM took part in the annual “CIBC Run for the Cure”. Students, professors (including the acting principal), and community members alike...

S’mores Brownie Bites

 
Last weekend was the CIBC Run for the Cure event. For those who aren’t aware of this yearly run, it is a volunteer-led event that...

Maple-Glazed Trout (or Salmon)

 
This week was Science Literacy week: a Canada-wide event created by U of T grad Jesse Hildebrand to celebrate science. UTM also celebrated the event...

Refugee student lands at UTM

 
The World University Service of Canada is a student refugee program dedicated to furthering access to education. WUSC opened a branch at UTM in...

Fawning over UTM’s deer population

 
If there’s one thing that we’re proud of here at UTM, it’s our beloved deer population. From Deerfield Hall to the crowds that appear...

Chocolate Fudge with a Nutty Twist

 
Potlucks are the bane of my existence. Despite my love for them, I find potlucks rather troublesome. Do I bring sandwiches or do I choose...

A glimpse into the Class of 2019

 
Meet the Class of 2019—a group of about 3,808 students within the approximately 13,700 undergraduate students here at UTM. While that number may seem...

Pavlova

 
For this week’s Blackboard Special, Andrew Sedmihradsky, the global mobility coordinator at UTM’s International Education Centre, has shared his wife’s recipe for a classic...

UTM father, son bike to raise $55,000

 
This summer, UTM’s Andrew Sedmihradsky and his four-year-old son Max, who has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, pedalled 600 km from Ottawa to Hamilton, across the...

Chicken Fried Rice

 
To kick off this year’s column, I’ll start by sharing my own beloved recipe. Now, I’ll be very honest with you all: I can’t actually...

Trouble coming to be

 
Starting a club is no mean feat, a fact the UTM Scribes learned this year. The idea for the club, originally known as the...

Students to vote on legal service fees

 
UTSU is asking students to vote on fee increases for Downtown Legal Services, one of the U of T service groups available to students. UTM...

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...

ROSI reborn as ACORN

 
ROSI is expected to be replaced by the new “ACORN” system as early as this spring. ACORN (Accessible Campus Online Resource Network) has completed its...

Got a club for that?

 
There are over 100 recognized clubs at UTM, but some of us still find no place for our interests. Personally, I’d love to see...

Let me pick you up

 
It’s a daily struggle. I suppose many of us can imagine our wallets emptying as we pay for gas, insurance, and parking, or feel...

Blazing the university trail

 
The annual Trailblazers: New Perspectives tri-campus conference for first-generation students took place on February 28 at St. George. Twenty-three UTM students attended the conference, which...

Research alongside your professors

 
“Get involved—participate!” As a first-year student, these three words seem to follow me wherever I go at UTM. I’ve managed to hear that statement countless times...

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...

100 first-year stories

 
Let’s take a trip down memory lane. Let your mind wander back past last semester’s exams, your summer vacation, that last birthday—let’s go way...

Exploring fall break options

 
Starting today, the Office of the Principal will begin a week-long online survey about the possible introduction of a fall break at UTM. Email...

Loving my first Canadian winter

 
I’ve never actually seen snow before. I’ve lived my entire life in the Middle East, so the seasons I’ve experienced range from summer, summer,...

Classics retold as vlogs

 
Pemberley Digital is a channel that adapts entire classical books, such as Pride and Prejudice and Emma Approved, into a web series. They don’t...

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...

“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,...

UTM student creates Science Literacy Week

 
If you’ve walked past the library this week, you may have noticed a slightly different crowd of people at the tables outside or wandering...

The origin of Batman’s greatest enemies

To celebrate 75 years of one of the most iconic superheroes in history, Gotham brings light to the dark beginnings of Batman. However, this isn’t...

Water activists take on bottled water

 
The Wellington Water Watchers are a non-profit organization run by volunteers (largely Guelph-based citizens) whose primary aim is to protect local water and spread...

Celebrating 20 years of UTEHKSA

 
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the formation of the University of Toronto Erindale Hong Kong Students’ Association at UTM. This coincides with...

View to the U: An eye on UTM research

 
View to the U: An Eye on UTM research is produced by UTM’s Research Office within the Office of the Vice-Principal. The podcast shares...

Living Library returns with new “books”

 
On February 16, the Human Living Library returned for a fifth year, featuring books such as Gurveer Bains (a U of T Ph.D. student),...

Alternative Reading Week returns to UTM

 
The Centre for Student Engagement (CSE) hosted their annual Alternative Reading Week that ran from February 21 to 23, where student volunteers worked with...

TEDxUofT: what does open mean to you?

 
On Saturday February 18, TEDxUofT returned with their fifth annual conference at the Isabel Bader Theatre. The event featured various speakers (such as UTM’s...

U of T second in Iron Chef Competition

 
Last Saturday, U of T came in second place in the annual inter-university Iron Chef Competition at New College. U of T was 1.5...

The team behind TEDxUofT’s magic

 
Next Saturday, TEDxUofT’s fifth annual conference, with the theme “Open,” will take place at the Isabel Bader Theatre, located at the University of Toronto’s...

UTMental returns with a fourth season

 
The Medium contacted members of the HCC and UTMental’s current vlogging team to learn more about the UTMental initiative and what makes its fourth...

Highlighting Indigenous innovation

 
Last Monday, the Centre for Student Engagement, in collaboration with Hart House and the Canadian Multicultural Inventors Museum, hosted the “Native Invent: Sharing Our...

The Ph.D. grind: beyond the lab bench

 
Perhaps the word “scientist” conjures up an image of an individual, huddled in a lab coat, spending hours in a small lab space, hidden...

WISE ignites passion at annual conference

 
Last weekend, Women in Science and Engineering held their fifth Annual National Conference at the Toronto Region Board of Trade. This two-day event offered...

Anti-Calendar returns

 
2017 has its first reboot: The Anti-Calendar. The Anti-Calendar is a collection of course evaluations completed by previously-enrolled students. By aggregating data from completed course...

 
It’s beginning again. No, I’m not talking about the start of another semester or another set of ambitious New Year’s resolutions. It’s another wave of...

It’s time to be bold with The Agency

 
Two weeks ago, The Agency (self-described as a hub for social innovation) held its first annual Social Innovation Conference at U of T, at...

Have you got any nerve?

 
Nerve is a 2016 movie, based on a 2012 YA thriller by the author Jeanne Ryan. The movie follows high school senior Vee (Emma...

ECSpeRT hosts “Project X” MIXER

 
Last week, the Erindale College Special Response Team hosted the annual MIXER event, where multiple Campus Emergency Response Teams were invited to take part...

Meet Alan Lovette: a lifelong learner

 
If you’ve ever dropped by the library, then chances are you’ve met Alan Lovette. While the name may not be familiar, Lovette is an...

What are you willing to sacrifice?

 
On the surface, The Caucasian Chalk Circle seems to be nothing more than a traditional comedy, where two lovers are separated by external forces,...

Clinton vs. Trump: the final round

 
Hillary R. Clinton Mahnoor Ayub This past October marked the beginning of the most turbulent episode of Hilary Clinton’s election campaign so far. With newspapers reporting...

OSAP to become more accessible

 
Deputy Premier, chair of the cabinet, the minister responsible for Digital Government, and the minister of advanced education and skills development Deb Matthews, stated...

Canada Gairdner Awards recognize CRISPR future

 
The Canada Gairdner Awards are medical awards which recognize the research and achievements of the world’s leading biomedical researchers. Since 1959, the Gairdner Foundation...

Crickets for lunch? Aspire reckons so

 
Mohammed Ashour, a 2009 UTM alumnus, is the co-founder and CEO of the Aspire Food Group, an agricultural company which aims to revolutionize insect...

Hillewaert’s study in youth identity

 
With a large bookshelf filled with books, brightly coloured couches, and various fabrics adorning the walls, Professor Sarah Hillewaert’s office offers a glimpse into...

Syria to ’Sauga: Nazar reaches UTM

 
A single Google search with the terms “Syrian refugee” brings up heart-breaking images, policy debates, and controversial comments. What also pops up on the...

Max’s Big Ride returns again, bigger

 
For the second year in a row, Andrew Sedmihradsky (the global mobility coordinator at UTM’s International Education Centre) and his five-year-old son, Max, biked...

Students bid farewell to Deep Saini

 
I sit across from Professor Deep Saini in his rather spacious office. His windows offer a view of the rain outside. The sky looks...

DIY Parfait

 
With the end of the semester approaching, it’s time for the last Blackboard Special instalment of the year. It’s funny how quickly a year passes—in...

What’s it like to be a female academic?

 
This week, The Medium reached out to UTM female faculty members to find out what it’s like to be a female member of their...

Lazy Cake

 
This week’s recipe for Blackboard Special has been provided by Marell Tomeh, a first-year English major. If Tomeh’s name sounds familiar, it may be because...

Casting votes: a history of elections

 
It’s that time of the year again: elections. Practically every UTM club, society, and committee (including The Medium) is electing students to fill roles...

“No-Bake” Cheesecake

 
It’s official: I may have uncovered the perfect recipe for us lazy and slightly culinarily challenged individuals. The recipe is simple, student-friendly, and could...

Check your source: comedians broadcast

 
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. The Daily Show. The Colbert Report. The Nightly Show. Aside from all of these being late-night shows that specialise...

All in for ALL; survivor returns to UTM

 
Back in 2012, Marell Tomeh joined UTM intending to pursue an English major. As the end of the second term grew closer, Tomeh had...

Easy Oatmeal

 
For this week’s Blackboard Special, fourth-year CCIT and English double major Christine Sharma has provided her recipe for healthy oatmeal. Sharma is currently a vlogger...

French Toast Sandwich

 
Despite my various to-do lists and mental promise to reread Game of Thrones, Reading Week has once again managed to pass in the blink...

Plain Pancakes

 
Since the sports section’s Weekly Workout Tips is all about procrastination this week, I’ll be offering a more productive approach here in the Blackboard...

Confessions from the other side

 
This week, The Medium reached out to the students behind UTM’s most popular anonymous social media pages to discuss their experiences running their respective...

Onion Soup

 
It’s official: I’m sick. (Yes, I’m that one person who’s currently having a coughing fit during lectures and making you wonder whether you need...

Eric’s Protein Shake Combo

 
Usually the Blackboard Special is dedicated to desserts, main dishes, and baked goodies, but for this one, we’re trying something different. (New Year, new...

BBQ Chicken

 
This week, Alysha Ferguson, the student development officer responsible for UTM’s Student Life programs, has provided her favourite summertime recipe in hopes of combating...

Local MP Iqra Khalid shares her success

 
Last year’s federal elections may seem like a distant memory to many, but the campaign remains fresh in the mind of Iqra Khalid, the...

A case of mistaken fossil identity

 
Jurassic World enthusiasts may be shocked to hear that a Canadian dinosaur fossil, originally discovered by a farmer in the 19th century, had been...

Caesar Salad

 
One week of 2016 has already passed—are you still holding on to your (slightly ambitious) New Year’s resolution? According to the Toronto Star, only 19...

TEDxMississauga returns “limitless”

 
Last Saturday evening, the Living Arts Centre hosted Mississauga’s third TEDxMississauga conference with Dr. Patrick Gunning, Dr. Joseph Gabriele, Mary Ellen Bench, and Shelli...

Cinnamon Rolls

 
It’s here, folks—the end of the fall semester. It’s now time to dot the i’s and cross the t’s on your final assignments, attend...

What do you get when MississaugaGives?

 
Move over, Black Friday and Cyber Monday—GivingTuesday is almost here. Launched in the U.S. in 2012, GivingTuesday is a relatively new but growing annual global...

No Fail Brownies

 
This week, Marlo Young-Sponga, a fourth-year double major in anthropology and professional writing, has volunteered one of her favourites, No Fail Brownies, for the...

Pear Almond Loaf

 
Last week’s chilly weather and rainy days called for some hot, soul-comforting food. Thankfully, Joanna Szurmak’s pear almond loaf recipe rises to the occasion...

911; what’s your medical emergency?

 
The Erindale College Special Response Team may be hidden away in a cramped office on the second floor of the Student Centre, but these...

Rawling in the genes

 
To many, learning about evolution, natural selection, and the specifics behind genetics may not seem very interesting, but with UTM’s Fiona Rawle, it’s an...

Rustic Garlic Bread

 
Bread. Garlic. Butter. Put those three together and a mouthwatering aroma of garlic will appear alongside a golden crisp crust. Yes, we’re talking about a...

Lasagna

 
If you turn the page over, you’ll notice that there’s a tri-campus piece exploring the three U of T campuses in this week’s issue. With...

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...

Pumpkin Soup

 
From pumpkin spice lattes to roasted pumpkin seeds, and even the carved pumpkins on every doorstep—yes, we’ve reached that time of the year when...

Taking a look at UTM’s marketing efforts

 
While taking a walk around the campus, you will easily spot the various Boundless posters hanging off several poles. Are you heading towards the...

Peel Poverty Diet

 
This week, the Blackboard Special is back but with a different spin: we’re taking a look at what a #PeelPovertyDiet looks like for 48...

S’mores Brownie Bites

 
Last weekend was the CIBC Run for the Cure event. For those who aren’t aware of this yearly run, it is a volunteer-led event that...

Maple-Glazed Trout (or Salmon)

 
This week was Science Literacy week: a Canada-wide event created by U of T grad Jesse Hildebrand to celebrate science. UTM also celebrated the event...

Fawning over UTM’s deer population

 
If there’s one thing that we’re proud of here at UTM, it’s our beloved deer population. From Deerfield Hall to the crowds that appear...

Chocolate Fudge with a Nutty Twist

 
Potlucks are the bane of my existence. Despite my love for them, I find potlucks rather troublesome. Do I bring sandwiches or do I choose...

A glimpse into the Class of 2019

 
Meet the Class of 2019—a group of about 3,808 students within the approximately 13,700 undergraduate students here at UTM. While that number may seem...

Pavlova

 
For this week’s Blackboard Special, Andrew Sedmihradsky, the global mobility coordinator at UTM’s International Education Centre, has shared his wife’s recipe for a classic...

UTM father, son bike to raise $55,000

 
This summer, UTM’s Andrew Sedmihradsky and his four-year-old son Max, who has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, pedalled 600 km from Ottawa to Hamilton, across the...

Chicken Fried Rice

 
To kick off this year’s column, I’ll start by sharing my own beloved recipe. Now, I’ll be very honest with you all: I can’t actually...

Trouble coming to be

 
Starting a club is no mean feat, a fact the UTM Scribes learned this year. The idea for the club, originally known as the...

Students to vote on legal service fees

 
UTSU is asking students to vote on fee increases for Downtown Legal Services, one of the U of T service groups available to students. UTM...

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...

ROSI reborn as ACORN

 
ROSI is expected to be replaced by the new “ACORN” system as early as this spring. ACORN (Accessible Campus Online Resource Network) has completed its...

Got a club for that?

 
There are over 100 recognized clubs at UTM, but some of us still find no place for our interests. Personally, I’d love to see...

Let me pick you up

 
It’s a daily struggle. I suppose many of us can imagine our wallets emptying as we pay for gas, insurance, and parking, or feel...

Blazing the university trail

 
The annual Trailblazers: New Perspectives tri-campus conference for first-generation students took place on February 28 at St. George. Twenty-three UTM students attended the conference, which...

Research alongside your professors

 
“Get involved—participate!” As a first-year student, these three words seem to follow me wherever I go at UTM. I’ve managed to hear that statement countless times...

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...

100 first-year stories

 
Let’s take a trip down memory lane. Let your mind wander back past last semester’s exams, your summer vacation, that last birthday—let’s go way...

Exploring fall break options

 
Starting today, the Office of the Principal will begin a week-long online survey about the possible introduction of a fall break at UTM. Email...

Loving my first Canadian winter

 
I’ve never actually seen snow before. I’ve lived my entire life in the Middle East, so the seasons I’ve experienced range from summer, summer,...

Classics retold as vlogs

 
Pemberley Digital is a channel that adapts entire classical books, such as Pride and Prejudice and Emma Approved, into a web series. They don’t...

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...

“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,...

UTM student creates Science Literacy Week

 
If you’ve walked past the library this week, you may have noticed a slightly different crowd of people at the tables outside or wandering...

The origin of Batman’s greatest enemies

To celebrate 75 years of one of the most iconic superheroes in history, Gotham brings light to the dark beginnings of Batman. However, this isn’t...

A better world, one Brigade at a time

 
For many, a relaxing holiday involves getting away and heading towards a warmer location. Others enjoy volunteering and giving back to the community, as...

Daylight Saving still needed?

 
We’ve turned our clocks an hour behind yet again, but did anyone stop to wonder why? While there are only a few complaints about...

U of T students rally for free education

 
All three U of T campuses united for a rally in downtown Toronto last Wednesday on the National Day of Action, advocating for free...

BidThrone launched: auctions galore

 
Hassan Nawaz is the founder and sole owner of BidThrone: a start-up luxury auction website that was launched in early January. Currently, the website...

MSA and Tarboosh unite to sponsor a family

 
As Canada welcomed its first 10,000 refugees from Syria on January 13, UTM’s MSA will soon also welcome its first sponsored Syrian refugee family. Last...

Dance class, documentary, and donations as outreach

 
This week, Student Life and a number of clubs and societies celebrated COEN week at UTM. This was an opportunity for members of the...

Career speed dating with “human books”

 
Despite the necessity, it’s not very often that open discussions surrounding topics such as race, gender, religion, and sexuality take place in our day-to-day...

UTM runners awarded for fundraising efforts

 
On October 4, UTM took part in the annual “CIBC Run for the Cure”. Students, professors (including the acting principal), and community members alike...

Refugee student lands at UTM

 
The World University Service of Canada is a student refugee program dedicated to furthering access to education. WUSC opened a branch at UTM in...
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