Friday, April 9, 2021

Hayden Mak - Associate Photos Editor

Hayden Mak - Associate Photos Editor
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    Build Back Better slate faces allegations of election misconduct

    The Spring 2021 elections for the executive team and the Board of Directors of the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) have officially...

    Indigenous voices are louder than ever at U of T

    The University of Toronto has continuously worked toward supporting the growth and increasing the representation of the Indigenous community. Recently, the U of T...

    A year in review

    Stating the obvious, this past year was confusing and complicated in many ways for everyone. Ontario declared its first state of emergency just over...

    Covid-somnia: The rise in sleep disorders over the pandemic

    The pandemic has led to a multitude of health-related issues, as well as a rise of individuals struggling with mental illness. Recent isolation has...

    Looking for Instagram likes is similar to wanting food

    What really drives our behaviour on social media? Every day, people can spend several hours scrolling through content on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and others,...

    UTMSU election features only one slate again

    The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) is holding its annual elections to seat new members onto the union’s executive team and Board...

    2021 UTMSU elections begin

    The Spring 2021 elections for the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union will be held virtually. Elections will be held on March 16 and...

    Take A Rest and stop by the newest Blackwood Gallery lightbox...

    Four life-sized installations grace the quaint UTM campus. Each installation features a pair of photos: Black-and-white stills of men leaning against their partners for...

    How our flat screens are helping flatten the curve

    While many people suspected Covid-19 would creep into our TVs and influence show plotlines, it’s actually television that’s impacting how we view the pandemic....

    UTMSU: Looking Ahead at 2021

    The University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTMSU) has had a whirlwind of a semester working around the Covid-19 pandemic and keeping up with its agenda. However,...

    Mental Health Week at UTM

    The Covid-19 pandemic has negatively impacted Ontario residents’ mental health. Unfortunately, the lockdown that was set up again at the start of 2021 has...

    A review of the UTMSU in 2020

    With the ongoing pandemic, the past year has been challenging for all students and faculty. However, the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU)...

    Weaving different cultural perspectives into Is, But Will Be

    If you’ve strolled through the UTM campus recently, you may have come across the Blackwood Gallery’s latest lightbox installment: Burning Glass, Reading Stone. On January...

    UTM Academic Affairs Committee discuss registrar’s updates

    On January 11, the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus Academic Affairs Committee held its first meeting of 2021. In the meeting, Lorretta Neebar, registrar and...

    Music-induced emotions and the brain

    Your favourite songs influence your mood and personality as much as they influence specific areas of your brain. A study from the University of Turku,...

    Looking Back at UTM in 2020

    2020 has finally come to an end. The past year introduced many challenges and sorrow, from the tragedy of Flight 752 to the Covid-19...

    2021 resolutions: Survive

    The human brain is the most complex organ in the human body. It produces our every thought, action, memory, and emotion. As a neuroscience student, I...

    Being alone and being social are both parts of being human

    Being alone and being in company are both key components to being human. As we settle into a second wave of lockdown, the negative...

    Celebrating Christmas: Then and now

    We’ll wrap gifts with red ribbon, string lights around pine trees, and place light-up reindeer on our lawns. We’ll Zoom call our loved ones...

    A little village: The student experience living on residence during Covid-19

    Rose wakes up early most mornings in her 12 by 12 Oscar Peterson Hall (OPH) room. After brushing her teeth and getting dressed, she...

    Morning coffee on poor sleep causes more harm than good

    A cup of coffee in the morning is a must for some to start the day off properly. It helps us get in a positive...

    UofT’s lack of support during this pandemic is lethal

    Warning: This article contains references to suicide  The last time this happened, we said “never again.” We were angry. We protested. We demanded change. And...

    Six songs that changed the world

    Music moves us—literally. It makes us sway and tap our feet. We whistle to music, throw our hands up in the air for it,...

    Peel enters “red” zone for Ontario’s Covid-19 response

    On November 7, businesses across the Peel region have resumed operations after being put on hold on October 11 due to the emergence of...

    “Night Owls” and “Morning Larks”: The biology of treating sleep disorders

    After a long night spent writing assignments and study notes, many UTM students dread the sound of their morning alarm. Our sleep cycles, however,...

    Community care is self-care

    The extension of human life is a scientific pursuit present throughout human history. Since the advent of modern-day medicine, physicians and researchers have collaborated...

    UTM releases draft master plan of future initiatives for the university

    The University of Toronto has published the draft for the new and updated Master Plan for its Mississauga campus in an effort to maintain...

    The Valuable Benefits of Journaling

    What is journaling? Journaling is the act of keeping a record of personal experiences, reflections, thoughts, and feelings. This record does not have to...

    The commoditization of horror and why we fear

    You are watching a horror movie. The scenes exude an atmosphere of anxiety and fear, created not only by threats of jump scares but...

    Global pandemic scares off 2020 Halloween

    Most holidays in 2020 have already been altered by the Covid-19 pandemic, and the scariest holiday of them all is likely to be no...

    Circadian rhythms’ effect on Olympic performance

    Circadian rhythms are 24-hour internal clocks that are essential for our bodies to function well. Ticking in the background, our circadian rhythm influences psychological...

    U of T research teams work to increase pandemic response efficiency

    Research teams from several University of Toronto departments have undertaken innovative projects to understand and combat Covid-19. Earlier this month, Scott Gray-Owen, a molecular genetics...

    Satire: Dear Karen, Let’s Talk Covid-19

    Dear Karen, I saw you the other day at Walmart, actually. While I was forced to wear a mask for five continuous hours each shift,...

    The Be Well UTM Fair teaches students about wellness as they...

    With most of our classes happening online, it is difficult to have the university experience most students are used to, and one that first-year...

    HCC holds third annual Be Well UTM fair

    The University of Toronto Mississauga’s Health and Counselling Centre (HCC) held its third Be Well UTM Fair last week, which included a host of...

    The importance of the Bechdel Test

    When it comes to the big screen, female archetypes can leak into our subconscious and perpetuate unrealistic, limiting perceptions of women. For decades, the Bechdel...

    Academic Affairs Committee talks about curriculum and structural changes

    On September 15, the University of Toronto Mississauga Academic Affairs Committee came together for the first time this academic year. The agenda contained many significant...

    UTM Campus Affairs holds first meeting of the term

    On September 14, the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus Affairs Committee had its first meeting for the 2020/2021 academic year.  The 34-member committee deals with...

    UTM Student Centre shuts down after two positive Covid-19 cases

    The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) reported two positive COVID-19 cases at the Student Centre on September 18. The union released a...

    A campus lightbox tour of the natural and artificial

    Upon the reopening of UTM, outdoor lightboxes illuminate the corridors between the campus buildings, greeting and awaiting the return of some students. These large-scale lightboxes...

    A Beginner’s Guide to Getting into Fitness

    The first time you step into the gym, it can look intimidating. With so many different machines, equipment, sections, and free weights, it can be...

    New courses selections offered at UTM in 2020

    The University of Toronto Mississauga will be offering a variety of new courses across      departments. Over the summer, the historical studies and the department of economics      announced the names of the new courses...
    Online orientation

    Kicking off O-Week at home

    The Center for Student Engagement announced earlier this summer that Orientation Week would take place during the first week of school, from September 7...

    Understanding calisthenics for beginners

    Calisthenics are exercises in which you use your own body weight instead of using any real weights to gain strength and achieve a higher...

    So long UTM: Class of ‘20 looks back and reflects on...

    The completion of university is a milestone graduating students look forward to early on in the year. It signifies the end of late-night assignments...

    U of T groups and non-profit organizations lead COVID-19 community response...

    While the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has risen to 368 in Ontario, so has the amount of support across U of T campuses and...

    Why is hiring a diverse faculty important?

    Dr. Fiona Rawle is currently the Associate Dean, Undergraduate and an associate professor of biology at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Rawle is also a member...

    The One Trick You Need to Accomplish Anything

    Have you ever set a goal, excited for what you will finally accomplish, only to give up halfway through? Most of us have, and we...

    UTM holds its first sustainability week

    From Monday, March 9 to Thursday, March 12, several events were held across campus for the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)’s first Sustainability Week. Organized by Master...

    ICUBE UTM hosts “Pitch with a Twist”

    Last Wednesday, University of Toronto (U of T)’s annual Entrepreneurship Week featured a series of highly anticipated business events hosted by several incubators and accelerator programs....

    In conversation with David Swanston

    A professor known to all business students, David Swanston runs two businesses alongside lecturing in the management department at the University of Toronto Mississauga. This week,...

    How do you ask a romantic partner to change?

    How do you make difficult decisions with your partner? What is the best way to go about the uncomfortable task of asking your significant other to...

    River Blue showcases the dark side of fashion

    Last Wednesday, The STTPA (Sustainability: Transdisciplinary Theory, Practice, and Action) Program screened the multiple award-winning documentary River Blue for UTM’s sustainability week. Students gathered in room...

    See you later, depression! Namaste, Yoga!

    “Yoga has become increasingly popular in the West, and many new yoga practitioners cite stress-reduction and other mental health concerns as their primary reason for practicing,” said...

    Morning grogginess? Try a new sound

    One of the worst sounds in the world has to be your morning alarm ringing. That annoying beeping sound is what signals the transition from warm,...

    Student science clubs host an ‘elemental’ night

    Last Tuesday, the Erindale Biology Society (EBS) and the Erindale Chemical and Physical Sciences Society (ECPS) held their “Meet the Prof Night” event. Professors took the opportunity...

    Exercise can improve brain functioning

    Executive functioning in the brain is of critical importance as it involves learning, working memory, and self-control. With time, all of us will be subject to...

    Developing resiliency through adversity

    February 5, 2020 marked the first annual Resilience Through Adversity workshop organized by the Equity and Diversity Office at UTM as a Black History Month event....

    UTMSU and CFS-O host coalition meeting

    The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) and the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario (CFS-O) came together on January 23 to discuss student rights and activism. The...

    UTM student solves mental health crisis with a single tweet

    With Bell Let's Talk occurring on January 29, students across Canada are sharing their stories of mental illness and offering support to others, but one local...

    Your diet can affect your mental health

    They will have to demonstrate the good ball movement and pressure that was on display today and perform better at the free throw line....

    MN wins award

    The Maanjiwe Nendamowinan (MN) building at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) campus has been awarded the 2019 Global Excellence Award by the International Interior Design Association...

    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 early hours...

    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 accompanied by a lack of motivation...

    Footwear evidence and 3D laser scanning

    Imprinted in sand, moulded in dirt, or stamped on the floor—footprints discovered at crime scenes can provide evidence for forensics teams who play a vital game...

    Working out men’s health in Movember

    The annual tradition of Movember has arrived again, where men’s health is the focal issue all throughout November. A report from Harvard Health Publishing lays out...

    Loss and the iceberg: How grit is key

    We tend to fall for the iceberg illusion—the illusion that the part we see above the surface is a true representation of its size. In reality...

    Treating depression just got more effective

    Depression is one of the most destructive mental illnesses, and most people have likely suffered from depression, or have known someone who has dealt with the...

    Cartography, rebels, and African history

    Dr. Julie MacArthur, a historical studies assistant professor at UTM, recently received the UTM Annual Research Prize. The prize recognizes researchers who are making significant contributions...

    Another step towards net-zero carbon

    As environmental awareness increases, so does the need to act and reduce our carbon impact on the Earth. The University of Toronto has launched an innovative...

    The bizarre sleeping habits of humans

    Dr. David Samson, assistant anthropology professor at UTM, won the Roger Broughton Young Investigator award at the World Sleep Society’s conference in Vancouver this September. The...

    Leads of The Glove Thief talk shop

    Last Thursday, Beth Flintoff’s The Glove Thief opened at UTM’s Erindale Theatre. Directed by Meredith Scott, the show takes audiences back to 1589 when Mary Queen...

    Dubrow on print culture in South Asia

    Jennifer Dubrow, an associate professor in the Department of South Asian Civilizations at University of Washington, came to UTM last Monday to talk about her first book,...

    Pollution might be cause of increase in violence

    A study performed in the U.S. concluded that inflation in air pollution correlates with an increase in violent crimes, but poses no direct effect on property...

    Stressed out: Politics can make you sick

    Damaged friendships, ruined family reunions, disrupted workplaces, the emotional toll of frustration, remorse, anguish, and the physical burden of stress and loss of sleep; these are...

    Meet Schulich Leader Aidan Britnell

    Most students begin their first year of university with orientation, Frosh week, and maybe a new computer. Aidan Britnell, a first-year UTM undergraduate student, entered fall...

    Mississauga asks students for feedback on living green

    The city asked the public for feedback last week on Mississauga’s ambitious Climate Change Action Plan. Spanning 10 years, the $450 million project aims to transform Mississauga into...

    LinkMentalHealth offers students flexible mental health support

    LinkMentalHealth, a website that connects people to therapists that fit their need, announces students can get help faster and skip over wait times for free. LinkMentalHealth, an...

    Fact-checking Trump and the Fords

    UTM’s annual Snider Lecture was held last Thursday, October 3, 2019. This year, the lecture featured CNN reporter Daniel Dale who talked about the importance of...

    The Be Well Fair: A space for mental wellness

    Students flocked to the Be Well Fair last Thursday to participate in wellness activities, eat free snacks, and hear Silken Laumann, the Olympian keynote speaker, give...

    Toronto’s Biennial of Art is culturally visual

    In a city with an already impressive art scene, Toronto’s Biennial of Art till stands out. Advertised as “a new international contemporary visual arts event as...

    Students meet following another student death at Bahen

    The quotes in this article were taken from a transcript of the Emergency Community Meeting on Mental Health and were not attributed to any specific person....

    U of T begins its student mental health initiative

    U of T’s newly formed Student Mental Health Task Force organized in-person consultations at UTM last week as part of their feedback process to improve student...

    Build Back Better slate faces allegations of election misconduct

    The Spring 2021 elections for the executive team and the Board of Directors of the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) have officially...

    Indigenous voices are louder than ever at U of T

    The University of Toronto has continuously worked toward supporting the growth and increasing the representation of the Indigenous community. Recently, the U of T...

    A year in review

    Stating the obvious, this past year was confusing and complicated in many ways for everyone. Ontario declared its first state of emergency just over...

    Covid-somnia: The rise in sleep disorders over the pandemic

    The pandemic has led to a multitude of health-related issues, as well as a rise of individuals struggling with mental illness. Recent isolation has...

    Looking for Instagram likes is similar to wanting food

    What really drives our behaviour on social media? Every day, people can spend several hours scrolling through content on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and others,...

    UTMSU election features only one slate again

    The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) is holding its annual elections to seat new members onto the union’s executive team and Board...

    2021 UTMSU elections begin

    The Spring 2021 elections for the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union will be held virtually. Elections will be held on March 16 and...

    Take A Rest and stop by the newest Blackwood Gallery lightbox...

    Four life-sized installations grace the quaint UTM campus. Each installation features a pair of photos: Black-and-white stills of men leaning against their partners for...

    How our flat screens are helping flatten the curve

    While many people suspected Covid-19 would creep into our TVs and influence show plotlines, it’s actually television that’s impacting how we view the pandemic....

    UTMSU: Looking Ahead at 2021

    The University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTMSU) has had a whirlwind of a semester working around the Covid-19 pandemic and keeping up with its agenda. However,...

    Mental Health Week at UTM

    The Covid-19 pandemic has negatively impacted Ontario residents’ mental health. Unfortunately, the lockdown that was set up again at the start of 2021 has...

    A review of the UTMSU in 2020

    With the ongoing pandemic, the past year has been challenging for all students and faculty. However, the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU)...

    Weaving different cultural perspectives into Is, But Will Be

    If you’ve strolled through the UTM campus recently, you may have come across the Blackwood Gallery’s latest lightbox installment: Burning Glass, Reading Stone. On January...

    UTM Academic Affairs Committee discuss registrar’s updates

    On January 11, the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus Academic Affairs Committee held its first meeting of 2021. In the meeting, Lorretta Neebar, registrar and...

    Music-induced emotions and the brain

    Your favourite songs influence your mood and personality as much as they influence specific areas of your brain. A study from the University of Turku,...

    Looking Back at UTM in 2020

    2020 has finally come to an end. The past year introduced many challenges and sorrow, from the tragedy of Flight 752 to the Covid-19...

    2021 resolutions: Survive

    The human brain is the most complex organ in the human body. It produces our every thought, action, memory, and emotion. As a neuroscience student, I...

    Being alone and being social are both parts of being human

    Being alone and being in company are both key components to being human. As we settle into a second wave of lockdown, the negative...

    Celebrating Christmas: Then and now

    We’ll wrap gifts with red ribbon, string lights around pine trees, and place light-up reindeer on our lawns. We’ll Zoom call our loved ones...

    A little village: The student experience living on residence during Covid-19

    Rose wakes up early most mornings in her 12 by 12 Oscar Peterson Hall (OPH) room. After brushing her teeth and getting dressed, she...

    Morning coffee on poor sleep causes more harm than good

    A cup of coffee in the morning is a must for some to start the day off properly. It helps us get in a positive...

    UofT’s lack of support during this pandemic is lethal

    Warning: This article contains references to suicide  The last time this happened, we said “never again.” We were angry. We protested. We demanded change. And...

    Six songs that changed the world

    Music moves us—literally. It makes us sway and tap our feet. We whistle to music, throw our hands up in the air for it,...

    Peel enters “red” zone for Ontario’s Covid-19 response

    On November 7, businesses across the Peel region have resumed operations after being put on hold on October 11 due to the emergence of...

    “Night Owls” and “Morning Larks”: The biology of treating sleep disorders

    After a long night spent writing assignments and study notes, many UTM students dread the sound of their morning alarm. Our sleep cycles, however,...

    Community care is self-care

    The extension of human life is a scientific pursuit present throughout human history. Since the advent of modern-day medicine, physicians and researchers have collaborated...

    UTM releases draft master plan of future initiatives for the university

    The University of Toronto has published the draft for the new and updated Master Plan for its Mississauga campus in an effort to maintain...

    The Valuable Benefits of Journaling

    What is journaling? Journaling is the act of keeping a record of personal experiences, reflections, thoughts, and feelings. This record does not have to...

    The commoditization of horror and why we fear

    You are watching a horror movie. The scenes exude an atmosphere of anxiety and fear, created not only by threats of jump scares but...

    Global pandemic scares off 2020 Halloween

    Most holidays in 2020 have already been altered by the Covid-19 pandemic, and the scariest holiday of them all is likely to be no...

    U of T research teams work to increase pandemic response efficiency

    Research teams from several University of Toronto departments have undertaken innovative projects to understand and combat Covid-19. Earlier this month, Scott Gray-Owen, a molecular genetics...

    Circadian rhythms’ effect on Olympic performance

    Circadian rhythms are 24-hour internal clocks that are essential for our bodies to function well. Ticking in the background, our circadian rhythm influences psychological...

    Satire: Dear Karen, Let’s Talk Covid-19

    Dear Karen, I saw you the other day at Walmart, actually. While I was forced to wear a mask for five continuous hours each shift,...

    The Be Well UTM Fair teaches students about wellness as they...

    With most of our classes happening online, it is difficult to have the university experience most students are used to, and one that first-year...

    HCC holds third annual Be Well UTM fair

    The University of Toronto Mississauga’s Health and Counselling Centre (HCC) held its third Be Well UTM Fair last week, which included a host of...

    The importance of the Bechdel Test

    When it comes to the big screen, female archetypes can leak into our subconscious and perpetuate unrealistic, limiting perceptions of women. For decades, the Bechdel...

    Academic Affairs Committee talks about curriculum and structural changes

    On September 15, the University of Toronto Mississauga Academic Affairs Committee came together for the first time this academic year. The agenda contained many significant...

    UTM Campus Affairs holds first meeting of the term

    On September 14, the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus Affairs Committee had its first meeting for the 2020/2021 academic year.  The 34-member committee deals with...

    UTM Student Centre shuts down after two positive Covid-19 cases

    The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) reported two positive COVID-19 cases at the Student Centre on September 18. The union released a...

    A campus lightbox tour of the natural and artificial

    Upon the reopening of UTM, outdoor lightboxes illuminate the corridors between the campus buildings, greeting and awaiting the return of some students. These large-scale lightboxes...

    A Beginner’s Guide to Getting into Fitness

    The first time you step into the gym, it can look intimidating. With so many different machines, equipment, sections, and free weights, it can be...

    New courses selections offered at UTM in 2020

    The University of Toronto Mississauga will be offering a variety of new courses across      departments. Over the summer, the historical studies and the department of economics      announced the names of the new courses...
    Online orientation

    Kicking off O-Week at home

    The Center for Student Engagement announced earlier this summer that Orientation Week would take place during the first week of school, from September 7...

    Understanding calisthenics for beginners

    Calisthenics are exercises in which you use your own body weight instead of using any real weights to gain strength and achieve a higher...

    So long UTM: Class of ‘20 looks back and reflects on...

    The completion of university is a milestone graduating students look forward to early on in the year. It signifies the end of late-night assignments...

    U of T groups and non-profit organizations lead COVID-19 community response...

    While the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has risen to 368 in Ontario, so has the amount of support across U of T campuses and...

    Why is hiring a diverse faculty important?

    Dr. Fiona Rawle is currently the Associate Dean, Undergraduate and an associate professor of biology at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Rawle is also a member...

    The One Trick You Need to Accomplish Anything

    Have you ever set a goal, excited for what you will finally accomplish, only to give up halfway through? Most of us have, and we...

    UTM holds its first sustainability week

    From Monday, March 9 to Thursday, March 12, several events were held across campus for the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)’s first Sustainability Week. Organized by Master...

    ICUBE UTM hosts “Pitch with a Twist”

    Last Wednesday, University of Toronto (U of T)’s annual Entrepreneurship Week featured a series of highly anticipated business events hosted by several incubators and accelerator programs....

    In conversation with David Swanston

    A professor known to all business students, David Swanston runs two businesses alongside lecturing in the management department at the University of Toronto Mississauga. This week,...

    How do you ask a romantic partner to change?

    How do you make difficult decisions with your partner? What is the best way to go about the uncomfortable task of asking your significant other to...

    River Blue showcases the dark side of fashion

    Last Wednesday, The STTPA (Sustainability: Transdisciplinary Theory, Practice, and Action) Program screened the multiple award-winning documentary River Blue for UTM’s sustainability week. Students gathered in room...

    See you later, depression! Namaste, Yoga!

    “Yoga has become increasingly popular in the West, and many new yoga practitioners cite stress-reduction and other mental health concerns as their primary reason for practicing,” said...

    Morning grogginess? Try a new sound

    One of the worst sounds in the world has to be your morning alarm ringing. That annoying beeping sound is what signals the transition from warm,...

    Student science clubs host an ‘elemental’ night

    Last Tuesday, the Erindale Biology Society (EBS) and the Erindale Chemical and Physical Sciences Society (ECPS) held their “Meet the Prof Night” event. Professors took the opportunity...

    Exercise can improve brain functioning

    Executive functioning in the brain is of critical importance as it involves learning, working memory, and self-control. With time, all of us will be subject to...

    Developing resiliency through adversity

    February 5, 2020 marked the first annual Resilience Through Adversity workshop organized by the Equity and Diversity Office at UTM as a Black History Month event....

    UTMSU and CFS-O host coalition meeting

    The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) and the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario (CFS-O) came together on January 23 to discuss student rights and activism. The...

    UTM student solves mental health crisis with a single tweet

    With Bell Let's Talk occurring on January 29, students across Canada are sharing their stories of mental illness and offering support to others, but one local...

    Your diet can affect your mental health

    They will have to demonstrate the good ball movement and pressure that was on display today and perform better at the free throw line....

    MN wins award

    The Maanjiwe Nendamowinan (MN) building at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) campus has been awarded the 2019 Global Excellence Award by the International Interior Design Association...

    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 early hours...

    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 accompanied by a lack of motivation...

    Footwear evidence and 3D laser scanning

    Imprinted in sand, moulded in dirt, or stamped on the floor—footprints discovered at crime scenes can provide evidence for forensics teams who play a vital game...

    Working out men’s health in Movember

    The annual tradition of Movember has arrived again, where men’s health is the focal issue all throughout November. A report from Harvard Health Publishing lays out...

    Loss and the iceberg: How grit is key

    We tend to fall for the iceberg illusion—the illusion that the part we see above the surface is a true representation of its size. In reality...

    Treating depression just got more effective

    Depression is one of the most destructive mental illnesses, and most people have likely suffered from depression, or have known someone who has dealt with the...

    Cartography, rebels, and African history

    Dr. Julie MacArthur, a historical studies assistant professor at UTM, recently received the UTM Annual Research Prize. The prize recognizes researchers who are making significant contributions...

    Another step towards net-zero carbon

    As environmental awareness increases, so does the need to act and reduce our carbon impact on the Earth. The University of Toronto has launched an innovative...

    The bizarre sleeping habits of humans

    Dr. David Samson, assistant anthropology professor at UTM, won the Roger Broughton Young Investigator award at the World Sleep Society’s conference in Vancouver this September. The...

    Leads of The Glove Thief talk shop

    Last Thursday, Beth Flintoff’s The Glove Thief opened at UTM’s Erindale Theatre. Directed by Meredith Scott, the show takes audiences back to 1589 when Mary Queen...

    Dubrow on print culture in South Asia

    Jennifer Dubrow, an associate professor in the Department of South Asian Civilizations at University of Washington, came to UTM last Monday to talk about her first book,...

    Pollution might be cause of increase in violence

    A study performed in the U.S. concluded that inflation in air pollution correlates with an increase in violent crimes, but poses no direct effect on property...

    Stressed out: Politics can make you sick

    Damaged friendships, ruined family reunions, disrupted workplaces, the emotional toll of frustration, remorse, anguish, and the physical burden of stress and loss of sleep; these are...

    Meet Schulich Leader Aidan Britnell

    Most students begin their first year of university with orientation, Frosh week, and maybe a new computer. Aidan Britnell, a first-year UTM undergraduate student, entered fall...

    Mississauga asks students for feedback on living green

    The city asked the public for feedback last week on Mississauga’s ambitious Climate Change Action Plan. Spanning 10 years, the $450 million project aims to transform Mississauga into...

    LinkMentalHealth offers students flexible mental health support

    LinkMentalHealth, a website that connects people to therapists that fit their need, announces students can get help faster and skip over wait times for free. LinkMentalHealth, an...

    Fact-checking Trump and the Fords

    UTM’s annual Snider Lecture was held last Thursday, October 3, 2019. This year, the lecture featured CNN reporter Daniel Dale who talked about the importance of...

    The Be Well Fair: A space for mental wellness

    Students flocked to the Be Well Fair last Thursday to participate in wellness activities, eat free snacks, and hear Silken Laumann, the Olympian keynote speaker, give...

    Toronto’s Biennial of Art is culturally visual

    In a city with an already impressive art scene, Toronto’s Biennial of Art till stands out. Advertised as “a new international contemporary visual arts event as...

    Students meet following another student death at Bahen

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