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Jasmeen Virk

Jasmeen Virk

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  • Photo Editor (2013/14)
  • Associate Photo Editor (2012/13)
  • Psychology, Biology, English
Jasmeen is a third-year student who enjoys baking and photography in her leisure time. She is obsessed with her CanonT3i. Jasmeen is also the secretary for PAUSE, the co-president of SSA, a former research Aasistant, and a present volunteer helping first-year students in PSY100 practorials. On the side she also works part-time as a swim instructor and lifeguard. Give Jasmeen sushi, ice cream, or shawarma and she is perfectly content!

Contributions

Academic center offers new programs

The Academic Affairs Committee meeting held last Wednesday highlighted new learning programs offered to UTM students. Tyler Evans-Tokaryk, the director of the Robert Gillespie Academic...

Deadline looms for UTSU board

UTSU members will vote to implement one of two proposed union board structures this Wednesday at the union’s annual general meeting. Moved by Khrystyna Zhuk,...

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...

Giving a voice to international students

UTSU is calling on U of T and the Ontario government to pay greater attention to international student issues including representation on Governing Council,...

Blue season for football

The 2014 Varsity Blues football season is regarded as the year of record-breaking individual performances, rather than the year of wins. The three-month football...

An athlete in the offseason

Fans only see athletes perform on the field a handful of times during the school year, since the majority of sports don’t run year-round....

The Mountain We’re Standing On

“It was a simpler time. Mississauga as you know it is not how it was then. “Most of Mississauga in those days was apple orchards....

On the Lislehurst Cricket Pitch

I sat down with the three most recent principals of UTM: current principal Deep Saini and former principals Ian Orchard and Bob McNutt, to...

Well, guys, until next year

Several events could characterize the past eight months. We watched as our neighbours to the south shut down their government. The Kenyan mall shooting...

Tunnel, bus shelter, cafés next year

The university hopes to offer organic, free-trade coffee in a café called North Side Bistro in Deerfield Hall when it opens, among other changes...

UTM Inspire sweeps UTMSU elections

The unofficial results show a sweeping victory for UTM Inspire after the poll clerks finished counting ballots late on Saturday. The unopposed slate candidates took...

A UTM year in food, glorious food

In the words of Jonathon Larson’s musical Rent, “How do you measure a year in the life?” Now, according to Larson we have a...

Putting safety back into social media

While she was in school completing her college degree, entrepreneur Cynthia Tercier had barely any time to connect with her friends. “There were some...

DVSSS explores the art of storage and collecting

At the end of a quiet, narrow hallway on the third floor of the CCT Building, just left of room 3053, the afternoon sun...

Numerous options in UTMSU election

Let the campaigning begin. The official campaigning period for the UTMSU spring elections began last week, with one incomplete slate and three independent candidates running...

Alumnus director returns to UTM

Filmmaker Richie Mehta, whose second and third feature films will be in theatres in June, took an afternoon last Thursday to visit UTM—his alma...

Chartwells contract to be extended

UTM has asked Chartwells to extend its contract for another year, Chartwells’ contract with UTM, originally set to expire in April, will likely be extended...

UTSU elections meet criticism

The unofficial results of the UTSU elections are expected to be released today, according to a notice posted on UTSU’s website on Saturday. “The delay...

Average Joes: not so average

The Average Joes and the Rookies, two teams that battled their way to the final game and showed they were the best in the...
video

From actor to weightlifter

In UTM’s high-performance facility, Varsity Blues football players push their athletic bodies through a rigorous weightlifting routine that improves their performance on the field....

Deserting professors during their office hours

In a world of texting, instant messaging, and endless social media updates, it doesn’t come as a surprise that face-to-face communication is dwindling. It’s...

UTM student chosen to attend Girls 20 Summit

UTM student Estelle Ah-Kiow has been selected to represent Canada at this year’s Girls 20 Summit in Australia. Ah-Kiow, a first-year student who plans to...

Channels of culinary communication

It seems like every day I hear complaints about campus food. And I won’t pretend I don’t complain myself. But out of all the...

Two slates standing in UTSU elections

Candidates running in the highly turbulent elections for next year’s UTSU executive positions addressed questions in a packed lecture hall at the Executive Candidates’...

Chartwells contract to expire in April

UTM students expressed their complaints about campus food at UTMSU’s “Eat the System: Changing Food Campus Systems” last Wednesday, a discussion on food accessibility...

UTSC spikes UTM’s chances

UTM suited up against UTSC for the final tri-campus men’s volleyball game of the regular season at the RAWC last Tuesday. The teams were...

TEDx returns to U of T

U of T held its second TEDx talk this past Saturday at the Isabel Bader Theatre downtown. Several speakers and performers took to the stage,...

Student CCR consultations done

The Department of Student Life concluded the consultation phase for the co-curricular record last week, intended to draw feedback from students, staff, and faculty...

Nolan Anderson’s game plan

Most students at UTM strive to better themselves academically. But swimming in coursework can become overwhelming, and many student use athletics to beat school-related...

Lifeline hosts blood donor clinics

Lifeline, UTM’s Blood and Stem Cell Society, collected blood from over 60 students during its biannual blood donor clinics on February 12 and February...

Marchione helps grow the game

Rugby is by no means a North American sport. Of the four major sports Canadians pay attention to, football is the one rugby is...

Catholic Students Week begins with cardinal’s visit

The archbishop of Toronto visited UTM for an hour-long lecture on Dante Alighieri’s classic The Divine Comedy to kick off Catholic Students Week on...

One-on-one with Austin Chambers

Winning a game of one-on-one basketball wouldn’t be an easy task for any opponent who challenged Austin Chambers. Austin’s outstanding athleticism and determination are...

Guys want Guns & Roses over gift-giving

Valentine’s Day: a holiday created simply to acknowledge romantic love. But not for everyone. While you’re probably used to hearing a female’s take on...

Student talent flocks to the Blind Duck

The Blind Duck was packed last Thursday night as the contestants and audience waited for the fifth annual UTM’s Got Talent competition to begin....

Results delayed

The unofficial results of the Student Centre expansion referendum held last week have not been released as of press time. UTMSU’s president, Raymond Noronha, had...

Mixed beliefs on religion’s place at UTM

In an On Campus Maclean’s article published last September titled “Universities shouldn’t provide prayer spaces”, Todd Pettigrew, an associate English professor at Cape Breton...

UTM’s Watson wins polo title

Strength, endurance, quick reflexes, and awareness—these are the requirements of a successful water polo player. For UTM’s Stephanie Watson, these abilities come naturally. Watson plays...

Looking to the Blackwood’s future

The Blackwood Gallery recently welcomed Christine Shaw as its new director and curator, taking over from Christof Migone. Shaw will inevitably bring a new...

HCC budget increase voted down by UTMSU

The HCC will have to make cuts to services next year following the failure of a fee increase proposal presented to Quality Services to...

Students warned away from construction

Because the hallway inside the Kaneff Centre is being demolished in order to attach it to the new Innovation Complex, the entrance closest to...
video

Studying children’s speech patterns

Elizabeth Johnson, associate professor in the department of psychology, is the third of four CRCs to be named last year. Johnson specializes in working...

Less drinking than the national trend

A student stopping by the pub for a casual drink after class isn’t unheard of. Sadly, neither is seeing your male roommate so hammered...
video

International students begin studies in January

UTM officials allowed international students affected by the foreign service workers’ strike to begin their first-year studies in January “on humanitarian grounds”, according to...

Gunning down the cancer cells

Patrick Gunning, PhD and associate chemistry professor at UTM, has been presented with several awards throughout his young career. Just last year, he was...

Students to vote on expansion fees

The UTM Students’ Union is holding a referendum on fee increases that would see the levy rise to $50 per semester for up to...

North Building Phase One named

The name “Deerfield Hall” has been chosen to grace the latest addition to the UTM campus: the extension to the North Building, UTM’s oldest...

Tired of the Black Friday approach

Having been suckered into giving my email address to every store that asks, I get bombarded with emails by the time Black Friday rolls...

Christmas in a cup on campus

Is it odd that the most prominent holiday decorations on campus are the Starbucks and Second Cup banners advertising their line of seasonal drinks?...

UTSU AGM drives on through opposition

The U of T Students’ Union addressed each of its pre-approved motions at its annual general meeting despite procedural motions to amend the agenda...

The goalkeeper with her own goals

If baseball is America’s pastime, hockey is Canada’s lifeblood. Growing up in Canada, you’re privy to a show of hockey fanaticism at its finest,...

Stem cell swabbing at UTM

Students were swabbed for Lifeline, the UTM Blood and Stem Cell Society’s bi-annual event held to recruit stem cell donors, last Wednesday. Lifeline volunteers set...

Student art takes Davis

The UTM Department of Visual Studies Student Society held their four-day Fall Art Sale last Monday to Thursday in the Davis Building, where students...

UTM holds first-ever TEDx talk

The first TEDx talk at UTM saw speakers deliver presentations on the themes of “Are We, as a Human Race, Happy?”, “To Boldly Go”,...

Flu vaccinations available to UTM students

UTM’s Health and Counselling Centre launched its annual flu immunization clinics last week, the first two of four vaccination clinics scheduled this flu season....

UTM brothers lead Varsity Blues

Being competitive comes naturally to Jordan and Justin Marra. The Brampton natives, Varsity Blues football players, and fourth-year UTM students expect to be the...

Admission to CTEP discontinued

The University of Toronto has halted admission of high school students to its Concurrent Teacher Education Program following changes to the bachelor of education...

Dispelling misconceptions about Islam

Last Wednesday, UTM’s Muslim Students’ Association collaborated with the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to organize a breast cancer campaign, while also trying to dispel...

“Manny” a key player for the Blues

Thriving in a new environment is hard for most athletes. The pressure that comes with learning to gel with a new team and adopt...

Old questions at new town hall

About 40 people attended the first principal’s town hall at UTM, held in light of the changes in governance that took place this July...

Zombiepocalypse

Finally, your worst nightmare has become reality: drooling, lumbering zombies walk the Earth. Your home is not safe enough, and somehow or other you...

Tree art comes to CCT courtyard

Walking around campus these last few weeks, you might have noticed something different about the CCT courtyard. Or it might have blended right in....

Winter res fees not set to budge

Dale Mullings, UTM’s director of residence and student life, said that there are no plans to reduce the winter residence fee imposed on residence...

Kicking it with Blues’ Eric Hewitson

The privilege of playing at the varsity level in university is something few get the chance to experience. For Eric Hewitson, a second-year English...

Writing initiative on backburner

Plans to implement a suite of campus-wide writing approaches at UTM this fall, called “Writing Across the Curriculum”, have been put on hold. Tyler Evans-Tokaryk,...

Turning an artistic vision into reality

As of Friday, September 20 at 5 p.m., a modest white cube structure, inspired by the 18th-century camera oscura, humbly occupies a designated parking...

First Welcome Week runs at UTM

It was that time of year again last week: clubs and academic societies sat behind tables with banners taped to their fronts, scattered around...

New entrance signage draws criticism

A new sign built for UTM’s Middle Entrance as part of administrative plans to refurbish UTM’s three entrances has generated overwhelmingly negative student feedback. In...

A new home for UTM’s future innovators

Some UTM students were shocked to return to campus last week and discover that construction was taking place on the 11-year-old Kaneff Centre, the...

Students welcomed at the Civic Centre

International students studying at UTM and Sheridan College received a warm welcome from the City of Mississauga on Friday evening. Over 100 students originating from...

Varsity Blues silenced by Gryphons

In their fifth game of the season, and the third on home soil, the Toronto Varsity Blues attempted to reach .500 against the University...

What’s in your backpack?

Upon walking into Staples on Tuesday, I was greeted by rushing students, pushy parents, and stressed-out staff. Each customer frantically moved through the aisles,...

Orientation coordinators resign from UTMSU

In the midst of intensive planning for arguably the most anticipated UTM Students’ Union event of the year—Orientation Week—the two key people in charge...
video

UTM departs on an Odyssey

Amid the cheering, screaming, and chanting that traditionally characterizes Orientation Week, first-year students got a blast of UTM spirit as Orientation Week kicked off...

Students and staff show their stuff

Variety Night turned out to be a fitting name for the event that UTM’s Psychology Association of Undergraduate Students at Erindale hosted last Thursday....

Increased thefts on campus

Campus police are reporting a high number of thefts on campus since the start of January. Since January 1, there have been thefts of several...

SEC gives students tools for relationships

The UTM Sexual Education and Peer Counselling Centre  held the “Healthy Relationships” workshop last Thursday in the Davis Building to give students a better...

UTM asks for student feedback on Co-Curricular Record

The Office of Student Life at U of T held town hall meetings on all three campuses to solicit input and answer questions from the U...

Women’s victory at home

Thursday’s women’s tri-campus volleyball game between the UTM Eagles and the UTSC Maroons brought many fans to the RAWC to root for their teams. As...

Sikhs seek to dispel misconceptions

The Sikh Students Association at UTM held Sikh Awareness Week on campus last week to inform students about Sikh history, customs, and traditions, and...
video

Five-minute financials

There was not much discussion of the UTMSU’s audited financial statements at their Annual General Meeting last Wednesday in Council Chambers, with 132 people...

Criticizing the local food movement

Pierre Desrochers, an associate geography professor at UTM, criticized local food movement and policies in a talk titled “Locavore’s Dilemma” on campus last Thursday....

Where art and science meet

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

SEC talks sex with Carlyle Jansen

Room 140 of the Instructional Centre was filled with whispering as students entered to hear Carlyle Jansen’s presentation, “What you wish you had learned...

Could the Liberals legalize it?

Last Wednesday, UTM professors and political pundits discussed the legalization of marijuana at an on-campus debate organized by the UTM Liberals club. Arnd Jurgensen, a...

Eagles drop home opener to St. George Black

The UTM Lady Eagles women’s tri-campus basketball team lost their first home game of the season against downtown’s St. George Black on Wednesday night....

SEC teaches how to listen

The Sexual Education and Peer Counselling Centre held their first workshop of the year. The “How to Listen” workshop included topics on the basic...

Reclaiming your inner control

Zindel Segal, a psychiatry professor at U of T, describes mindfulness meditation as a way to reclaim a choice we forget we have: which...

Academic center offers new programs

The Academic Affairs Committee meeting held last Wednesday highlighted new learning programs offered to UTM students. Tyler Evans-Tokaryk, the director of the Robert Gillespie Academic...

Deadline looms for UTSU board

UTSU members will vote to implement one of two proposed union board structures this Wednesday at the union’s annual general meeting. Moved by Khrystyna Zhuk,...

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...

Giving a voice to international students

UTSU is calling on U of T and the Ontario government to pay greater attention to international student issues including representation on Governing Council,...

Blue season for football

The 2014 Varsity Blues football season is regarded as the year of record-breaking individual performances, rather than the year of wins. The three-month football...

An athlete in the offseason

Fans only see athletes perform on the field a handful of times during the school year, since the majority of sports don’t run year-round....

The Mountain We’re Standing On

“It was a simpler time. Mississauga as you know it is not how it was then. “Most of Mississauga in those days was apple orchards....

On the Lislehurst Cricket Pitch

I sat down with the three most recent principals of UTM: current principal Deep Saini and former principals Ian Orchard and Bob McNutt, to...

Well, guys, until next year

Several events could characterize the past eight months. We watched as our neighbours to the south shut down their government. The Kenyan mall shooting...

Tunnel, bus shelter, cafés next year

The university hopes to offer organic, free-trade coffee in a café called North Side Bistro in Deerfield Hall when it opens, among other changes...

UTM Inspire sweeps UTMSU elections

The unofficial results show a sweeping victory for UTM Inspire after the poll clerks finished counting ballots late on Saturday. The unopposed slate candidates took...

A UTM year in food, glorious food

In the words of Jonathon Larson’s musical Rent, “How do you measure a year in the life?” Now, according to Larson we have a...

Putting safety back into social media

While she was in school completing her college degree, entrepreneur Cynthia Tercier had barely any time to connect with her friends. “There were some...

DVSSS explores the art of storage and collecting

At the end of a quiet, narrow hallway on the third floor of the CCT Building, just left of room 3053, the afternoon sun...

Numerous options in UTMSU election

Let the campaigning begin. The official campaigning period for the UTMSU spring elections began last week, with one incomplete slate and three independent candidates running...

Alumnus director returns to UTM

Filmmaker Richie Mehta, whose second and third feature films will be in theatres in June, took an afternoon last Thursday to visit UTM—his alma...

Chartwells contract to be extended

UTM has asked Chartwells to extend its contract for another year, Chartwells’ contract with UTM, originally set to expire in April, will likely be extended...

UTSU elections meet criticism

The unofficial results of the UTSU elections are expected to be released today, according to a notice posted on UTSU’s website on Saturday. “The delay...

Average Joes: not so average

The Average Joes and the Rookies, two teams that battled their way to the final game and showed they were the best in the...
video

From actor to weightlifter

In UTM’s high-performance facility, Varsity Blues football players push their athletic bodies through a rigorous weightlifting routine that improves their performance on the field....

Deserting professors during their office hours

In a world of texting, instant messaging, and endless social media updates, it doesn’t come as a surprise that face-to-face communication is dwindling. It’s...

UTM student chosen to attend Girls 20 Summit

UTM student Estelle Ah-Kiow has been selected to represent Canada at this year’s Girls 20 Summit in Australia. Ah-Kiow, a first-year student who plans to...

Channels of culinary communication

It seems like every day I hear complaints about campus food. And I won’t pretend I don’t complain myself. But out of all the...

Two slates standing in UTSU elections

Candidates running in the highly turbulent elections for next year’s UTSU executive positions addressed questions in a packed lecture hall at the Executive Candidates’...

Chartwells contract to expire in April

UTM students expressed their complaints about campus food at UTMSU’s “Eat the System: Changing Food Campus Systems” last Wednesday, a discussion on food accessibility...

UTSC spikes UTM’s chances

UTM suited up against UTSC for the final tri-campus men’s volleyball game of the regular season at the RAWC last Tuesday. The teams were...

TEDx returns to U of T

U of T held its second TEDx talk this past Saturday at the Isabel Bader Theatre downtown. Several speakers and performers took to the stage,...

Student CCR consultations done

The Department of Student Life concluded the consultation phase for the co-curricular record last week, intended to draw feedback from students, staff, and faculty...

Nolan Anderson’s game plan

Most students at UTM strive to better themselves academically. But swimming in coursework can become overwhelming, and many student use athletics to beat school-related...

Lifeline hosts blood donor clinics

Lifeline, UTM’s Blood and Stem Cell Society, collected blood from over 60 students during its biannual blood donor clinics on February 12 and February...

Marchione helps grow the game

Rugby is by no means a North American sport. Of the four major sports Canadians pay attention to, football is the one rugby is...

Catholic Students Week begins with cardinal’s visit

The archbishop of Toronto visited UTM for an hour-long lecture on Dante Alighieri’s classic The Divine Comedy to kick off Catholic Students Week on...

One-on-one with Austin Chambers

Winning a game of one-on-one basketball wouldn’t be an easy task for any opponent who challenged Austin Chambers. Austin’s outstanding athleticism and determination are...

Guys want Guns & Roses over gift-giving

Valentine’s Day: a holiday created simply to acknowledge romantic love. But not for everyone. While you’re probably used to hearing a female’s take on...

Student talent flocks to the Blind Duck

The Blind Duck was packed last Thursday night as the contestants and audience waited for the fifth annual UTM’s Got Talent competition to begin....

Results delayed

The unofficial results of the Student Centre expansion referendum held last week have not been released as of press time. UTMSU’s president, Raymond Noronha, had...

Mixed beliefs on religion’s place at UTM

In an On Campus Maclean’s article published last September titled “Universities shouldn’t provide prayer spaces”, Todd Pettigrew, an associate English professor at Cape Breton...

UTM’s Watson wins polo title

Strength, endurance, quick reflexes, and awareness—these are the requirements of a successful water polo player. For UTM’s Stephanie Watson, these abilities come naturally. Watson plays...

Looking to the Blackwood’s future

The Blackwood Gallery recently welcomed Christine Shaw as its new director and curator, taking over from Christof Migone. Shaw will inevitably bring a new...

HCC budget increase voted down by UTMSU

The HCC will have to make cuts to services next year following the failure of a fee increase proposal presented to Quality Services to...

Students warned away from construction

Because the hallway inside the Kaneff Centre is being demolished in order to attach it to the new Innovation Complex, the entrance closest to...
video

Studying children’s speech patterns

Elizabeth Johnson, associate professor in the department of psychology, is the third of four CRCs to be named last year. Johnson specializes in working...

Less drinking than the national trend

A student stopping by the pub for a casual drink after class isn’t unheard of. Sadly, neither is seeing your male roommate so hammered...
video

International students begin studies in January

UTM officials allowed international students affected by the foreign service workers’ strike to begin their first-year studies in January “on humanitarian grounds”, according to...

Gunning down the cancer cells

Patrick Gunning, PhD and associate chemistry professor at UTM, has been presented with several awards throughout his young career. Just last year, he was...

Students to vote on expansion fees

The UTM Students’ Union is holding a referendum on fee increases that would see the levy rise to $50 per semester for up to...

North Building Phase One named

The name “Deerfield Hall” has been chosen to grace the latest addition to the UTM campus: the extension to the North Building, UTM’s oldest...

Tired of the Black Friday approach

Having been suckered into giving my email address to every store that asks, I get bombarded with emails by the time Black Friday rolls...

Christmas in a cup on campus

Is it odd that the most prominent holiday decorations on campus are the Starbucks and Second Cup banners advertising their line of seasonal drinks?...

UTSU AGM drives on through opposition

The U of T Students’ Union addressed each of its pre-approved motions at its annual general meeting despite procedural motions to amend the agenda...

The goalkeeper with her own goals

If baseball is America’s pastime, hockey is Canada’s lifeblood. Growing up in Canada, you’re privy to a show of hockey fanaticism at its finest,...

Stem cell swabbing at UTM

Students were swabbed for Lifeline, the UTM Blood and Stem Cell Society’s bi-annual event held to recruit stem cell donors, last Wednesday. Lifeline volunteers set...

Student art takes Davis

The UTM Department of Visual Studies Student Society held their four-day Fall Art Sale last Monday to Thursday in the Davis Building, where students...

UTM holds first-ever TEDx talk

The first TEDx talk at UTM saw speakers deliver presentations on the themes of “Are We, as a Human Race, Happy?”, “To Boldly Go”,...

Flu vaccinations available to UTM students

UTM’s Health and Counselling Centre launched its annual flu immunization clinics last week, the first two of four vaccination clinics scheduled this flu season....

UTM brothers lead Varsity Blues

Being competitive comes naturally to Jordan and Justin Marra. The Brampton natives, Varsity Blues football players, and fourth-year UTM students expect to be the...

Admission to CTEP discontinued

The University of Toronto has halted admission of high school students to its Concurrent Teacher Education Program following changes to the bachelor of education...

Dispelling misconceptions about Islam

Last Wednesday, UTM’s Muslim Students’ Association collaborated with the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to organize a breast cancer campaign, while also trying to dispel...

“Manny” a key player for the Blues

Thriving in a new environment is hard for most athletes. The pressure that comes with learning to gel with a new team and adopt...

Old questions at new town hall

About 40 people attended the first principal’s town hall at UTM, held in light of the changes in governance that took place this July...

Zombiepocalypse

Finally, your worst nightmare has become reality: drooling, lumbering zombies walk the Earth. Your home is not safe enough, and somehow or other you...

Tree art comes to CCT courtyard

Walking around campus these last few weeks, you might have noticed something different about the CCT courtyard. Or it might have blended right in....

Winter res fees not set to budge

Dale Mullings, UTM’s director of residence and student life, said that there are no plans to reduce the winter residence fee imposed on residence...

Kicking it with Blues’ Eric Hewitson

The privilege of playing at the varsity level in university is something few get the chance to experience. For Eric Hewitson, a second-year English...

Writing initiative on backburner

Plans to implement a suite of campus-wide writing approaches at UTM this fall, called “Writing Across the Curriculum”, have been put on hold. Tyler Evans-Tokaryk,...

Turning an artistic vision into reality

As of Friday, September 20 at 5 p.m., a modest white cube structure, inspired by the 18th-century camera oscura, humbly occupies a designated parking...

First Welcome Week runs at UTM

It was that time of year again last week: clubs and academic societies sat behind tables with banners taped to their fronts, scattered around...

New entrance signage draws criticism

A new sign built for UTM’s Middle Entrance as part of administrative plans to refurbish UTM’s three entrances has generated overwhelmingly negative student feedback. In...

A new home for UTM’s future innovators

Some UTM students were shocked to return to campus last week and discover that construction was taking place on the 11-year-old Kaneff Centre, the...

Students welcomed at the Civic Centre

International students studying at UTM and Sheridan College received a warm welcome from the City of Mississauga on Friday evening. Over 100 students originating from...

Varsity Blues silenced by Gryphons

In their fifth game of the season, and the third on home soil, the Toronto Varsity Blues attempted to reach .500 against the University...

What’s in your backpack?

Upon walking into Staples on Tuesday, I was greeted by rushing students, pushy parents, and stressed-out staff. Each customer frantically moved through the aisles,...

Orientation coordinators resign from UTMSU

In the midst of intensive planning for arguably the most anticipated UTM Students’ Union event of the year—Orientation Week—the two key people in charge...
video

UTM departs on an Odyssey

Amid the cheering, screaming, and chanting that traditionally characterizes Orientation Week, first-year students got a blast of UTM spirit as Orientation Week kicked off...

Students and staff show their stuff

Variety Night turned out to be a fitting name for the event that UTM’s Psychology Association of Undergraduate Students at Erindale hosted last Thursday....

Increased thefts on campus

Campus police are reporting a high number of thefts on campus since the start of January. Since January 1, there have been thefts of several...

SEC gives students tools for relationships

The UTM Sexual Education and Peer Counselling Centre  held the “Healthy Relationships” workshop last Thursday in the Davis Building to give students a better...

UTM asks for student feedback on Co-Curricular Record

The Office of Student Life at U of T held town hall meetings on all three campuses to solicit input and answer questions from the U...

Women’s victory at home

Thursday’s women’s tri-campus volleyball game between the UTM Eagles and the UTSC Maroons brought many fans to the RAWC to root for their teams. As...

Sikhs seek to dispel misconceptions

The Sikh Students Association at UTM held Sikh Awareness Week on campus last week to inform students about Sikh history, customs, and traditions, and...
video

Five-minute financials

There was not much discussion of the UTMSU’s audited financial statements at their Annual General Meeting last Wednesday in Council Chambers, with 132 people...

Criticizing the local food movement

Pierre Desrochers, an associate geography professor at UTM, criticized local food movement and policies in a talk titled “Locavore’s Dilemma” on campus last Thursday....

Where art and science meet

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

SEC talks sex with Carlyle Jansen

Room 140 of the Instructional Centre was filled with whispering as students entered to hear Carlyle Jansen’s presentation, “What you wish you had learned...

Could the Liberals legalize it?

Last Wednesday, UTM professors and political pundits discussed the legalization of marijuana at an on-campus debate organized by the UTM Liberals club. Arnd Jurgensen, a...

Eagles drop home opener to St. George Black

The UTM Lady Eagles women’s tri-campus basketball team lost their first home game of the season against downtown’s St. George Black on Wednesday night....

SEC teaches how to listen

The Sexual Education and Peer Counselling Centre held their first workshop of the year. The “How to Listen” workshop included topics on the basic...

Reclaiming your inner control

Zindel Segal, a psychiatry professor at U of T, describes mindfulness meditation as a way to reclaim a choice we forget we have: which...
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