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Mahnoor Ayub

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Beyond conventional feminist discourse

What does it mean to be a woman? What do race, culture and history have to do with it? If these questions have crossed...

Wrapping up your first semester: a reflection

As many of us say goodbye to yet another semester and dread the upcoming exam time, the cubicles in the silent study spaces of...

Fighting back: beyond simple self-defense

On a recent cold Thursday night, the corridors in the basement of the UTM Davis building reverberated with cheers coming from Spigel Hall. After...

Students find a big voice in Small Beauty

Exploring “Home, Exile, and Return,” the UTM English and Drama Society hosted the first of their 2017/2018 series of visiting speakers on November 20th....

Graduating and fighting back: beyond just self-defense

Last Thursday night, the corridors in the basement of the UTM Davis building reverberated with cheers coming from Spigel Hall. After five classes throughout...

Ideas about curiosity and learning

Last Saturday, the University of Toronto Mississauga hosted its second TEDxUofTMississauga event four years after the last one in 2013. Under the overarching theme...

Planning to Mentor: Long-term innovation project

Mentorship and support were the two overarching motives that lead to the development of the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Peel program in...

Social media against sexual assault

Soon after actress Alyssa Milano had posted a tweet on October 15 that said, “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’...

A taste of South Asian culture at UTM

The afternoon of October 20 brought with it a brisk fall breeze and the smell of marinated potatoes cooked in pastry dough. These spiced...

Moving from classes to crime scenes

Scott Bonn, a criminology professor at Drew University and author of Why We Love Serial Killers, writes in his January 8, 2016 article in...

Margaret Trudeau: a story of fortitude

For this year’s annual Snider lecture at UTM, held in memoriam of Fletcher C. Snider, the committee hosted Margaret Trudeau, former Prime Minister Pierre...

Québec and U of T: an ideology spillover

The evening of August 12 saw an escapade of violent riots emerging from clashing white nationalist and leftist ideologies, which The New York Times...

Max’s Big Ride returns with research

Pedaling strong for a third year, Andrew Sedmihradsky (the global mobility coordinator at UTM’s International Education Centre) and his son Max cycled through Canada’s...

ACEing through the summer into fall

Over the summer, Joseph Maghamez completed the Summer ACE at UTM program. This program is designed for students who have not met English language...

Summer research with Smarti Gras II

The second Smarti Gras event was held on August 16 at the Instructional Building. This summer research celebration was a chance for student researchers...

Class of 2017, meet your valedictorian

Every year, the U of T Alumni Relations Office interviews three people from the graduating class to decide upon a valedictorian. Being one of...

90 seconds: ready, get set… pitch!

Thursday, March 9 marked the end of the 2016-2017 cycle of Canada’s largest student competition: the Great Canadian Sales Competition. Beginning with almost 3,000...

Streetsville’s gem: Mondello Ristorante

Just north of Tannery Street, Mondello Ristorante can be found in a cozy corner of Streetsville. This week, The Medium sat down with the...

Is there another organ?

Do you remember your high school biology class—especially studying that one chapter on food digestion? The one that always made you hungry at the...

Falling in love with the Earth and its bees

With winter fast approaching, now comes the time to reflect on the year gone by and prepare for 2017. Although most institutions find themselves...

Clinton vs. Trump: the final round

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

NASA think-tanks: what’s next for Harary?

Last summer, the Corporate Knights, a self-proclaimed “magazine for clean capitalism”, celebrated the achievements of young leaders in sustainable development across Canada by publishing...

Beyond the classroom: internships

UTM offers internship courses, where third- and fourth-year undergraduate students work for 100-200 hours of high quality, unpaid, university-sponsored work. Several departments offer these...

What’s next for marijuana legalization?

With Canada inching towards marijuana legalization, the federal government announced on April 20, 2016, that a new law is expected to be introduced in...

Beginner’s guide to killing cancer cells

With approximately $1.1 billion awarded in research funds, U of T has been recognized as a major force in research-intensive education across the globe....

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...

Counting down the final days of print?

Within Canada’s Digital Divides (a Poynter Institute report written by Ken Goldstein) lies an ominous statement: “In 2025, it is likely that there will...

The abortion divide: pro-life or choice?

The late 20th century remained a particularly active time for Canadian politics following the revival of the debate over “reproductive politics”. The debate introduced...

Reflecting on the aftermath of COP21

If you’re like me, you actively used Facebook over the winter break and may have noticed a trending topic very close to our hearts:...

There’s “Room for More” refugees

Christmas Eve was anything but traditional for two of UTM’s philosophy professors. Amidst their late afternoon run to No Frills—adding to the stock of...

A tale of intellectual rights and Goliath

As a student at U of T, it’s very likely that that at least one of your courses requires you to submit some sort...

Bringing student clubs together with COEN

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

Taking care of students’ wellbeing

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

From Campus to Campus

This week, The Medium, The Varsity, and The Underground have collaborated to carry out a “U of T student exchange” experience. Writers equipped with...

The link between religion and geek culture

With Halloween around the corner, I’m preparing to see a number of masks and costumes of various characters. To identify whom the outfit represents,...

Transitioning from a jail cell to success

Several years ago, UTM student Wali Shah was simply a young Pakistani boy attending primary school in Canada. From an early age, he was...

Academics versus religious observances

According to the legal and social affairs division within the parliament, “Scarcely a week goes by when some special day or observance is not...

Students share budgeting tips

Have you heard about Alex Kenjeev? Kenjeev, a U of T law school graduate, paid off a $114,460 student loan in cash back in...

The rise of public shaming on the Internet

#Activism. Not familiar with the term? Try and recall #HeforShe, #Yesallwomen or #Bringbackourgirls. Leading to some of the most powerful social media movements of...

I-CUBE launched at UTM

I-CUBE, a new accelerator designed to help student entrepreneurs launch and commercialize new products or services for the market, opened on February 10 in...

Parking deck and fees approved

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

Beyond conventional feminist discourse

What does it mean to be a woman? What do race, culture and history have to do with it? If these questions have crossed...

Wrapping up your first semester: a reflection

As many of us say goodbye to yet another semester and dread the upcoming exam time, the cubicles in the silent study spaces of...

Fighting back: beyond simple self-defense

On a recent cold Thursday night, the corridors in the basement of the UTM Davis building reverberated with cheers coming from Spigel Hall. After...

Students find a big voice in Small Beauty

Exploring “Home, Exile, and Return,” the UTM English and Drama Society hosted the first of their 2017/2018 series of visiting speakers on November 20th....

Graduating and fighting back: beyond just self-defense

Last Thursday night, the corridors in the basement of the UTM Davis building reverberated with cheers coming from Spigel Hall. After five classes throughout...

Ideas about curiosity and learning

Last Saturday, the University of Toronto Mississauga hosted its second TEDxUofTMississauga event four years after the last one in 2013. Under the overarching theme...

Planning to Mentor: Long-term innovation project

Mentorship and support were the two overarching motives that lead to the development of the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Peel program in...

Social media against sexual assault

Soon after actress Alyssa Milano had posted a tweet on October 15 that said, “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’...

A taste of South Asian culture at UTM

The afternoon of October 20 brought with it a brisk fall breeze and the smell of marinated potatoes cooked in pastry dough. These spiced...

Moving from classes to crime scenes

Scott Bonn, a criminology professor at Drew University and author of Why We Love Serial Killers, writes in his January 8, 2016 article in...

Margaret Trudeau: a story of fortitude

For this year’s annual Snider lecture at UTM, held in memoriam of Fletcher C. Snider, the committee hosted Margaret Trudeau, former Prime Minister Pierre...

Québec and U of T: an ideology spillover

The evening of August 12 saw an escapade of violent riots emerging from clashing white nationalist and leftist ideologies, which The New York Times...

Max’s Big Ride returns with research

Pedaling strong for a third year, Andrew Sedmihradsky (the global mobility coordinator at UTM’s International Education Centre) and his son Max cycled through Canada’s...

ACEing through the summer into fall

Over the summer, Joseph Maghamez completed the Summer ACE at UTM program. This program is designed for students who have not met English language...

Summer research with Smarti Gras II

The second Smarti Gras event was held on August 16 at the Instructional Building. This summer research celebration was a chance for student researchers...

Class of 2017, meet your valedictorian

Every year, the U of T Alumni Relations Office interviews three people from the graduating class to decide upon a valedictorian. Being one of...

90 seconds: ready, get set… pitch!

Thursday, March 9 marked the end of the 2016-2017 cycle of Canada’s largest student competition: the Great Canadian Sales Competition. Beginning with almost 3,000...

Streetsville’s gem: Mondello Ristorante

Just north of Tannery Street, Mondello Ristorante can be found in a cozy corner of Streetsville. This week, The Medium sat down with the...

Is there another organ?

Do you remember your high school biology class—especially studying that one chapter on food digestion? The one that always made you hungry at the...

Falling in love with the Earth and its bees

With winter fast approaching, now comes the time to reflect on the year gone by and prepare for 2017. Although most institutions find themselves...

Clinton vs. Trump: the final round

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

NASA think-tanks: what’s next for Harary?

Last summer, the Corporate Knights, a self-proclaimed “magazine for clean capitalism”, celebrated the achievements of young leaders in sustainable development across Canada by publishing...

Beyond the classroom: internships

UTM offers internship courses, where third- and fourth-year undergraduate students work for 100-200 hours of high quality, unpaid, university-sponsored work. Several departments offer these...

What’s next for marijuana legalization?

With Canada inching towards marijuana legalization, the federal government announced on April 20, 2016, that a new law is expected to be introduced in...

Beginner’s guide to killing cancer cells

With approximately $1.1 billion awarded in research funds, U of T has been recognized as a major force in research-intensive education across the globe....

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...

Counting down the final days of print?

Within Canada’s Digital Divides (a Poynter Institute report written by Ken Goldstein) lies an ominous statement: “In 2025, it is likely that there will...

The abortion divide: pro-life or choice?

The late 20th century remained a particularly active time for Canadian politics following the revival of the debate over “reproductive politics”. The debate introduced...

Reflecting on the aftermath of COP21

If you’re like me, you actively used Facebook over the winter break and may have noticed a trending topic very close to our hearts:...

There’s “Room for More” refugees

Christmas Eve was anything but traditional for two of UTM’s philosophy professors. Amidst their late afternoon run to No Frills—adding to the stock of...

A tale of intellectual rights and Goliath

As a student at U of T, it’s very likely that that at least one of your courses requires you to submit some sort...

Bringing student clubs together with COEN

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

Taking care of students’ wellbeing

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

From Campus to Campus

This week, The Medium, The Varsity, and The Underground have collaborated to carry out a “U of T student exchange” experience. Writers equipped with...

The link between religion and geek culture

With Halloween around the corner, I’m preparing to see a number of masks and costumes of various characters. To identify whom the outfit represents,...

Transitioning from a jail cell to success

Several years ago, UTM student Wali Shah was simply a young Pakistani boy attending primary school in Canada. From an early age, he was...

Academics versus religious observances

According to the legal and social affairs division within the parliament, “Scarcely a week goes by when some special day or observance is not...

Students share budgeting tips

Have you heard about Alex Kenjeev? Kenjeev, a U of T law school graduate, paid off a $114,460 student loan in cash back in...

The rise of public shaming on the Internet

#Activism. Not familiar with the term? Try and recall #HeforShe, #Yesallwomen or #Bringbackourgirls. Leading to some of the most powerful social media movements of...

I-CUBE launched at UTM

I-CUBE, a new accelerator designed to help student entrepreneurs launch and commercialize new products or services for the market, opened on February 10 in...

Parking deck and fees approved

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