Maria Iqbal

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So long, friends, until next time

Experience is a great teacher. My first two months as news editor ended with a lawsuit threat. Two years later, I’m so thankful for...

Why I don’t call myself a feminist

As many of us know, International Women’s Day was celebrated last Tuesday. At UTM, part of the celebrations involved a weeklong awareness campaign by...

On free speech and endorsements

Freedom of speech has been a difficult topic for me personally to wrap my head around. On the one hand, I’ve generally been opposed...

The cost of telling the truth

Let’s talk a little bit about the role of a newspaper in the rapidly changing world of information access.In some ways, we have much...

Rage against the dying of the light

Following up on the story on trigger warnings and letters to the editor on mental health last week and this week, it seems that...

The choice to have dialogue

What a week.Last Wednesday, my day began with news of the lawsuit filed against UTMSU by the Students for Life chapter at UTM. And...

Why you should attend our AGM

It’s that time of year again; the second semester is in full swing, clubs are getting back into gear, and some of us are...

The politics of naming a victim

What’s in a name? A lot, apparently, when it comes to sexual assault.Over the winter break, we published a breaking news story about how...

UTSU board impeaches VP campus life

The UTSU board of directors has impeached its VP campus life Akshan Bansal effective December 30.In a statement, the UTSU board of directors cited...

UTSU seeks to impeach VP campus life

TRIGGER WARNING: Discussion of sexual assault.The UTSU executive committee is calling on its board of directors to impeach its VP campus life following allegations...

We are all “jihadists”

Last week, I talked about building character and used the international response to the Paris attacks as an example of us looking out for...

How to be a good citizen

One of the things that bothers me about our education system is that while it promotes a great deal of learning, it doesn’t do...
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