Maria Iqbal

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Our mandate as a newspaper

Last week, we commemorated Remembrance Day and reflected on the role of freedom and democracy in our society.These are big concepts, but certainly important...

Big issues on the table for AGM

UTMSU’s annual general meeting takes place this Thursday and from the sound of it, students will have the chance to vote on some pretty...

Levy underuse doesn’t make sense

First off, I’d like to thank UTMSU president Ebi Agbeyegbe for his letter this week about views that he feels should be shared with...

Getting to the truth of the matter

If you missed it last week, UTM held its “Living Library”, an event that features special guests whom students can “borrow” for a half-hour...

Who says youth aren’t engaged?

Every UTM student should attend UTSU’s annual general meeting—at least once.I attended my first AGM downtown last year and was amazed. I’d never seen...

Does proximity trump value?

I’m sure I’m not the only person whose parents have told them that they used to travel long distances by foot to go to...

UTSU files lawsuit against former execs

UTSU filed a civil lawsuit against three of its former employees last Monday and at least one of the defendants has now been served.According...

Fulfilling fiduciary duty

Last week’s news of the legal case UTSU filed against its former president, VP internal, and executive director brings to the fore an important...

Discourse on racism needs review

“All races are equal.”No controversy in saying that, right? Well, maybe not.One of the first times I encountered the concept of “white privilege” was...

When numbers matter

I’m not someone who’s particularly knowledgeable about numbers. I performed decently in high school math,  but understanding finances is a completely different story.I was...

Our $28,000 investment

Back in first year, I was asked to write a letter to myself outlining all of the things I wanted to accomplish by the...

View from inside the newsroom

For someone who wanted to be a part of the campus newspaper since first year, boy was I clueless. I took for granted that...
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