Melissa Barrientos

Melissa Barrientos

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Mandate three of the Task Force’s final report

Early last month, the final report of the Student Mental Health Task Force was released, as well as the University of Toronto (U of...

UTM community responds to the mental health report

On January 15, the Student Mental Health Task Force released their findings and recommendations in their final report to the university.

Mandate two of the Mental Health Task Force’s final report

Earlier this month the Student Mental Health Task Force released its final report and recommendations for the university. The Task...

Task Force releases results of six-month study

After a month of review, the University of Toronto (U of T) has released the Student Mental Health Task Force’s final report and announced...

New mental health policy committee

Students created the first student-run mental health policy committee at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) in response to the recent handcuffing of a...

U of T faculty and staff demand an end to handcuffing...

An open letter to the University of Toronto (U of T) administration on the handcuffing treatment of students asking for mental health support was...

SCI overturned but uncertainty remains

The Divisional Court of Ontario ruled that the Ontario government did not have the legal authority to impose the Student Choice Initiative (SCI)...

The HCC mental health process: A breakdown

The Medium spoke to the Health and Counselling Centre (HCC) about the process students can go through to access mental health services on campus,...

“It happened to me too,” UTM student steps forward

A third-year student studying psychology and criminology at UTM was handcuffed and escorted to the hospital when they went to the Health and Counselling...

UTM student handcuffed at HCC

On October 2, a UTM student was handcuffed by campus police at the Health and Counselling Centre (HCC) for seeming “at risk.”

Mental Health Task Force releases results

The Presidential and Provostial Student Mental Health Task Force revealed the results of the response from the U of T community about mental health...

Goat yoga: a chance to say ‘nnnnaammastte’

Students, faculty, and staff got the chance to explore a new form of exercise last Friday with bleating, cuddly baby goats.

Liberal party receives a sweeping election win in all Mississauga ridings

Liberal candidate Iqra Khalid was re-elected to represent UTM’s riding, Mississauga – Erin Mills, on Monday with 53.3 per cent of the vote. 

The trouble with the CCT elevators: a breakdown

The Communications, Culture, & Technology (CCT) elevators continue to be in maintenance in the midst of a slew of campus renovations.

Chartwells food service workers vote in favour of job action

Food service workers at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) campus voted overwhelmingly in favor of job action...

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...

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...

The Scream: A shout for change

In support of the fight against climate change, UTM is holding a series of events on campus, one of which was The Scream.

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...

OSAP changes affecting students’ studies

The academic school year has already started, but students are still unsure of whether they can continue to afford their post-secondary studies in light...

The fight against Student Choice Initiative

The Student Choice Initiative (SCI) is finally live after the Ontario government announced it back in January, along with a 10 per cent...

Campus affairs updates

On March 27, the Campus Affairs Committee gathered to review the Hospitality and Retail Services updates and initiatives. Vicky...

UTMSU protests student choice initiative

On Wednesday, the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) led students on a march around the UTM campus in protest of the recent...

Plan to revitalize U of T building in motion

On February 28, the Governing Council submitted their final approval for the FitzGerald Building Revitalization project. Since March 2017, the university has explored the possible...

Principal Krull discusses UTM’s future

On Thursday, February 28, the University of Toronto held their Governing Council meeting at UTM after a brief tour around the campus, where chancellors...

Freedom of expression discussed at UTM

On Thursday 21, Professor Mark Mercer, the president of the Society for Academic Freedom and Scholarship (SAFS) and professor of philosophy at Saint Mary’s University...

UTMSU releases survey

On Friday, the UTMSU began to send out their Task Force Survey with the hopes of hearing personal recounts from students where they or...

UTMSU equity centre now operational

On January 25, the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union’s Equity Centre became open to all UTM students. The planned opening had been postponed due...

RSU hosts emergency board meeting

On February 1, the Ryerson Student Union’s (RSU) Board of Directors held an emergency meeting regarding RSU’s executives reported mismanagement of the student funds that...

PC government OSAP announcement

On January 17, the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities announced a 10 per cent tuition rate cut on all publicly-assisted college and universities...

Same fees, new health and dental plan

On January 1, 2019, the UTSU and UTMSU separation came into effect through UTM students’ official invoices. All the fees listed under UTSU on...

Breakdown: UTSU fees paid by UTM students

On April 30, 2008, the UTSU and UTMSU drew up the Associate Membership Agreement (AMA) in the hopes of improving services for...

Overcrowding on Miway Mississauga

The Mississauga MiWay buses on route to the University of Toronto Mississauga have gradually become more crowded as the university’s student population grows. With...

PSLA panel discusses the impact of 1968

Last Wednesday, the Political Science & Pre-Law Association hosted an interdisciplinary panel called “The Impact of 1968: How the World Changed,” in recognition of...

U of T has updated diversity hiring survey

The University of Toronto’s Employment Equity program, has provided an updated Equity survey for faculty and prospective job applicants in order to better determine...

‘New North’ name MIA

During the February of 2018, with the construction of the north building’s second phase underway, a committee called the North2 Naming Committee was created...

UTM updates policies

With the use of cannabis now legal in Canada, Universities and Colleges have begun to finalize their policies for cannabis use on campus. Following the...

Students look to the future

Last Wednesday, students interested in graduate studies had the opportunity to talk to over 80 university program representatives at the Career Centre’s annual Graduate...

Academic affairs aims for diversity

The Academic Affairs Committee held their first meeting of the academic year last Wednesday, which reviewed the results of ten years of faculty data...

Writing & Photo Contest 2018 Winner — Fiction

11:07 AM, 25 February 3052, Laboratory Room 4 Located Dr.-serial number: 10007400- You have chosen to begin at -Laboratory Room 4- on -February 25th, 3052 at...

Get Hired fair sees big success

The Career Centre hosted over 80 organizations in their annual Get Hired: Summer and Full Time job fair at the RAWC, in Gym A/B...

Celebrating Canadian artists under 40

Last Wednesday, Nova Scotia artist Ursula Johnson was awarded the 2017 Sobey Art Award at a gala ceremony held at the University of Toronto...

So, where are you from?

The Story of M: Bringing the Faces and Voices of Mississauga Forward is a three-year initiative project by Museums of Mississauga that aims to...

Mandate three of the Task Force’s final report

Early last month, the final report of the Student Mental Health Task Force was released, as well as the University of Toronto (U of...

UTM community responds to the mental health report

On January 15, the Student Mental Health Task Force released their findings and recommendations in their final report to the university.

Mandate two of the Mental Health Task Force’s final report

Earlier this month the Student Mental Health Task Force released its final report and recommendations for the university. The Task...

Task Force releases results of six-month study

After a month of review, the University of Toronto (U of T) has released the Student Mental Health Task Force’s final report and announced...

New mental health policy committee

Students created the first student-run mental health policy committee at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) in response to the recent handcuffing of a...

U of T faculty and staff demand an end to handcuffing...

An open letter to the University of Toronto (U of T) administration on the handcuffing treatment of students asking for mental health support was...

SCI overturned but uncertainty remains

The Divisional Court of Ontario ruled that the Ontario government did not have the legal authority to impose the Student Choice Initiative (SCI)...

The HCC mental health process: A breakdown

The Medium spoke to the Health and Counselling Centre (HCC) about the process students can go through to access mental health services on campus,...

“It happened to me too,” UTM student steps forward

A third-year student studying psychology and criminology at UTM was handcuffed and escorted to the hospital when they went to the Health and Counselling...

UTM student handcuffed at HCC

On October 2, a UTM student was handcuffed by campus police at the Health and Counselling Centre (HCC) for seeming “at risk.”

Mental Health Task Force releases results

The Presidential and Provostial Student Mental Health Task Force revealed the results of the response from the U of T community about mental health...

Goat yoga: a chance to say ‘nnnnaammastte’

Students, faculty, and staff got the chance to explore a new form of exercise last Friday with bleating, cuddly baby goats.

Liberal party receives a sweeping election win in all Mississauga ridings

Liberal candidate Iqra Khalid was re-elected to represent UTM’s riding, Mississauga – Erin Mills, on Monday with 53.3 per cent of the vote. 

The trouble with the CCT elevators: a breakdown

The Communications, Culture, & Technology (CCT) elevators continue to be in maintenance in the midst of a slew of campus renovations.

Chartwells food service workers vote in favour of job action

Food service workers at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) campus voted overwhelmingly in favor of job action...

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...

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...

The Scream: A shout for change

In support of the fight against climate change, UTM is holding a series of events on campus, one of which was The Scream.

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...

OSAP changes affecting students’ studies

The academic school year has already started, but students are still unsure of whether they can continue to afford their post-secondary studies in light...

The fight against Student Choice Initiative

The Student Choice Initiative (SCI) is finally live after the Ontario government announced it back in January, along with a 10 per cent...

Campus affairs updates

On March 27, the Campus Affairs Committee gathered to review the Hospitality and Retail Services updates and initiatives. Vicky...

UTMSU protests student choice initiative

On Wednesday, the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) led students on a march around the UTM campus in protest of the recent...

Plan to revitalize U of T building in motion

On February 28, the Governing Council submitted their final approval for the FitzGerald Building Revitalization project. Since March 2017, the university has explored the possible...

Principal Krull discusses UTM’s future

On Thursday, February 28, the University of Toronto held their Governing Council meeting at UTM after a brief tour around the campus, where chancellors...

Freedom of expression discussed at UTM

On Thursday 21, Professor Mark Mercer, the president of the Society for Academic Freedom and Scholarship (SAFS) and professor of philosophy at Saint Mary’s University...

UTMSU releases survey

On Friday, the UTMSU began to send out their Task Force Survey with the hopes of hearing personal recounts from students where they or...

UTMSU equity centre now operational

On January 25, the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union’s Equity Centre became open to all UTM students. The planned opening had been postponed due...

PC government OSAP announcement

On January 17, the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities announced a 10 per cent tuition rate cut on all publicly-assisted college and universities...

Same fees, new health and dental plan

On January 1, 2019, the UTSU and UTMSU separation came into effect through UTM students’ official invoices. All the fees listed under UTSU on...

Breakdown: UTSU fees paid by UTM students

On April 30, 2008, the UTSU and UTMSU drew up the Associate Membership Agreement (AMA) in the hopes of improving services for...

Overcrowding on Miway Mississauga

The Mississauga MiWay buses on route to the University of Toronto Mississauga have gradually become more crowded as the university’s student population grows. With...

PSLA panel discusses the impact of 1968

Last Wednesday, the Political Science & Pre-Law Association hosted an interdisciplinary panel called “The Impact of 1968: How the World Changed,” in recognition of...

U of T has updated diversity hiring survey

The University of Toronto’s Employment Equity program, has provided an updated Equity survey for faculty and prospective job applicants in order to better determine...

‘New North’ name MIA

During the February of 2018, with the construction of the north building’s second phase underway, a committee called the North2 Naming Committee was created...

UTM updates policies

With the use of cannabis now legal in Canada, Universities and Colleges have begun to finalize their policies for cannabis use on campus. Following the...

Students look to the future

Last Wednesday, students interested in graduate studies had the opportunity to talk to over 80 university program representatives at the Career Centre’s annual Graduate...

Academic affairs aims for diversity

The Academic Affairs Committee held their first meeting of the academic year last Wednesday, which reviewed the results of ten years of faculty data...

Writing & Photo Contest 2018 Winner — Fiction

11:07 AM, 25 February 3052, Laboratory Room 4 Located Dr.-serial number: 10007400- You have chosen to begin at -Laboratory Room 4- on -February 25th, 3052 at...

Get Hired fair sees big success

The Career Centre hosted over 80 organizations in their annual Get Hired: Summer and Full Time job fair at the RAWC, in Gym A/B...

Celebrating Canadian artists under 40

Last Wednesday, Nova Scotia artist Ursula Johnson was awarded the 2017 Sobey Art Award at a gala ceremony held at the University of Toronto...

So, where are you from?

The Story of M: Bringing the Faces and Voices of Mississauga Forward is a three-year initiative project by Museums of Mississauga that aims to...

RSU hosts emergency board meeting

On February 1, the Ryerson Student Union’s (RSU) Board of Directors held an emergency meeting regarding RSU’s executives reported mismanagement of the student funds that...
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