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Hello U of T wins all but one seat on UTSU...

Hello U of T has won all of the seats on UTSU’s executive committee except one, according to results posted online today. According to the...

A fond farewell and a word to the future

Three years, 68 articles, and 68 issues. These three numbers may quantify my time here, but in no way do they accurately sum up...

U of T celebrates 189 years

Students, staff and faculty celebrated U of T’s 189th birthday last Tuesday. Since it was established in 1827, U of T has been home to...

UTMSU election results to be released today

Election results determining the victors of the UTMSU’s 2016/17 executive team and board of directors are expected to be announced today following three days...

Saini leaving UTM for Australia

UTM principal and U of T VP Deep Saini is leaving UTM effective August 31 to begin a new role as vice-chancellor of Australia’s...

UTMSU and UTMSFL to be questioned this week

UTMSU and UTM Students for Life will soon face each other in court as legal questioning begins this week. In January, UTMSFL filed a suit...

Historic UTMSU election underway

For the first time in at least seven years, four full slates and three independent candidates are vying for student votes with hopes to...

Historic UTMSU election: the slates

There are four slates and three independent candidates running in this year's UTMSU executive election—a highly unusual amount of competition. We present the candidates...

Liberals make changes to student assistance

Students will soon see several changes made to provincially funded financial support for postsecondary tuition. Announced as part of the Ontario Liberals’ 2016 provincial budget...

CUPE and U of T in talks

CUPE 3902 and representatives from U of T met last week to discuss claims that CUPE 3902 made publicly against the university last December,...

Conflicting reports surface about race stats at U of T

Conflicting reports have surfaced following a meeting held between members of the Black Liberation Collective and U of T senior administration last December, a...

McCallion named Sheridan chancellor

Sheridan College has named former Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion as its first chancellor in the institution’s 49-year history. It was announced last Tuesday that McCallion...

Vandals yet to be found

UTM Campus Police Services are not expected to publically release the full report investigating vandalism promoting rape discovered in the Student Centre last month. According...

Report released on sexual violence

U of T has published the findings of a 15-month, tri-campus review of the university’s dealing with sexual violence on campus. Released on Tuesday, the...

Pro-rape vandalism found in washroom

An investigation is currently underway into vandalism discovered in the Student Centre’s male washroom. The vandalism appeared in the form of comments promoting rape culture...

SGM fails to reach quorum

UTSU’s second SGM, hosted on Thursday evening, failed to reach quorum, resulting in the meeting transitioning into a town hall format where students discussed ...

Pro-life group files suit against UTMSU (update)

UTMSU has reportedly been served with a lawsuit in a case filed by a pro-life student group at UTM who claims that the union...

UTSU settles suit with Bollo-Kamara

UTSU has passed a motion at Saturday’s board meeting to accept a settlement deal with Yolen Bollo-Kamara, one of three defendants listed in a...

The Medium a hair away from quorum

The Medium’s annual general meeting failed to reach quorum last Thursday evening with only a few members short of reaching the 40 members needed...

Pro-life group launches legal action against UTMSU

UTMSU is facing legal action by UTM Students for Life, a pro-life student group disputing the union’s refusal to renew their organization’s club status...

No investigation into assault allegations

An investigation will not be conducted by UTSU into the public allegations that led to the impeachment of former VP campus life Akshan Bansal. As...

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...

CUPE 3902 takes legal action against U of T

CUPE 3902 has taken legal action against U of T due to claims the university acted in “bad faith” during negotiations which took place...

[email protected] executive director resigns

[email protected]’s executive director, Zara Rizwan, has resigned following claims of an unsafe working environment and an intense workload, among other claims. In Rizwan’s resignation letter...

UTMSU absent from UTSU SGM

UTMSU was noticeably absent from UTSU’s special general meeting held Wednesday where a board structure was officially passed following over a year of consultation...

UTMSU claims refuted by admin

Claims from UTMSU that OPH lowered its prices following the opening of the union’s convenience store are being disputed by university administration. At the UTMSU...

UTMSU axes VP part-time position

At last Thursday’s annual general meeting, more than $1.5 million worth of UTMSU assets were reported, and members voted to remove VP part-time affairs...

VP part-time post may be removed

The UTMSU board of directors has voted to remove VP part-time affairs from its executive team as of next year. As The Medium reported last...

UTMSU refuses to take part in QSS committee

UTMSU has refused to participate in Quality Services to Students committee consultation meetings with UTM administration due to UTMSU’s claims that university administration has...

U of T to review fossil fuel investments

U of T students, faculty, and community members congregated downtown on Thursday evening to rally against U of T’s current financial investments in fossil...

No cockroach “infestation”

UTMSU has reported that there is currently no pest “infestation” inside the food centre. Two weeks ago, Erik Hernandez-Oberding, the UTMSU Food Centre coordinator, told...

UTSU to hold special general meeting

UTSU has scheduled a special general meeting following an unsuccessful attempt to pass a compliant board structure prior to the union’s October 14 deadline. The...

UTSU fails to ratify new structure

The UTSU failed to ratify an elected board structure in time for its deadline on October 14. Two possible board structures were debated at the...

Cockroaches found in Food Centre

Cockroaches were discovered in the UTMSU Food Centre on Monday, October 5, leading to the temporary closure of the facility and relocation of the...

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,...

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...

Threats target feminists at U of T

U of T has increased security on all three campuses following online threats made against feminists at the university, according to an email from...

Ongoing underspending at food centre

In late August, multiple media outlets reported the opening of a food bank at Halifax’s St. Mary’s University as part of a nationwide trend...

UTMSU to open convenience store

After hearing feedback from students at the UTMSU Ministry of Student Services, the student union has finalized a decision to open a convenience store...

Controversy over “reverse racism”

A social media post published by UTMSU has sparked intense debate over racism and what it means for both white and racialized groups. The Facebook...

Orientation Weeks abound at UTM

First-year students had several options when choosing where to celebrate their first week at UTM this year. Aside from UTMSU’s annual frosh week, campus groups...

Luis gone from U of T

Francisco Luis, a professor from UTM’s Department of Historical Studies, has left the University of Toronto for unknown reasons. In a statement provided to The...

UTSU elections show sign of change

Brighter U of T has swept the executive board, a historically unusual outcome in which a slate not considered incumbent has overturned its rival. The...

Club funds released

The second instalment of UTMSU club funding has been dispersed following unexpected delays. Late last week, UTMSU notified audit-approved clubs that a second instalment cheque...

Voting begins for UTSU elections

Candidates competing for positions on next year’s UTSU executive gathered last Thursday evening for an all-candidates meeting to present their rivalling platforms and answer...

Rise roundly defeats Reform

Rise has universally defeated Reform in their bid to lead UTMSU next year. The election was a heated one, the first in five years to...

Elections rife with allegations end

The unofficial results for UTMSU’s elections are expected to be released today after two weeks of campaigning involving conflicts of interest, numerous allegations, demerits,...

Two slates competing for UTMSU exec

For the first time since 2010, two slates are going head to head in this year’s UTMSU annual spring election. UTM Rise and UTM Reform,...

UTM student wins Governing Council seat

A UTM student has won a seat on U of T’s highest decision-making body for the upcoming academic year. According to the official results released...

U-Pass fee increases recommended

Motions to recommend higher UTMSU fees and student service fees have been passed by the UTM Campus Affairs Committee. The UTMSU fee increases include an...

More grants, less loans

If the cost of tuition isn’t already on the minds of countless postsecondary students, it is certainly the topic of recent prominent discussion and...
video

Tour brings premier to UTM

Premier Kathleen Wynne visited UTM on Thursday on the fourth day of her campus tour in the province. During her brief stop on campus, Wynne...

Saini to complete term in June

With UTM principal and U of T VP Deep Saini’s first term to end in June, an advisory committee has been established to review...

UTMSU calls for all-gender washrooms

UTMSU has launched a campaign advocating for more gender-neutral washrooms on campus. “Pee in Peace” launched during DisOrientation Week on November 3 and is...

UTM hosts former Dragon

UTM’s third annual Countdown to Success event hosted business mogul Bruce Croxon last Thursday evening in the newly opened Innovation Complex. Hosted by the Institute...

U of T alumna elected mayor

Following nearly four decades under Hazel McCallion’s leadership, Mississauga has elected a new mayor. Winning with 63.49% support, mayor-elect Bonnie Crombie defeated fellow frontrunner...

New student union board to be announced

Elections were held last week to fill five positions on the UTMSU board of directors. The election, which commenced with a nomination period on September...

Quiet start to election campaign

The campaign period for UTMSU’s by-elections began quietly last Monday for five vacant seats on the board of directors in three of five electoral...

Deerfield officially opens

Deerfield Hall is officially open following a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Monday. “Deerfield Hall will serve as an ideal foundation for new experiences, and of...

Food, games, and fun at a bigger Welcome Week

Students were welcomed back to campus last week with a range of events hosted separately by UTMSU and the Department of Student Life. Now in...

New buildings and bus shelters open on campus

UTM is looking very different from what students left last April. Construction has finished on both the Innovation Complex and Deerfield Hall, and new heated...

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...

UTMSU: from Student Centre to bus shelter

UTMSU hosted its fourth commission meeting last Monday, at which the failure of the Student Centre expansion referendum held earlier this year was discussed. The...

UTM team in final round of Canada’s Top Ad race

UTM’s Logaina ElKattan and Fareha Zakir have moved on to the third and final round of the 2014 Canada’s Next Top Ad Exec competition....

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...

Self-love and self-defence taught at Women’s Week

International Women’s Week was celebrated by the UTM Women’s Centre for the second year at UTM last week. The celebration’s  theme was “inspiring change”,...

Researcher on global food crisis

Unless farmers of the world produce 70% more food, the world will face a “big problem” by 2050, according to Evan Fraser, an associate...

Panel addresses biodiversity decline

Over 200 UTM students and faculty attended the geography department’s panel discussion on the decline in Canadian biodiversity on February 12. The event focused on...

UTM ad team among top 25

Two UTM students have advanced to the second phase of Canada’s Next Top Ad Exec competition hosted by McMaster’s DeGroote School of Business. Aspiring marketers...

Students take out books from the Living Library

UTM students swapped traditional textbooks for living, breathing human books at UTM’s second annual Living Library, held last Wednesday. Approximately 60 students came to the...

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....

Looking for love at the Art Gallery of Mississauga

The young and eligible searched for love at the Art Gallery of Mississauga’s Monster Mixer last Wednesday evening. The event, attended by 65 singles,...

Opportunities abound at Get Experience Fair

The Get Experience Fair hosted by the UTM Career Centre last Wednesday provided students with an opportunity to discover employment, internship, and volunteer positions...

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...

Co-curricular record goes live

University of Toronto students will now be able to track extracurricular activities completed on campus as part of the newly introduced co-curricular record launching...

Hello U of T wins all but one seat on UTSU...

Hello U of T has won all of the seats on UTSU’s executive committee except one, according to results posted online today. According to the...

A fond farewell and a word to the future

Three years, 68 articles, and 68 issues. These three numbers may quantify my time here, but in no way do they accurately sum up...

U of T celebrates 189 years

Students, staff and faculty celebrated U of T’s 189th birthday last Tuesday. Since it was established in 1827, U of T has been home to...

UTMSU election results to be released today

Election results determining the victors of the UTMSU’s 2016/17 executive team and board of directors are expected to be announced today following three days...

Saini leaving UTM for Australia

UTM principal and U of T VP Deep Saini is leaving UTM effective August 31 to begin a new role as vice-chancellor of Australia’s...

UTMSU and UTMSFL to be questioned this week

UTMSU and UTM Students for Life will soon face each other in court as legal questioning begins this week. In January, UTMSFL filed a suit...

Historic UTMSU election underway

For the first time in at least seven years, four full slates and three independent candidates are vying for student votes with hopes to...

Historic UTMSU election: the slates

There are four slates and three independent candidates running in this year's UTMSU executive election—a highly unusual amount of competition. We present the candidates...

Liberals make changes to student assistance

Students will soon see several changes made to provincially funded financial support for postsecondary tuition. Announced as part of the Ontario Liberals’ 2016 provincial budget...

CUPE and U of T in talks

CUPE 3902 and representatives from U of T met last week to discuss claims that CUPE 3902 made publicly against the university last December,...

Conflicting reports surface about race stats at U of T

Conflicting reports have surfaced following a meeting held between members of the Black Liberation Collective and U of T senior administration last December, a...

McCallion named Sheridan chancellor

Sheridan College has named former Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion as its first chancellor in the institution’s 49-year history. It was announced last Tuesday that McCallion...

Vandals yet to be found

UTM Campus Police Services are not expected to publically release the full report investigating vandalism promoting rape discovered in the Student Centre last month. According...

Report released on sexual violence

U of T has published the findings of a 15-month, tri-campus review of the university’s dealing with sexual violence on campus. Released on Tuesday, the...

Pro-rape vandalism found in washroom

An investigation is currently underway into vandalism discovered in the Student Centre’s male washroom. The vandalism appeared in the form of comments promoting rape culture...

SGM fails to reach quorum

UTSU’s second SGM, hosted on Thursday evening, failed to reach quorum, resulting in the meeting transitioning into a town hall format where students discussed ...

Pro-life group files suit against UTMSU (update)

UTMSU has reportedly been served with a lawsuit in a case filed by a pro-life student group at UTM who claims that the union...

UTSU settles suit with Bollo-Kamara

UTSU has passed a motion at Saturday’s board meeting to accept a settlement deal with Yolen Bollo-Kamara, one of three defendants listed in a...

The Medium a hair away from quorum

The Medium’s annual general meeting failed to reach quorum last Thursday evening with only a few members short of reaching the 40 members needed...

Pro-life group launches legal action against UTMSU

UTMSU is facing legal action by UTM Students for Life, a pro-life student group disputing the union’s refusal to renew their organization’s club status...

No investigation into assault allegations

An investigation will not be conducted by UTSU into the public allegations that led to the impeachment of former VP campus life Akshan Bansal. As...

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...

CUPE 3902 takes legal action against U of T

CUPE 3902 has taken legal action against U of T due to claims the university acted in “bad faith” during negotiations which took place...

[email protected] executive director resigns

[email protected]’s executive director, Zara Rizwan, has resigned following claims of an unsafe working environment and an intense workload, among other claims. In Rizwan’s resignation letter...

UTMSU absent from UTSU SGM

UTMSU was noticeably absent from UTSU’s special general meeting held Wednesday where a board structure was officially passed following over a year of consultation...

UTMSU axes VP part-time position

At last Thursday’s annual general meeting, more than $1.5 million worth of UTMSU assets were reported, and members voted to remove VP part-time affairs...

VP part-time post may be removed

The UTMSU board of directors has voted to remove VP part-time affairs from its executive team as of next year. As The Medium reported last...

UTMSU refuses to take part in QSS committee

UTMSU has refused to participate in Quality Services to Students committee consultation meetings with UTM administration due to UTMSU’s claims that university administration has...

U of T to review fossil fuel investments

U of T students, faculty, and community members congregated downtown on Thursday evening to rally against U of T’s current financial investments in fossil...

UTSU to hold special general meeting

UTSU has scheduled a special general meeting following an unsuccessful attempt to pass a compliant board structure prior to the union’s October 14 deadline. The...

UTSU fails to ratify new structure

The UTSU failed to ratify an elected board structure in time for its deadline on October 14. Two possible board structures were debated at the...

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,...

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...

Threats target feminists at U of T

U of T has increased security on all three campuses following online threats made against feminists at the university, according to an email from...

Ongoing underspending at food centre

In late August, multiple media outlets reported the opening of a food bank at Halifax’s St. Mary’s University as part of a nationwide trend...

Controversy over “reverse racism”

A social media post published by UTMSU has sparked intense debate over racism and what it means for both white and racialized groups. The Facebook...

Orientation Weeks abound at UTM

First-year students had several options when choosing where to celebrate their first week at UTM this year. Aside from UTMSU’s annual frosh week, campus groups...

Luis gone from U of T

Francisco Luis, a professor from UTM’s Department of Historical Studies, has left the University of Toronto for unknown reasons. In a statement provided to The...

UTSU elections show sign of change

Brighter U of T has swept the executive board, a historically unusual outcome in which a slate not considered incumbent has overturned its rival. The...

Club funds released

The second instalment of UTMSU club funding has been dispersed following unexpected delays. Late last week, UTMSU notified audit-approved clubs that a second instalment cheque...

Voting begins for UTSU elections

Candidates competing for positions on next year’s UTSU executive gathered last Thursday evening for an all-candidates meeting to present their rivalling platforms and answer...

Rise roundly defeats Reform

Rise has universally defeated Reform in their bid to lead UTMSU next year. The election was a heated one, the first in five years to...

Elections rife with allegations end

The unofficial results for UTMSU’s elections are expected to be released today after two weeks of campaigning involving conflicts of interest, numerous allegations, demerits,...

Two slates competing for UTMSU exec

For the first time since 2010, two slates are going head to head in this year’s UTMSU annual spring election. UTM Rise and UTM Reform,...

UTM student wins Governing Council seat

A UTM student has won a seat on U of T’s highest decision-making body for the upcoming academic year. According to the official results released...

U-Pass fee increases recommended

Motions to recommend higher UTMSU fees and student service fees have been passed by the UTM Campus Affairs Committee. The UTMSU fee increases include an...

More grants, less loans

If the cost of tuition isn’t already on the minds of countless postsecondary students, it is certainly the topic of recent prominent discussion and...
video

Tour brings premier to UTM

Premier Kathleen Wynne visited UTM on Thursday on the fourth day of her campus tour in the province. During her brief stop on campus, Wynne...

Saini to complete term in June

With UTM principal and U of T VP Deep Saini’s first term to end in June, an advisory committee has been established to review...

UTMSU calls for all-gender washrooms

UTMSU has launched a campaign advocating for more gender-neutral washrooms on campus. “Pee in Peace” launched during DisOrientation Week on November 3 and is...

UTM hosts former Dragon

UTM’s third annual Countdown to Success event hosted business mogul Bruce Croxon last Thursday evening in the newly opened Innovation Complex. Hosted by the Institute...

U of T alumna elected mayor

Following nearly four decades under Hazel McCallion’s leadership, Mississauga has elected a new mayor. Winning with 63.49% support, mayor-elect Bonnie Crombie defeated fellow frontrunner...

New student union board to be announced

Elections were held last week to fill five positions on the UTMSU board of directors. The election, which commenced with a nomination period on September...

Quiet start to election campaign

The campaign period for UTMSU’s by-elections began quietly last Monday for five vacant seats on the board of directors in three of five electoral...

Deerfield officially opens

Deerfield Hall is officially open following a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Monday. “Deerfield Hall will serve as an ideal foundation for new experiences, and of...

Food, games, and fun at a bigger Welcome Week

Students were welcomed back to campus last week with a range of events hosted separately by UTMSU and the Department of Student Life. Now in...

New buildings and bus shelters open on campus

UTM is looking very different from what students left last April. Construction has finished on both the Innovation Complex and Deerfield Hall, and new heated...

UTMSU: from Student Centre to bus shelter

UTMSU hosted its fourth commission meeting last Monday, at which the failure of the Student Centre expansion referendum held earlier this year was discussed. The...

UTM team in final round of Canada’s Top Ad race

UTM’s Logaina ElKattan and Fareha Zakir have moved on to the third and final round of the 2014 Canada’s Next Top Ad Exec competition....

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...

Self-love and self-defence taught at Women’s Week

International Women’s Week was celebrated by the UTM Women’s Centre for the second year at UTM last week. The celebration’s  theme was “inspiring change”,...

Researcher on global food crisis

Unless farmers of the world produce 70% more food, the world will face a “big problem” by 2050, according to Evan Fraser, an associate...

Panel addresses biodiversity decline

Over 200 UTM students and faculty attended the geography department’s panel discussion on the decline in Canadian biodiversity on February 12. The event focused on...

UTM ad team among top 25

Two UTM students have advanced to the second phase of Canada’s Next Top Ad Exec competition hosted by McMaster’s DeGroote School of Business. Aspiring marketers...

Students take out books from the Living Library

UTM students swapped traditional textbooks for living, breathing human books at UTM’s second annual Living Library, held last Wednesday. Approximately 60 students came to the...

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....

Looking for love at the Art Gallery of Mississauga

The young and eligible searched for love at the Art Gallery of Mississauga’s Monster Mixer last Wednesday evening. The event, attended by 65 singles,...

Opportunities abound at Get Experience Fair

The Get Experience Fair hosted by the UTM Career Centre last Wednesday provided students with an opportunity to discover employment, internship, and volunteer positions...

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...

Co-curricular record goes live

University of Toronto students will now be able to track extracurricular activities completed on campus as part of the newly introduced co-curricular record launching...

UTMSU claims refuted by admin

Claims from UTMSU that OPH lowered its prices following the opening of the union’s convenience store are being disputed by university administration. At the UTMSU...

No cockroach “infestation”

UTMSU has reported that there is currently no pest “infestation” inside the food centre. Two weeks ago, Erik Hernandez-Oberding, the UTMSU Food Centre coordinator, told...

Cockroaches found in Food Centre

Cockroaches were discovered in the UTMSU Food Centre on Monday, October 5, leading to the temporary closure of the facility and relocation of the...

UTMSU to open convenience store

After hearing feedback from students at the UTMSU Ministry of Student Services, the student union has finalized a decision to open a convenience store...

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...

Looking for love at the Art Gallery of Mississauga

The young and eligible searched for love at the Art Gallery of Mississauga’s Monster Mixer last Wednesday evening. The event, attended by 65 singles,...
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