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    U of T aids Pakistan in distress

    Over the past few weeks, the country of Pakistan has suffered from intense mon-soon rains in various regions, including the provinces of Sindh, Punjab,...

    Annual Antakshari a success

    Last Friday evening, the Hindu Students Council organized its annual Holi Antakshari. The event was attended by approximately 200 students and celebrated peace and...

    Sex pub

    On Thursday night, the UTM Sexual Education Centre held its annual sex pub at the Blind Duck. This event, one of the largest of...

    Water bottles not wanted

    Last Thursday, the UTMSU Ministry of Environment, in collaboration with the UTM Green Team, started a campus-wide campaign against bottled water.The event, known as...

    Little Mosque on the Prairie visits UTM

    Last Wednesday, Zaib Shaikh, the lead actor from Little Mosque on the Prairie, participated in lecture discussing Canadian pluralism and Muslim identity post 9/11....

    Star sightings at UTM

    While most students were relaxing during reading week, University of Toronto staff and students, along with members of the Mississauga community, gathered for the...

    Student groups tackle oppression

    Last week, UTMSU organized the Xpression Against Oppression Week (XAO). The four-day event attempted to bring attention to various domestic and international issues from...

    HSC hosts Saraswati Puja

    On January 21, the Hindu Student Council held Saraswati Puja in the multi-faith prayer room. The event was organized in the honour of the...

    Vigil held on campus for Haiti

    Last Thursday, UTMSU and the UTM Red Cross held a vigil to raise awareness and support for the earthquake that struck Haiti on January...

    diCarlo talks human nature

    Last Tuesday, UTM students, professors and staff members attended a lecture given by Dr. Christopher diCarlo, entitled The New Ethics: A synthetic approach to...

    Students start summer job search at the RAWC

    Last Thursday, the Career Centre organized the Summer Job Fair in the Recreation and Wellness Athletic Centre. Targeting all university students in any discipline...

    China recognized as number one in stem cell research

    Canada and U of T pride themselves of being pioneers of medical sciences, having participated in advances as important as the discovery of insulin...

    U of T establishes Indian Chair

    Last week, officials and staff members at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the St. George campus worked out a deal to create...

    Canada to host G-8 and G-20 summits later this year

    In 2010, Canada will assume two major international leadership roles as president of the G-8 industrialized nations and co-chair of the G-20 summit.The federal...

    Tsunami aftermath remembered five years later

    While many Canadians enjoyed the Boxing Day bargains in markets, a group of individuals from across the University of Toronto and the Greater Toronto...

    Esposito examined

    Last week in The Medium, Ovais Shah covered John Espositos lecture series on pluralism between the Abrahamic faiths.  Below is an interview by Ovais...

    John Esposito speaks up for pluralism at U of T

    Last Friday, Professor John Esposito, the founding director at the Centre for Muslim-Christian Relations at Georgetown University in the United States, addressed an audience...

    A day to remember and mourn

    At the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, members from the UTM community gathered outside the front entrance of the...

    Career expo deemed a success by students

    With Canada still recovering from the economic recession, one would expect fewer opportunities in the employment sector. Yet the Career Expo that the Career...

    International students bowl with buddies

    When international students start off their first year at UTM, the International Student Resource Centre pairs them with upper-year students or mentors through its...

    Students visit professional schools fair

    The Career Centre recently organized the Professional Schools Fair at the RAWC. The fair was attended by over a thousand students and 93 schools...

    A taste of turkey for international students

    Although midterms and essays are around the corner for most university students, Thanksgiving is a time of the year when many get a day...

    International students orientation a smash

    Throngs of excited students gathered on Labour Day on the green grass outside the CCIT building for the International Student Orientation. The event, which was organized by campus life divisions such as utmONE, the International Student Resource Centre and

    U of T aids Pakistan in distress

    Over the past few weeks, the country of Pakistan has suffered from intense mon-soon rains in various regions, including the provinces of Sindh, Punjab,...

    Annual Antakshari a success

    Last Friday evening, the Hindu Students Council organized its annual Holi Antakshari. The event was attended by approximately 200 students and celebrated peace and...

    Sex pub

    On Thursday night, the UTM Sexual Education Centre held its annual sex pub at the Blind Duck. This event, one of the largest of...

    Water bottles not wanted

    Last Thursday, the UTMSU Ministry of Environment, in collaboration with the UTM Green Team, started a campus-wide campaign against bottled water.The event, known as...

    Little Mosque on the Prairie visits UTM

    Last Wednesday, Zaib Shaikh, the lead actor from Little Mosque on the Prairie, participated in lecture discussing Canadian pluralism and Muslim identity post 9/11....

    Star sightings at UTM

    While most students were relaxing during reading week, University of Toronto staff and students, along with members of the Mississauga community, gathered for the...

    Student groups tackle oppression

    Last week, UTMSU organized the Xpression Against Oppression Week (XAO). The four-day event attempted to bring attention to various domestic and international issues from...

    HSC hosts Saraswati Puja

    On January 21, the Hindu Student Council held Saraswati Puja in the multi-faith prayer room. The event was organized in the honour of the...

    Vigil held on campus for Haiti

    Last Thursday, UTMSU and the UTM Red Cross held a vigil to raise awareness and support for the earthquake that struck Haiti on January...

    diCarlo talks human nature

    Last Tuesday, UTM students, professors and staff members attended a lecture given by Dr. Christopher diCarlo, entitled The New Ethics: A synthetic approach to...

    Students start summer job search at the RAWC

    Last Thursday, the Career Centre organized the Summer Job Fair in the Recreation and Wellness Athletic Centre. Targeting all university students in any discipline...

    China recognized as number one in stem cell research

    Canada and U of T pride themselves of being pioneers of medical sciences, having participated in advances as important as the discovery of insulin...

    U of T establishes Indian Chair

    Last week, officials and staff members at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the St. George campus worked out a deal to create...

    Canada to host G-8 and G-20 summits later this year

    In 2010, Canada will assume two major international leadership roles as president of the G-8 industrialized nations and co-chair of the G-20 summit.The federal...

    Tsunami aftermath remembered five years later

    While many Canadians enjoyed the Boxing Day bargains in markets, a group of individuals from across the University of Toronto and the Greater Toronto...

    Esposito examined

    Last week in The Medium, Ovais Shah covered John Espositos lecture series on pluralism between the Abrahamic faiths.  Below is an interview by Ovais...

    John Esposito speaks up for pluralism at U of T

    Last Friday, Professor John Esposito, the founding director at the Centre for Muslim-Christian Relations at Georgetown University in the United States, addressed an audience...

    A day to remember and mourn

    At the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, members from the UTM community gathered outside the front entrance of the...

    Career expo deemed a success by students

    With Canada still recovering from the economic recession, one would expect fewer opportunities in the employment sector. Yet the Career Expo that the Career...

    International students bowl with buddies

    When international students start off their first year at UTM, the International Student Resource Centre pairs them with upper-year students or mentors through its...

    Students visit professional schools fair

    The Career Centre recently organized the Professional Schools Fair at the RAWC. The fair was attended by over a thousand students and 93 schools...

    A taste of turkey for international students

    Although midterms and essays are around the corner for most university students, Thanksgiving is a time of the year when many get a day...

    International students orientation a smash

    Throngs of excited students gathered on Labour Day on the green grass outside the CCIT building for the International Student Orientation. The event, which was organized by campus life divisions such as utmONE, the International Student Resource Centre and
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