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My last editorial at The Medium

Writing my last editorial for The Medium reminds me of my first time writing an article for The Medium two years ago. I was...

I’m not voting. Here’s why.

The University of Toronto Student Union (not what I usually call them) are holding their elections this week. I don’t know where to start,...

You never know where inspiration is going to come from

In the process of producing this issue of The Medium Magazine, my team and I went through hundreds of topics. We wanted to make...

Jian Ghomeshi’s Real Cool World

An award winning broadcaster, the host and co-creator of the national daily talk program, Q, on CBC Radio One, Jian also manages the career...

It’s that time of year again

It’s that time of year again. The student union’s spring elections are only a couple of weeks away. For some it’s an exciting time,...

Life lessons

I’ve noticed that sometimes life seems like a cheesy sitcom where at the end of the day you’re just supposed to learn your lesson...

Did you miss us?

Did you miss us? This is our first issue of the new year and we’re excited to share some of the new changes that...

A shift in operations

Last week’s editorial, “calculating U-Pass costs” garnered five Letters to the Editor. These five letters come from involved students. The UTMSU president, Vickita Bhatt...

Calculating U-Pass costs

This week, I received a letter from UTMSU President Vickita Bhatt regarding the campaign for a summer U-Pass, Ms. Bhatt says “vote yes in...

Concerns over campus safety

Last week I touched on the issue of safety on campus. I briefly mentioned ways that I felt our campus was not as safe...

Safety for everyone

I knew when I wrote my editorial last week asking you about multiculturalism there would be discussion.I have received responses, some in the form...

Multiculturalism: An ideal?

The Globe and Mail recently posed a question to their readers regarding the state of multiculturalism in Canada, with a thought-provoking title: “Multiculturalism: celebrating...

In my opinion

Last year, when I was the News Editor of The Medium, I was amused when a student union employee called not only every news...

A wake-up call

Last week, I wondered why no one from the student union spoke up about the homophobic graffiti written on a student’s residence room door....

Is our campus accessible?

Last week, I was truly disturbed when I found out a student’s residence door was vandalized with homophobic and racist slurs. I immediately assigned...

What's stopping you?

As Clubs Week wrapped up, hundreds of students happily joined a new society or club, and I was reminded that we students do want...

The campus that never sleeps

It’s official. The fall semester is in full swing and with it comes busy schedules, early classes, late night procrastination, and lots of coffee....

Never thought I'd be here

Last week hundreds of new students dressed in matching green t-shirts flocked to the student centre to meet their frosh leaders. I first noticed...

Pizza on campus

The Blind Duck changed their menu last year, and among new additions is the new of introduction of pizza. When I tried the pizza,...

Yellow unofficially wins after appeals

After two weeks of campaigning for the UTMSU spring elections, a 30% voter turnout has set a new record. Voting took place last week...

Lights, camera, around the world

Last Thursday, Friday and Saturday night, Style and Profyle performed its seventh annual Fashion and Dance show to a packed Blind Duck pub after...

Food Bank pays for face time

During an emergency UTMSU Board of Directors meeting that took place last Tuesday, several board members voiced concerns about the recent “midterm de-stressor” event,...

Has campaigning begun before the elections?

For the last two months, the UTMSU has held caucus meetings during which select student club presidents and UTMSU executives discussed who should run...

ECC votes to increase fees

On January 29, voting members of the Erindale College Council approved increases in parking fees, residence fees and meal plan rates. The Council, UTMs...

Talking with Omar Alghabra

Last Wednesday, Saaliha Malik spoke to Omar Alghabra in the Fireplace Lounge.  Alghabra spoke about life after being an MP, his work with the...

Poor excuse

I am pleased to see the UTMSU attempting to address allegations against them as this is rarely done by these individuals, who have had...

UTMSU denies a student attendance at CFS meeting

Last Wednesday, the UTMSU executive committee overturned a decision made by VP external Henry Ssali to send UTM student Stefanie Marotta to the Canadian...

Living the nightlife

Tell me about your new album, Nightlife. What sort of inspiration did you have when putting the album together, and what goals do you...

UTM students oppose prorogation

On January 6, two dozen students, community activists and concerned citizens gathered at the UTM Student Centre to help organize a campaign that aimed...

2010 Olympic Flame lights up GTA

The world will have its eyes on Canada as it hosts the 2010 Winter Olympics next month. Excitement has been building up for the...

AGM proxy forms mishandled at UTM

An investigation conducted by The Medium has exposed a mishandling of the collection and distribution of proxy forms at UTM for the 2009 Annual...

Tensions run high at UTSU AGM

Last Thursday, the St. George campus student union, UTSU, held their Annual General Meeting (AGM), which saw approximately 75 students in attendance. The union...

Male students walk five minutes in her shoes

Last Thursday, approximately 20 UTM male students gathered outside the Student Centre and stumbled about in high heels for five minutes. The annual event,...

Tentative agreement reached by U of T sessional faculty

According to a message posted Sunday morning on the University of Torontos website, the University reached a tentative agreement with Canadian Union of Public...

Style in focus: part 2

1. BOYFRIEND BLAZERWhy it works: The boyfriend blazer has become this seasons hottest trend. Almost every fashion store you walk into now has their...

New bus route for UTM

Last week, Mississauga Transit introduced a new limited-stop bus route, 101 — Oakville Express, that will travel between Oakville, UTM and the Islington subway...

Library to remain open 24 hours during exams

Last Friday, the Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre announced that it would reintroduce the 24/5 schedule abandoned less than a month ago. UTM Chief...

Danny Fernandes: Who's his private dancer?

With hit singles Private Dancer, Fantasy and Never Again to his name, R&B artist Danny Fernandes doesnt have much to complain about. Fernandes, 24,...

Library cancels 24-hour service

On September 1, the Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre stopped operating 24 hours a day, five days a week, thus turning UTM into the...

Students Get School’d at second pub

The Blind Duck was packed last Thursday night when hordes of students lined up for the second pub night of the year In bold...

Biz Frosh sells out again

UTM's Undergraduate Commerce Society held their annual BizFrosh ori- entation from September 11 to September 13. The three-day event, which is geared towards students entering the Commerce, Management, and Business programs at UTM , was held both on and off campus and saw 131 first-year students[...]

First pub kicks off new school year

Five hundred students swarmed the Blind Duck last Thursday evening for the annual First Pub, which was hosted by UTMSU VP Campus Life Andrew...

WUSC welcomes students

This past August, a student from Kenya was sponsored to study full-time at UTM. Abdi Hassan Ahmed is the third student sponsored through the...

New childcare centre opens

Establishing a permanent child care centre on campus has been a struggle for the last five years, leaving UTM as the only U of...

U of T student arrested

A University of Toronto student who stands accused of faking his own abduction now faces three charges against him after being arrested again for...

Instructional Centre on its way

UTM recently embarked on two major building projects. The new Instructional Centre and Health Sciences Complex, expected to open in 2011, received support from...

Orientation Rocks Toronto

Hundreds of doe-eyed first-year students came out to meet mingle and march as the five-day Orientation Week event kicked off on September 1. The Transformers themed week entertained 900 new UTM students and 125 orientation leaders with a variety of activities.A dry pub night held at the Blind Duck was first on the docket where students were treated to a party with music by Toronto-based radio station, Z103.5. Due to the permanent closure of parking lot 2, this year

UTMSU pays legal fees

On June 17, the UTM Student Union (UTMSU) made a donation of $1,000 to Angela Regnier, the executive director of the University of Toronto Students

St. George students face flat fees

A decision to introduce flat-rate tuition fees was approved by the University of Toronto Governing Council this past Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at the...

Residence line-up angers students

On Saturday March 21, a large group of students began lining up outside of Oscar Peterson Hall around 8 p.m. in the hopes of...

My last editorial at The Medium

Writing my last editorial for The Medium reminds me of my first time writing an article for The Medium two years ago. I was...

I’m not voting. Here’s why.

The University of Toronto Student Union (not what I usually call them) are holding their elections this week. I don’t know where to start,...

You never know where inspiration is going to come from

In the process of producing this issue of The Medium Magazine, my team and I went through hundreds of topics. We wanted to make...

Jian Ghomeshi’s Real Cool World

An award winning broadcaster, the host and co-creator of the national daily talk program, Q, on CBC Radio One, Jian also manages the career...

It’s that time of year again

It’s that time of year again. The student union’s spring elections are only a couple of weeks away. For some it’s an exciting time,...

Life lessons

I’ve noticed that sometimes life seems like a cheesy sitcom where at the end of the day you’re just supposed to learn your lesson...

Did you miss us?

Did you miss us? This is our first issue of the new year and we’re excited to share some of the new changes that...

A shift in operations

Last week’s editorial, “calculating U-Pass costs” garnered five Letters to the Editor. These five letters come from involved students. The UTMSU president, Vickita Bhatt...

Calculating U-Pass costs

This week, I received a letter from UTMSU President Vickita Bhatt regarding the campaign for a summer U-Pass, Ms. Bhatt says “vote yes in...

Concerns over campus safety

Last week I touched on the issue of safety on campus. I briefly mentioned ways that I felt our campus was not as safe...

Safety for everyone

I knew when I wrote my editorial last week asking you about multiculturalism there would be discussion.I have received responses, some in the form...

Multiculturalism: An ideal?

The Globe and Mail recently posed a question to their readers regarding the state of multiculturalism in Canada, with a thought-provoking title: “Multiculturalism: celebrating...

In my opinion

Last year, when I was the News Editor of The Medium, I was amused when a student union employee called not only every news...

A wake-up call

Last week, I wondered why no one from the student union spoke up about the homophobic graffiti written on a student’s residence room door....

Is our campus accessible?

Last week, I was truly disturbed when I found out a student’s residence door was vandalized with homophobic and racist slurs. I immediately assigned...

What's stopping you?

As Clubs Week wrapped up, hundreds of students happily joined a new society or club, and I was reminded that we students do want...

The campus that never sleeps

It’s official. The fall semester is in full swing and with it comes busy schedules, early classes, late night procrastination, and lots of coffee....

Never thought I'd be here

Last week hundreds of new students dressed in matching green t-shirts flocked to the student centre to meet their frosh leaders. I first noticed...

Pizza on campus

The Blind Duck changed their menu last year, and among new additions is the new of introduction of pizza. When I tried the pizza,...

Yellow unofficially wins after appeals

After two weeks of campaigning for the UTMSU spring elections, a 30% voter turnout has set a new record. Voting took place last week...

Lights, camera, around the world

Last Thursday, Friday and Saturday night, Style and Profyle performed its seventh annual Fashion and Dance show to a packed Blind Duck pub after...

Food Bank pays for face time

During an emergency UTMSU Board of Directors meeting that took place last Tuesday, several board members voiced concerns about the recent “midterm de-stressor” event,...

Has campaigning begun before the elections?

For the last two months, the UTMSU has held caucus meetings during which select student club presidents and UTMSU executives discussed who should run...

ECC votes to increase fees

On January 29, voting members of the Erindale College Council approved increases in parking fees, residence fees and meal plan rates. The Council, UTMs...

Talking with Omar Alghabra

Last Wednesday, Saaliha Malik spoke to Omar Alghabra in the Fireplace Lounge.  Alghabra spoke about life after being an MP, his work with the...

Poor excuse

I am pleased to see the UTMSU attempting to address allegations against them as this is rarely done by these individuals, who have had...

UTMSU denies a student attendance at CFS meeting

Last Wednesday, the UTMSU executive committee overturned a decision made by VP external Henry Ssali to send UTM student Stefanie Marotta to the Canadian...

Living the nightlife

Tell me about your new album, Nightlife. What sort of inspiration did you have when putting the album together, and what goals do you...

UTM students oppose prorogation

On January 6, two dozen students, community activists and concerned citizens gathered at the UTM Student Centre to help organize a campaign that aimed...

2010 Olympic Flame lights up GTA

The world will have its eyes on Canada as it hosts the 2010 Winter Olympics next month. Excitement has been building up for the...

AGM proxy forms mishandled at UTM

An investigation conducted by The Medium has exposed a mishandling of the collection and distribution of proxy forms at UTM for the 2009 Annual...

Tensions run high at UTSU AGM

Last Thursday, the St. George campus student union, UTSU, held their Annual General Meeting (AGM), which saw approximately 75 students in attendance. The union...

Male students walk five minutes in her shoes

Last Thursday, approximately 20 UTM male students gathered outside the Student Centre and stumbled about in high heels for five minutes. The annual event,...

Tentative agreement reached by U of T sessional faculty

According to a message posted Sunday morning on the University of Torontos website, the University reached a tentative agreement with Canadian Union of Public...

Style in focus: part 2

1. BOYFRIEND BLAZERWhy it works: The boyfriend blazer has become this seasons hottest trend. Almost every fashion store you walk into now has their...

New bus route for UTM

Last week, Mississauga Transit introduced a new limited-stop bus route, 101 — Oakville Express, that will travel between Oakville, UTM and the Islington subway...

Library to remain open 24 hours during exams

Last Friday, the Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre announced that it would reintroduce the 24/5 schedule abandoned less than a month ago. UTM Chief...

Danny Fernandes: Who's his private dancer?

With hit singles Private Dancer, Fantasy and Never Again to his name, R&B artist Danny Fernandes doesnt have much to complain about. Fernandes, 24,...

Library cancels 24-hour service

On September 1, the Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre stopped operating 24 hours a day, five days a week, thus turning UTM into the...

Students Get School’d at second pub

The Blind Duck was packed last Thursday night when hordes of students lined up for the second pub night of the year In bold...

Biz Frosh sells out again

UTM's Undergraduate Commerce Society held their annual BizFrosh ori- entation from September 11 to September 13. The three-day event, which is geared towards students entering the Commerce, Management, and Business programs at UTM , was held both on and off campus and saw 131 first-year students[...]

First pub kicks off new school year

Five hundred students swarmed the Blind Duck last Thursday evening for the annual First Pub, which was hosted by UTMSU VP Campus Life Andrew...

WUSC welcomes students

This past August, a student from Kenya was sponsored to study full-time at UTM. Abdi Hassan Ahmed is the third student sponsored through the...

New childcare centre opens

Establishing a permanent child care centre on campus has been a struggle for the last five years, leaving UTM as the only U of...

U of T student arrested

A University of Toronto student who stands accused of faking his own abduction now faces three charges against him after being arrested again for...

Instructional Centre on its way

UTM recently embarked on two major building projects. The new Instructional Centre and Health Sciences Complex, expected to open in 2011, received support from...

Orientation Rocks Toronto

Hundreds of doe-eyed first-year students came out to meet mingle and march as the five-day Orientation Week event kicked off on September 1. The Transformers themed week entertained 900 new UTM students and 125 orientation leaders with a variety of activities.A dry pub night held at the Blind Duck was first on the docket where students were treated to a party with music by Toronto-based radio station, Z103.5. Due to the permanent closure of parking lot 2, this year

UTMSU pays legal fees

On June 17, the UTM Student Union (UTMSU) made a donation of $1,000 to Angela Regnier, the executive director of the University of Toronto Students

St. George students face flat fees

A decision to introduce flat-rate tuition fees was approved by the University of Toronto Governing Council this past Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at the...

Residence line-up angers students

On Saturday March 21, a large group of students began lining up outside of Oscar Peterson Hall around 8 p.m. in the hopes of...
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