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How George Floyd’s Death Underlines the Importance of Equity and Human...

"Please! I can't breathe!" Those were some of George Floyd’s last words, as former-officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee to Floyd’s neck. The history of...

The Underdog hopes to inspire with passion and hard work

Unlike many athletes coming from athletic families, Mathushan Srikannathasan started his basketball journey late at the age of 10 and professional basketball at 13.  To...

Stranded studying abroad amid a growing pandemic

As a grade seven student, Eleen Gong knew she wanted to study abroad on a student exchange program. Gong was born and raised in...

By “preparing young girls to be great women,” Salee Johnson-Edwards is...

Salee Johnson-Edwards’ basketball career began, like many, when she was a child in her hometown of Brampton, Ontario. "I just picked up a ball...

Hassan Manjang: Tirelessly persistent

Fourth-year international student and second-year Varsity Eagles guard Hassan Manjang lived in ten different countries before finally moving to Canada when he was 13 years old. Manjang...

Volleyball player profile: Brianna Webb

Up until grade 10, UTM athletics and volleyball student leader Brianna Webb’s life revolved around soccer. She played on soccer representative teams all her life—it was...

Khan becomes first Eagle to 1000 points

In 2017, UTM entered its fourth sport in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association: men’s and women’s varsity basketball. The basketball program’s debut brought with it a...

Lady Eagles soar over stubborn Vikings

On Saturday November 23, UTM’s Women’s Varsity basketball team took on the visiting St. Lawrence Vikings in their third home game of the season. In a...

Historic season for UTM Cross Country

In the fall of 2014, UTM’s athletic program made its first entry into the Ontario College Athletic Association (OCAA) varsity program with cross country. It’s taken...

Eagles top St. Lawrence

On Saturday November 23, following a definitive win by the women’s team, UTM’s Varsity Men’s basketball team looked to follow the ladies’ win with one of...

Loss and the iceberg: How grit is key

We tend to fall for the iceberg illusion—the illusion that the part we see above the surface is a true representation of its size. In reality...

Quiet star-athlete leaves loud UTM legacy

Jayde Forde is a recent graduate from UTM. She completed a major in math and a double minor in statistics and economics. Forde’s family is from...

Lady Eagles soar over Huskies at home

On October 30, UTM’s Women’s Varsity Basketball team took on the George Brown Huskies in their first home game, and second game of the 2019-2020 season....

Eagles get stung by Sting in season opener

UTM’s Varsity Men’s basketball team opened their 2019-2020 regular season on the road against the Seneca Sting last Friday October 18. The men hoped to follow...

Eagles basketball exits early from tournament

Over the weekend, our UTM Eagle’s Varsity Men’s Basketball team played in Sheridan’s Annual Pre-Season Exhibition Tournament, the Wayne Allison Fall Showdown. The Eagles played three...

Apple just made health tracking a lot better

Earlier this month, Apple unveiled their brand-new line up of devices and software.  Alongside the coveted iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Max, Apple announced the release...

Varsity Eagles shredded in the Lions’ den

The UTM Varsity Eagles Men’s basketball team played their first game of the season, an exhibition pre-season game against the York University Lions. Fresh out of...

UTM Women’s cross country races to first place

On a chilly windy morning in Windsor, Ontario, the UTM Eagles Cross Country team took to the race course of their first meet of the...

St. Clair Saints steal UTM Eagles home opener

The UTM Varsity Men’s Soccer team played their first home game of the 2019-2020 season, and the first of a double-header weekend against Windsor’s St. Clair...

New to UTM? RAWC your first year with the gym

Most students at UTM know that we have a gym, the RAWC (Recreation, Athletics, Wellness Centre). UTM’s fitness centre houses state of the art features and...

Humble star is a role model for many

One of UTM’s Golden Eagles, leaders, and mentors isn’t a student and isn’t an athlete. She doesn’t sink buckets on the basketball court or serve volleyball...

A Canadian dominated summer in sports

The Toronto Raptors were the talk of the world in their jourmey to the NBA Finals, which they won. It’s been more than fun and games...

Czerkawski always leads by example

Adam Czerkawski never thought he was much of a math or science guy. History was his best subject in school. Now in his second year at...

Rachel Wong’s UTM badminton success

Both the highlight and low of Rachel Wong’s season, came when she qualified for the National Badminton Tournament. It was an amazing feeling, qualifying to represent Ontario...

Maltese blossoms into leader on court

Once upon a time, a little girl was inspired by the leadership and commitment exemplified to her by the coaches of her summer volleyball camp. Today,...

For Power, hockey’s not just a sport

Phillip Power doesn’t remember a time Hockey Night in Canada wasn’t a big deal in his household. His earliest memory comes from when he was about...

Jankovic finds self through basketball

“I headed towards prison or death, either way it was down the wrong path,” says Andreas Jankovic, a first year Humanities student at UTM and first...

No gym membership? Not a problem

It might not look or feel like it right now, but hot days and short sleeve shirts are almost here. You want to look and feel...

Aldoori: fearless, compassionate, humble

Noor Aldoori never thought varsity soccer was something achievable for her. “It was definitely not on my radar at all. The opportunity presented itself, and...

Condors steal first win of the season

On Wednesday, January 31, Bell Let’s Talk Day, our UTM men’s varsity basketball team took on the Conestoga Condors. In their second last home-game of the...

Roberts always strives for greatness

Starting point guard, Gregory Roberts, of UTM’s varsity men’s basketball team and the OCAA’s current leading scorer, was determined to never play basketball. Despite the push...

Success for Raptor 905 future stars and fans

On Saturday, January 19th the Raptors 905, Let’s Get Together!, and the National Basketball Youth Mentorship Program hosted From the Playground to the NBA, an interactive learning...

Lions claw way to victory over eagles

On Saturday, December 1st, the UTM women’s varsity basketball team took a heartbreaking loss to the Lambton Lions, who clawed their way to a...

Just keep running!

To his friends, Shawn Faizi is known as the funny guy with the wacky hair, who’s always late. Out on the soccer pitch, as...

Boorman plays ball to honour friend

In Georgetown, Ontario, most people assume that if you’re an athlete, you must be a hockey player. Here at UTM, at first glance, 6’2...

UTM falls short against the Sheridan Bruins

This past Saturday, November 10th, our men’s varsity basketball team took on the fourth ranked team in the OCAA West conference: the Sheridan Bruins....

Jiana’s love for the game started young

Across the Atlantic Ocean in Damascus, Syria, nearly ten thousand kilometres away, a 14-year-old Jiana Alnajjar began her basketball journey. Alnajjar is a fifth-year...

Eagles fall short in first game of season

On Saturday, October 20 the UTM men’s varsity basketball team hosted their first game of the season against the Mohawk College Mountaineers. Our Eagles...

How George Floyd’s Death Underlines the Importance of Equity and Human...

"Please! I can't breathe!" Those were some of George Floyd’s last words, as former-officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee to Floyd’s neck. The history of...

The Underdog hopes to inspire with passion and hard work

Unlike many athletes coming from athletic families, Mathushan Srikannathasan started his basketball journey late at the age of 10 and professional basketball at 13.  To...

Stranded studying abroad amid a growing pandemic

As a grade seven student, Eleen Gong knew she wanted to study abroad on a student exchange program. Gong was born and raised in...

By “preparing young girls to be great women,” Salee Johnson-Edwards is...

Salee Johnson-Edwards’ basketball career began, like many, when she was a child in her hometown of Brampton, Ontario. "I just picked up a ball...

Hassan Manjang: Tirelessly persistent

Fourth-year international student and second-year Varsity Eagles guard Hassan Manjang lived in ten different countries before finally moving to Canada when he was 13 years old. Manjang...

Volleyball player profile: Brianna Webb

Up until grade 10, UTM athletics and volleyball student leader Brianna Webb’s life revolved around soccer. She played on soccer representative teams all her life—it was...

Khan becomes first Eagle to 1000 points

In 2017, UTM entered its fourth sport in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association: men’s and women’s varsity basketball. The basketball program’s debut brought with it a...

Lady Eagles soar over stubborn Vikings

On Saturday November 23, UTM’s Women’s Varsity basketball team took on the visiting St. Lawrence Vikings in their third home game of the season. In a...

Historic season for UTM Cross Country

In the fall of 2014, UTM’s athletic program made its first entry into the Ontario College Athletic Association (OCAA) varsity program with cross country. It’s taken...

Eagles top St. Lawrence

On Saturday November 23, following a definitive win by the women’s team, UTM’s Varsity Men’s basketball team looked to follow the ladies’ win with one of...

Loss and the iceberg: How grit is key

We tend to fall for the iceberg illusion—the illusion that the part we see above the surface is a true representation of its size. In reality...

Quiet star-athlete leaves loud UTM legacy

Jayde Forde is a recent graduate from UTM. She completed a major in math and a double minor in statistics and economics. Forde’s family is from...

Lady Eagles soar over Huskies at home

On October 30, UTM’s Women’s Varsity Basketball team took on the George Brown Huskies in their first home game, and second game of the 2019-2020 season....

Eagles get stung by Sting in season opener

UTM’s Varsity Men’s basketball team opened their 2019-2020 regular season on the road against the Seneca Sting last Friday October 18. The men hoped to follow...

Eagles basketball exits early from tournament

Over the weekend, our UTM Eagle’s Varsity Men’s Basketball team played in Sheridan’s Annual Pre-Season Exhibition Tournament, the Wayne Allison Fall Showdown. The Eagles played three...

Apple just made health tracking a lot better

Earlier this month, Apple unveiled their brand-new line up of devices and software.  Alongside the coveted iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Max, Apple announced the release...

Varsity Eagles shredded in the Lions’ den

The UTM Varsity Eagles Men’s basketball team played their first game of the season, an exhibition pre-season game against the York University Lions. Fresh out of...

UTM Women’s cross country races to first place

On a chilly windy morning in Windsor, Ontario, the UTM Eagles Cross Country team took to the race course of their first meet of the...

St. Clair Saints steal UTM Eagles home opener

The UTM Varsity Men’s Soccer team played their first home game of the 2019-2020 season, and the first of a double-header weekend against Windsor’s St. Clair...

New to UTM? RAWC your first year with the gym

Most students at UTM know that we have a gym, the RAWC (Recreation, Athletics, Wellness Centre). UTM’s fitness centre houses state of the art features and...

Humble star is a role model for many

One of UTM’s Golden Eagles, leaders, and mentors isn’t a student and isn’t an athlete. She doesn’t sink buckets on the basketball court or serve volleyball...

A Canadian dominated summer in sports

The Toronto Raptors were the talk of the world in their jourmey to the NBA Finals, which they won. It’s been more than fun and games...

Czerkawski always leads by example

Adam Czerkawski never thought he was much of a math or science guy. History was his best subject in school. Now in his second year at...

Rachel Wong’s UTM badminton success

Both the highlight and low of Rachel Wong’s season, came when she qualified for the National Badminton Tournament. It was an amazing feeling, qualifying to represent Ontario...

Maltese blossoms into leader on court

Once upon a time, a little girl was inspired by the leadership and commitment exemplified to her by the coaches of her summer volleyball camp. Today,...

For Power, hockey’s not just a sport

Phillip Power doesn’t remember a time Hockey Night in Canada wasn’t a big deal in his household. His earliest memory comes from when he was about...

Jankovic finds self through basketball

“I headed towards prison or death, either way it was down the wrong path,” says Andreas Jankovic, a first year Humanities student at UTM and first...

No gym membership? Not a problem

It might not look or feel like it right now, but hot days and short sleeve shirts are almost here. You want to look and feel...

Aldoori: fearless, compassionate, humble

Noor Aldoori never thought varsity soccer was something achievable for her. “It was definitely not on my radar at all. The opportunity presented itself, and...

Condors steal first win of the season

On Wednesday, January 31, Bell Let’s Talk Day, our UTM men’s varsity basketball team took on the Conestoga Condors. In their second last home-game of the...

Roberts always strives for greatness

Starting point guard, Gregory Roberts, of UTM’s varsity men’s basketball team and the OCAA’s current leading scorer, was determined to never play basketball. Despite the push...

Success for Raptor 905 future stars and fans

On Saturday, January 19th the Raptors 905, Let’s Get Together!, and the National Basketball Youth Mentorship Program hosted From the Playground to the NBA, an interactive learning...

Lions claw way to victory over eagles

On Saturday, December 1st, the UTM women’s varsity basketball team took a heartbreaking loss to the Lambton Lions, who clawed their way to a...

Just keep running!

To his friends, Shawn Faizi is known as the funny guy with the wacky hair, who’s always late. Out on the soccer pitch, as...

Boorman plays ball to honour friend

In Georgetown, Ontario, most people assume that if you’re an athlete, you must be a hockey player. Here at UTM, at first glance, 6’2...

UTM falls short against the Sheridan Bruins

This past Saturday, November 10th, our men’s varsity basketball team took on the fourth ranked team in the OCAA West conference: the Sheridan Bruins....

Jiana’s love for the game started young

Across the Atlantic Ocean in Damascus, Syria, nearly ten thousand kilometres away, a 14-year-old Jiana Alnajjar began her basketball journey. Alnajjar is a fifth-year...

Eagles fall short in first game of season

On Saturday, October 20 the UTM men’s varsity basketball team hosted their first game of the season against the Mohawk College Mountaineers. Our Eagles...

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