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Sarah Yassine

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The news: is it real or is it fake?

Living in the age of smartphones certainly has its perks, as handheld devices enable users to access information from all around the world, all...

It’s time to be bold with The Agency

Two weeks ago, The Agency (self-described as a hub for social innovation) held its first annual Social Innovation Conference at U of T, at...

Mental health: let’s ditch the stigma

Despite notable advances being made in the conversation on mental illness, the stigma surrounding it still exists. Whether it’s diminishing the importance of mental...

Beyond the classroom: internships

UTM offers internship courses, where third- and fourth-year undergraduate students work for 100-200 hours of high quality, unpaid, university-sponsored work. Several departments offer these...

Crickets for lunch? Aspire reckons so

Mohammed Ashour, a 2009 UTM alumnus, is the co-founder and CEO of the Aspire Food Group, an agricultural company which aims to revolutionize insect...

SciLit Week: not just about learning

On April 2, 2014, Jesse Hildebrand, an ecology major from the University of Toronto, wrote his last exam. Generally, on the day after our...

Get on the playful side

You’ve almost made it. There are only a few weeks left before the end of classes. Not only that, but the weather’s warming up...

What’s it like to be a female academic?

This week, The Medium reached out to UTM female faculty members to find out what it’s like to be a female member of their...

Casting votes: a history of elections

It’s that time of the year again: elections. Practically every UTM club, society, and committee (including The Medium) is electing students to fill roles...

Does Suits City suit your capitalist taste?

One of my favourite things to do is search the Steam store for games under $6. Some say you can’t get quality cheap, but...

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...

The abortion divide: pro-life or choice?

The late 20th century remained a particularly active time for Canadian politics following the revival of the debate over “reproductive politics”. The debate introduced...

So what kind of a writer are you, exactly?

I sit across from Professor Robert Price in his tiny office in CCT as he twists a black ballpoint pen between his fingers. I...

Discussing the rise of Islamophobia

After the recent terror attacks on Paris, the world was left reeling, aggrieved, and confused. In their distress and confusion as to why events...

Have a jolly month off with no assignments

Exams are over, papers are in, and suddenly UTM students have nearly a month of freedom on their hands. As with everything, there are...

Self-publishing: the road less travelled

Whether it’s writers taking part in the NaNoWriMo challenge or university students rushing to complete their final assignments, it’s clear that writing fills the...

Low voter turnout for UTMSU election

Less than three percent of students voted in the by-elections for UTMSU’s board of directors.The election, results of which were released on October 5,...

Is UTM just a pit stop on the way to a...

When meeting someone new at UTM, three common questions are typically asked: “What’s your name? What year are you in? What are you studying?”...

The news: is it real or is it fake?

Living in the age of smartphones certainly has its perks, as handheld devices enable users to access information from all around the world, all...

It’s time to be bold with The Agency

Two weeks ago, The Agency (self-described as a hub for social innovation) held its first annual Social Innovation Conference at U of T, at...

Mental health: let’s ditch the stigma

Despite notable advances being made in the conversation on mental illness, the stigma surrounding it still exists. Whether it’s diminishing the importance of mental...

Beyond the classroom: internships

UTM offers internship courses, where third- and fourth-year undergraduate students work for 100-200 hours of high quality, unpaid, university-sponsored work. Several departments offer these...

Crickets for lunch? Aspire reckons so

Mohammed Ashour, a 2009 UTM alumnus, is the co-founder and CEO of the Aspire Food Group, an agricultural company which aims to revolutionize insect...

SciLit Week: not just about learning

On April 2, 2014, Jesse Hildebrand, an ecology major from the University of Toronto, wrote his last exam. Generally, on the day after our...

Get on the playful side

You’ve almost made it. There are only a few weeks left before the end of classes. Not only that, but the weather’s warming up...

What’s it like to be a female academic?

This week, The Medium reached out to UTM female faculty members to find out what it’s like to be a female member of their...

Casting votes: a history of elections

It’s that time of the year again: elections. Practically every UTM club, society, and committee (including The Medium) is electing students to fill roles...

Does Suits City suit your capitalist taste?

One of my favourite things to do is search the Steam store for games under $6. Some say you can’t get quality cheap, but...

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...

The abortion divide: pro-life or choice?

The late 20th century remained a particularly active time for Canadian politics following the revival of the debate over “reproductive politics”. The debate introduced...

So what kind of a writer are you, exactly?

I sit across from Professor Robert Price in his tiny office in CCT as he twists a black ballpoint pen between his fingers. I...

Discussing the rise of Islamophobia

After the recent terror attacks on Paris, the world was left reeling, aggrieved, and confused. In their distress and confusion as to why events...

Have a jolly month off with no assignments

Exams are over, papers are in, and suddenly UTM students have nearly a month of freedom on their hands. As with everything, there are...

Self-publishing: the road less travelled

Whether it’s writers taking part in the NaNoWriMo challenge or university students rushing to complete their final assignments, it’s clear that writing fills the...

Low voter turnout for UTMSU election

Less than three percent of students voted in the by-elections for UTMSU’s board of directors.The election, results of which were released on October 5,...

Is UTM just a pit stop on the way to a...

When meeting someone new at UTM, three common questions are typically asked: “What’s your name? What year are you in? What are you studying?”...
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