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The new Mulan remake does not include Li Shang

Disney’s Mulan follows the main character Fa Mulan as she disguises herself as a man, Ping, to take her father’s place in...

Not Really Radio: Too Tired To Be Crazy

Violet Benson’s Too Tired To Be Crazy is a podcast which features guests who talk about relationships, personal growth experiences, health, and other interesting...

Students offer a night of rebellion at the 2020 Trashion Show

The second annual Trashion Show was held on March 10 in the Kaneff Rotunda. The event was hosted by Creatives For a Change,...

The Bachelor and cheating

ABC’s The Bachelor is a reality dating television show. The premise follows a bachelor as he ventures into the dating world with a selected...

Play review: Oh, What a Lovely War!

Hart House Theatre’s fifth and final production of their 2019/2020 season was Oh, What a Lovely War, directed by Autumn Smith. The play depicted a...

Not Really Radio: Pretty Big Deal

Best known for her role as Emily Fields in ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars, the Mississauga-born actress, Shay Mitchell guest starred on model Ashley Graham’s...

Exhibit review of ROM After Dark: Desires

On February 14, the Royal Ontario Museum hosted the sold-out event, ROM After Dark: Desires. The event is an after-hours specialty program that immersed...

Sex Education is delightfully informative

Netflix’s Sex Education follows Otis Milburn (Asa Butterfield), a socially awkward teenager, whose mother, Jean (Gillian Anderson), is a sex therapist. The show...

Serah Louis on being a student author

Have you ever procrastinated on writing an assignment for class? Did you think that last-minute piece would be published? Well, that’s Serah Louis’ story....

New Circadia invites you to be less stressed

University of Toronto’s John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design’s exhibition New Circadia is a dreamlike escape. The exhibition’s concept was curated by...

Legally Blonde: The Musical is a show-stopping experience

Hart House Theatre’s fourth production of their 2019/2020 season was Legally Blonde: The Musical. The play, based on the film of the...

Talking (Dis)connected with EDSS

UTM’s English and Drama Student Society (EDSS) publish an academic and literary journal annually. This year, their journal With Caffeine and Careful Thought is...

SPOTIFY

Music follows us everywhere. Whether you are at a store, in the car, or in an elevator, there tends to be some sort...

Arts and Entertainment rewind of 2019

Can you believe that 2019 is coming to an end? We are about to enter a whole new decade, filled with endless possibilities. Before...

Inside perspectives on Careers in Creativity

UTM’s Creatives For A Change hosted their third annual Careers in Creativity event, sponsored by the Department of Visual Studies and Department of English...

Portia’s Julius Caesar is untraditional

William Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, Julius Caesar, was reworked into a women-centered lens by Kaitlyn Riordan, which she titled Portia’s Julius Caesar. The play follows Shakespeare’s traditional story...

Georgia Dickie on the value of objects

Georgia Dickie is a Toronto-based artist. Her exhibition Agouti Sky at Oakville Galleries at Centennial Square is a presentation of street objects, brought...

Memorializing the Mississauga Derailment

On November 10, 1979, a train was making its weekly scheduled run from Sarnia to Toronto. As CP train 54 passed through Mississauga,...

From antagonist to protagonist in film

Heroes and villains are archetypal characters in nearly all fairy-tale, adventure, and action stories. Audiences are persuaded to cheer on the protagonists and dislike the...

Get your scare on with this spooky to-do list

As October begins, the inevitable spooky season is upon us. Leaves change colour and fall to the ground, the air becomes crisp, and...

Post Malone’s Runaway Tour rocks Toronto

On October 3, Post Malone performed his first of two shows at Scotiabank Arena for his third headlining tour, the Runaway Tour. The Toronto...

Avan Jogia’s book tour hits Toronto

Avan Jogia is an artist who has ventured his way into writing. His first published book Mixed Feelings, features poems and short stories regarding...

Logics of sense at the Blackwood Gallery

Part of human nature is our ability to sense the world around us, using the biological tools that support our survival. Humans have...

Howards End: the perfect mix of family, drama, and rivalry

Family, money, and rivalry; the three ingredients to making a tension-filled movie. Starring Emma Thompson, Helena Bonham Carter, and Anthony Hopkins, Howards End (1992) is...

Ecotopia

Environmental issues are a major debate within today’s society. Climate change, in particular, is a controversial topic. Citizens are constantly encouraged to reduce their carbon...

Combining environmental activism and fashion

On March 15, the UTMSU, Creatives For A Change, Zero Waste UTM, and Style & Profyle organized UTM’s first ever Trashion Show. The event...

The Time Machine

Have you ever wondered what the future has in store? Flying cars, artificial intelligence, cloning, a cure for uncurbable diseases, the list goes on....

VCDS’ Confessions of a Female Disorder

Following the life of a lesbian who struggles to accept her sexuality is the premise of Victoria College Drama Society’s production of Confessions of...

Children of Blood and Bone

Does Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi sound familiar? You may have seen this New York Times best-seller on the front shelves...

Find your fit & get involved: arts edition

On September 20, the UTM English and Drama Student Society hosted their second annual Get Involved social. The presentation was held in the Student...

The new Mulan remake does not include Li Shang

Disney’s Mulan follows the main character Fa Mulan as she disguises herself as a man, Ping, to take her father’s place in...

Not Really Radio: Too Tired To Be Crazy

Violet Benson’s Too Tired To Be Crazy is a podcast which features guests who talk about relationships, personal growth experiences, health, and other interesting...

Students offer a night of rebellion at the 2020 Trashion Show

The second annual Trashion Show was held on March 10 in the Kaneff Rotunda. The event was hosted by Creatives For a Change,...

The Bachelor and cheating

ABC’s The Bachelor is a reality dating television show. The premise follows a bachelor as he ventures into the dating world with a selected...

Play review: Oh, What a Lovely War!

Hart House Theatre’s fifth and final production of their 2019/2020 season was Oh, What a Lovely War, directed by Autumn Smith. The play depicted a...

Not Really Radio: Pretty Big Deal

Best known for her role as Emily Fields in ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars, the Mississauga-born actress, Shay Mitchell guest starred on model Ashley Graham’s...

Exhibit review of ROM After Dark: Desires

On February 14, the Royal Ontario Museum hosted the sold-out event, ROM After Dark: Desires. The event is an after-hours specialty program that immersed...

Sex Education is delightfully informative

Netflix’s Sex Education follows Otis Milburn (Asa Butterfield), a socially awkward teenager, whose mother, Jean (Gillian Anderson), is a sex therapist. The show...

Serah Louis on being a student author

Have you ever procrastinated on writing an assignment for class? Did you think that last-minute piece would be published? Well, that’s Serah Louis’ story....

New Circadia invites you to be less stressed

University of Toronto’s John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design’s exhibition New Circadia is a dreamlike escape. The exhibition’s concept was curated by...

Legally Blonde: The Musical is a show-stopping experience

Hart House Theatre’s fourth production of their 2019/2020 season was Legally Blonde: The Musical. The play, based on the film of the...

Talking (Dis)connected with EDSS

UTM’s English and Drama Student Society (EDSS) publish an academic and literary journal annually. This year, their journal With Caffeine and Careful Thought is...

SPOTIFY

Music follows us everywhere. Whether you are at a store, in the car, or in an elevator, there tends to be some sort...

Arts and Entertainment rewind of 2019

Can you believe that 2019 is coming to an end? We are about to enter a whole new decade, filled with endless possibilities. Before...

Inside perspectives on Careers in Creativity

UTM’s Creatives For A Change hosted their third annual Careers in Creativity event, sponsored by the Department of Visual Studies and Department of English...

Portia’s Julius Caesar is untraditional

William Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, Julius Caesar, was reworked into a women-centered lens by Kaitlyn Riordan, which she titled Portia’s Julius Caesar. The play follows Shakespeare’s traditional story...

Georgia Dickie on the value of objects

Georgia Dickie is a Toronto-based artist. Her exhibition Agouti Sky at Oakville Galleries at Centennial Square is a presentation of street objects, brought...

Memorializing the Mississauga Derailment

On November 10, 1979, a train was making its weekly scheduled run from Sarnia to Toronto. As CP train 54 passed through Mississauga,...

From antagonist to protagonist in film

Heroes and villains are archetypal characters in nearly all fairy-tale, adventure, and action stories. Audiences are persuaded to cheer on the protagonists and dislike the...

Get your scare on with this spooky to-do list

As October begins, the inevitable spooky season is upon us. Leaves change colour and fall to the ground, the air becomes crisp, and...

Post Malone’s Runaway Tour rocks Toronto

On October 3, Post Malone performed his first of two shows at Scotiabank Arena for his third headlining tour, the Runaway Tour. The Toronto...

Avan Jogia’s book tour hits Toronto

Avan Jogia is an artist who has ventured his way into writing. His first published book Mixed Feelings, features poems and short stories regarding...

Logics of sense at the Blackwood Gallery

Part of human nature is our ability to sense the world around us, using the biological tools that support our survival. Humans have...

Howards End: the perfect mix of family, drama, and rivalry

Family, money, and rivalry; the three ingredients to making a tension-filled movie. Starring Emma Thompson, Helena Bonham Carter, and Anthony Hopkins, Howards End (1992) is...

Ecotopia

Environmental issues are a major debate within today’s society. Climate change, in particular, is a controversial topic. Citizens are constantly encouraged to reduce their carbon...

Combining environmental activism and fashion

On March 15, the UTMSU, Creatives For A Change, Zero Waste UTM, and Style & Profyle organized UTM’s first ever Trashion Show. The event...

The Time Machine

Have you ever wondered what the future has in store? Flying cars, artificial intelligence, cloning, a cure for uncurbable diseases, the list goes on....

VCDS’ Confessions of a Female Disorder

Following the life of a lesbian who struggles to accept her sexuality is the premise of Victoria College Drama Society’s production of Confessions of...

Children of Blood and Bone

Does Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi sound familiar? You may have seen this New York Times best-seller on the front shelves...

Find your fit & get involved: arts edition

On September 20, the UTM English and Drama Student Society hosted their second annual Get Involved social. The presentation was held in the Student...

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