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Thursday, December 13, 2018

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Contributions

Remembering UTM’s Mike Lavelle

Michael John Lavelle, the first director of residence and professor at University of Toronto Mississauga, passed away on October 3rd.  Hundreds of people attended...

Get graded for tweeting like Trump

Writer, historian, and former editor of The New York Times Book Review Sam Tanenhaus is a visiting professor at the University of Toronto St....

The many roles of lawyer Marie Henein

The February lecture for the Hart House Speaker series featured Canadian criminal lawyer Marie Henein. The defender, who is famous for defending former CBC...

UTMSU and UTMAGS among fee hikes

The Campus Affairs Committee on February 13th approved an increase in compulsory non-academic incidental fees and reviewed mental health initiatives at UTM. The increases beginning...

Writing & Photo Contest 2018 Runner-Up — Fiction

THE WAVES The horn blares with a deafening roar as I hastily take a step back from the road. The taxi driver gives me a...

Students prompted about elections

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students Union is aiming to spread awareness among students about the upcoming 2018 provincial elections and student issues. Several...

Time to speak up about mental health

Whereas one in five young Canadians are affected by a mental health issue, only one in four will find help, according to the Jack.org...

Academic Affairs approves curriculum changes

Curriculum changes for the humanities, social science, and science departments were approved during the Academic Affairs Committee meeting last Monday. The committee also discussed...

Man in chair breaks the fourth wall

The Drowsy Chaperone is a delightful musical set in the 1920s, and is a parody of earlier musical comedies. The Victoria College Drama Society...

Campus Council talks graduate enrolment

The Campus Council meeting convened on Tuesday, November 21 and discussed the University of Toronto Mississauga’s undergraduate and graduate enrolment levels, as well as...

Upping our music game

The UTM Music Club is a community on campus that offers students various musical opportunities. However, there is a noticeable absence of musical opportunities...

A second perspective of Twelfth Night

Theatre Erindale presented a very captivating and witty spectacle of William Shakespeare’s comedy Twelfth Night. The play follows shipwrecked Viola’s (Esther McLachlin) arrival at...

College faculty to decide on latest offer

The College Employer Council (CEC) has requested that the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) partake in a vote on Tuesday November 14th to...

UTMSU talks grade forgiveness

The UTMSU’s Campus and Advocacy meeting last Tuesday discussed the union’s plans to advocate for a grade forgiveness policy and the resources that the...

Campus Affairs approves recommendation for new science building

The Campus Affairs Committee meeting last week approved the recommendation for a new science building at UTM to be built behind the current William...

Equity Centre not open

The opening of an Equity Centre at the University of Toronto Mississauga has been a long-term goal for the UTMSU’s vice-president equity and was...

Child’s Play (1988)

Child’s Play (1988) is a horror movie which follows the story of a killer doll named Chucky. Chucky tries to take over the soul...

Hamlet meets Haider M.

Last Wednesday, Bollywood director Vishal Bhardwaj visited UTM for a screening of his film, Haider (2014), one of the four movies that is part...

A twenty-minute conversation with three poets

The Art Bar poetry series takes place weekly at the Free Times Café. It is the longest running Canadian poetry series and features more...

The evolution of slasher

Slasher films were a particularly dominant film genre throughout the 1970s until 1980s. It should be noted that slasher movies are a subset of...

The Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkien)

As a big fan of fantasy literature, I have wanted to read the critically-acclaimed, fantasy author J.R.R. Tolkien’s works for a long time. Luckily,...

Queer Orientation talks equity

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union hosted its Queer Orientation last week featuring a guest talk from activist Kim Katrin Milan, who is...

Lights, camera, prayers: films in religion

Last Thursday, film director and UTM alumnus, Richie Mehta, visited UTM for a screening of his 2007 award winning movie Amal. Amal tells the story...

Nunez makes a wish

When Alexander Nunez first dabbled in theatre studies, a serendipitous announcement made by his high school improvisational coach propelled him into the world of...

U of T ranks first in Canada

The University of Toronto was named the top Canadian university for the eighth year in a row, according to the latest Times Higher Education...

Truth in the age of Trump

Last Monday, Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale visited UTM to give a lecture about “Truth in the Age of Trump.” In the past, Dale has...

Jane Austen meets The Walking Dead

“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains.” As a die-hard Jane Austen...

Female artists unite for Women’s Day

Every year on March 8, millions of people around the world eagerly celebrate International Women’s Day, a day that commemorates the past and present...

Dear students, your vote does matter

Last Tuesday, in light of the ongoing UTMSU elections on campus, the Centre for Student Engagement invited Professor Justin Bumgardner from UTM’s political science...

Career Exploration 101

The Career Centre offers career exploration programs, such as the In the Field and Extern Job Shadowing programs, to further assist students in making...

Social media as a tool for protests, politics

On Wednesday February 15, another edition of the Feminist Lunch Hour took place, featuring guest speaker Dr. Victoria Tahmasebi, who is an assistant professor...

Memorial held for mosque shooting

Last Wednesday, the Muslim Students’ Association, in collaboration with UTMSU, held a memorial event featuring community guest speakers to talk about the six victims...

Ware’s activism ­—through art

In light of recent events, it is now even more imperative to focus on the rights of minorities, and the formation of a society...

Remembering UTM’s Mike Lavelle

Michael John Lavelle, the first director of residence and professor at University of Toronto Mississauga, passed away on October 3rd.  Hundreds of people attended...

Get graded for tweeting like Trump

Writer, historian, and former editor of The New York Times Book Review Sam Tanenhaus is a visiting professor at the University of Toronto St....

The many roles of lawyer Marie Henein

The February lecture for the Hart House Speaker series featured Canadian criminal lawyer Marie Henein. The defender, who is famous for defending former CBC...

UTMSU and UTMAGS among fee hikes

The Campus Affairs Committee on February 13th approved an increase in compulsory non-academic incidental fees and reviewed mental health initiatives at UTM. The increases beginning...

Writing & Photo Contest 2018 Runner-Up — Fiction

THE WAVES The horn blares with a deafening roar as I hastily take a step back from the road. The taxi driver gives me a...

Students prompted about elections

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students Union is aiming to spread awareness among students about the upcoming 2018 provincial elections and student issues. Several...

Time to speak up about mental health

Whereas one in five young Canadians are affected by a mental health issue, only one in four will find help, according to the Jack.org...

Academic Affairs approves curriculum changes

Curriculum changes for the humanities, social science, and science departments were approved during the Academic Affairs Committee meeting last Monday. The committee also discussed...

Man in chair breaks the fourth wall

The Drowsy Chaperone is a delightful musical set in the 1920s, and is a parody of earlier musical comedies. The Victoria College Drama Society...

Campus Council talks graduate enrolment

The Campus Council meeting convened on Tuesday, November 21 and discussed the University of Toronto Mississauga’s undergraduate and graduate enrolment levels, as well as...

Upping our music game

The UTM Music Club is a community on campus that offers students various musical opportunities. However, there is a noticeable absence of musical opportunities...

A second perspective of Twelfth Night

Theatre Erindale presented a very captivating and witty spectacle of William Shakespeare’s comedy Twelfth Night. The play follows shipwrecked Viola’s (Esther McLachlin) arrival at...

UTMSU talks grade forgiveness

The UTMSU’s Campus and Advocacy meeting last Tuesday discussed the union’s plans to advocate for a grade forgiveness policy and the resources that the...

Campus Affairs approves recommendation for new science building

The Campus Affairs Committee meeting last week approved the recommendation for a new science building at UTM to be built behind the current William...

Equity Centre not open

The opening of an Equity Centre at the University of Toronto Mississauga has been a long-term goal for the UTMSU’s vice-president equity and was...

Child’s Play (1988)

Child’s Play (1988) is a horror movie which follows the story of a killer doll named Chucky. Chucky tries to take over the soul...

Hamlet meets Haider M.

Last Wednesday, Bollywood director Vishal Bhardwaj visited UTM for a screening of his film, Haider (2014), one of the four movies that is part...

A twenty-minute conversation with three poets

The Art Bar poetry series takes place weekly at the Free Times Café. It is the longest running Canadian poetry series and features more...

The evolution of slasher

Slasher films were a particularly dominant film genre throughout the 1970s until 1980s. It should be noted that slasher movies are a subset of...

The Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkien)

As a big fan of fantasy literature, I have wanted to read the critically-acclaimed, fantasy author J.R.R. Tolkien’s works for a long time. Luckily,...

Queer Orientation talks equity

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union hosted its Queer Orientation last week featuring a guest talk from activist Kim Katrin Milan, who is...

Lights, camera, prayers: films in religion

Last Thursday, film director and UTM alumnus, Richie Mehta, visited UTM for a screening of his 2007 award winning movie Amal. Amal tells the story...

U of T ranks first in Canada

The University of Toronto was named the top Canadian university for the eighth year in a row, according to the latest Times Higher Education...

Truth in the age of Trump

Last Monday, Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale visited UTM to give a lecture about “Truth in the Age of Trump.” In the past, Dale has...

Jane Austen meets The Walking Dead

“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains.” As a die-hard Jane Austen...

Female artists unite for Women’s Day

Every year on March 8, millions of people around the world eagerly celebrate International Women’s Day, a day that commemorates the past and present...

Dear students, your vote does matter

Last Tuesday, in light of the ongoing UTMSU elections on campus, the Centre for Student Engagement invited Professor Justin Bumgardner from UTM’s political science...

Career Exploration 101

The Career Centre offers career exploration programs, such as the In the Field and Extern Job Shadowing programs, to further assist students in making...

Social media as a tool for protests, politics

On Wednesday February 15, another edition of the Feminist Lunch Hour took place, featuring guest speaker Dr. Victoria Tahmasebi, who is an assistant professor...

Memorial held for mosque shooting

Last Wednesday, the Muslim Students’ Association, in collaboration with UTMSU, held a memorial event featuring community guest speakers to talk about the six victims...

Ware’s activism ­—through art

In light of recent events, it is now even more imperative to focus on the rights of minorities, and the formation of a society...

College faculty to decide on latest offer

The College Employer Council (CEC) has requested that the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) partake in a vote on Tuesday November 14th to...

Nunez makes a wish

When Alexander Nunez first dabbled in theatre studies, a serendipitous announcement made by his high school improvisational coach propelled him into the world of...
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