Stefanie Marotta

Stefanie Marotta
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In her senior year at UTM, Stefanie stepped out of the newsroom to lead a team of very talented editors as Editor-in-Chief. Stefanie loves inquisitive students and encourages people to come up to the office to chat about getting involved with the paper, politics (especially of the student variety), and puppy pictures on [email protected]

Where do you go when representation fails you?

Individual initiative is rare on this campus. When I saw Nengi Adoki’s tweet last semester about allegedly increased residence fees, I invited her up...

Go out with a bang at graduation

With a click of a button, I announce my intent to graduate and I find myself wondering how the convocation ceremony will play out.Horror...

There’s Obama, and then there’s UTMSU

I was denied an interview with a UTM Students’ Union executive for the first time in my four years working at The Medium. Everyone...

You don’t have a clue about student fees

Everyone complains about high tuition, but no one asks questions about the $745,000 dollars of student money—it came directly from your tuition!—the UTM Students’...

The students versus the student

UTM is big. Before you start laughing, I want you to know that I’m serious. With 12,000 students, the Mississauga campus is comparable to...

Controversy over student voice

Student union executives questioned the procedures of the Elections Committee of the Governing Council on the planning of a decision-making body at UTM, alleging...

Meet the paywall

I have mixed feelings about The Toronto Star’s introduction of a paywall. As a communications student, I’m constantly wired into my favourite publications through...

Where’s your shirt?

Photos from Halloween Pub always garner attention at The Medium office on publishing day. We crowd around the photo editor’s desk and gawk at...

Merging university and college

Some reasons are better than others for why students choose university over college. As young as 16, high school students are required to have...

Factors behind university rankings

Most of my friends graduated last year, plastering pictures of their degrees on Facebook and updating statuses announcing their freedom. Almost half a year...

Students reject province’s proposals

The Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario, a lobby group that represents over 300,000 post-secondary students in Ontario, rejected the province’s discussion paper on post-secondary, saying...

Online courses: innovative or limiting?

Since last week’s round of emergency town halls at the St. George and Mississauga campuses, I’ve engaged in plenty of conversation surrounding the province’s...
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