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Tala Alkhaldi

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The impact of COVID-19 on UTM clubs and societies

Since University of Toronto (U of T) president Meric Gertler first announced the closing of all in-person classes across all three campuses on Friday,...

Re-configuring socialization in quarantine

Social distancing and self-quarantine may not be what many expected for 2020. People are advised to keep their distance from others and stay home...

Weekly Roundup: What you’ve missed during the COVID-19 pandemic

With COVID-19 dominating the front page of every Canadian news outlet, here’s a recent round-up of non-pandemic related news. Ontario’s transit routes are growing fast The Province of Ontario is...

How to stay mentally healthy during the current pandemic

As Seasonal Affective Depression winds down, here are ways to combat stressful pandemic isolation. With many institutions closing due to COVID-19, many are placing themselves in self-quarantine to reduce...

U of T researchers to build portable COVID-19 tests for clinics...

In light of the growing concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers at the University of Toronto (U of T) are working with their teams to develop...

High tempo tunes for high fitness gains

A study published last month in Frontiers in Psychology found that high-tempo music during exercise can have many benefits, including reduced fatigue and improved performance. The...

UTM girl shocked to discover boyfriend was actually ugly

Jenny Spulunky’s outlook on life, like most young women, is based on the attention and validation she receives from men who barely shower and yell at...

Campus Affairs talk 2020 student fee increases

On February 10, the University of Toronto Mississauga’s Campus Affairs committee passed a resolution to increase various student fees for the 2020-2021 academic year. The meeting...

The cast of Friends is reuniting

It’s been almost 16 years since Friends aired its series finale—“The Last One Part 2.” The popular television series thrived for ten seasons until the adventure ended...

J. Lo and Shakira dazzle the Super Bowl

After two years of mediocrity, the NFL finally redeemed itself by recruiting Jennifer Lopez and Shakira for its Super Bowl halftime show on February 2....

Have questions about the coronavirus?

Ordinary symptoms of a cold that people normally brush off may now be the sign of the possibly fatal and novel coronavirus of 2019 (2019-nCoV). According...

Losing weight? Here’s how to keep it off

A study from the California Polytechnic State University found that individuals who have a greater quality of life, healthier habits, and better coping and management strategies...

Bell Let’s Dance!

With the state of the country’s mental health care in the trusted hands of a telecommunications company, Bell is no stranger to powerful campaigns. Bell Let’s...

St. George’s campus police allegedly avoiding parking fines

At the St. George campus, some campus police officers are allegedly using folded, plain white paper to get away with not paying for parking on certain...

070 Shake’s MODUS VIVENDI

On January 17, hip hop artist 070 Shake, also known as Dani Moon, released her debut album MODUS VIVENDI. The name of the album comes from a Latin...

Romanticism and You

Hello, you. Do you ever wonder who sees what you post online? Do you ever wonder how much someone can find out about you through...

Knives Out: Review

Directed and written by Rian Johnson, Knives Out is a 2019 American mystery film that follows the lives of a family gathering gone wrong. This movie...

A love letter to Harry Styles’ Fine Line

Harry Styles is the ex you wish you had. He’s so dreamy, it hurts. There’s a charming quality about him that can only be derived from his...

Students fight back after receiving bad letters of recommendation

Professors have been given a taste of their own medicine as students have resorted to using the website ratemyprofessor.com to air out their own grievances in...

Boomer makes messy roommate for Greta

Greta Thunberg has landed herself scholarships at notable universities like Harvard and Yale, thanks to her noble climate activism, but Thunberg has decided to attend UTM...

Joker: A double-edged masterpiece

I heard and read plenty of negative reviews about Joker before finally attending a not yet sold-out, discounted Tuesday screening to actually watch it. Regardless of...

Hope is key in anxiety disorder recovery

Many students struggle with anxiety caused by a variety of things, including relationships, family, and academics. Apart from therapy and counselling, medication is often presented to...

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...

The Campus Neurosis

In our second issue, we published an opinion on “the case for personal responsibility,” an op-ed that argues the first steps of mental well-being...

Sarah Girgis: Class of 2019 valedictorian

When Sarah Girgis entered her first year at the University of Toronto Mississauga, her only goal was to make the most of her time. Last year,...

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...

UTM Engage app unites students

Students on campus are being encouraged to download the free “UTM Engage” app. Offering user-friendly interface and convenient functionality, the brand-new campus app will help students...

UTM alumna provides virtual perspective

Unlock your phone, open Instagram, and swipe right. You’ll now see a clear and highly attractive image of your double-chin. Don’t be alarmed. Your front-view camera...

Tensions running high in Kashmir siege

Kashmir, a state bordering India, Pakistan, and China, has been victim to dispute over who should govern it since 1947 when India and Pakistan gained independence...

Brazil’s Amazon rainforest is on fire

This year, there were approximately 40,000 fires burning in the Amazon—the world’s largest tropical rainforest. To discuss the causes, predicted effects, and potential solutions of these...

Trauma horrifically bursts forth in IT sequel

“Swear. If it isn’t dead, if it ever comes back, we’ll come back too.” Guilt, fear, trauma, regret. These are the real horrors of IT:...

TIFF 2019: What to watch

As we reach September, not only do we return to university, but the crowds of A-list celebrities and Oscar contenders arrive in Toronto for TIFF....

The impact of COVID-19 on UTM clubs and societies

Since University of Toronto (U of T) president Meric Gertler first announced the closing of all in-person classes across all three campuses on Friday,...

Re-configuring socialization in quarantine

Social distancing and self-quarantine may not be what many expected for 2020. People are advised to keep their distance from others and stay home...

Weekly Roundup: What you’ve missed during the COVID-19 pandemic

With COVID-19 dominating the front page of every Canadian news outlet, here’s a recent round-up of non-pandemic related news. Ontario’s transit routes are growing fast The Province of Ontario is...

How to stay mentally healthy during the current pandemic

As Seasonal Affective Depression winds down, here are ways to combat stressful pandemic isolation. With many institutions closing due to COVID-19, many are placing themselves in self-quarantine to reduce...

U of T researchers to build portable COVID-19 tests for clinics...

In light of the growing concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers at the University of Toronto (U of T) are working with their teams to develop...

High tempo tunes for high fitness gains

A study published last month in Frontiers in Psychology found that high-tempo music during exercise can have many benefits, including reduced fatigue and improved performance. The...

UTM girl shocked to discover boyfriend was actually ugly

Jenny Spulunky’s outlook on life, like most young women, is based on the attention and validation she receives from men who barely shower and yell at...

Campus Affairs talk 2020 student fee increases

On February 10, the University of Toronto Mississauga’s Campus Affairs committee passed a resolution to increase various student fees for the 2020-2021 academic year. The meeting...

The cast of Friends is reuniting

It’s been almost 16 years since Friends aired its series finale—“The Last One Part 2.” The popular television series thrived for ten seasons until the adventure ended...

J. Lo and Shakira dazzle the Super Bowl

After two years of mediocrity, the NFL finally redeemed itself by recruiting Jennifer Lopez and Shakira for its Super Bowl halftime show on February 2....

Have questions about the coronavirus?

Ordinary symptoms of a cold that people normally brush off may now be the sign of the possibly fatal and novel coronavirus of 2019 (2019-nCoV). According...

Losing weight? Here’s how to keep it off

A study from the California Polytechnic State University found that individuals who have a greater quality of life, healthier habits, and better coping and management strategies...

Bell Let’s Dance!

With the state of the country’s mental health care in the trusted hands of a telecommunications company, Bell is no stranger to powerful campaigns. Bell Let’s...

St. George’s campus police allegedly avoiding parking fines

At the St. George campus, some campus police officers are allegedly using folded, plain white paper to get away with not paying for parking on certain...

070 Shake’s MODUS VIVENDI

On January 17, hip hop artist 070 Shake, also known as Dani Moon, released her debut album MODUS VIVENDI. The name of the album comes from a Latin...

Romanticism and You

Hello, you. Do you ever wonder who sees what you post online? Do you ever wonder how much someone can find out about you through...

Knives Out: Review

Directed and written by Rian Johnson, Knives Out is a 2019 American mystery film that follows the lives of a family gathering gone wrong. This movie...

A love letter to Harry Styles’ Fine Line

Harry Styles is the ex you wish you had. He’s so dreamy, it hurts. There’s a charming quality about him that can only be derived from his...

Students fight back after receiving bad letters of recommendation

Professors have been given a taste of their own medicine as students have resorted to using the website ratemyprofessor.com to air out their own grievances in...

Boomer makes messy roommate for Greta

Greta Thunberg has landed herself scholarships at notable universities like Harvard and Yale, thanks to her noble climate activism, but Thunberg has decided to attend UTM...

Joker: A double-edged masterpiece

I heard and read plenty of negative reviews about Joker before finally attending a not yet sold-out, discounted Tuesday screening to actually watch it. Regardless of...

Hope is key in anxiety disorder recovery

Many students struggle with anxiety caused by a variety of things, including relationships, family, and academics. Apart from therapy and counselling, medication is often presented to...

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...

The Campus Neurosis

In our second issue, we published an opinion on “the case for personal responsibility,” an op-ed that argues the first steps of mental well-being...

Sarah Girgis: Class of 2019 valedictorian

When Sarah Girgis entered her first year at the University of Toronto Mississauga, her only goal was to make the most of her time. Last year,...

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...

UTM Engage app unites students

Students on campus are being encouraged to download the free “UTM Engage” app. Offering user-friendly interface and convenient functionality, the brand-new campus app will help students...

UTM alumna provides virtual perspective

Unlock your phone, open Instagram, and swipe right. You’ll now see a clear and highly attractive image of your double-chin. Don’t be alarmed. Your front-view camera...

Tensions running high in Kashmir siege

Kashmir, a state bordering India, Pakistan, and China, has been victim to dispute over who should govern it since 1947 when India and Pakistan gained independence...

Brazil’s Amazon rainforest is on fire

This year, there were approximately 40,000 fires burning in the Amazon—the world’s largest tropical rainforest. To discuss the causes, predicted effects, and potential solutions of these...

Trauma horrifically bursts forth in IT sequel

“Swear. If it isn’t dead, if it ever comes back, we’ll come back too.” Guilt, fear, trauma, regret. These are the real horrors of IT:...

TIFF 2019: What to watch

As we reach September, not only do we return to university, but the crowds of A-list celebrities and Oscar contenders arrive in Toronto for TIFF....

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