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UTMSU releases AGM agenda

On November 29th, the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the 2018-2019 academic year which...

Gauthier’s games combine biology & art

UTM’s Master of Science in Biomedical Communications is a unique two-year program that offers students a chance to prepare for a communications career related...

Turning passion into creative careers

On Wednesday, November 14, UTM Creatives for a Change hosted their annual event, Careers in Creativity, at the Blind Duck Pub. Speakers from creative...

Trifles: bringing new relevance to a classic

This past weekend on November 16 and 17, UTM’s English and Drama Student Society presented Trifles in the MiST Studio Theatre, a production described...

Q&A with writing industry professionals

On November 16th, the Writer’s Career Panel was hosted in UTM’s Spigel Hall to provide students with the opportunity to learn from professionals in...

Update: RAWC renos

Since October 23, 2018, the swipe-in machine at the RAWC—also known as a turnstile—has been broken. People entering the gym or changerooms have been...

Nguyen: the philosophical weightlifter

Jess Nguyen, a third-year student studying political science and philosophy, found his passion for weightlifting through a teacher at his high school. “I initially...

UTMSU raises executive salaries

The UTMSU is currently working on raising the salaries of their executive members from $28,500 to $31,600. According to meeting minutes recently released by the...

EDSS talks female leads & re-invention

The English and Drama Student Society is dishing up feminism and an unorthodox re-telling of Susan Glaspell’s Trifles—and you can see it all on...

The Medium’s place at UTM

As a student publication, we owe it to our readers to provide the most factual and up-to-date information in all sections of our paper....

Jiana’s love for the game started young

Across the Atlantic Ocean in Damascus, Syria, nearly ten thousand kilometres away, a 14-year-old Jiana Alnajjar began her basketball journey. Alnajjar is a fifth-year...

UTMSU Board of directors meet

On Friday, November 2nd, the UTMSU held its second Board of Director’s meeting for the 2017-2018 academic year. The monthly board meetings are held in...

Politics & law: Minority representation

Last Friday, the political science department and pre-law association hosted a “Women in Law” panel discussion at UTM. The event featured guest speakers Erin...

This Is Us: epitome of an emotional rollarcoaster

This Is Us can be considered an anomaly in today’s television landscape.  Streaming services and cable networks have essentially replaced broadcast network television in...

UTM expansion to bring new facilities

Since 1972, the main atrium of the William G. Davis building, known as the Meeting Place, has remained untouched. As of 2018, UTM embarked...

‘New North’ name MIA

During the February of 2018, with the construction of the north building’s second phase underway, a committee called the North2 Naming Committee was created...

Race, gender, and political behaviour

Dr. Erin Tolley, an assistant professor in the political science department at UTM, recently received the 2018 Annual Research Prize in Social Science at...

Convocation: A family celebration

At convocation students receive their diplomas—a marker of their hard work and determination over the past four years and a celebration of their accomplishments...

Changing the way we look at UTM’s laptop thieves

Every hour at the UTM library, students will hear an announcement—the same announcement. It’s a reminder that there have been reported laptop thefts, and...

How Facebook attracts us back in

We log onto Facebook, check our notifications, accept a friend request, decline an event invitation, reply to a message, and log off. A few...

Can adhering to morals make us happy?

You help someone and you feel good. But does following rules and adhering to one’s morals also elicit individual happiness? This is the fundamental...

Bringing Shakespeare to the studio stage

This November, familiar Shakespearean themes of chivalry, justice, and honor will play out on the Theatre Erindale stage in its production of Henry IV...

Embrace failure and active-learning

At the end of September, the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) announced the winners of their prestigious teaching award for the 2017-2018...

Ruchi Daniel Wigwe on his debut EP

A second-year commerce student at UTM, Ruchi Daniel Wigwe is a songwriter and recording artist. The Medium sat down with Wigwe to discuss the...

HCC hosts successful wellness event

On Thursday, September 27, the HCC took over the entirety of the RAWC for their massive carnival of Be Well UTM: Resource and Activity...

Breakfast is so Ooo-La-La

With Booster Juice’s relocation to the RAWC, Ooo-La-La Breakfast Bar stands in its old spot. The new food option created an excited buzz among...

UTM parking criticized for lack of space

UTM’s shortage of parking spaces on campus has caused complaints amongst students who have paid for parking passes, many of who are calling for...

Students to pay for future expansion?

UTM held its first “mega” commission meeting of the year, comprised of the Student Life commission, Services Commission, and the Campaigns and Advocacy commission...

Frozen yogurt machine breaking down

The University of Toronto Mississauga has introduced a new frozen yogurt machine to the Communication, Culture, and Technology (CCT) building on campus. The machine, meant...

Meet Alexis Whelan: actress in Level 16

A second-year environmental sciences student at UTM, Alexis Whelan makes her debut in the feature film Level 16, a movie that questions femininity and...

UTM students hired by Ontario government

One former member and three current members of the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus Conservatives have recently been hired by members of the Ontario...

Students look to the future

Last Wednesday, students interested in graduate studies had the opportunity to talk to over 80 university program representatives at the Career Centre’s annual Graduate...

What can hybrids tell us about humans?

Born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa, Lauren Schroeder, an assistant professor in biological anthropology at UTM, never thought that she’d leave her...

Talking Turkish human rights at UTM

Last Monday, the UTM Campus Conservatives and Conservative MP Garnett Genuis hosted a panel titled “Rights and Wrongs: The Declining Human Rights Situation in...

A week full of science, demos, and inclusivity

Last week, UTM hosted their annual “Science Literacy Week” event, entitled “The Infinite Wonders of Space,” at the UTM library. The week-long event was...

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...

Golmakani plays for the love of the game

Mohammad (Moe) Golmakani is a third-year student who has been a part of the UTM soccer community since his first year. He is majoring...

Self-Doubt to Success: Rebecca Horne

Rebecca Horne, a University of Toronto Mississauga Ph.D. student in the department of psychology, has recently won the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. In...

Keep your wallet & your stomach happy

Inspired by Suresh Doss’ recent article that featured his top picks for delicious and affordable food located around UTM, The Medium contributors have gathered...

Revitalizing the campus radio station

Committed to representing the local arts scene and fostering a sense of connection across campus, CFRE is UTM’s radio station. Established in 1970, the...

Mehla becomes first athlete to play multiple varsity sports

Third-year student, Priyanka Mehla, will be the first ever UTM female athlete to play two varsity sports. She has played basketball since her first...

An exciting year ahead for UTM Athletics

As the RAWC fills up with first-year students celebrating frosh, some may wonder what new plans UTM athletics has for students this year. The...

Medium office and Student Centre flood, UTMSU calls for expansion

A sprinkler pipe broke in The Medium’s office, causing the office to flood and leak onto the entrance of the UTMSU’s Green Room, causing...

Recapping the 2017-2018 athletic year

A review is nothing less than taking a thousand-step journey, except the footsteps lie in front of you. Looking back, our UTM Eagles have...

Let’s slam and chill: the EDSS edition

This past Friday, the English and Drama Studies Society (EDSS) threw their annual Slam & Chill event at the Blind Duck Pub. The evening was...

Celebrating a launch

Volume five of the English and Drama Student Society’s undergraduate journal, With Caffeine and Careful Thought, celebrated the launch of its 2018/19 edition last...

The cardio debate: HIIT versus LISS

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workouts are known to be an effective form of training and an even more popular trend in fitness. Essentially, the...

UTM Campus Police arrest robber

A suspect for a recent break-and-enter has been charged and is currently being held in custody after an investigation by the UTM Campus Police...

Headphones in, volume up, world out

You’ve laced up your shoes, stretched your legs out, and plugged in your headphones. Music blasts in your ears and suddenly you are running...

Post’s passion and pride for the pitch

Danica Post is a fifth-year undergraduate student doing a double major in criminology and psychology, along with a minor in sociology. She has been...

Stage and resist: beyond the curtain

For the second speaker in the 2017-2018 Home, Exile and Return series, the UTM English and drama department hosted Dr. Elizabeth Maddock Dillon. Dillon,...

UTMSU hosts multicultural week

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union hosted its third annual Multicultural Week last week, celebrating the cultural and ethnic traditions of UTM’s student...

Get Hired fair sees big success

The Career Centre hosted over 80 organizations in their annual Get Hired: Summer and Full Time job fair at the RAWC, in Gym A/B...

The ugly truth about living with BDD

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), also known as muscle dysmorphia, is a body image disorder...

Demolition in Davis begins

Demolition of the William G. Davis meeting place and former registrar’s office are currently taking place, with half of the meeting place blocked off...

Residence and parking rates increase

The Campus Affairs Committee approved an increase in residence and food rates on campus for the 2018-2019 ancillary budget as well as reviewed plans...

New traditions

Traditionally, academic English programs have focused their studies on literature that is a part of the Western canon, a body of books, music, and...

Achieving your new year’s resolutions

As the clock strikes midnight on January 1, 2018, a list of New Year’s resolutions seems to suddenly appear. Every year, it is the...

Can’t stop all that jazz

This past Monday, the Rhythm Performing Arts club held their biweekly dance workshop, where each class showcases a different dance style. Past workshops have...

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...

Vertical Gardens at UTM

Two UTM alumni and co-owners of the company Just Vertical, Conner Tidd and Kevin Jakiela, have constructed two new vertical gardens for the Student...

Men’s basketball loses by twenty points

The UTM men’s basketball team had their fifth game of the season last Saturday, November 11 against the Fanshawe Falcons. There was an astounding...

Jamming out with UMC

Last Thursday, the UTM Music Club hosted their weekly jam session.  During these weekly sessions, students collaborate with fellow musicians on campus. “Jam sessions are...

So you want to be a leader?

Have you ever looked at someone in a position of power and wondered what sets them apart from their peers? What methods did they...

Pinto believes communication is key

It is not easy being a full-time student and a varsity athlete, but for centre-back Andre Pinto, his love of the game, and support...

HCC hosts annual glice event at UTM

Last Friday, several of UTM’s organizations including the IEC, RAWC, Hart House, and UTMSU joined forces with the HCC Wellness Ambassadors to host the...

UTMSU talks fighting oppression

Last week the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union’s hosted their annual eXpression Against Oppression week, a  sequence of talks and workshops focusing on...

Remember: artists are parents, too

“A Day of Affectionate Actions” is an event at the Blackwood Gallery and it is a part of the gallery’s Take Care exhibition series....

Celebrating Canadian artists under 40

Last Wednesday, Nova Scotia artist Ursula Johnson was awarded the 2017 Sobey Art Award at a gala ceremony held at the University of Toronto...

Governing council approves Davis renovations

The University of Toronto governing council approved a motion last Thursday for the beginning of Phase Two of the renovation of the W.G. Davis...

UTM hockey loses first game of season

The UTM men’s hockey team played UTSC in the East-West Classic game last Wednesday, October 18 at Varsity Arena. This was UTM’s first game...

Collaborative relief drive held

Several University of Toronto Mississauga student-led organizations organized a relief drive to assist with the devastation caused in the Caribbean Islands by Hurricane Irma,...

U of T to institute mental health leave

The University of Toronto is undergoing consultations for a new university-mandated leave of absence policy that will allow the administration to recommend students struggling...

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...

New renovations to Davis approved

The Campus Affairs Committee convened last week to review the timeline of the William G. Davis building renovations, as well as establishing a new...

Fusing arts with design

Held at the Living Arts Centre, Fête is a gallery exhibition celebrating the works of design students. The event is primarily hosted to inspire students...

Anxiety: statistics and available outlets

According to Canadian Virtual Hospice, anxiety is defined as an “…emotional and physical state that includes some combination of fear, uneasiness and worry.” While...

A journey across time: Japan to UTM

Gary Crawford, a professor in UTM’s anthropology department who specializes in archaeological botany and environmental archaeology, holds an interest in time and is fascinated...

UTM, let’s get creative

Ever wonder what lies in store for the dormant talents and creativity at UTM? Creatives for a Change is an initiative started by co-presidents...

Managing stress throughout the year

With classes starting up, our days will soon be filled with stress and anxiety. Learning how to manage both stress and time could really...

Athletics for UTM summer students

As classes come to an end and exam season begins, there will still be plenty of opportunities for students to stay active this spring...

Finding an outlet for art on campus

Art is a universal tool that transcends social boundaries. It allows us to share thoughts, opinions, and messages that we might otherwise keep to...

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...

Writing & Photo Contest 2017 Winner — Non-Fiction

My Pengu “Last chance! If I haven’t received a promise letter from you, then you won’t be able to take home a penguin from my...

Feeling stressed yet? Try painting

Last Wednesday, Peer 2 Peer hosted its first ever Paint Night Destressor in the Student Centre’s Presentation Room. The event provided an opportunity for...

Portal update proposal

After two years of consultations across the University of Toronto, proposals to reform the Portal system have been made by three vendors at a...

Daylight Saving still needed?

We’ve turned our clocks an hour behind yet again, but did anyone stop to wonder why? While there are only a few complaints about...

The truth behind fossils

Last Wednesday, third-year Ph.D. student Anthony Scott started off the Department of History’s Prandium Lunch series for the year, with a talk on the...

The “best” coffee?

Looking for that mid-morning pick-me-up? Need some extra energy to fuel a late-night cram session? It should come as no surprise that most university...

UTM Debating Club launches department-wide Debate League

The UTM Debating Club is introducing a new debating game that intends to bring UTM students together. Previously, the Debating Club hosted mock MUN competitions and...

Celebrating UTM’s 50th anniversary

UTM will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017, commemorating the development of a small college in 1967 to the growing campus it is...

Lower crime rates on campus

Reports made by students to UTM’s police in the last couple of weeks cited stolen items valued under $5000 in the Kaneff Centre, Instructional...

Meet Mindy: a Lil’ Healthmart for UTM

My Lil’ Healthmart is a start-up launched by Tim Decker and Ryan Snelling. This project was introduced to Wilfrid Laurier University first and will...

A dirty dilemma

Since the start of classes this semester, the South Field has experienced some closures that left students wondering. The UTM community was informed by email...

A new name, a new year: CSE is ready

This summer, the student life department has undergone a few changes, and is now known as the Centre of Student Engagement. According to the mission...

Turning passion into creative careers

On Wednesday, November 14, UTM Creatives for a Change hosted their annual event, Careers in Creativity, at the Blind Duck Pub. Speakers from creative...

Update: RAWC renos

Since October 23, 2018, the swipe-in machine at the RAWC—also known as a turnstile—has been broken. People entering the gym or changerooms have been...

Changing the way we look at UTM’s laptop thieves

Every hour at the UTM library, students will hear an announcement—the same announcement. It’s a reminder that there have been reported laptop thefts, and...

Breakfast is so Ooo-La-La

With Booster Juice’s relocation to the RAWC, Ooo-La-La Breakfast Bar stands in its old spot. The new food option created an excited buzz among...

An exciting year ahead for UTM Athletics

As the RAWC fills up with first-year students celebrating frosh, some may wonder what new plans UTM athletics has for students this year. The...

Headphones in, volume up, world out

You’ve laced up your shoes, stretched your legs out, and plugged in your headphones. Music blasts in your ears and suddenly you are running...

The ugly truth about living with BDD

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), also known as muscle dysmorphia, is a body image disorder...

Achieving your new year’s resolutions

As the clock strikes midnight on January 1, 2018, a list of New Year’s resolutions seems to suddenly appear. Every year, it is the...

Fusing arts with design

Held at the Living Arts Centre, Fête is a gallery exhibition celebrating the works of design students. The event is primarily hosted to inspire students...

UTM, let’s get creative

Ever wonder what lies in store for the dormant talents and creativity at UTM? Creatives for a Change is an initiative started by co-presidents...

Managing stress throughout the year

With classes starting up, our days will soon be filled with stress and anxiety. Learning how to manage both stress and time could really...

Athletics for UTM summer students

As classes come to an end and exam season begins, there will still be plenty of opportunities for students to stay active this spring...

Writing & Photo Contest 2017 Winner — Non-Fiction

My Pengu “Last chance! If I haven’t received a promise letter from you, then you won’t be able to take home a penguin from my...

Daylight Saving still needed?

We’ve turned our clocks an hour behind yet again, but did anyone stop to wonder why? While there are only a few complaints about...

Celebrating UTM’s 50th anniversary

UTM will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017, commemorating the development of a small college in 1967 to the growing campus it is...

A dirty dilemma

Since the start of classes this semester, the South Field has experienced some closures that left students wondering. The UTM community was informed by email...

UTMSU releases AGM agenda

On November 29th, the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the 2018-2019 academic year which...

Gauthier’s games combine biology & art

UTM’s Master of Science in Biomedical Communications is a unique two-year program that offers students a chance to prepare for a communications career related...

Trifles: bringing new relevance to a classic

This past weekend on November 16 and 17, UTM’s English and Drama Student Society presented Trifles in the MiST Studio Theatre, a production described...

Q&A with writing industry professionals

On November 16th, the Writer’s Career Panel was hosted in UTM’s Spigel Hall to provide students with the opportunity to learn from professionals in...

Update: RAWC renos

Since October 23, 2018, the swipe-in machine at the RAWC—also known as a turnstile—has been broken. People entering the gym or changerooms have been...

Nguyen: the philosophical weightlifter

Jess Nguyen, a third-year student studying political science and philosophy, found his passion for weightlifting through a teacher at his high school. “I initially...

UTMSU raises executive salaries

The UTMSU is currently working on raising the salaries of their executive members from $28,500 to $31,600. According to meeting minutes recently released by the...

EDSS talks female leads & re-invention

The English and Drama Student Society is dishing up feminism and an unorthodox re-telling of Susan Glaspell’s Trifles—and you can see it all on...

The Medium’s place at UTM

As a student publication, we owe it to our readers to provide the most factual and up-to-date information in all sections of our paper....

Jiana’s love for the game started young

Across the Atlantic Ocean in Damascus, Syria, nearly ten thousand kilometres away, a 14-year-old Jiana Alnajjar began her basketball journey. Alnajjar is a fifth-year...

UTMSU Board of directors meet

On Friday, November 2nd, the UTMSU held its second Board of Director’s meeting for the 2017-2018 academic year. The monthly board meetings are held in...

Politics & law: Minority representation

Last Friday, the political science department and pre-law association hosted a “Women in Law” panel discussion at UTM. The event featured guest speakers Erin...

This Is Us: epitome of an emotional rollarcoaster

This Is Us can be considered an anomaly in today’s television landscape.  Streaming services and cable networks have essentially replaced broadcast network television in...

UTM expansion to bring new facilities

Since 1972, the main atrium of the William G. Davis building, known as the Meeting Place, has remained untouched. As of 2018, UTM embarked...

‘New North’ name MIA

During the February of 2018, with the construction of the north building’s second phase underway, a committee called the North2 Naming Committee was created...

Race, gender, and political behaviour

Dr. Erin Tolley, an assistant professor in the political science department at UTM, recently received the 2018 Annual Research Prize in Social Science at...

Convocation: A family celebration

At convocation students receive their diplomas—a marker of their hard work and determination over the past four years and a celebration of their accomplishments...

How Facebook attracts us back in

We log onto Facebook, check our notifications, accept a friend request, decline an event invitation, reply to a message, and log off. A few...

Can adhering to morals make us happy?

You help someone and you feel good. But does following rules and adhering to one’s morals also elicit individual happiness? This is the fundamental...

Bringing Shakespeare to the studio stage

This November, familiar Shakespearean themes of chivalry, justice, and honor will play out on the Theatre Erindale stage in its production of Henry IV...

Embrace failure and active-learning

At the end of September, the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) announced the winners of their prestigious teaching award for the 2017-2018...

Ruchi Daniel Wigwe on his debut EP

A second-year commerce student at UTM, Ruchi Daniel Wigwe is a songwriter and recording artist. The Medium sat down with Wigwe to discuss the...

HCC hosts successful wellness event

On Thursday, September 27, the HCC took over the entirety of the RAWC for their massive carnival of Be Well UTM: Resource and Activity...

Breakfast is so Ooo-La-La

With Booster Juice’s relocation to the RAWC, Ooo-La-La Breakfast Bar stands in its old spot. The new food option created an excited buzz among...

UTM parking criticized for lack of space

UTM’s shortage of parking spaces on campus has caused complaints amongst students who have paid for parking passes, many of who are calling for...

Students to pay for future expansion?

UTM held its first “mega” commission meeting of the year, comprised of the Student Life commission, Services Commission, and the Campaigns and Advocacy commission...

Frozen yogurt machine breaking down

The University of Toronto Mississauga has introduced a new frozen yogurt machine to the Communication, Culture, and Technology (CCT) building on campus. The machine, meant...

Meet Alexis Whelan: actress in Level 16

A second-year environmental sciences student at UTM, Alexis Whelan makes her debut in the feature film Level 16, a movie that questions femininity and...

UTM students hired by Ontario government

One former member and three current members of the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus Conservatives have recently been hired by members of the Ontario...

Students look to the future

Last Wednesday, students interested in graduate studies had the opportunity to talk to over 80 university program representatives at the Career Centre’s annual Graduate...

What can hybrids tell us about humans?

Born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa, Lauren Schroeder, an assistant professor in biological anthropology at UTM, never thought that she’d leave her...

Talking Turkish human rights at UTM

Last Monday, the UTM Campus Conservatives and Conservative MP Garnett Genuis hosted a panel titled “Rights and Wrongs: The Declining Human Rights Situation in...

A week full of science, demos, and inclusivity

Last week, UTM hosted their annual “Science Literacy Week” event, entitled “The Infinite Wonders of Space,” at the UTM library. The week-long event was...

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...

Golmakani plays for the love of the game

Mohammad (Moe) Golmakani is a third-year student who has been a part of the UTM soccer community since his first year. He is majoring...

Self-Doubt to Success: Rebecca Horne

Rebecca Horne, a University of Toronto Mississauga Ph.D. student in the department of psychology, has recently won the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. In...

Keep your wallet & your stomach happy

Inspired by Suresh Doss’ recent article that featured his top picks for delicious and affordable food located around UTM, The Medium contributors have gathered...

Revitalizing the campus radio station

Committed to representing the local arts scene and fostering a sense of connection across campus, CFRE is UTM’s radio station. Established in 1970, the...

Mehla becomes first athlete to play multiple varsity sports

Third-year student, Priyanka Mehla, will be the first ever UTM female athlete to play two varsity sports. She has played basketball since her first...

An exciting year ahead for UTM Athletics

As the RAWC fills up with first-year students celebrating frosh, some may wonder what new plans UTM athletics has for students this year. The...

Medium office and Student Centre flood, UTMSU calls for expansion

A sprinkler pipe broke in The Medium’s office, causing the office to flood and leak onto the entrance of the UTMSU’s Green Room, causing...

Recapping the 2017-2018 athletic year

A review is nothing less than taking a thousand-step journey, except the footsteps lie in front of you. Looking back, our UTM Eagles have...

Let’s slam and chill: the EDSS edition

This past Friday, the English and Drama Studies Society (EDSS) threw their annual Slam & Chill event at the Blind Duck Pub. The evening was...

Celebrating a launch

Volume five of the English and Drama Student Society’s undergraduate journal, With Caffeine and Careful Thought, celebrated the launch of its 2018/19 edition last...

The cardio debate: HIIT versus LISS

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workouts are known to be an effective form of training and an even more popular trend in fitness. Essentially, the...

UTM Campus Police arrest robber

A suspect for a recent break-and-enter has been charged and is currently being held in custody after an investigation by the UTM Campus Police...

Headphones in, volume up, world out

You’ve laced up your shoes, stretched your legs out, and plugged in your headphones. Music blasts in your ears and suddenly you are running...

Post’s passion and pride for the pitch

Danica Post is a fifth-year undergraduate student doing a double major in criminology and psychology, along with a minor in sociology. She has been...

Stage and resist: beyond the curtain

For the second speaker in the 2017-2018 Home, Exile and Return series, the UTM English and drama department hosted Dr. Elizabeth Maddock Dillon. Dillon,...

UTMSU hosts multicultural week

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union hosted its third annual Multicultural Week last week, celebrating the cultural and ethnic traditions of UTM’s student...

Get Hired fair sees big success

The Career Centre hosted over 80 organizations in their annual Get Hired: Summer and Full Time job fair at the RAWC, in Gym A/B...

The ugly truth about living with BDD

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), also known as muscle dysmorphia, is a body image disorder...

Demolition in Davis begins

Demolition of the William G. Davis meeting place and former registrar’s office are currently taking place, with half of the meeting place blocked off...

Residence and parking rates increase

The Campus Affairs Committee approved an increase in residence and food rates on campus for the 2018-2019 ancillary budget as well as reviewed plans...

New traditions

Traditionally, academic English programs have focused their studies on literature that is a part of the Western canon, a body of books, music, and...

Can’t stop all that jazz

This past Monday, the Rhythm Performing Arts club held their biweekly dance workshop, where each class showcases a different dance style. Past workshops have...

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...

Vertical Gardens at UTM

Two UTM alumni and co-owners of the company Just Vertical, Conner Tidd and Kevin Jakiela, have constructed two new vertical gardens for the Student...

Men’s basketball loses by twenty points

The UTM men’s basketball team had their fifth game of the season last Saturday, November 11 against the Fanshawe Falcons. There was an astounding...

Jamming out with UMC

Last Thursday, the UTM Music Club hosted their weekly jam session.  During these weekly sessions, students collaborate with fellow musicians on campus. “Jam sessions are...

So you want to be a leader?

Have you ever looked at someone in a position of power and wondered what sets them apart from their peers? What methods did they...

Pinto believes communication is key

It is not easy being a full-time student and a varsity athlete, but for centre-back Andre Pinto, his love of the game, and support...

HCC hosts annual glice event at UTM

Last Friday, several of UTM’s organizations including the IEC, RAWC, Hart House, and UTMSU joined forces with the HCC Wellness Ambassadors to host the...

UTMSU talks fighting oppression

Last week the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union’s hosted their annual eXpression Against Oppression week, a  sequence of talks and workshops focusing on...

Remember: artists are parents, too

“A Day of Affectionate Actions” is an event at the Blackwood Gallery and it is a part of the gallery’s Take Care exhibition series....

Celebrating Canadian artists under 40

Last Wednesday, Nova Scotia artist Ursula Johnson was awarded the 2017 Sobey Art Award at a gala ceremony held at the University of Toronto...

Governing council approves Davis renovations

The University of Toronto governing council approved a motion last Thursday for the beginning of Phase Two of the renovation of the W.G. Davis...

UTM hockey loses first game of season

The UTM men’s hockey team played UTSC in the East-West Classic game last Wednesday, October 18 at Varsity Arena. This was UTM’s first game...

Collaborative relief drive held

Several University of Toronto Mississauga student-led organizations organized a relief drive to assist with the devastation caused in the Caribbean Islands by Hurricane Irma,...

U of T to institute mental health leave

The University of Toronto is undergoing consultations for a new university-mandated leave of absence policy that will allow the administration to recommend students struggling...

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...

New renovations to Davis approved

The Campus Affairs Committee convened last week to review the timeline of the William G. Davis building renovations, as well as establishing a new...

Fusing arts with design

Held at the Living Arts Centre, Fête is a gallery exhibition celebrating the works of design students. The event is primarily hosted to inspire students...

Anxiety: statistics and available outlets

According to Canadian Virtual Hospice, anxiety is defined as an “…emotional and physical state that includes some combination of fear, uneasiness and worry.” While...

A journey across time: Japan to UTM

Gary Crawford, a professor in UTM’s anthropology department who specializes in archaeological botany and environmental archaeology, holds an interest in time and is fascinated...

Finding an outlet for art on campus

Art is a universal tool that transcends social boundaries. It allows us to share thoughts, opinions, and messages that we might otherwise keep to...

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...

Feeling stressed yet? Try painting

Last Wednesday, Peer 2 Peer hosted its first ever Paint Night Destressor in the Student Centre’s Presentation Room. The event provided an opportunity for...

Portal update proposal

After two years of consultations across the University of Toronto, proposals to reform the Portal system have been made by three vendors at a...

The truth behind fossils

Last Wednesday, third-year Ph.D. student Anthony Scott started off the Department of History’s Prandium Lunch series for the year, with a talk on the...

The “best” coffee?

Looking for that mid-morning pick-me-up? Need some extra energy to fuel a late-night cram session? It should come as no surprise that most university...

UTM Debating Club launches department-wide Debate League

The UTM Debating Club is introducing a new debating game that intends to bring UTM students together. Previously, the Debating Club hosted mock MUN competitions and...

Lower crime rates on campus

Reports made by students to UTM’s police in the last couple of weeks cited stolen items valued under $5000 in the Kaneff Centre, Instructional...

Meet Mindy: a Lil’ Healthmart for UTM

My Lil’ Healthmart is a start-up launched by Tim Decker and Ryan Snelling. This project was introduced to Wilfrid Laurier University first and will...

A new name, a new year: CSE is ready

This summer, the student life department has undergone a few changes, and is now known as the Centre of Student Engagement. According to the mission...
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