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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Zara Rizwan

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Contributions

“Write, don’t edit”

How do you convey your emotions when no word exists in the English language to explain them? How are we limited by cultural borders?...

Lady Lazarus (Sylvia Plath)

It’s really quite sad how those with immeasurable talent become most known for their fatal flaws. Mention the name “Sylvia Plath” and wait hardly...

Does Suits City suit your capitalist taste?

One of my favourite things to do is search the Steam store for games under $6. Some say you can’t get quality cheap, but...

Vandalism was not funny

Dear Editor, Over the past week I’ve spoken to a number of people regarding the pro-rape vandalism in the Student Centre’s male washroom. “Can you...

Flipping out over poetics

Take the 44N down to Streetsville and you’ll find yourself at Cuchulainn’s, the home of Mississauga’s monthly poetry slam. Organized by We Flip Tables,...

Alison Goldfrapp | Head First

While rummaging through The Medium’s collection of rejected albums, I found myself in awe at the album art of Alison Goldfrapp’s Head First. My...

Students demand trans support at Castro event

Cuban activist Mariela Castro visited UTM to speak about transgender rights in Latin America on November 19, an event that sparked controversy amongst trans...

AfterpartY | The Army You Got

Ironically enough, indie rock has progressively become more and more mainstream. The growing popularity of the genre challenges upcoming artists to push the envelope...

A good cause for music

The weather may be chilly and assignments may pile up, but the power of pub nights never fails to attract and unify students. On...

UTSU elections show sign of change

Brighter U of T has swept the executive board, a historically unusual outcome in which a slate not considered incumbent has overturned its rival. The...

A love letter to the 110

The 110 might be both the most celebrated and the most hated bus route that passes through the UTM campus. Created back in 2007...

UTM volleyball reborn

Out of all of the sports offered at UTM, volleyball is one of the most active sports around the RAWC, although it is not...

Let me pick you up

It’s a daily struggle. I suppose many of us can imagine our wallets emptying as we pay for gas, insurance, and parking, or feel...

Still to “Thrive” at UTM

Victims of sexual violence have had an advocacy group at St. George for a month, but Thrive has yet to make an appearance at...

Film Festival doesn’t disappoint

When I went to the UTM Film Festival two years ago, technical difficulties failed to impress the crowd of about 10. This time around,...

Six personal new takes on mental health

UTMental kicked off its second season in January with a new group of vloggers. The vlogs show UTM students discussing mental health issues in...

Success with a side of spaghetti

Just a two-minute walk down Queen Street South from the Organique Juice Bar I wrote about earlier, UTM grad Jessica Iatomasi and her husband...

“Smoothie chef” opens juice bar

Whether it’s a restaurant or a retail store, don’t we all dream at one time or another of becoming an entrepreneur and opening our...

UTMSU explores the politics of pride

The annual UTMSU Pride Week was back with a variety of events last week on campus. During Pride Week, themed “My Pride is Political”, the main issues discussed were...

UTMSU launches fee coalition

On Wednesday, UTMSU spoke to about 30 students on campus in the Presentation Room at 1 p.m. for about two hours during the “Drop...

UTMSU to discuss MiWay changes

UTMSU’s sixth Commission Meeting last Tuesday focused on new plans with MiWay and campaigns concerning fees.   CHANGES TO MIWAY SERVICE According to UTMSU president Hassan Havili,...

Search begins for food provider

UTM has officially launched its search for a new campus food services provider, to begin its operations after the current agreement with Chartwells expires...

Mississauga’s home on the Grange

Tucked into the side of Dundas Street West near Mississauga Road, the Grange serves as the headquarters of Heritage Mississauga, a local history organization,...

UTMSU calls for all-gender washrooms

UTMSU has launched a campaign advocating for more gender-neutral washrooms on campus. “Pee in Peace” launched during DisOrientation Week on November 3 and is...

“Big man” on campus

Haris Nurkanovic is a Bosnian-born, Canadian-grown UTM student and basketball player. Born in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1992, Nurkanovic left Bosnia with his family three...

Personal artwork from strangers

The Department of Visual Studies Student Society hosted the final stage of the Pen Pal Project, an opportunity to showcase art, meet one’s pen...

UTSC edges UTM, 3-2

UTM hosted UTSC in intramural women’s soccer Wednesday night at South Field, the first game of a double-header with the men’s intramural soccer team...

Food bank not allotted full levy

Not all the funds from the food bank levy to which all students pay are being spent on the food bank. According to emails from...

Little Mosque on the Prairie producer gives talk at UTM

The Muslim Students’ Association collaborated with the English and Drama Student Society last Friday to host an evening with Zarqa Nawaz. The writer, filmmaker, journalist,...

UTM learns the art of eating lunch

Remember the old North Building cafeteria? If you don’t, it’s likely because either you became a UTM student sometime after September 2012 or it’s...

Food Bank calling for changes

UTMSU’s Food Bank is calling for more space and resources to help meet growing student needs. At a meeting of the Food Service Advisory Committee...

An Italian take on the Taste of Streetsville

After three years I did it: the Taste of Streetsville. Each year I promised myself or made a date with friends, and each year...

“Write, don’t edit”

How do you convey your emotions when no word exists in the English language to explain them? How are we limited by cultural borders?...

Lady Lazarus (Sylvia Plath)

It’s really quite sad how those with immeasurable talent become most known for their fatal flaws. Mention the name “Sylvia Plath” and wait hardly...

Does Suits City suit your capitalist taste?

One of my favourite things to do is search the Steam store for games under $6. Some say you can’t get quality cheap, but...

Vandalism was not funny

Dear Editor, Over the past week I’ve spoken to a number of people regarding the pro-rape vandalism in the Student Centre’s male washroom. “Can you...

Flipping out over poetics

Take the 44N down to Streetsville and you’ll find yourself at Cuchulainn’s, the home of Mississauga’s monthly poetry slam. Organized by We Flip Tables,...

Alison Goldfrapp | Head First

While rummaging through The Medium’s collection of rejected albums, I found myself in awe at the album art of Alison Goldfrapp’s Head First. My...

Students demand trans support at Castro event

Cuban activist Mariela Castro visited UTM to speak about transgender rights in Latin America on November 19, an event that sparked controversy amongst trans...

AfterpartY | The Army You Got

Ironically enough, indie rock has progressively become more and more mainstream. The growing popularity of the genre challenges upcoming artists to push the envelope...

A good cause for music

The weather may be chilly and assignments may pile up, but the power of pub nights never fails to attract and unify students. On...

UTSU elections show sign of change

Brighter U of T has swept the executive board, a historically unusual outcome in which a slate not considered incumbent has overturned its rival. The...

A love letter to the 110

The 110 might be both the most celebrated and the most hated bus route that passes through the UTM campus. Created back in 2007...

UTM volleyball reborn

Out of all of the sports offered at UTM, volleyball is one of the most active sports around the RAWC, although it is not...

Let me pick you up

It’s a daily struggle. I suppose many of us can imagine our wallets emptying as we pay for gas, insurance, and parking, or feel...

Still to “Thrive” at UTM

Victims of sexual violence have had an advocacy group at St. George for a month, but Thrive has yet to make an appearance at...

Film Festival doesn’t disappoint

When I went to the UTM Film Festival two years ago, technical difficulties failed to impress the crowd of about 10. This time around,...

Six personal new takes on mental health

UTMental kicked off its second season in January with a new group of vloggers. The vlogs show UTM students discussing mental health issues in...

Success with a side of spaghetti

Just a two-minute walk down Queen Street South from the Organique Juice Bar I wrote about earlier, UTM grad Jessica Iatomasi and her husband...

“Smoothie chef” opens juice bar

Whether it’s a restaurant or a retail store, don’t we all dream at one time or another of becoming an entrepreneur and opening our...

UTMSU explores the politics of pride

The annual UTMSU Pride Week was back with a variety of events last week on campus. During Pride Week, themed “My Pride is Political”, the main issues discussed were...

UTMSU launches fee coalition

On Wednesday, UTMSU spoke to about 30 students on campus in the Presentation Room at 1 p.m. for about two hours during the “Drop...

UTMSU to discuss MiWay changes

UTMSU’s sixth Commission Meeting last Tuesday focused on new plans with MiWay and campaigns concerning fees.   CHANGES TO MIWAY SERVICE According to UTMSU president Hassan Havili,...

Search begins for food provider

UTM has officially launched its search for a new campus food services provider, to begin its operations after the current agreement with Chartwells expires...

Mississauga’s home on the Grange

Tucked into the side of Dundas Street West near Mississauga Road, the Grange serves as the headquarters of Heritage Mississauga, a local history organization,...

UTMSU calls for all-gender washrooms

UTMSU has launched a campaign advocating for more gender-neutral washrooms on campus. “Pee in Peace” launched during DisOrientation Week on November 3 and is...

“Big man” on campus

Haris Nurkanovic is a Bosnian-born, Canadian-grown UTM student and basketball player. Born in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1992, Nurkanovic left Bosnia with his family three...

Personal artwork from strangers

The Department of Visual Studies Student Society hosted the final stage of the Pen Pal Project, an opportunity to showcase art, meet one’s pen...

UTSC edges UTM, 3-2

UTM hosted UTSC in intramural women’s soccer Wednesday night at South Field, the first game of a double-header with the men’s intramural soccer team...

Food bank not allotted full levy

Not all the funds from the food bank levy to which all students pay are being spent on the food bank. According to emails from...

Little Mosque on the Prairie producer gives talk at UTM

The Muslim Students’ Association collaborated with the English and Drama Student Society last Friday to host an evening with Zarqa Nawaz. The writer, filmmaker, journalist,...

UTM learns the art of eating lunch

Remember the old North Building cafeteria? If you don’t, it’s likely because either you became a UTM student sometime after September 2012 or it’s...

Food Bank calling for changes

UTMSU’s Food Bank is calling for more space and resources to help meet growing student needs. At a meeting of the Food Service Advisory Committee...

An Italian take on the Taste of Streetsville

After three years I did it: the Taste of Streetsville. Each year I promised myself or made a date with friends, and each year...
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