The perils of using the elevators on campus

It’s 1:40 p.m., and you enter the library elevator to go up. The elevator ascends to the main floor, but its doors open partially...

Pay attention to cigarette filters, UTM

Cigarette filters at UTM have become an issue on campus. The UTM Grounds department spends hours on a weekly basis clearing the cigarette...

This year, let’s spice up the UTMSU elections

Since 2018, uncontested elections have been a recurring theme for the UTMSU.  In that year, the One UTM slate ran unopposed, garnering a turnout...

The innovation of underground music

Operating outside the margins of the ordinary has become increasingly popular in various aspects of society. This type of approach and manner of thinking...

Coronavirus: calm down and cut the hate

We are two months into the new decade and unless you’ve been living under a rock, the coronavirus is the second coming of...

Should we get rid of students’ unions?

Ryerson University recently terminated its agreement with its students’ union, RSU, over the credit card scandal that occurred during the 2018-2019 year that allegedly...

Learning how our happiness is for sale

As high school approached its end, I was excited to buy my graduation suit. I had worked at a fancy clothing store for...

Reflecting on Auschwitz and its meaning for the present

In the hearts and minds of many, this past Monday, January 27, was a day of somber reflection and mourning in recognition of...

Let’s calm down about the coronavirus

2020 seems to have gotten off on the wrong foot. We’re only a month into this new decade and it already appears that...

Coronavirus: What you need to know

In 2003, the SARS epidemic hit Toronto. Originally from Guangdong, China, the virus was a novel coronavirus, meaning that it was a new...

Is media really to blame?

The “Media.” It is often referred to in a way that makes it sound like a foreign entity, disassociated from the people who...

Intent matters, not what you say

I recently came across an opinion piece in the Hamilton Spectator by Sue Boychuk titled, “When did ‘no problem’ become a replacement for...
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