Op Ed

Standardized testing is not the key to success

Recently, the Ontario government announced that they would be spending $200 million dollars on a revamped math strategy—one that focuses on a more “back-to-basics approach.”...

The basic economics of the SCI

After reading Thomas Sowell’s Basic Economics this summer, I found a reason to feel confident that the Student Choice Initiative (SCI) poses some...

Big butt, thin thighs

It might be perceived as feminine to have developed glutes coupled with thin legs, but it is not a sustainable lifestyle.

North’s new name ignores reality

As we start the 2019-2020 academic year, our newest campus building, previously called New North, finally has a name—or does it?

Ford on gun violence: shoots himself in the foot

In August of 2018, Doug Ford spoke on gun violence in Toronto. He used rhetorical techniques to hide the fact that the speech...

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....

Thriving after a tiring journey

Eleven Months later and this is it. As the last issue of our paper hits the stands, I feel a mix of emotions. This was...

Another year ending with no regrets

Last year, around the exact same time as now, I wrote an opinion piece titled: “I’m graduating and I have no regrets.” Toward the...

U of T: number one at making you a number

It’s been almost a year since graduating, and there were months of all sorts of anxiety and stress, but also content. Though my feeling...

Take a breath and ask what you want

You don’t want to ask what you’re curious about? What are you so afraid of? Excuse me as I take a second to be...

Why I didn’t think university was for me

I remember the day I received my university acceptance letters through email. For most people, reading through those encouraging words should’ve induced feelings of...

Inclusivity and diversity in Get Out

In lieu of the Oscars being this past weekend, and finally bringing the awards season to a close, there were reports circulating online about...
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