Volume 37, Issue 12 (January 10, 2011)

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U of T develops microchip for cancer research

Currently, there is only one test on the market that can detect cancer cells in the blood: CellSearch, a Johnson & Johnson creation. The...

Currently, there are approximately 33 million people worldwide living with HIV. However, doctors now...

Simone Back, a depressed woman of Brighton, East Sussex, UK, committed suicide on Christmas...

Michelle Marie Gopaul, a 24-year-old Manhattan model and actress, is being charged with kidnapping...

Born and raised in Mississauga, John Roberts, a member of the Canadian Broadcasting Hall...

In 2010, Canada’s own philanthropist Peter Munk, who created the mining giant Barrick Gold...

Last month, the Canadian Jewish Congress criticized a U of T master’s thesis about...

I’ve written in before to praise…

Dear Editor,I’ve written in before to praise The Medium, and my opinion hasn’t changed. Unfortunately, neither has that of the general student population, who don’t always feel like they have a reason to pick up the paper and read it. So I gathered opinions—thank...

Did you miss us? This is our first issue of the new year and...

Artists to watch in 2011

January is a time to half-heartedly work at your New Year’s resolutions, but it’s also a good opportunity for music fans to speculate on...

Another year is over and so comes the end to yet another year of...

Couples aren’t the only ones to suffer breakups—musicians do too. More and more bands...

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn may be one of Mark Twain’s most misunderstood novels,...

New year, new start! In 2011, let’s say you can be anything you’d like....

Let’s face it: the thrill of shooting down a mountain on planks of wood...

Netflix, an online movie-ordering service, has now eliminated the dreaded drive to the DVD...

Too many boobies

“I’m not going to do that man,” Mansour says to my request. He doesn’t even look at me to stay it, just keeps his...

At the risk one always takes in this of turning obsolete, I’m speaking of the...

This is a poem I dedicate to my dear friend the reject choosing to seal your...

Take this quiz and find out whether you are a commitment-phobe, a stage-five clinger,...

The first time the zombies came for me, I wasn’t ready.  It attacked me,...

Every year, people all over the world commit themselves to countless resolutions. No more...

1. Candy Canes. You could eat these minty hooked treats OR use them as...

Team Canada: from decisive wins to the ultimate collapse

The World Juniors were held in Buffalo, New York over the holidays and Canada was favoured to finish in second, behind their rival Americans....

This past month, I had the opportunity to attend the World Juniors as part...

The Mississauga Majors have been busy the past month racking up victories as they...

The Toronto Maple Leafs may not be winning many games on the road, but...

I think LBJ and Flash are starting to figure it out. The Miami Heat...

The Leafs continue to struggle into the new year, as they lost their starting...

The 2010 NFL regular season was filled with plenty of excitement and intrigue that...