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Volume 38, Issue 13 (January 9, 2012)

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New building wins award

The Instructional Centre at UTM received the Award of Excellence at the 30th annual Mississauga Urban Design Awards competition.

Students and faculty members from various academic departments gathered together throughout last week for a series of “town hall”-style meetings designed to address ways to improve the learning experiences offered at UTM.

On November 24, the UTM Students Union emailed the chair and secretary of the Erindale College Council to inform them that the constitution had been violated by three hours.

The UTM Blink Duck Pub was full of Italian pride, animal prints, loud music, and guidos and guidettes as they fist pumped the night away at the first ever Jersey Shore-themed pub last Thursday.

In search of feedback from the UTM community, a town hall focussed on faculty, staff, and administration was held on Friday in the Council Chambers.

The cause of the fire that destroyed the Argonauts training facility on the UTM campus on December 24 remains undetermined, according to the Mississauga fire inspector.

Student voice stifled at ECC

On December 1, 2011, the highest decision-making body at the University of Toronto Mississauga, the Erindale College Council, held a meeting to decide on ancillary fee increases for parking, meal plans, and residence at the UTM campus.

In the month since the last ECC meeting I have received a large number of requests, complaints, and clarifications about the issues surrounding the proceedings.

Album in Review: Echoes of Silence —The Weeknd

The Weeknd’s Abel Tesfaye is good at surprising his listeners.

Here are The Medium’s predictions for who will win, who should win, and who got snubbed in the process.

After having previously lent their musical prowess to The Social Network, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross continue in this vein for The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

In the end, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a tense, complex, but worthwhile film that boasts one of the finest casts of recent times and a director who has exceeded expectations.

Keenan Viau sat down with us to discuss the challenges involved in getting ready for his Hart House debut and to meditate on art, theatre, and the function of the actor.

How too much noise can harm your health

It turns out, though, that noise, whether you’re asleep or awake, can really hurt your heart and your brain.

This past summer, the HSS underwent a complete restructuring, with a new mandate: to involve faculty and students at all levels in both educational seminars and social events.

Here are some tips to keep your eye on the ball and finally make the changes in your life you may have wanted, and tried, to make for years.

Since we closed last semester’s run of the series with a piece on defining your own style of language, let’s start this one with something both unique and universal among us: Canadian English.

Unfortunately, eliminating germs could be one of the worst things for our health.

Behind the scenes

A look at Cameron Walker and coordination at the RAWC

The report’s results show that across Canada, males and females each have half of the participation opportunities at university; however, males have an unfair advantage.

With the second semester underway, the RAWC is booming with students who want to get in shape for the new year.

It is the first time in 11 years that Canada did not make it to the tournament final to compete for the gold medal.