VOLUME 49, ISSUE 19 (February 27, 2023)
February News Briefs
Canada automatically qualifies for 2026 FIFA World Cup According to a CBC article, on February 14, 2023, FIFA issued a…
UTM’s INSPIRE Scholars program gives hands-on training in biophysical methods
The two-week summer program aims to prepare upper year science students for graduate school or their entry into the world of biotech startups.
The University of Toronto Mississauga’s (UTM) 2023 Interdisciplinary Summer Program in Research and Entrepreneurship (INSPIRE) Scholars program is an intensive…
Toronto Mayor John Tory resigns after admitting to an affair—what happens now?
On February 17, 2023, John Tory officially stepped down from his mayoral position—a week after disclosing details about his extramarital affair with a 31-year-old former subordinate.
On February 10, 2023, shortly after commencing a third term as mayor of Toronto, John Tory admitted to an affair…
U of T’s Inlight Initiative hosts webinar on equitable student mental health research
Inclusivity and equity in research require more than simply including people; they require the reconceptualization of existing views based on perspectives that were not previously considered.
On February 28, 2023, U of T’s Inlight, a student mental health research initiative, will host the fifth session of…
“‘No wrong door’ for the curious”: embracing a week of entrepreneurial fervour at U of T
The U of T Entrepreneurship Week will be held from March 6 to 9, 2023, with over 15 events across U of T’s three campuses, and everyone from first-year undergraduates to external stakeholders are welcome to attend.
Jon French, director of University of Toronto Entrepreneurship (UTE), believes U of T’s annual Entrepreneurship Week has something to offer…
Editorial: Is this the right program to study?
When it comes to deciding what you’re spending a long period of your life doing, trust your intuition, and believe yourself.
The winter semester’s reading week is over, and just a week later, applications for program of study (PoST) will open….
Tia’s declassified goal-setting survival guide
Setting goals can be hard and sticking to them can be even harder. Follow this guide to make reaching your goals easier than ever!
Goals are important in every aspect of life. They help us to be more productive and work towards our bigger…
Changing Leaves: Slow and steady wins the race
It’s really easy to compare ourselves to others—how they dress, their intelligence, their jobs, their social lives—and find ourselves feeling…
Reconciling religion with secularism
There is beauty in listening to all viewpoints.
When I was young, my paternal grandfather passed away from colon cancer. I did not know him well, but he…
“This year, we all aged two years”
A personal story about the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
This author’s name has been changed to protect their anonymity and for safety. “This year, we all aged two years,”…
Dennis Lee and No Pain Like This Body
The Canadian writer talks about his editorial work on the book with personal remembrances of its author, Harold Sonny Ladoo.
In the spring of 1967, Dennis Lee, a Governor General’s award winner for English-language poetry, co-founded House of Anansi Press….
Lecture Me! On the role of exprocity in effective team performance
Professor Chiuzi shares why exprocity is the secret to high-performing teams and employee satisfaction.
What impacts a team’s performance? Professor Rafael Chiuzi from the University of Toronto Mississauga’s (UTM) Department of Management set out…
Making money in museums: A future of greed
Despite museums’ efforts to break barriers, the return of two-tiered pricing may bring the industry back to its elitist past.
The year is 2023. Imagine that Vincent van Gogh or Leonardo da Vinci rose from the dead and walked into…
Let your freak flag fly—an outlook on art therapy
People have been expressing themselves through art for centuries, and you can too.
When most people hear the term “art therapy,” they might envision a painting circle from a movie, set in the…
Redefining the audience of animated movies
Looking at how new animated releases compare with beloved childhood classics.
Since childhood, we hold animated movies close to our hearts. These classic films feature breathtaking visuals and include beautiful storylines…
The M’s Playlist: Julia’s February of Feelings
I listen to music every day. It’s sort of my therapy. Songs by my favourite artists take me on journeys…
Creating new content at UTM’s Theatre Erindale
Zoë Bonk, a Theatre and Drama Studies third-year, speaks about the ins and outs of devised theatre.
As I sat in the dark studio of Theatre Erindale, a glowing hand emerged from the curtains and proceeded to…
Serial killers—pop culture’s newest entertainers
How the true crime media market thrives on hyper-consumption.
Trigger Warning: This article mentions sexual assault and extreme violence. On Tuesday, January 10, 2023, the Beverly Hilton Hotel in…
UTM men’s Tri-Campus hockey team plays for campus reputation
After a glorious win this season, the Eagles are ready to prove their place in the playoffs.
The University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) men’s Tri-Campus hockey team is in the midst of a successful but trying season….
Yin yoga: this slow-paced ancient practice offers a sense of relaxation and calm.
As both a certified yoga and meditation instructor, I teach the new weekly yin yoga classes at the RAWC on Sunday afternoons.
Swami Satchidananda, the founder of Integral Yoga, once said: “Calming the mind is yoga, not just standing on the head.”…
Toronto Blue Jays: Previewing the 2023 Major League Baseball season
Will off-season moves help Canada’s team take the next step in 2023?
Four short months ago, I stood in front of a TV screen at Pearson Airport alongside a hundred of my…