Teaching assistant union holds controversial meeting
CUPE national representative warns against violating bylaws
Fee standardization dismissed as rumour
Province increases tuition cap instead
EPUS to negotiate U-Pass
According to unofficial results, 14% of eligible students voted in referendum
QSS budgets delayed
Due to lack of quorum, QSS passes budgets a month later than planned
EPUS to hold referendum
Part-time students to vote on whether they want access to the eight-month U-Pass and the summer U-Pass.
Professor speaks at murder trial
Mojab gave expert testimony on what an honour killing entails to assist the jury in reaching a verdict.
UTMSU seeks to increase membership
Mississauga Academy of Medicine students vote in referendum.
Referendum for UTMSU membership
Medical students will vote to pay for or reject campus levies and services.
U of T alumnus Paul Martin receives Order of Canada
Paul Martin, a U of T alumnus and former prime minister, was named a Companion of the Order of Canada at the annual ceremony on December 30.
Fire by the Argos field
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.
Parking deck expansion planned for 2015
The Erindale College Council is considering a motion to extend the upper parking deck in lot 8 by 300 spaces at a cost of around $6.5 million. The project, to be completed by fall 2015, would be financed by having parking fees increase by 3% each year.
H&M unveils new Versace collection
On November 19, H&M’s Versace limited collection debuted at stores in the Eaton Centre, Bloor Street, and Yorkdale. The doors opened at 8 a.m., but...
ROP group reports on crime
Geography professor Dana Wilson released the preliminary findings of her study on the causes of violent crime at the Crime Prevention Conference on November...
Another “Drop Fees” campaign
UTMSU held the year’s first Drop Fees coalition meeting last Tuesday. At the meeting they discussed how to raise awareness for the Drop Fees Rally, scheduled for February 1.
Men wear wedges for pledges
The UTM Women’s Centre held the Walk Five Minutes in Her Shoes event at the Student Centre last Wednesday to raise money and awareness of violence against women. From 1 to 2 p.m., male pledges navigated an obstacle course, catwalked, and posed in heels.
Lend a helping hijab
The Muslim Student Association took part in Global Pink Hijab Day to raise money and awareness for breast cancer research last Wednesday.
ASPAWC debates Doha
The Arab Students for Peace and World Change (ASPAWC) club held their first The Doha Debates-style discussion with UTM professor Jens Hanssen at the Student Centre last Wednesday.
U of T opens the India Innovation Institute
Last Wednesday the University of Toronto announced the opening of the India Innovation Institute, a think tank studying “frugal innovation”.
Shaila Kibria has accomplished many things since leaving UTM: running for the New Democratic Party, publishing a children’s book, and writing for CBC Radio—but she most recently made headlines over her choice to stop wearing her hijab.
UTM flocks to the grad school fair
UTM students lined up in the RAWC to get into the annual Graduate and Professional Schools Fair held by the UTM Career Centre last Wednesday.
Artists “take part” at the Barnicke
The exhibition is composed of works by five international artists in both video and print. The works interpret how the modern public sphere is simultaneously bought together and segregated by social media, consumerism, religion, capitalism, and individual human perception.
Nuit Blanche: Lori-Lee Emshey hits the major hotspots
UTM did not anticipate the popularity of Nuit Blanche—an all-night, interactive art festival now in its sixth year—among its students.
U of T ranks third outside US
Newsweek and The Daily Beast placed the University of Toronto third in the list of the top 104 universities outside the US last week.
Fireworks at the AGM
Earlier this month, the Art Gallery of Mississauga (AGM) unveiled Fireworks 2011, an exhibition by Ontario Clay and Glass Association members in collaboration with FUSION magazine to showcase the best contemporary clay and glass artwork from the Golden Horseshoe.