Monday, November 29, 2021

May Alsaigh - Features Associate Editor

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  • Associate Features Editor (2020/21)

Contributions

Faculty Feature | Robert Price: From The Medium’s Editor-in-Chief to UTM...

“I’ve been with The Medium for five years now. I started as a volunteer writer and photographer, worked two years as News Editor, and finished off...

The rise of anti-Asian attacks in Canada and other parts of...

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a toll on people around the world, but lately, the impacts have been greater and more hostile towards the...

The rise of digital currency in today’s world

Cryptocurrency, also known as crypto, is a form of digital currency created from code and traded through the blockchain—a decentralized database. In recent years, digital currency...

Faculty Feature: Professor Adrien Rannaud on Francophone Literature and Childhood Reflection

Assistant Professor of Québec and Francophone Canadian Literatures Adrien Rannaud teaches in the Department of Language Studies at UTM. Professor Rannaud also partakes in...

A virtual segment on Quebec’s diversity and inclusion of multicultural authors

Beginning a new life on unfamiliar grounds presents a unique set of adversities. Immigrant writers face hardships when they travel to a new country,...

13 common Toronto slang terms and their origins

Toronto, known for its multiculturalism and diversity, has developed and normalized its own language by adopting various slang terms and phrases. Icons such as...

Supporting and understanding the Indigenous community

Kaeliana Smoke is a fourth-year UTM student completing a double major in biology and anthropology, and Professor Jedediah Kuhn is an assistant professor within...

How the incoming American administration will impact Canada

Tallying a total of 306 electoral votes, Democrat Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump in the 46th U.S. presidential election. With a shift from a Republican...

The impact of Covid-19 on homelessness

Homelessness has always been a prevalent issue in urban cities and the current pandemic has exacerbated the problem as the virus disproportionally affects vulnerable...

Addressing Anti-Racism with Jahnae Jones-Haywood

Jahnae Jones-Haywood is a fourth-year UTM student specializing in criminology, law and society, with a minor in ethics, law and society, who created a...

China’s Modern Holocaust and Cultural Persecution of Muslims

Xinjiang, a region located in northwest China, currently holds the largest concentration camp system since the Nazi regime in the early 1930s. More than one million...

Chatting with UTM’s 2020 Valedictorian

A graduate in biology and environmental science, Habon Ali delivered her valedictorian speech to fellow graduates, faculty, friends, and family in June via the...

Why is hiring a diverse faculty important?

Dr. Fiona Rawle is currently the Associate Dean, Undergraduate and an associate professor of biology at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Rawle is also a member...

Iconic female characters in film

Throughout the history of cinema, Hollywood has never been short of iconic female characters. There have been countless female characters whose significant contributions to popular culture have...

U of T honours plane crash victims with scholarship

Earlier this month, the University of Toronto (U of T) launched a new fund that honours those who tragically lost their lives in the crash of...

Knives Out: Review

Directed and written by Rian Johnson, Knives Out is a 2019 American mystery film that follows the lives of a family gathering gone wrong. This movie...

U of T ranks 10th in top law schools in the...

The Times Higher Education (THE) world university rankings 2020 has placed the University of Toronto (U of T)’s Faculty of Law as one of the top...

The Christmas Market shines bright in Toronto

Set in the Victorian-era, cobblestone-lined Distillery Historic District, Toronto’s Christmas Market creates a remarkable experience for locals and tourists alike. The market is filled with romantic glowing...

The threat of ISIS in a turbulent world

On October 27, U.S. President Donald Trump declared the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi after a U.S. military raid in northwest Syria. Baghdadi had...

UTM’s haunted house was a literal screamer

Last Wednesday, UTM Horror Club, in collaboration with UTMSU, transformed the student centre into a haunted house with a bundle of attractions and a lot of...

Advocating for missing Indigenous women

From a high school drop-out to an assistant professor, Dr. Jerry Flores has overcome several obstacles along his journey to academia. He is currently an assistant...

A Revolution of Blood and Anger: Justice for the Iraqi People

Earlier this month, the country of Iraq broke out into a violent revolution. Protests erupted in Baghdad, the country’s capital city, and a number of other...

Faculty Feature | Robert Price: From The Medium’s Editor-in-Chief to UTM...

“I’ve been with The Medium for five years now. I started as a volunteer writer and photographer, worked two years as News Editor, and finished off...

The rise of anti-Asian attacks in Canada and other parts of...

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a toll on people around the world, but lately, the impacts have been greater and more hostile towards the...

The rise of digital currency in today’s world

Cryptocurrency, also known as crypto, is a form of digital currency created from code and traded through the blockchain—a decentralized database. In recent years, digital currency...

Faculty Feature: Professor Adrien Rannaud on Francophone Literature and Childhood Reflection

Assistant Professor of Québec and Francophone Canadian Literatures Adrien Rannaud teaches in the Department of Language Studies at UTM. Professor Rannaud also partakes in...

A virtual segment on Quebec’s diversity and inclusion of multicultural authors

Beginning a new life on unfamiliar grounds presents a unique set of adversities. Immigrant writers face hardships when they travel to a new country,...

13 common Toronto slang terms and their origins

Toronto, known for its multiculturalism and diversity, has developed and normalized its own language by adopting various slang terms and phrases. Icons such as...

Supporting and understanding the Indigenous community

Kaeliana Smoke is a fourth-year UTM student completing a double major in biology and anthropology, and Professor Jedediah Kuhn is an assistant professor within...

How the incoming American administration will impact Canada

Tallying a total of 306 electoral votes, Democrat Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump in the 46th U.S. presidential election. With a shift from a Republican...

The impact of Covid-19 on homelessness

Homelessness has always been a prevalent issue in urban cities and the current pandemic has exacerbated the problem as the virus disproportionally affects vulnerable...

Addressing Anti-Racism with Jahnae Jones-Haywood

Jahnae Jones-Haywood is a fourth-year UTM student specializing in criminology, law and society, with a minor in ethics, law and society, who created a...

China’s Modern Holocaust and Cultural Persecution of Muslims

Xinjiang, a region located in northwest China, currently holds the largest concentration camp system since the Nazi regime in the early 1930s. More than one million...

Chatting with UTM’s 2020 Valedictorian

A graduate in biology and environmental science, Habon Ali delivered her valedictorian speech to fellow graduates, faculty, friends, and family in June via the...

Why is hiring a diverse faculty important?

Dr. Fiona Rawle is currently the Associate Dean, Undergraduate and an associate professor of biology at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Rawle is also a member...

Iconic female characters in film

Throughout the history of cinema, Hollywood has never been short of iconic female characters. There have been countless female characters whose significant contributions to popular culture have...

U of T honours plane crash victims with scholarship

Earlier this month, the University of Toronto (U of T) launched a new fund that honours those who tragically lost their lives in the crash of...

Knives Out: Review

Directed and written by Rian Johnson, Knives Out is a 2019 American mystery film that follows the lives of a family gathering gone wrong. This movie...

U of T ranks 10th in top law schools in the...

The Times Higher Education (THE) world university rankings 2020 has placed the University of Toronto (U of T)’s Faculty of Law as one of the top...

The Christmas Market shines bright in Toronto

Set in the Victorian-era, cobblestone-lined Distillery Historic District, Toronto’s Christmas Market creates a remarkable experience for locals and tourists alike. The market is filled with romantic glowing...

The threat of ISIS in a turbulent world

On October 27, U.S. President Donald Trump declared the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi after a U.S. military raid in northwest Syria. Baghdadi had...

UTM’s haunted house was a literal screamer

Last Wednesday, UTM Horror Club, in collaboration with UTMSU, transformed the student centre into a haunted house with a bundle of attractions and a lot of...

Advocating for missing Indigenous women

From a high school drop-out to an assistant professor, Dr. Jerry Flores has overcome several obstacles along his journey to academia. He is currently an assistant...

A Revolution of Blood and Anger: Justice for the Iraqi People

Earlier this month, the country of Iraq broke out into a violent revolution. Protests erupted in Baghdad, the country’s capital city, and a number of other...

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