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Letter from the Editors

Windows are a staple of The Medium office. There’s some meaning to be derived from them about transparency and the search for truth. But really, they’re...

Preparing for the Front Lines

When we imagine a career in art, we might picture someone holding a paintbrush and preparing a wooden easel and white canvas in his...

What we can do in a long time

The two of us were pushing my mini fridge across campus in a bright red trolly cart on a humid summer day in 2019....

Letter from the Editors

Wow. What a year.  While attempting to write this letter, we quickly realized that understanding or summarizing 2020 in a mere couple hundred words is...

The Role of Art in a Time of Crisis

In his romantic-era sonnet Ozymandias, Percy Bysshe Shelley describes the ruins of an ancient king—his political legacy undone by the indiscriminate forces of history. All...

Editorial: New beginnings and the essentials

For the past 15 years, I have always characterized September as a new beginning. The outset of each school year meant a window to...

Meet Alexandra Gillespie, UTM’s New Principal

“I love the way that teaching is like reading a poem or looking at a beautiful old book made by another person,” she tells...

Standing in the Sun: A Conversation with Adaline

Famous artists are notoriously late, but when I arrive ten minutes early to interview Adaline at Le Gourmand on Queen and Spadina, she is...

The Gun Epidemic: Mass Violence in North America

We know them all by name: Columbine, Newtown, and El Paso are just a few. Last Civic Holiday weekend, another place closer to home endured its...

Justin Singh on romance & comedy in writing

Drawing on personal experiences and hoping to start conversations, UTM student Justin Singh is set to publish his first novel next month. Out All Night is...

Retreat: four college grads vie for one job

This March, Hart House Theatre presents Kat Sandler’s Retreat, a satirical look into the lives of four recent college graduates entering the workforce and battling it...

Akash Sherman on connective curiosity and real astronomy in Clara

Accomplished writer, director, and visual effects artist are credits not normally attributed to your average 23-year-old. At just 22, Akash Sherman wrapped his latest...

The Penelopiad: empowering female voices

From November 9-24, Hart House Theatre presents The Penelopiad, a re-exploration of Homer’s Odyssey that focuses on the perspective of Penelope, the wife of...

Bringing Shakespeare to the studio stage

This November, familiar Shakespearean themes of chivalry, justice, and honor will play out on the Theatre Erindale stage in its production of Henry IV...

Shaping a world more unsettled via art

Oftentimes our history books are written by those with the power to tell it. These narratives are therefore subject to distortion and in certain...

Wishing you long and sweet dreams

Figures of Sleep, an international exhibition at the U of T Art Museum, sets out to provide a visual representation of how the idea...

Keeping up with Kirsten Armstrong

Publishing a book, for some, is a writer’s career-defining moment. For Kirsten Armstrong, it’s only the beginning. Currently, a fourth-year philosophy and professional writing...

Happy days at the Isabel Bader Theatre

In celebration of the University of Toronto Mississauga’s 50th Anniversary, the campus’ Department of Language Studies hosted a performance of the play Happy Days,...

Letter from the Editors

Windows are a staple of The Medium office. There’s some meaning to be derived from them about transparency and the search for truth. But really, they’re...

Preparing for the Front Lines

When we imagine a career in art, we might picture someone holding a paintbrush and preparing a wooden easel and white canvas in his...

What we can do in a long time

The two of us were pushing my mini fridge across campus in a bright red trolly cart on a humid summer day in 2019....

Letter from the Editors

Wow. What a year.  While attempting to write this letter, we quickly realized that understanding or summarizing 2020 in a mere couple hundred words is...

The Role of Art in a Time of Crisis

In his romantic-era sonnet Ozymandias, Percy Bysshe Shelley describes the ruins of an ancient king—his political legacy undone by the indiscriminate forces of history. All...

Editorial: New beginnings and the essentials

For the past 15 years, I have always characterized September as a new beginning. The outset of each school year meant a window to...

Meet Alexandra Gillespie, UTM’s New Principal

“I love the way that teaching is like reading a poem or looking at a beautiful old book made by another person,” she tells...

Standing in the Sun: A Conversation with Adaline

Famous artists are notoriously late, but when I arrive ten minutes early to interview Adaline at Le Gourmand on Queen and Spadina, she is...

The Gun Epidemic: Mass Violence in North America

We know them all by name: Columbine, Newtown, and El Paso are just a few. Last Civic Holiday weekend, another place closer to home endured its...

Justin Singh on romance & comedy in writing

Drawing on personal experiences and hoping to start conversations, UTM student Justin Singh is set to publish his first novel next month. Out All Night is...

Retreat: four college grads vie for one job

This March, Hart House Theatre presents Kat Sandler’s Retreat, a satirical look into the lives of four recent college graduates entering the workforce and battling it...

Akash Sherman on connective curiosity and real astronomy in Clara

Accomplished writer, director, and visual effects artist are credits not normally attributed to your average 23-year-old. At just 22, Akash Sherman wrapped his latest...

The Penelopiad: empowering female voices

From November 9-24, Hart House Theatre presents The Penelopiad, a re-exploration of Homer’s Odyssey that focuses on the perspective of Penelope, the wife of...

Bringing Shakespeare to the studio stage

This November, familiar Shakespearean themes of chivalry, justice, and honor will play out on the Theatre Erindale stage in its production of Henry IV...

Shaping a world more unsettled via art

Oftentimes our history books are written by those with the power to tell it. These narratives are therefore subject to distortion and in certain...

Wishing you long and sweet dreams

Figures of Sleep, an international exhibition at the U of T Art Museum, sets out to provide a visual representation of how the idea...

Keeping up with Kirsten Armstrong

Publishing a book, for some, is a writer’s career-defining moment. For Kirsten Armstrong, it’s only the beginning. Currently, a fourth-year philosophy and professional writing...

Happy days at the Isabel Bader Theatre

In celebration of the University of Toronto Mississauga’s 50th Anniversary, the campus’ Department of Language Studies hosted a performance of the play Happy Days,...

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