Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Tag: volume-38-issue-9

The deadlines are coming!

It’s that time of year again when graduate school applications are due. The deadlines for different programs at different schools vary; however, the deadlines for professional programs such as dentistry, teacher’s college, law, and medicine are all within the next few months.

Fall music playlist

Lately there have been so many great new albums that we’ve been downloading them into our iTunes faster than squirrels hoarding nuts for the winter. But can you blame us? It’s getting chilly out there, and we can’t think of a better way to keep warm than to cozy up with a new list of hits, fresh off your stereo speakers.

Letter to the Editor: Not so much East vs. West

Several weeks ago, the discussion in one of my classes turned to the idea of resisting “Orientalism”. There’s a long and complex discourse around the concept of Orientalism that I won’t go into here.


Don’t let the dollar sign fool you. New York rapper A$AP Rocky doesn’t evoke the hip-thrusting bass-busting sounds of Dr. Luke-abuser and self-proclaimed sleazeball Ke$ha.

“The book is a sensual object”

This is a story about 12 people, one course, and cartload of font choices. It has a semi-sex joke in it, too.

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.

Magical Messi

At only 24 years old, Lionel Messi is already setting records and accomplishing feats the sports world hasn’t seen since Wayne Gretzky made fools of everyone on the ice. The Barcelona striker’s latest achievement was his 202nd goal for Barcelona (in 286 games), which was accomplished on November 1 with a hat trick in a Champions League game against Viktoria Plzen.

Dropping fees? Look closer

It’s that time of the year again. “Drop Fees” fever has taken over our campus and, as usual, we are being treated to politically-charged rants, Guy Fawkes masks, and other assorted paraphernalia that was paid for by, well, our fees.

Halloween Carnival raises money for Japan

UTM’s Student Centre was turned into a “Haunted Carnival” in celebration of Halloween last Monday.

New medical building officially opens

Under a white canopy next to the CCT Building, faculty, staff, and members of the community gathered to celebrate the completion of the official opening of the Terrence Donnelly Health and Sciences Complex and the Mississauga Academy of Medicine on Tuesday.

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