Publication: The Varsity Online

First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Vying for the student voteOlivia Chow, Doug Ford, John Tory discuss youth unemployment, public transit, housing

Toronto residents will soon head to the polls to elect a new mayor and city council. Of the 60 prospective candidates, Olivia Chow, Doug Ford, and John Tory are the lead contenders for the city’s top job.Ford entered the mayoral race on September 12 after ... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
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Fashion on campus: September 25, 2014

Emily FitzpatrickCuratorial assistant at the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, U of T alumnus“I [try] to incorporate vintage pieces as much as I can — I find I dress pretty preppy during the fall.”Kourosh HoushmandSecond-year student, ethics, society, and ... [Published The Varsity Online - 20 hours ago]
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University tutorials revamped

Following a series of recommendations made in March 2014 by the Joint Working Group on Undergraduate Tutorials, the university has begun implementing changes to tutorials.The working group provided a series of recommendations on tutorials to provost Cheryl ... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
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U of T students join People’s Climate March

Hundreds of thousands of environmental activists, including some U of T students, took to the streets of New York City on September 21 to demand world leaders to take action against climate change. The People’s Climate March coincided with the United ... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

The good, the bad, and the universityStudents share the reasons why they love and hate U of T

The Varsity StaffVol CXXXV, No. 05 under Features ... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
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Staying fit: upper body

Building upper body strength can sometimes be a challenge. The following five workouts feature gym exercises as well as bodyweight routines that will help you build muscle and strength in your arms, chest, and shoulders. Aim to do three sets of 10 repetitions ... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
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New project aims to “Unite U of T”

In March 2014, students walking into Sidney Smith Hall were greeted by a question on a white board: “How does the University of Toronto make you feel?” Now, the innovator of that project, David Fishbayn, a fifth-year psychology student, is back with a ... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
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Quidditch: a history

The first of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter novels was published in 1997. In the next 10 years, the series exploded into a bona fide cultural phenomenon and a touchstone for millions of children. Here at U of T, the Harry Potter franchise has introduced an ... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
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Practising with your peers

U of T offers a unique program for kinesiology and physical education students that allows them to become student therapists, assigned for a varsity team.The program not only allows students to get hands-on experience in the field but also adds to the ... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
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UTAM’s hedge fund investments under scrutiny

Recently, a woman ate her fiancé’s last ice cream bar in Orillia, Ontario. When she returned to the convenience store to replace it, she picked up a Lotto Max ticket and went on to become a multimillionaire.George Luste, former president of the University ... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
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Student Commons approval may soon be put to Governing Council

Approval of the proposed Student Commons may soon be put to Governing Council.Althea Blackburn-Evans, U of T director of media relations, said that provost Cheryl Misak will “be recommending to the Executive Committee that it consider whether the time ... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
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The on-campus connoisseur

U of T is notorious for its lacklustre meal plans. In first year, friends who visited me from other universities were shocked to learn that my meal plan only covered my specific college dining hall and that alternative campus food options were often expensive, ... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]

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Fashion on campus: September 25, 2014 [Published The Varsity Online - 20 hours ago]
AGM items referred to UTSU boardLegal controver... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
Plebiscite, election amendments on the table [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
Vying for the student voteOlivia Chow, Doug For... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
Queer Orientation fosters community [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
Students, student groups adapt to back campus c... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
The on-campus connoisseur [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
Student Commons approval may soon be put to Gov... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
UTAM’s hedge fund investments under scrutiny [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
U of T students join People’s Climate March [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
Practising with your peers [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
Quidditch: a history [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
New project aims to “Unite U of T” [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
University tutorials revamped [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
Staying fit: upper body [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
The good, the bad, and the universityStudents s... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
Bill Nye: “Leave the world better than you foun... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
Does math make you selfish? [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
The best of Just For Laughs [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
The culture of stories at Word on the Street [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
Shopping like it’s 1969 [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
The pursuit of popcorn [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
For wonderers and skeptics [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
In defence of allies [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
Do you benefit from U of T’s course breadth req... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
So, you’re going to be a doctor? [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
Punny or die [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
App determines intensity of alcohol-withdrawal ... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 24 2014]
“The band with the unprintable name” [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 24 2014]
University administration remain tight-lipped o... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 24 2014]
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