Publication: The Varsity Online

First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Administration asked to intervene over alleged “egregious violations” in UTSU election

Questions continue to circulate about this year’s University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU) election, even after the UTSU’s board of directors approved the results. On Monday, April 14 the final report of the Student Societies Summit was sent to Provost ... [Published The Varsity Online - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

U of T Students contribute to report opposing private health clinics

More than 55, 000 Ontarians have voted to support public health care and stop private clinics. The poll, released Monday, April 7, was conducted over two and a half weeks by the Ontario Health Coalition (OHC) and comes on the heels of a press conference ... [Published The Varsity Online - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

#nomakeupselfie campaign finds creative way to fundraise for cancer research

Last week, photos of makeup-less women flooded social media, with the hashtag “#nomakeupselfie,” as part of a campaign to promote cancer awareness and to raise donations for cancer research. While it may have started out as a social media trend, the #nomakeupselfie ... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Blue versus Purple

My best friend, who I grew up with in downtown Toronto, is currently in second year at NYU. I make yearly trips there and submerge myself in the fast-paced, dynamic New York life. The delicious restaurants, interesting characters on the subway,  parks, ... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Take a dive A guide to downtown’s cheapest holes-in-the-wall bars ahead of your end of the year celebrations

Eleven pm strikes on the digital clock by the dim lamp lighting the room — we’re each six, maybe seven beers deep, all out of booze, and no one knows where they want to go to get more. Somewhere that’s not the residence party or pub night that the token ... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

U of T Intramurals celebrates students’ achievements

After a great year of intramurals, a banquet recognizing achievements will mark the end of the year of intramural sports. A number of different awards will be given to recognize participants, organizers, and coaches, among new awards making their first ... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Printing at the 3D Phacktory

The Digital Innovation Hub in the Toronto Reference Library is exactly where you would expect something as futuristic-sounding as 3D-printing to find its home.3D printers range from $600 to over $1 million. BERNARDA GOSPIC/THE VARSITYThis small room in ... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Blogging publishing site Medium launches its iOS app

The blog publishing service Medium launched its iOS application just over two weeks ago.  Medium, which rivals blogging services like  Tumblr and WordPress,  was founded by the same duo that created Twitter and Blogger, Evan Williams and Biz Stone. The ... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

University criticized for alleged mismanagement of pension fundsTotal accrued liability in the university’s pension plan estimated at nearly $2 billion

The University of Toronto Faculty Association (UTFA) is voicing concern with the University of Toronto’s management of pension funds. The UTFA estimated that, in 2011, the total accrued liability in the university’s pension plan was nearly $2 billion. ... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Up close: The Head and the Heart

The Head and the Heart are strumming their way to Toronto in March after a successful launch of their second album Let’s Be Still .The Varsity sat down with Jonathan Russell of the Seattle-based indie folk-rock band to discuss playing for different crowds, ... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Despite withdrawals, Student Societies Summit may still prove useful towards reform

Around this time last year, several of the divisions held referenda in hopes of diverting their fees away from the University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU). Such referenda would have essentially spelled separation from the centralized union for Trinity ... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Dean who raised tuition 320 per cent to be honoured by law school

The choice of Ron Daniels as a recipient of an honorary degree from U of T’s law school is causing controversy among students critical of moves Daniels made during his time as dean ­— specifically, the massive tuition increases he oversaw. Daniels, who ... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]

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Administration asked to intervene over alleged ... [Published The Varsity Online - Apr 17 2014]
U of T Students contribute to report opposing p... [Published The Varsity Online - Apr 08 2014]
Blue versus Purple [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
University criticized for alleged mismanagement... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
UTSU election comes to a close [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
“I’m really excited to bring the board together... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
Students face difficult job prospects this summer [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
U of T entrepreneurship programs help student i... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
Dean who raised tuition 320 per cent to be hono... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
Federal Privacy Commissioner releases report on... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
Fifty per cent of architecture students have co... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
Queen’s student assaulted after receiving threats [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
Does U of T student life condone rape culture? [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
To tell the truth [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
Despite withdrawals, Student Societies Summit m... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
#nomakeupselfie campaign finds creative way to ... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
Up close: The Head and the Heart [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
Academic scheduling takes the fun out of learning [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
Printing at the 3D Phacktory [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
Blogging publishing site Medium launches its iO... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
Take a dive A guide to downtown’s cheapest hole... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
U of T Intramurals celebrates students’ achieve... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
U of T professor hacks history [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
U of T RSX to compete in University Rover Chal... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
Reza Moridi on politics and research [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 31 2014]
Blues tumble in 2014 badminton playoffs [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 27 2014]
A beginner’s guide to hostels [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 27 2014]
Vice-provost to UTSU: seal and preserve ballot ... [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 27 2014]
Patrick Chan to attend U of T in fall [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 24 2014]
A look into alternative yoga [Published The Varsity Online - Mar 24 2014]
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