Features

Who the North?

Reconsidering the influence of “Northern” branding in Toronto and Canada

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Disoriented and alienated during O-Week

Frosh Week isn’t for everyone

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Liberating gender

I am sure most of us are aware of how privileged we are to live in a city as tolerant and progressive as Toronto. Coming into contact with people from countless different backgrounds and cultures on a daily basis makes it abundantly clear that our beloved city has the...
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VUSAC 2017 Spring Elections: Who’s running?

The Strand officially presents students with every candidate’s platforms on one convenient page

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News

What’s Happening Around Campus This Week?

VicXposure First General Meeting + Worskhop September 20, 6:30 PM Cat’s Eye An opportunity to learn about the VicXposure photography club and what they do at UofT, as well as a workshop on camera basics. Photography experts and novices welcome. There will be rental...

UTSU VP University Affairs resigns

On September 3rd, Vice-President University Affairs Carina Zhang resigned from the University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU) Board of Directors. In an email to The Strand, UTSU President Mathias Memmel stated that Zhang’s resignation was due to personal reasons and...

Editorial

Opinions

Tips should not replace salary

Tips should not replace salary Debate arises following Ontario Liberals’ vote to maintain lower minimum wage for liquor servers Clara Geddes At first glance, the provincial Liberals’ new legislation seems like a win for the labour movement. With policies from equal...

Science

Did climate change cause these hurricanes?

Did climate change cause these hurricanes?

Tropical cyclones, climatology, and capitalism In the past few weeks, the damage resulting from Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma have been dominating headlines. Harvey was the first, moving along the south Caribbean before taking a turn by the Yucatan Peninsula and...

The science of studying

The science of studying

The science of studying Tanuj Ashwin Kumar School will soon be in full swing! As is part of the usual first-year rituals, you are about to cast yourself into a new university life with a fresh outlook on things—even if you might still be a little confused about...

Arts and Culture

TIFF Review: On Chesil Beach

TIFF Review: On Chesil Beach

Having read Ian McEwan's On Chesil Beach, it would be hard to imagine how the unsettling subject matter of the novel could be accurately adapted into film. It is fair to say, however, that director Dominic Cooke beautifully translated what may have been perceived as a...

Tiff review: Lady Bird

Tiff review: Lady Bird

Illustration | Yilin Zhu A nuanced directorial debut that shows Greta Gerwig as more than an indie-darling Everyone has their own coming-of-age tale, maybe even one they feel compelled to share. A recurring problem within this genre of film, however, is finding a...

Stranded

It’s a miracle!!!1!11

It’s a miracle!!!1!11

Lost boy emerges from Robarts stacks as jaded poli-sci student Students, faculty, and staff alike were shocked late Thursday night when a young man reported missing three years ago emerged from the twelfth floor of Robarts Library unharmed and in good physical health....

Fifth Harmony vs. Little Mix

Fifth Harmony vs. Little Mix

BY: Rebecca Gao & Leo Morgenstern | Stranded Editors A very serious debate Here’s why Fifth Harmony rules and other knock-off girl groups (like Little Mix) drool. Fifth Harmony is an exquisite, multi-faceted, and beautiful girl group who formed during season two...