Features

Embracing academic setbacks

An academic consultant tells us what she’s learned

Attempting justice for sexual crime victims

Solidarity and representation of sexual violence catalyzes change

What do you cheer for?

Measuring and evaluating school spirit

Goodbye, Yonge: Urban Development in Downtown Toronto

Goodbye, Yonge Urban Development in Downtown Toronto Words by Kody McCann Photos by Grace King and Hana Nikcevic Finding a common ground between municipal growth and preserving local culture Toronto's Yonge Street stretches from Lake Ontario at the Harbourfront to...

News

UTSU appoints Adrian Huntelar as new VP University Affairs

On November 25th, 2017, the University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU) Board of Directors voted in Adrian Huntelar as Vice-President University Affairs following the resignation of Carina Zhang on September 3rd, 2017 for personal reasons. UTSU president Mathias...

Equity Commission holds first meeting of semester

The new semester brings many new initiatives for the VUSAC Equity Commission. The first meeting of 2018, on January 8th, gave an overview of the year so far and the semester to come. Led by Shailee Koranne, the VUSAC Equity Commissioner, the meeting kicked off with a...

Editorial

Opinions

Basic human decency

Basic human decency

Photo | Maya Wong Revisiting a year of misogyny, sexual violence, and solidarity Last semester I had the pleasure of writing a final essay about femininity in Batwoman: Elegy . When I sent it to a friend, he responded with a question that took me by surprise: “As a...

A space in conflict

A space in conflict

Homelessness in and around the Victoria College campus In my years at Victoria College, I have witnessed an uncomfortable contrast of our campus and neighbourhood’s wealth with the harsh reality of urban homelessness visible in these same spaces. Since the rise of...

Science

Arts and Culture

Playlist: Sickerwinter

Playlist: Sickerwinter

Photo | Molly Kay  https://open.spotify.com/user/strandpaper/playlist/2ukcne5DCtMNfPxmvowVZy Sickerwinter, named and inspired by an early Frankie Cosmos album, is music for cold January Sundays and staying in bed. It includes bedroom pop influence, highlighting some...

Review: Dior at the ROM

Review: Dior at the ROM

Photo | Hana Nikčević The Royal Ontario Museum celebrates couturier Christian Dior and his legendary body of work Last week at the Golden Globes, Hollywood wore black. Effectiveness and sincerity aside, there’s one thing we know: clothing sends a message. In Toronto,...

Stranded

Who Is The Seventh Friend?

Who Is The Seventh Friend?

In recent years, scholars of the television phenomenon Friends have fiercely debated one question: who is the seventh friend? This article will summarize some of the major arguments.