Author: Grace King

Professor profiles: An interview with Anne Urbancic of Victoria College

Professor Anne Urbancic is the first Professor to be featured in a mini-series of interviews with various staff and faculty members at Victoria College and UofT. In past years, she has been a member of the Department of Italian Studies; today, she is Victoria College’s Academic Programs Coordinator and the VicOne Program Coordinator. Admired by her students and colleagues alike, Professor Urbancic is a passionate educator who currently teaches courses on cultural spaces and their meanings in both the Frye and Pearson streams of VicOne, as well as a fourth-year seminar course. The Strand sat down with Professor Urbancic...

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Beating the Winter Blues: VUSAC Organizes Winterfest at Vic

The U of T winter tradition takes place at Vic in different locations all over campus Beating the post-break lull can often be a difficult feat. The week-long Winterfest celebrations held by VUSAC and the contemporaneous UofT Winterfest, however, offered the perfect opportunity for students to leap back into the campus community as soon as they returned for the second semester.   The week of combined events during Winterfest at Vic, was organized by VUSAC Winterfest Chairs Zoe Ritchie and Katie Cohen and ran from January 9th to 13th. During the day on Monday, students visited the Cat’s Eye for movies, cotton candy, and hot chocolate. At night, the lounge shifted to hosting an Open Mic Night with pizza.   On Tuesday morning, VOCA served free pancakes as part of the week-long Pancake Brunch Crawl happening at different colleges across campus....

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