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12 11, 2017

BERNIE SANDERS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

November 12th, 2017|Online|0 Comments

It is 7 AM on a Sunday. The steps outside of University of Toronto’s Convocation Hall are crowded with a line that began forming hours before the event, some attendees having arrived as early as 5 AM. On October 29th, United States Senator Bernie Sanders visited U of T to discuss the state of healthcare ...

12 11, 2017

The College Strike

November 12th, 2017|Online|0 Comments

Approximately 12,000 Ontario college instructors belonging to the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) are on strike after negotiations failed to produce a deal. This has led to doors closing across 24 college institutions in Ontario, affecting over 230,000 full time students. In 2008, the OPSEU switched representation from a council whose members were appointed ...

12 11, 2017

Remember to Remember

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Six years ago, Kent Monkman saw a historical Spanish painting at The Louvre that changed the way he saw art.  Monkman, a  famous Canadian artist of Cree ancestry, admired the painter’s ability to convey emotion through the human figure with his almost-life-sized portraits. As he stood in front of the painting, Monkman was taken aback ...

12 11, 2017

More mental health awareness needed

November 12th, 2017|Online|0 Comments

As millennials, we are often taught that the more you suffer, the more adult you’ve become. Something must always be occupying our time and minds--like the crushing realization that there’s a million things we’re avoiding. It is widely accepted that adulthood equals misery, and if we’re in too good of a mood, then we must ...

9 10, 2017

2016-2017 Professors of the Year

October 9th, 2017|Online|0 Comments

Every year The Underground receives nominations from students who give compelling reasons as to why their professors should be chosen as one of our professors of the year. We distribute the Professor of the Year (POTY) awards to acknowledge the faculty members who have gone above and beyond expectations to ensure that their students are ...