Author Archives: Namya Syal

Toronto Through Food

For the final issue of the year, I wanted to do something different with this column. I’ve written about the best places to get burritos, cheap eats, and decadent dinners, but this time I’ll be examining my relationship with Toronto through the food that I eat. Food and Toronto have both led me to some of my lowest lows, but

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Finding your own adventure

  Reading week is almost over. You probably spent your break reading your friends’ text messages about how they’re enjoying their ski trip in Blue Mountain or Mont Tremblant, or how they just can’t get enough of the amazing food and bars in Montreal. Perhaps your friends are extra fancy and decided to leave the country and are vacationing in

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UTSU Levy Referendum

The UTSU is currently running a Fall By-Election with the following referendum: The University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU) is seeking consent from its members on the St George Campus for the establishment of the UTSU Dedicated Clubs, Events, and Services Fee. Each member of the UTSU would pay $3.75 sessionally (including the Summer session), beginning in Fall 2017. The

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Women in Engineering

Dean Amon - "Boundless opportunities to address the world's most pressing challenges"

In honour of the International Day of the Girl, we present to you some of the women in engineering saying what being a woman in engineering means to them (and an important reminder from your VP Academics). As of 2015, women account for 30.6% of undergraduate engineering students at UofT. The complement of female faculty members has more than doubled

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EngSoc Emerges Victorious in UTSU AGM

A hotly contested board structure proposal was then put up for vote last night, and an overwhelming majority approved it. This solidifies the board structure, allows engineers to maintain their 4 representatives currently on the board and also introduces a new VP Professional Faculty who can be a full time student while being a part time UTSU representative so as to

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UTSU Proposal Status Remains Unclear

SGM Planning (Nov18th) A proposal written by Khrystyna Zhuk was bought up for discussion in the last UTSU AGM(Annual General Meeting). This is the Appendix A proposal. This Proposal allows for EngSoc to keep their three directors on the board, and other professional faculties to keep their representatives as well to maintain the proportionality of students in their faculties to

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