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U of T’s Natural Watch Costlier than Apple’s?

The $20000 worth commemorative sundial outside SF building is by far UofT’s best tribute to Sanford Fleming for his contribution to the creation of time zones. Background In 1878-79, Toronto and the world had witnessed two major developments in the field of time. The first was Sandford Fleming’s contribution in the standardization of time into 24 zones and the second

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The National Technology and Business Conference ’15

Reporter Patrick Wu gives his reflection of the events.   In the 21st century, wave after wave of new consumer trends and needs are demonstrated in the areas of digitalized service, energy, and healthcare; technology and business are more integrated than ever before. Opportunities bloom one after another, and many speakers at the National Business and Technology Conference (NBTC) have

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Dean’s Townhall

The Dean’s Town got off to a rough start, but was ultimately a good showing. A double booking lead to a relocation to Sandford Flemming Basement whereupon Food was laid out in the Communication office. The event was then split into the AMA (Ask me Anything) session in the Pit with acting dean Brenda McCabe, and the academic discussion with

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Start-up Hub: “Get Your Hands Dirty”

The energy at the MaRS Discovery District on Friday, January 30th was distinct and unique, reflecting the event’s location in the expansive start-up core. You’re Next Career Network (YNCN) Startup Hub’s Startup Career Expo 2015 buzzed with the excitement, bringing over 70 startup businesses together to share the results of their vision, determination, and risks taken over the years. There

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Blue and Gold Robbery

Article by Eugene Du Members of the concrete toboggan team woke up to a surprise on Sunday morning when they had arrived at the pit bright and early to see that the Blue and Gold Room had been broken into. The door had been forcefully opened and various items were taken, such as Blue and Gold memorabilia, the hard hats

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