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Skule “News”

Western Car On the day of our DisOrientation event during F!rosh week, we were surprised to find a car wrapped around our beautiful sword in the stone. Within half an hour the car was dismantled and our beloved sword was free to breathe once again. Disorientation occured without any other incidents. The car was a pranking gift to us from

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2014 World News – A Year in Review

In 2014, we witnessed both dramatic and subtle changes in relations between international entities. The Ukrainian crisis has been in the spotlight since the beginning of 2014; evoked by the suspension of Ukraine-European Union Association Agreement preparation by President Viktor Yanukovych, numerous Euromaidan opponents pushed the nation into predicament. In February, President Yanukovych was ousted, with an ensuing pro-Russian unrest

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Letter from the Editor

When someone says “The Cannon”, what comes to mind? An eclectic sampling of student writings? Factual, boring, stuffy?  While we might be the more serious of the two newspapers Skule has, describing us as boring couldn’t be further from the truth. Past editors have taken it in many different directions, whether it be a factual report of current events, student

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Skule News at a Glance

SAC Board Structure Shot Down If you had heard about the SAC’s proposed board structure change, you’ll probably be happy to hear it was not passed. The change would have shifted student representation from being divided between the different colleges within U of T, to having representatives of each ethnicity within the U of T demographic. Of course, not to

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Toronto Mayoral Candidates

Olivia Chow Olivia Chow loves Toronto; most people in the Trinity-Spadina riding are all too happy to tell you just how much. In all honestly, she really does seem to care about Toronto and what happens to the people who live here. The problem is that caring doesn’t guarantee that she will make a good mayor for this city. Before

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From the Desk of the EngSoc President

Why hello there! Welcome to the F!rosh Week edition of The Cannon brought to you by the University of Toronto Engineering Society. Having written a few articles for the Cannon myself over the course of my undergrad, I’m particularly excited to see what everyone in the SkuleTM community has to share through EngSoc’s formal publication this year! What am I

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Letter from the Editor

A hearty welcome to the incoming class of 1T8…and everyone else who is returning, As you may or may not know, The Cannon is Skule’s (slightly) more serious newspaper, established in 1978 after the Toike took the humor route. We provide news that’s relevant to students…at least we try to. So if you ever want to write, have an opinion

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Pride: It’s Not Just a Week

Toronto’s Pride Celebration’s 33-year history began in 1981 with Toronto’s equivalent of the Stonewall Riots in New York. On February 5, 1981, the Metropolitan Toronto Police raided four bathhouses in what came to be known as “Operation Soap”. 286 men were arrested, the largest mass-arrest since the October Crisis in 1970. The following night, nearly 5000 angry citizens staged a

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UofT to Host CNCCC this Year

The University of Toronto Concrete Canoe Team is a multi-disciplinary design team managed entirely by undergraduate students from the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering and the Faculty of Arts and Science. Each year in May, the team participates in the Canadian National Concrete Canoe Competition, in which canoe teams from different universities across Canada gather to compete. The host

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