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Journalism in Science: A Rhetorical Analysis

Whether intended or not, the act of reporting provides a point of view which can potentially influence the message received by the audience; scientific journalism is especially susceptible due to the complex nature of the subject matter. What message the audience receives from the reporting of scientific finds can be influenced by factors like word …

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The UTSU and You

If there’s only one thing that could be said about the UTSU, amid its colourful history, it would be that their performance has always been…questionable. As Mathias Memmel, VP Internal, remarked, “we’re widely disliked and no one trusts us with money, and who can blame them?” One such a money-fumbling incident would be the 2015 …

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What Will the Trump Presidency Bring About for Skule?

Almost two months after the end of the race for the White House, skepticism remains high about Donald Trump’s policies on science and technology. Much has been written on the potential effects of Trump on STEM; some scientists have expressed concerns about how Trump’s presidency will affect research and development in the United States, and …

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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), …

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Picking The Mind of Bernardo Brando Albino Galvao de Sousa

One of the best known professors of mathematics for engineering students is Professor Galvao de Sousa. Despite only lecturing for a short time, he already coordinates classes for every discipline, and teaches students from almost every year. Almost every student knows his courses to be particularly challenging, especially with calculus II. It’s not uncommon for …

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It’s crime in UofT!   -University Tribunal Decisions 2014-2015

Have you ever heard of “impersonating” another student in order to graduate in his/ her name? Or completely forging a diploma? These sound like plotlines from a movie, these are real situations. You can see it in the records of Tribunal Decisions 2014-2015, University of Toronto. At the beginning of the school year, let’s go …

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