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Riding the Rhodes to success
Steven Wang was devastated when he heard he didn’t get the Rhodes Scholarship interview. He went for a long jog that morning and kept the bad news to himself as he received it on convocation day. But his sadness wasREAD MORE »
Here’s exactly what will happen in 2012
While you were all having fun over the holidays, Varsity staffers were hard at work, aligning their minds with the cosmos to bring you the exact goings-on of the year to come. Hint: the Mayans were wrong.
Why UTSU potentially cutting services and raising salaries is wrong
New initiative lobbies for creation of chair in Iranian politics
Students, professor ally in effort to deepen Canadian understanding of Iranian culture
Governing Council calls special informational session to discuss fee diversion
Faculty advisor to facilitate discussion between UTSU, EngSoc and TCM
UTM spending $70–100 million to build Innovation Complex
New building set to open September 2014
Best films of 2011
For audiences around the world, 2011 will be remembered for a lot of things: a strange trend in terminal illness plot lines(50/50, The Descendants), the year with the most sequels ever released (28 in all), and the year that we saw the Transformer’s trilogy sink to new and unthinkable lows. Still, it wasn’t all bad. Brandon Bastaldo lists the 10 best films of 2011.
Our favourite book
Resolving to read more this new year? Associate arts editor and Tina Fey enthusiast Brigit Katz tells us why Bossypants should be number one on your list.
Odd songs by an odd fellow — Simon Frank lists the best tracks of 2011
A new year with science
YASMIN SATTARZADEH and BIANCA LEMUS LAVARREDA welcome you back with winter solutions
“I’m walking on sunshine,” four-limbed fish’s last words
An oft-conjured image when imagining the process of evolution is of fish crawling out of water on four limbs. A [...]
Link found between loss of gray matter and psychoses
Young adults suffering from schizophrenia and other psychoses seem to show a greater loss of gray matter in comparison to [...]