NEW Horizons: How To Better Explore Campus

When you spend so much time in one spot, you can begin to lose sight of just how much is out there. UofT’s campus is a sprawling mini-metropolis…it’s worth taking a look around.

The NEW blogger Sarim

Introducing Sarim

The year is 2004. A young boy is given his first ever creative writing assignment, and he has an idea.

Now Hiring: Student Blogger

Are you a New College student who is creative, inquisitive, and has a love for writing? Then we have the job for you!

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The NEW Queer Collective: NCQC

New College has a brand-new queer collective, and student blogger Sarah investigated. Spoiler alert: they’re awesome!

Graffiti on a New York wall with a poster saying ""In a Society That Profits from your Self Doubt, Liking Yourself is a Rebellious Act."

Body Fat: And What about It?

Struggling with body-image issues? Student blogger Sarah does too, and she’s looking to open up the conversation.

A Better Morning Coffee

Shailee rounds up three campus coffee spots where you can get a cup you can feel good about.

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A Love Letter to Libraries

Student Blogger Sarah reminds us of what a public library does for the people — so have you renewed your library card this year?

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Where Are You From?

Student blogger Teah Pelechaty takes a look at the implications of a seemingly everyday question.

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Fresh Veggies and Summer Sun: The Dig In! Exclusive

Urban agriculture is a great way to connect with your city, and it’s happening right here on campus. Student Blogger Sarah attends a Dig In! gardening evening and reports back on the benefits of growing your own food.

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Yum on a Budget

by Sarah Nathanson. Sarah misses her family’s cooking, but she’s finally tamed the kitchen! Use her mistakes, and what she’s learned from them, to move away from scrambled eggs for dinner.

Two people dancing the tango against a grey background.

Your TO-Do List This Summer

by Sarah Nathanson. If you’re sitting in bed, unhappily watching Friends reruns on Netflix, use the recommendations in this post as an excuse to get up: here are the coolest (and cheapest) activities in the city.

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Clumsily Adulting: How to Get a Summer Job

by Sarah Nathanson. Are you a student looking for the summer job of your dreams? Are you just trying to fill your time and/or pay rent? In this first installment of “Clumsily Adulting,” Sarah gives you some tips on how to feel out the job market.

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Happily Ever After…?

by Erica Ly,  So how did the balancing of 9AM to 9PM classes and my six-hour daily commute really turn out?

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Dear Me.

by Lakshmi Sadhu.  An open letter of advice to my 18-year-old self.


Keeping the Faith: When East Meets West

by Lakshmi Sadhu.  Corporeal as we are, visiting a physical place of worship is sometimes beneficial for reminding ourselves of our spiritual priorities, and for both stoking and keeping the faith.

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Toronto Light Festival – Highlights!

by Lakshmi Sadhu.  A free open-air light art event taking place in the Distillery District until March 12 to provide an escape from the dark and dreary days of winter.

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What would you do with $1 million?

by Erica Ly.  Upgrade from pack ramen to “the good” cup ramen? Pay back student loans? Travel around the world? Here are some of the most normal and craziest things people have done with millions of dollars – which do you agree with?

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The One Sport You Need to Try Before Graduating

by Erica Ly  From getting a proper workout and developing better discipline, to dunking your coaches in fountains in celebration, here’s why Dragon Boating may be the answer to your extracurricular fascinations.

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Reference Letters: The Untaught Protocol

by Lakshmi Sadhu.  If you have no reason to ask for a reference letter anytime soon, you’re probably wondering what could be so hard about asking a professor for a recommendation.

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Commuting Cheat Sheet PART 2

by Erica Ly.  At furst blush it might not seem that way, but there are some positives among the frustrations of commuting.