mother! Movie Review

Molly Simpson: I went into the movie very excited to see it. Darren Aronofsky is one of my favourite directors and while I was disappointed by Noah, I thought mother! would be a return to form. That said, I also went into mother! completely blind. I hadn’t seen a single trailer—I only knew the cast…

Image of Innis Residence in the afternoon

Without quorum, no motions passed at ICSS AGM

The Innis College Student Society (ICSS) held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) yesterday, yet was unable to hit quorum. With 31 members in attendance and 25 proxies, it was a considerable drop in attendance from last year’s 95 members. Because the obligatory 75 members was not met in order to hit quorum, no motions were…

GENERATION SUBSCRIPTION – Andrew Coyne at Innis

Postmedia Columnist Andrew Coyne makes his case for subscription-based journalism at the 2017 Harold Innis Lecture. Postmedia columnist and CBC At Issue panellist Andrew Coyne says that the story of the newspaper industry’s death is greatly exaggerated. Instead, he told a crowd of 214 Innis alumni and guests at an event last Tuesday that the…

“Art Speaks Volumes” at Nuit Blanche 2017

On September 30th, downtown Toronto streets were transformed into an outdoor art gallery celebrating the diversity of art culture in what is known as Nuit Blanche.  The free annual event takes places from sunset to sunrise, with cordoned off streets showcasing contemporary art through videos, sculptures, photography, paintings and performances. For the first time since…

An Issue of Perceptions: The closure of Whittamore’s Farm emphasizes the need to connect the urban and the rural

Whittamore’s Farm is a 330-acre vegetable and fruit farm located just outside Toronto’s eastern boundary. On a typical autumn Saturday morning, the farm’s indoor market is busy with suburban families purchasing fresh Ontario produce and homemade pies, and the adjacent ‘fun yard’ is filled with toddlers, teens, and adults taking selfies among pumpkin patches and…

Will U of T call it quits on smoking?

The smoking ban movement has been gaining more and more attention following McMaster University’s September announcement of their ban in September, which will be effective starting January 1, 2018. It was recently reported that the University of Toronto is considering banning smoking on its campuses, which will affecting all students, both smokers and non-smokers. Smoking…