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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…

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…

Inside INpride

INpride, a newly formed Innis based group in support of LGBTQ+ students, is up and running. Though primarily aimed at supporting and advocating for students, INpride is also open to the wider University of Toronto community, including students, staff, faculty, and alumni. This week, I sat down with its co-presidents Jack McCrossin and Sabrina Lin…

BREAKING: Report on the findings of the ICSS investigation of CINSSU

At the Innis College Town Hall on April 19, ICSS President Brianne Katz-Griffin and Vice President, Finance Troy Peschke shared the ICSS’ findings regarding the Cinema Studies Students’ Union (CINSSU) budget and, more specifically, the allocation of the ICSS student levy for the organization. Currently, at 2/45 of the ICSS budget, CINSSU is the only…