Bad hair day for school

Being called to the principal’s office usually means a student has done something wrong. One Amesbury Middle School student did not think she had done anything wrong, but says she was spoken to by the principal a number of times. She claims the principal was punishing her and making comments about the way she styled her hair.

Movember Canada adds new way to fund raise for men’s health

It’s time to MOVE to the washrooms and shave. It is the first day of November on Sunday, which also means it is the first day of Movember. During Movember people usually grow their moustaches throughout the month of November to raise awareness and funds for men’s health. As part of the challenge, participants must […]

End of a literary feud—over baseball

This defeat of the Toronto Blue Jays in the American League Championship Series (ALCS) also marked the end of the #bookspinepoetry battle between the Toronto and Kansas City Public Libraries. On Friday night, the Kansas City Royals defeated the Blue Jays in game six of the ALCS, eliminating the Jays and marking the end of the baseball […]

Teaching assistants on strike at U of T

Picket lines are up and teaching assistants are on strike at all three University of Toronto campuses. On Thursday, a tentative agreement was unanimously approved by CUPE Local 3902 Unit One bargaining team, but the 1,000 Unit One members who attended a meeting Friday voted against it. CUPE Local 3902 represents approximately 6,000 teaching assistants, lab […]