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Woodsworth Gala

The night was one of friendship and family, despite being held during a rather heated WCSA election. Hardly any lips were pursed with snooty intentions less it was in mockery of any real seriousness during the evening. Continue reading


Journey into the Lion’s Den

The Howl was curious to see whether the big city or the small town celebrated St. Patrick’s Day better. A carefully selected delegation of revelers led by a Howl staff member was sent to London, Ontario to get a first-hand experience of this notorious party school on the most legendary of days. Toronto is not a complete snooze on St. Patty’s Day, but a good comparison between party hotspots is always welcome. Continue reading

U of T Festival of Dance 2012

This is a chance to see what is renowned as Canada’s largest university dance festival. In previous years, the festival has included over 60 dance pieces and more than 200 performers from all three campuses. It includes performances in a huge variety of styles including: jazz, ballet, modern, hip-hop, musical theatre, and even belly dancing. Head over to Hart House Theatre this Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm to get your yearly dose of dance. Continue reading

Free Film Friday @ Innis Town Hall

Directed by George Roy Hill and starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford, this movie is a classic Western about two outlaws robbing trains, running from the law, and looking for a more successful criminal career Continue reading

Environmental Week: A Minute with Nadia Djinnit

In light of the upcoming U of T Environmental Week starting on March 12, here is a quick interview with one of the organizers, Nadia Djinnit, to gain some insight into both the event as well as the environmental initiative on campus. Continue reading

Going INDePth

The INDePth Conference 2012 is a student conference bringing Canadian and Indonesian students from diverse disciplines together to discuss equitable and sustainable development. Continue reading

U of T Environment Week 2012

Maybe most days you remember to turn off the lights, and maybe you even recycle more than occasionally, but are you really doing enough? No matter how we try to deny it, the responsibility of avoiding environmental destruction lies with all of us. We each have a part to play in order to ensure a sustainable future. Continue reading

Kick it for Japan

The Howl sat down with Ai Kurehara and Aaron Atwell to discuss lingering effects of last year’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and how their Toronto-based soccer group is helping out. Continue reading

Alternative Reading Week: Keelesdale Park TTC Art Project

This article was originally featured in the February 27 print issue

Alternative Reading Week: An Overview

This article was originally featured in the February 27 print issue

UTSU Elections – Simplified.

Unless you are involved in the elections or you just have a deep-seated passion for university politics, it is unlikely that you have any idea what is going on with the UTSU elections. Here is a simple breakdown of what you need to know about the main party candidates. Continue reading

Undergrads for CUPE 3902

Jamieson Wang, Howl Staff By now, most students should be aware of the impending threat of a TA strike. CUPE 3902 Unit 1, a division of the larger trade union, represents over 4000 teaching assistants and has been fighting for a new contract since July last year. The University’s administration has not been very cooperative … Continue reading

Play Review—Trail of Embrace

Siffat Haider, Contributor Whether it be child prodigies or quirky abilities like body contortion, I always try to appreciate specialized talents. So when the topic of the U of T Drama Festival came up, I was quick to review a play. At the Festival, the idea is for different Colleges to present student-written, -directed, -produced … Continue reading

Calling all Theatre Buffs!

Jamieson Wang, Howl Staff The Drama Festival at Hart House Theatre last Wednesday evening revealed that where I thought were only grades-obsessed academics, there are also artists. Hosted by the U of T Drama Coalition, the Drama Festival was a four-day long event where students exhibited not just their acting abilities, but also their writing, directing, … Continue reading

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