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January 24, 2012 issue has been digitized!

In case you haven’t seen this week’s paper issue of The Howl, we’ve made it easily accessible to you in the form of pixels, bytes, bits and binary.  So here you go, followed by the Letter From The Editor and a pretty slideshow: Downloadable PDF: The Howl – January 24, 2012 Letter From The Editor … Continue reading

Why Don’t You Get W.E.T.?

Woodsworth Environment Team Did you complain this summer about just how ridiculously HOT it keeps getting every year? Or just why in January there is NO SNOW to make a snowman? Ever thought silently, “Who cares about declining fuel stocks, I don’t drive a car.” Have you ever looked into the eyes of a baby … Continue reading

How To Get That Sweet, Sweet “A+” On An Essay

Asianus Goodgradus, Contributor As the semester draws to an end, you will undoubtedly be scrambling to finish up (or start) your essays. If you’re a Humanities student this is definitely crunch time, as you will have anywhere between two to five essays due in the next couple of weeks. If you were just planning to … Continue reading

Can You Hear The Wolfpack Rumble?

Christopher Granicolo, Howl Staff For the second time in our college’s history, Woodsworth’s male intramural soccer team has reached the championship play-off game. This is a deserving outcome for a team that has battled through shortened line-ups, unfavorable playing conditions and inconsistent officiating. The path to the final has included a Wolfpack 3-1 victory over … Continue reading

Wolfpack Have a Nut to Crack

Woodsworth Male Soccer Team take on Chestnut in Semi-Final Playoff Showdown Christopher Granicolo, Howl Staff After a good old 3-1 thrashing of University College in their quarter-final match, Woodsworth looks to continue its dominance on the pitch in the upcoming semi-final match-up against Chestnut. The Wolfpack have not forgotten the 1-0 loss to Chestnut earlier … Continue reading

Ontario’s First Gay and Lesbian Rights Group Honoured

– November 09, 2011; Jon Foster, Howl Staff 42 years ago a small group called the University of Toronto Homophile Association held its first meeting at University College. They realized their role quickly as the province’s first group to appeal for gay and lesbian rights, as well as the country’s first university-based lesbian and gay … Continue reading

Playoffs Will Be The Ultimate Test For Hungry Wolfpack

– November 08, 2011; Christopher Granicolo, Howl Staff With a fourth place finish in their division, and sporting a very respectable 3-1-1 record, Woodsworth’s male intramural soccer team is poised to make a giant splash in the upcoming playoffs. The team’s fourth-place finish means they will play University College in a quarter-final showdown. UC finished … Continue reading

U of T St. George Ranks a B- Overall

– October 31, 2011; Gloria Mak, Howl Staff The results from the 2012 Student Satisfaction Survey conducted by the Globe and Mail have recently come out and the results are quite interesting. Now before all of you staticians ask me about the methodology, response rate, format of questioning… so on and so forth, I would … Continue reading

U of T Ranks 10th for Best Arts and Humanities University in the World

October 24, 2011; Jon Foster, Howl Staff Last week the prestigious group Times Higher Education ranked U of T as the 10th best university in the world for its Arts and Humanities program, with a score of 79.7 out of 100. The rankings were assessed on five key areas: teaching and the learning environment (30 … Continue reading

October 11 Print Issue Now Available Online!

Oh no, did we miss Thanksgiving?  Oh well, the EIC re-wrote the Thanksgiving origin story on page 2 anyway. Downloadable PDF: The Howl October 11, 2011

WCSA By-Elections Prove Student Government More Than A Popularity Contest

– October 10, 2011; Jon Foster, Howl Staff The Ontario Provincial election was not the only one going on this week to the thousands of Woodsworth students. With the fall semester, it is WCSA by-election season! This year, there were seven positions up for grabs; two Off-Campus Students’ Directors, an 89 Chestnut Residence Director, two … Continue reading

blogUT is looking for a new Junior Editor!

Hey all! blogUT, a blog run by U of T students on anything and everything campus relevant, is looking for someone to fill the position of Junior Editor.  Here’s part of their intro to the position: “During your time as Junior Editor, we will train you on everything blogUT. You’ll learn how to write and … Continue reading

Newsweek names University of Toronto one of top three schools outside the USA

– September 26, 2011; Nathalie Sehgal, Contributor In a recently released college ranking report, Newsweek listed the University of Toronto as one of the top three schools in the world outside of the United States. The report includes four Canadian universities, of which it says U of T has “the best halls of higher learning … Continue reading

Another Mature Students’ Weekend a Success

– September 26, 2011; Jon Foster, Howl Staff For a fourth consecutive year, Mature Students’ Weekend went off without a hitch, and garnished support from attendees from across the St. George campus. The event, whose roots were formed by former WCSA executive and current UTSU president Danielle Sandhu, has seen a tremendous growth in popularity … Continue reading

Life after Woodsworth: Pet Envy?

– September 24, 2011; Deborah Molnar, Contributor A recently-graduated Woodsworth student decided to share her outlook with us and what she thinks life after university will be like.  Try not to make too much fun of her and her LOLcat addiction. I’m a cat person. I’ve always been a cat person.  Why people have dogs … Continue reading