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Student Voices: On Your Mark Tutors

Hello! My name is Elisa Bellicoso, an undergraduate student at U of T’s Saint George campus finishing up my final year of Romance Language Studies, with a major in French Language & Learning as well as double minors in Italian Culture/Communication and Spanish. I decided to take one Portuguese class this year, for students like… Continue reading Student Voices: On Your Mark Tutors

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Student Voices: Regent Park Film Festival, as seen through the eyes of an Architecture student

By Diana Camacho* I was first interested in volunteering for the Regent Park Film Festival mainly for two reasons: an essay and free movies. When Elvis (CCP coordinator) told me about the opportunity, I was excited because I was writing a paper on Regent Park for one of my architecture courses. We both agreed that… Continue reading Student Voices: Regent Park Film Festival, as seen through the eyes of an Architecture student

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Student Voices: Working for Change–Exploring Possibilities in the Non-Profit World

by Cathlin Sullivan* William Doo Auditorium was abuzz with passion and excitement last Friday October 30th. The annual conference, Working for Change—Exploring Possibilities in the Non-Profit World, took place from 1pm-6pm with excited attendees and panelists alike. Organized by New College, the Career Centre and the CCP, the afternoon was filled with many different ideas… Continue reading Student Voices: Working for Change–Exploring Possibilities in the Non-Profit World

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Student Voices: Shoreline Cleanup

Every year U of T hosts a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup. Read a student group leader's reflection of the event and be sure to check out http://shorelinecleanup.ca/ for more information. by Zaid Al-Azzawi I found out about this day by chance. Elvis told me about it, and I thought to myself it would be a great… Continue reading Student Voices: Shoreline Cleanup

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Unexpected Friends at Fudger House

By Melody Zhao* I walked up to the door, unsure but excited. It was my first day as a friendly visitor to chat with residents at the Fudger House long-term care home. Ruth, the volunteer coordinator, was so warm and welcoming that I felt at ease at once. Her friendly presence was reflected in the… Continue reading Unexpected Friends at Fudger House

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Let’s Talk Toronto: Civic Engagement and Democracy

The first conversation in our monthly discussion group, Let’s Talk Toronto, centred on civic engagement and democracy. Over the course of two engaging hours, and numerous chocolate chip cookies and cups of tea, we discussed the definition of citizenship, politics, and challenges facing students in their engagement with democracy in Toronto. It was inspiring to… Continue reading Let’s Talk Toronto: Civic Engagement and Democracy

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Have you seen these yet? Talking Walls: Student Voices

Talking Walls: Student Voice Exhibition  Amidst the dim corridors of Hart House hung this exhibition organized by one of our very own, Jody Chan. "Our hope is that students will see how important their voice becomes when they speak together with others who are sharing their experiences. As you are walking by and viewing the… Continue reading Have you seen these yet? Talking Walls: Student Voices