CDO: Stop Assisting the NYC Migration

Ultra Vires (U. of Toronto Faculty of Law)

The Career Development Office (CDO) has to be one of the best-run bits of U of T. Efficient, compassionate, and knowledgeable — these people do a great job. I can only think of one thing that would make the CDO better: they should stop helping American firms hire our best graduates. The CDO shouldn’t advertise American jobs, host American OCIs, or do anything else to encourage our graduates to work outside the country.

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A Cowardly Concession

The Varsity (Online Edition). October 26th, 2006

On Monday, Hart House hosted a debate between candidates for the November 13th election of Toronto’s mayor.  Three candidates were invited – Stephen LeDrew, David Miller, and Jane Pitfield.  Among the 38 registered candidates, these are the only three who have any chance of being elected Mayor of Toronto.

A large and excited audience filed into the Great Hall at 6:30 to see and hear them.  As the spectators took their seats, they found that someone else was already making a speech.  The speaker was one of the 35 candidates who were not invited. He carried a large, dirty broom which he waved in the air and banged on the floor.  He ranted incoherently at the top of his lungs. He did so for a full hour, as the spectators’ mood shifted from amusement to embarrassment to anger.

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“The Worst-Case Scenario, and How We Could Get There.”

The most serious source of conflict in Canada-U.S. relations in 2015 will be the Canadian response to American foreign policy. This essay will argue for the plausibility of the worst-case scenario, described in the fictional article below. Such a scenario would make Canada choose between economic devastation and participation in a highly unpopular war.

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A Bus to Nowhere

_the newspaper_ (University of Toronto)

Tuesday, August 17, 2004.

As this issue of _the newspaper_ goes to press, most students are working summer jobs to save money for school. By contrast, amateur politicos at U of T’s Students’ Administrative Council (SAC) are busy holding meetings to find new ways to spend it. Naturally, the money SAC spends is the same money the rest of us save every summer- our mandatory undergraduate student fees fund the Council to the tune of about $850,000 per year.

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Enough with the propaganda: The U of T Bulletin

_the newspaper_ (University of Toronto)
April 8, 2004

My name is Noel Semple, and I’m a campus pressaholic. I lurk beside news-stands in libraries; I memorize publication schedules. There are dozens of U of T student papers, none of them are too obscure or too typographically shoddy to be worth picking up. There’s only one paper that even I won’t read. You’ve probably seen it, towering in forlorn, untouched piles-the University of Toronto Bulletin.

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