Monthly Archives: January 2011

More Violence in Puerto Rico as University Student Fee is Imposed

January 18, 2011; Maritza Stanchich: The forced institutionalization of fees comes after violent clashes with strike police last week as the fees began to be processed on Thursday, when protesting students blocked workers from entering Plaza Universitaria, the administrative building … Continue reading

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Introduction Read at the Beginning of the First General Assembly

[Note: Much of the text was taken from a comment piece that the General Assembly organizing group submitted to The Varsity] Let me open with two contrasting conceptions of the University of Toronto. In the first, the interests of students, … Continue reading

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Varsity Comment Piece – Appeared January 17th

Let us open with two different conceptions of what the University of Toronto is. In the first, the interests of students, staff, faculty and others on campus are intertwined. We meet at this site to share and learn, to arrive … Continue reading

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Press Release: Hundreds gather to form University of Toronto General Assembly

**For Immediate Release** TORONTO, January 20 On Wednesday, January 19, 2011, over two hundred students, workers, faculty, and community members packed a room to form a General Assembly that challenges the legitimacy of the University of Toronto’s administration and Governing … Continue reading

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First General Assembly Callout: ALL OUT JAN 19

What: first UT General Assembly When: January 19th, 5-8 pm Where: Main Activity Hall, Multifaith Centre (569 Spadina Ave) High tuition fees. No job security. Large class sizes. No time to talk to your professors / TAs / students. This … Continue reading

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Thank You!

Thanks for Participating in the First General Assembly! A big thank you to all the students, workers, faculty, and community members who participated in the first general assembly on Wednesday. The content generated from the assembly and working groups – … Continue reading

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Press Release: University of Toronto community fed up, forms General Assembly

TORONTO, January 18 On Wednesday January 19, 2011, students, workers, and faculty of the University of Toronto intend to gather to express their lack of confidence in the administration and governance of the University. At the first ever U of … Continue reading

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