Saturday, March 17, 2018



who we are

the newspaper

the newspaper is the University of Toronto's independent paper, and the largest student-run publication in Canada.

Founded in 1978 by editors Steven Petranik, Thomas Simpson and Ken Whitehurst, the newspaper has been publishing weekly or biweekly for 34 years without any financial support from the University of Toronto. We are entirely self-sufficient, relying solely on advertising revenue for our production costs. We are the campus's only truly independent voice, accountable not to shareholder or to investors, but only to U of T students and to the community we serve.

the newspaper is published by Planet Publications Inc., a non-profit organization. All U of T community members, including students, staff and faculty are encouraged to contribute to the newspaper.


the staff 

Our masthead for for 2017-2018 includes:

Editor-in-Chief Alina Butt 
Managing Editor Natalia Herran

Senior Copy Editor Rebecca Gao 
Assistant Copy Editor Erica Sung 
Design Editors Rel Ryann, Ashima Kaura, POSITIONS OPEN (2) 
Visual Content Editor Noah Kahansky 

Web Editor Adam El-Masri 
Online Editor Hilary Lo 

News Editor Noah Walker 
Comment Editor Maxim Basu 
Music Editor Chantel Ouellet 
Arts Editor Joyce Wong 

Business Manager Kelly Chan 
Business Associates POSITIONS OPEN (3) 
Public Relations Coordinator Gabbi Gard 
Distribution Coordinator POSITION OPEN (1) 


the board 

Our Board of Directors has included: 

Cara Sabatini
Helene Goderis
Yukon Damov
Dylan Hornby

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