mitZine Awards: VOTE NOW!

The 2nd Annual mitZine Awards are here! Let the mitZine Editorial Team know what your favourite class is and who your favourite instructors are. You might even see them featured exclusively in the April Issue of the mitZine! FIMS isn’t all about those required courses — if you’ve taken any non-required FIMS courses, let everyone know…

Vote in the USC Elections today!

The last few weeks have been packed full of surprises and tension. From Bieber to demerit points, this year’s USC Elections have been the most eventful in recent memory. It really does feel like we’ve seen it all at this point; the election results were invalidated in an unprecedented move on the part of the…

FIMS Film Festival: SCHEDULE

The FIMS Film Festival hits Western campus tomorrow at the McKellar Theatre from 2:00 – 6:00 PM. If you can’t attend the entire festival, don’t worry — you can come for any length of time at the beginning, middle, or end! Don’t forget to vote for the People’s Choice Award! THIS EVENT IS FREE, but…

Silver, Ross, McArthur, Fearnall…Bieber?

Shortly before 8 pm yesterday, an anonymous person or group hacked the USC Elections site. Voters were redirected to a page that welcomed them to the “Justin Bieber Hairstyle vote 2012” and informed them that “a vote for Bieber is a vote for world peace.” As of now, the motivations behind the defacement of the…

Opinion: Three Ways to Pick a President

Disclaimer: the views expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the editorial position of the mitZine or the MITSC. When voters head to the (virtual) polls this week, they will be making a choice based ultimately on one of three criteria: platform, campaign, or character. Many students will vote for a platform.…

The February issue of the mitZine is on stands now!

The long-awaited moment is finally here. The February issue of the mitZine is on stands now in the UCC atrium, NCB, and the Mustang Lounge. This month’s issues features USC presidential election coverage as well as commentary on FIMS’ own non-election. We’ve got an interview with FIMS’ own Sandra Smeltzer, an exposé on the controversy…

Line of Site: A USC President Web Critique

In the thousands of years we’ve progressed as a species, we’ve finally agreed on how important it is to associate one’s self with an amiable colour scheme and develop one’s personal ‘brand.’  Excuse me while I die a little inside. Regardless of how this writer feels about it, it’s nonetheless true that being familiar, consistent,…