By: Julia Paiva, SPECTRUM Writer

Starting university can be nerve wracking. Whether it’s the first time you’re living on your own, trying to navigate Quercus, or figuring out how you’ll balance coursework while maintaining a social life, university comes with plenty of first-time situations. For many of us, new experiences are accompanied by both excitement, as […]

By: Julia Paiva, SPECTRUM Writer

The Scarborough campus of U of T is unique in a few noticeable ways. Close to us we have the Valley, which offers an excellent learning environment for science students at UTSC to get hands on experience in field work. We are also a smaller campus, offering opportunities that are arguably harder […]

By: Deanna Saminathan, SPECTRUM Writer

As midterms are approaching, I think it is safe to say that we have already started worrying about following a study plan for reading week, and how to get the most out of our break. I learned in a recent study conducted by Microsoft that out of the standard 45-hour work […]

By: Julia Paiva, SPECTRUM Writer
          Many individuals develop phobias  toward insects, whether it be the black widow spiders found in UTSC labs, or the pesky bugs lurking within cottages. But perhaps the most fearsome type of bugs are found at the microscopic level, the kind that are resilient against human interference– Superbugs.  These dangerous forms of […]