Read more about the article “We’re Going to Move Against Your Moms and Dads”: The Black Panther Party Comes to Scarborough College
The Scarboro Mirror. (1970, March 25). “Black Panthers Revealed”. The Scarboro Mirror. Retrieved from UTSC Archives Legacy Collection, file 002-E-9-4-1, “General Publicity 1970”. University of Toronto Scarborough Library, Archives & Special Collections.

“We’re Going to Move Against Your Moms and Dads”: The Black Panther Party Comes to Scarborough College

     The Black Panther Party (BPP) came to Scarborough College to inspire a black revolution.  “Black is beautiful” they declared to Scarborough Colleges’ predominantly white student population in March 1970. Six members of the BPP from Chicago took the stage in the Meeting Place in front of a large group of curious students to give a talk on their activist movement – and particularly, the politics of higher…

0 Comments
Read more about the article Making a Home in the Highlands: The Story of UTSC’s Student Residences
photo courtesy of University of Toronto Scarborough Library, Archives & Special Collections, UTSC Photographic Services Collection, 2012-001C-6-1-52. http://digitalscholarship.utsc.utoronto.ca/islandora/object/photoservices%3A529.

Making a Home in the Highlands: The Story of UTSC’s Student Residences

Arguably no situation has thrown postsecondary students and universities across Canada into as much confusion as the current COVID-19 pandemic. In an attempt to limit the spread of the virus over the past few months, most, if not all, of Canada’s major universities urged their students to move out of…

0 Comments
Read more about the article Vincent W. Bladen Library: A Students’ Demand
"Scarborough College Student Council president, Sheldon Leith, handing a symbolic cheque of $400,000 to Lee MacLaren, the Director of the Department of Funding at the University of Toronto.” Scarborough College Bulletin, January 1979.

Vincent W. Bladen Library: A Students’ Demand

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re lucky to have online libraries available for our entertainment needs from the comfort of our own homes. In fact, can you imagine what it’d be like without a library, especially if you were a student? Scarborough College didn’t have a proper library until 1982, upon…

0 Comments