The Land.

We are interested in the history of the land occupied by the campus – the indigenous history, the settler history, the initial acquisition of the land by the province and then the university.  The relationship between the university and the land involves community relations of all kinds and has influenced the nature and development of programs.

The Land

Marooned?: The Issue of Identity

In October 1964, after the formal opening ceremonies for Scarborough College, Varsity news reporter Margaret Sisson confidently reflected, “Scarborough College…will be able to provide students with a source of identity within the University structure” (Sisson 1964). While the first classes of Scarborough College certainly actively negotiated (and fiercely contested) their “Scarborough Identity” (Marooned Feb. 1967), building a collective student identity and community miles

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One Way Tray to the Valley

While present UTSC students look forward to cross-country skiing or winter hikes in the valley, former students of the ‘60s and ‘70s turned to the cafeteria for some outdoor winter fun. Yes, you read that correctly – students piled into the campus cafeteria in anticipation of heading outside. Upon finishing

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