Photo by Jessica Wong

Exploring Narrative Expression

Prof. Catherine Heard recently instructed each of the 17 students in her class to create a graphic novelette

Through the Leaves

Can photographing someone’s art be considered an art? Chris Cachia thinks so.

Photo by Aida da Silva

The Sea

This artwork created by Philip Beesley – and photographed by Aida da Silva – transformed Brookfield Place in Toronto


Albert Tan uses the Brenizer method to get a new photographic effect on a familiar subject

Remembering the Nanking Massacre

Diana Tso’s play Red Snow focuses on the “forgotten holocaust”

Photo by Yi Zhao

Rise Like Lions

Yi Zhao tells a story of Occupy Toronto in photos

Convocation Hall under construction

Beaux-Arts Beauty

Alumni and friends support Convocation Hall’s construction

Photo by Benjamin Jakabek

Waiting for Handouts

Claudio’s Quality Seafood in Sydney draws both human and feathered clientele

Photo by Tea Hadziristic

The Resting Place

Tea Hadziristic explores a beautiful place for the dead

Photo by Chia Barsen

Web of Light

Chia Barsen catches a spider in the city’s glow

Look Down

Erica Sum finds beauty on the street

Photo courtesy of U of T Lipdub

This All-Star Party Show Goes On

Behind the scenes at the U of T lipdub video shoot

Image by Philip Johnson

Sneaky Dee’s

A Toronto music and late-night-snacking institution

Calling All Alumni

Fatema Pardhan phones grads for U of T’s Annual Fund. She, like many students, also benefits from the fund

Photo by Michael Yu

This Robot Gets Around

This cardboard robot has a penchant for travel, adventure, and distracting Michael Yu from his studies

Photo by Warren Davis

The Imposter

Warren Davis experiments with photo editing software

Photo by Alex Quick

Rare Bird

Alexander Quick captures the John P. Robarts library in its natural habitat

Bowie Tribute

Bodi Bold creates an homage to Aladdin Sane

Photo by Nikita Nikolaev

Wedding Crashers

Nikita Nikolaev finds himself unexpectedly at a wedding in a monastery

Photo by Suzanna Chang

Faces of ’14: After First Year

What six first-year students have to say about their experiences at U of T so far

Photo by Matteo Mencarelli

The Sheikh

Matteo Mencarelli bears witness in Beirut

Photo by Gary Baker

Something Old, Something New

Lifetime Toronto resident Gary Baker documents a changing cityscape

Photo by Dan Epstein

A Happy Accident

Dan Epstein gets lucky working with film

Photo by Alexandra Auger

Cat Scratch

Alexandra Auger photographs her grandfather, his kitten, and a scratch reflex

Photo Courtesy of Frank Horvat

Green Keys

Frank Horvat plays piano in the dark to raise awareness of environmental issues

Photo by Kathy Lawton

The Pilgrimage

Kathy Lawton takes in the sights at Namtso Lake, Tibet

Photo by Charles Hoppner

Tree of Lost Soles

Charles Hoppner knows a place where the shoes grow on trees

Photo Courtesy of U of T archives/a1973-0050/002p(01)

Regal Reception

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth enjoy a visit to U of T in May 1939

Photo by Annabelle Haudry

Taking the Plunge

Post-doctoral fellow Annabelle Haudry explores what lies beneath the sea

Photo by Gulzab Nawaz

Sweet Intoxication

Second-year student Gulzab Nawaz slows down time with her camera

Photo by Barbara Konecny

Arbore Family

Alum Barbara Konecny captures the way tourism is changing a way of life

Photo by Janine Riviere

Water Lilies

Janine Riviere captures one of many beautiful sights on the island of Mauritius

Photo by Nick Merzetti

Dirty Blonde

Nick Merzetti proves that complicated equipment is not what makes a great photo

Photo by Gerald Law

It Just Grows Back

Alum Gerald Law snapped this photo of an elderly man who gave up on shaving

Photo Courtesy of Hilary Davidson

The Damage Done

Hilary Davidson’s first crime novel keeps you guessing till the last page

Photo by Jing-Ling Kao-Beserve

Fleeting Days

A new mother discovers her child’s infancy doesn’t last long

Photo by Benson Kua

Freshly Fallen

Pharmacy student Benson Kua finds an upside to cold weather

Photo by Fadi Jozif


Engineering student Fadi Jozif takes a striking portrait

Photo by Lip Liew

Balancing Act

Someone spent a lot of time making these “men of stone” near Toronto’s Humber River Bay

Photo by Daniel Kukla

At the Fair

Daniel Kukla finds an unusually coloured horse

Photo Courtesy of Hilary Davidson

A Walk on the Wild Side

In her debut novel, Hilary Davidson asks what causes otherwise good people to do something terrible

Photo by Sasi Shanmugarajah

Religion, Philosophy, Glamour

Sasi Shanmugarajah finds elegance in an unexpected place

Photo by Yuyi Ful

Doggy in the Window

Yuyi Fu captures a rare moment of canine reflection

Photo by Jose Castro

Power Surge

Jose Castro discovers that lightning does indeed strike twice

Photo of Hormuz Dadabhoy

Faces of ’14: Frosh Week Approaches

They’re smart, globally aware, tech savvy — and still a little nervous about starting at U of T

Photo by

Fixing Up Soldiers’ Tower

The first phase of renovations to the 86-year-old monument is now underway

Enlightened Beings

Tim Bermingham plays with light to capture incredible feats of athleticism and strength

A Moment in Florida

Sarah Lee Walker discovers the joy of connecting with her environment through photography

Project 365

Anthropologist Sarah Gould has challenged herself to take one photo a day for a year

Photo by Victoria Fisher

Shadow Commuters

OISE graduate Victoria Fisher keeps her camera handy and waits for good luck

Photo by Remi Carreiro

Blue Night Bridge

Aspiring architecture student captures pedestrian bridge from an unusual point of view

Photo by Ren Hui Yoong

A Walk in the Park

Foggy weather makes for a dramatic image by fourth-year student Ren Hui Yoong

Tasty, Affordable – and Sustainable

Hot Yam serves up the greenest lunch on campus


Residence program seeks to change how students think about energy use and conservation


How did first-year student (and former tomboy) Anna Cunningham end up writing a fashion column online?

The Media’s Fault?

Tiger Woods doesn’t think personal sins should require public confessions. Media ethics prof and U of T alum Tom Cooper half agrees

The Dragon and the Stars

Writer Tony Pi draws on his Chinese heritage to create a magical alternate history

Author: Suzanna Chang