University District

Investigating fowl play

An unexpected wake-up call ruffled some feathers in the University District last week with the discovery of some unclaimed chickens wandering free.Continue...

Catcalling: should it be criminal?

I asked a street harasser, “Why?” His answer was simple, but spoke volumes.Continue...

Landlord agreements not always legal

When Madi Trenholm found a broken oven in her new apartment, she thought she would just have to ask her landlord to fix it.Continue...

The divide

When crossing from one part of William St. to the other, over Barrie St. — where William becomes disconnected, rather than running in a straight line — it’s easy to see the stark external differences between houses in the University District and the houses outside.Continue...

In defence of the District

While the Journal's editorial on Tuesday Sept. 20 was well written, I want to take this opportunity to respond directly to some of the ideas stipulated within it.Continue...

Not ready for new name

On Sept. 15, AMS Assembly passed a motion to rebrand the Student Ghetto as the University District.Continue...

Two men arrested near campus after causing disturbance, insulting women

A dramatic scene unfolded Thursday afternoon as two men wearing offensive signs were arrested on the corner of University Ave. and Earl St. for making anti-women statements to students passing by.Continue...

Vehicle crashes into Brock Street house, damages estimated at $150,000

At approximately 2:42 p.m. on Tuesday, a vehicle crashed into a house on the corner of Brock and Frontenac St.

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“It started burning out of nowhere”: student recounts Alfred Street blaze

Omar El Zarif, CompSci ’22 and PhD candidate, was sitting in his living room on Sept. 17 when his roommate noticed flames on the fire escape staircase of his Alfred St. apartment.Continue...

Campus security reports increased thefts, break and enters in University district

From Aug. 27 to Sept. 26, there were 39 incidents of thefts and break-and-enters reported in the University District from Stuart St. to Queen St.Continue...

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