Snapshot: Despite Ongoing U of T Strikes, the World Continues to Turn
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Snapshot: Despite Ongoing U of T Strikes, the World Continues to Turn

As labour negotiations continue between the University of Toronto and its woefully under-compensated graduate student staff, the university's newly accepted class of 2019 celebrates online.

A snapshot of yesterday's student walkout, courtesy of CUPE 3902

A snapshot of yesterday’s student walkout, courtesy of CUPE 3902.

Yesterday afternoon, an estimated 3,000 students at the University of Toronto’s three campuses hit the streets (and campus lawns) to rally both in support and against the three-week-long strike that has cancelled many of their courses since March 2. Around the same time, hopeful Grade 12 students from the city and beyond received their acceptance letters from U of T. As the day’s rallies made “U of T” trend citywide on Twitter, something dissonant found its way into the trending tag: excited announcements from the university’s future graduates.

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Meanwhile, CUPE 3902 and the university reached a tentative agreement last night, which union members will vote on tomorrow.

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