Friday, September 25, 2009

Classes in Athletics, Camera Club & Crafting, HH Committees, UofT Food Services

September 24th, 2009
Guests on the Show:

1. Desmond Miller, UofT Athletic Centre

To lead off this show Desmond Miller from the Athletic centre spoke with Darcy about the wonderful array of Instructional and Recreational opportunities at the Athletic Centre and Varsity Centre in '09/'10.

2. Day Milman, Hart House Programme Coordinator & Saad Chahine, Hart House Camera Club

Our second interview on the show featured Day Milman and Saad Chahine, who spoke about the HH camera club and Craft Night respectively. The Camera club at Hart House offers classes and workshops available to the public, including two new courses in infrared and digital photography. Craft Night at Hart House is a very relaxed, friendly evening of crafting that is free and available to everyone.

3. Laney Marshall, Hart House Director of Programmes

This episode of BTC featured a double bill of Hart House Programme staff, as our next guest was Programme director Laney Marshall, who called in to the show to update us on the Hart House Standing committees call for first year reps and the ever popular 5buck lunch series

4. Jaco Lokker, Director of Food Services at U of T

To finish up the show Gavin sat down with Jaco Lokker, Director of Food Services at U of T. Gavin and Jaco spoke about the renovations to both the Robart's and the Sid Smith Cafeterias, as well as healthy food options on campus.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

New UofT Student Website, Sri Lanka Panel Discussion, Ask First Campaign, Queer Events on Campus

September 17th, 2009
Guests on the Show:

1. Deanne Fisher, Director, Office of Student Life at UofT

Our first guest on today's show was Deanne Fisher, the Director of
Student Life at the University of Toronto. Deanne spoke with Darcy about the exciting, newly launched students access website that is packed with new features and multimedia.
Check it out for yourself at:

2. Shiva Logarajah, Hart House Debates Committee

Next on the show Shiva Logarajah sat down in studio to speak with Jeff and Gavin about a panel discussion at Hart House entitled, Sri Lanka: Short Term Imperatives and Long Term Solutions. Shiva spoke about the expert panelists that will be speaking at the event and also addressed why it is so important to start a dialogue in support of a lasting peace in Sri Lanka. This free event takes place at Hart House in the Debates room on September 22nd and is open to the community.

3. Cheryl Champagne, Assault Counsellor / Educator, Counseling and Psychological Services at UofT

At half past the hour Darcy was joined on the show by regular guest Cheryl Champagne, who dropped by to inform listeners about the Counselling and Psychological Services' Ask First Campaign. Cheryl was able to address some of the myths and popular misconceptions surrounding sexual assault as well as inform listeners about resources and workshops that are available on campus.

4. Fariya Mohiuddin and Cory Scott from LGBTOUT

At the bottom of the hour on today’s show guests Fariya Mohiuddin and Cory Scott from LGBTOUT spoke with Gavin about Queer events coming up on Campus including the welcome BBQ and the Homohop taking place on Friday September 18th.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Mark Lewis, Creative Classes, Grad Professional Skills Program, The Varsity

September 10th, 2009
Guests on the show:

1. Christopher Regimbal, Curatorial Assistant at The Justina M. Barnicke Gallery

To lead off the show Christopher Regimbal was in studio to talk about Mark Lewis’ In a city exhibition which just opened on Tuesday at the JMB Gallery. Featuring the North American premiere of the critically acclaimed trilogy Cold Morning, the three new works were originally commissioned by the JMB Gallery and co-produced by the National Film Board of Canada, for Mark Lewis’s presentation as the official Canadian representative at the Venice Biennale (53rd International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia), the world’s oldest and most prestigious Biennale of contemporary art.

2. Evelyn Wiseman, Coordinator for the creative classes at Hart House

Also on the show Evelyn Wiseman dropped by to discuss the exciting new creative classes which are being offered through Hart House. Registration is now open for classes like THE ART OF BEING PROFESSIONAL IN ANY CAREER and IMPROVISATION: The art of Spontaneity Under Control, just to name a few.

3. Jeff Richardson, Programming Coordinator at Grad Room

Continuing with the theme of classes Jeff Richardson from Grad Room was on the show to give us an update on the Graduate Professional Skills Program, which provides grad students with a chance to hone their skills before entering the workforce.

4. Hilary Barlow, Director of Recruitment and Training for
The Varsity

At the bottom of the hour Hilary Barlow, Director of Recruitment and Training for The Varsity, spoke with Gavin about opportunities for student involvement at the paper.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Varsity Blues Football, Jerry Springer - The Opera, Student Jobs, Dis-Orientation

September 3rd, 2009
Guests on the show:

1. Greg Delaval - Head Coach, Varsity Blues Football Team

To lead off the show Darcy spoke with Greg Delaval, Head coach of the varsity blues football team about the Blues’ big labour day home opener vs Laurier. The team is looking to build off of last season's successes and Greg is optimistic about the 09'/10' season.

2. Andrea Wasserman, Marketing Coordinator for the Performing Arts at Hart House
Gregory Finney, Actor

Also on the show Andrea Wasserman and actor Gregory Finney were in studio to talk about Hart House’s remount of Jerry Springer – The Opera. The 08'/09' show received rave reviews from fans and critics alike, so much so that the Theatre has decided to allow audiences the opportunity to be offended all over again in 09'/10'.

3. Alison Canning, Assistant Pool Manager, Athletic Centre

This summer was a tough one for students looking for work, luckily guest Alison Canninng has the inside track on the literally hundreds of jobs available in the faculty of physical health and education for UofT students which she was able to share with us on the show.

4. Hadia Khan, UTSU VP

At the bottom of the hour we introduced our new co-host on the show, ASSU president Gavin Nowlan. Gavin is following in the footsteps of his illustrious predecessor and former beyond the classroom co-host Colum Grove White, and he sat down with UTSU VP Hadia Khan to talk about the Dis-orientation events that they have planned for next week.