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York University was established in 1959, so in the almost 60 years since, it's fair to say that we've got quite a few fun facts surrounding our school. The institution may not have been around for a relatively long time, but it already has over 300,000 alumni in the GTA and across the world.Whether it's notable alumni, programs unique in all of Canada, or the occasional ghost story, you're guaranteed to learn something new about York U from the list below. How much do you know about York's half-decade history?

Whether it's the numerous notable alumni, programs unique in all of Canada, or the occasional ghost story, you're guaranteed to learn something new about York U from the list below. How much do you know about York's half-decade history?

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It doesn’t take an expert to tell you that Toronto is filled with history. The thing is, most of us don’t learn about a lot of the city’s history in school, and literally every single day, we pass by buildings and areas that we know nothing about. What is that fancy looking building on the corner over there? Where did Liberty Village get its name? What used to be in the famed flatiron building? Here are some of your questions answered about things you may pass by every day.

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