Articles by: Anam Latif

A yearbook photo of Robinson at a drafting table. (Ryerson Archives)

Taking a look back at some of Rye’s female pioneers

Women didn’t always outnumber men in Ryerson’s classrooms. The first graduating class of the technical training institute in 1950 had only 30 women out of 190 students. They were entering programs like business, food technology and interior design with the determination to challenge male-dominated classrooms and campus arenas like the student press and athletics. For women’s history month, The Ryersonian […]

by Anam Latif· · Arts & Life
Around campus: What to do October 7-13

Around campus: What to do October 7-13

Need a study break? The Ryersonian brings you a roundup of campus events this week. For the creative:  Get involved with Social Justice Week with a hands-on interactive canvas making workshop at Stitch a Home: Social Safety Net and Homelessness on Tuesday evening at 5 p.m. The workshop will be an interactive experience with guest speakers. Learn about the social safety net while […]

Men’s hockey team finish pre-season on winning note

Men’s hockey team finish pre-season on winning note

A pair of back-to-back wins over the Nipissing Lakers concluded the men’s hockey team pre-season schedule. The Rams scored four goals in five minutes in the second period to overcome a 2-0 first-period deficit to secure their 4-3 win Friday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. Rams’ forward Mitch Gallant scored two of the four goals to help his team’s […]

by Anam Latif· · Hockey, Sports
Ryerson delivers on pledge to eliminate water bottles

Ryerson delivers on pledge to eliminate water bottles

Students will never see a plastic water bottle for sale at Ryerson’s cafeterias, Tim Hortons or vending machines from now on. Ryerson has met its goal to go bottled-water free by September 2013 after signing a pledge early in 2010. Ryerson was the first Ontario university to call for a ban on “water that is bottled and filled privately”, explains […]

by Anam Latif· · News, On Campus

How the U.S. shutdown is affecting Ryerson

Thousands of the U.S. federal employees were sent home Tuesday after Congress failed to pass a short-term budget. National parks and museums are closed. Services like the flu shot program and visa and passport renewals are on hold. Bloomberg reports that the shutdown will cost the U.S. economy $300 million a day. Even Ryerson is feeling the effects. The Library […]

by Anam Latif· · News
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