Articles by: Alysia Burdi

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NutraRights to bring fresh ideas to Ryerson

One of Ryerson’s newest student groups is working on a plan to help elementary schools provide students from low-income families with healthy meals. “One third of every food bank user is a child, so we can see an issue that we still have poverty, we still have children going to school without food and that’s something that they don’t have […]

by Alysia Burdi· · Arts & Life, Food
Oakham House Choir celebrates its 30th anniversary at Ryerson

Oakham House Choir celebrates its 30th anniversary at Ryerson

Thirty years later, choirmaster Matthew Jaskiewicz still finds magic in the music.

by Alysia Burdi· · Arts & Life, Music
Ryerson's dragon boat club hosted the Ontario University Indoor Championships this Saturday in the Student Learning Centre.

Dragon boat club wins 15 medals, hosts Ontario University Indoor Championships

Ryerson’s dragon boat club hosted the fourth annual Ontario University Indoor Championships in the Student Learning Centre.

by Alysia Burdi· · News, On Campus, Rams Athletics, Sports
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 38

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 38

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.               This week on The Ryersonian weekly wrap: Federal election updates from Social Media Lab’s PoliDashboard app. A new cafe is opening right around campus […]

by Alysia Burdi· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Confessions of an overachiever

Confessions of an overachiever

I am a product of the overachieving club and I can’t get myself out of it. I have never been forced to study, get good grades or take on multiple paid and unpaid jobs — I chose to do it on my own. It’s nothing new to me when someone tells me, “I don’t know how you do it all.” […]

by Alysia Burdi· · Opinion
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 37

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 37

              This week on The Ryersonian weekly wrap: Ryerson University is blacklisted from using the city’s water trailers Free pie lures students to vote early on campus And much more… Hosted by Cole Deakin and Alysia Burdi.

by Alysia Burdi· · Audio, News, On Campus, Podcasts
Ryerson architects launch Ripple at Nuit Blanche

Ryerson architects launch Ripple at Nuit Blanche

Recent graduates and students of Ryerson’s architecture program are lighting up the night at Nuit Blanche with an interactive installation, Ripple. The project will feature multiple blue-lit raindrops that will be suspended at a high level to create an interactive atmosphere through sight and sound.

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 36

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 36

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.               This week on The Ryersonian weekly wrap: Architects of Ryerson launch Ripple at Nuit Blanche 2015 NASA shares exciting news about Mars this week […]

by Alysia Burdi· · Audio, Podcasts
Tri-mentoring program gets $1 million gift to expand outreach

Tri-mentoring program gets $1 million gift to expand outreach

Marking their 15th anniversary, Ryerson’s Tri-Mentoring Program (TMP) plans to expand their outreach after receiving a $1 million gift from BMO Financial Group this month. The program offers mentorship opportunities to a diverse student body across various faculties on campus. Their mission is to help first-year students ease into their new post-secondary lifestyle with help from upper-year students with similar academic and cultural […]

by Alysia Burdi· · Business, News
‘Charlie Hebdo’ cartoons cause social outrage

‘Charlie Hebdo’ cartoons cause social outrage

Social media outrage rose Monday over controversial cartoons depicting the death of a Syrian refugee child, Alan Kurdi, published in the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Last week the young boy’s body was found washed ashore on a Turkish beach after a boat carrying Syrian refugees capsized in the Mediterranean Sea. Many media outlets paid tribute to the three-year-old boy […]

by Alysia Burdi· · News, Off Campus
U of T security was on high alert Friday after threatening comments were posted online. (bobistraveling/Creative Commons)

U of T faces anti-feminist threats

WATCH ABOVE: In the wake of Monday’s hate display and following reports last week of online threats against women on campus, our reporter Kascha Cassaday is asking the question… Are students and faculty feeling safe at Ryerson? Here’s her report. Last week, someone using the screen name “Kill Feminists” commented on blogTO articles urging people to hurt feminists and professors in […]

by Alysia Burdi· · News, Off Campus, Videos