Articles by: Alexandra Chronopoulos

Ryerson’s MLCRC celebrates 10 years of championing women’s history

Ryerson’s MLCRC celebrates 10 years of championing women’s history

Stepping into the office of  Irene Gammel must be what stepping into the past feels like. Her office is lined with bookshelves filled with publications old and new; reproductions of photographs of Harry Colebourn with the famous bear cub, Winnie the Pooh, on Salisbury Plain. A stylish red jacket hangs on the back of her door, reminiscent of the fashions […]

by Alexandra Chronopoulos· · Features, News
Anti-Trump protests in San Diego, California. (Courtesy Flickr)

Globe at a glance; Trump protests, remembering Paris attacks

Dump Trump Protests continue to rage on across the U.S. following the shocking victory of Donald Trump in last week’s presidential election. Thousands have organized themselves in Washington D.C., New York City, San Francisco, Oklahoma City, Salt Lake City, Chicago, Providence, Las Vegas and Cincinnati. Protesters are upset about various policies surrounding the environment, immigration and LGBTQ rights. They are […]

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Lest we forget: 100 years of history

For two minutes this morning the City of Toronto stood still. Nothing could be heard save for the rustle of the wind as it blew through the microphones. At Old City Hall, crowds of people including Mayor John Tory cradled the Cenotaph with bowed heads of remembrance and hymns of sacrifice. One hundred years ago today on Nov. 11, 1916, […]

by Alexandra Chronopoulos· · Opinion
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Globe at a glance: World news wrap-up

Brexit Brexit was named word of the year by Collins Dictionary. While this win proved a blessing to headline writers everywhere – beating out other contenders such as Trumpism and “throw shade” –  the dramatic sound of a British exit from the EU may be reduced to a “Brex-maybe” following the recent enactment of Article 50. This means that last […]

by Alexandra Chronopoulos· · News, Off Campus
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Ryerson’s cyberwar rages on

Ryerson students are at war. In fact, any individual with a mobile and computing device is at war. While the battleground of this conflict does not exist, it has the potential to compromise everything from our Twitter passwords to our social insurance numbers to our very identities. Last week, Ryerson’s Computing and Communications Services (CCS) launched a new initiative to […]

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