Articles by: Alexis Allison

UPDATE: Jian Ghomeshi charged with sexual assault, released on bail

UPDATE: Jian Ghomeshi charged with sexual assault, released on bail

 Video files from Lindsay Fitzgerald Jian Ghomeshi has officially been released on $100,000 bail after surrendering to Toronto police this morning. The former host of CBC Radio’s Q must give up his passport, cannot leave the country and is not allowed to contact any of the alleged victims. He will be living with his mother, who is acting as surety. Ghomeshi is being […]

by Alexis Allison· · News, Off Campus, Top stories
Fancy Bebamikawe and Brandi Richards wrestle together at the City Adult Learning Centre on Danforth. Both are students at Ryerson University and members of the newly formed Ryerson Wrestling team. (Alexis Allison / Ryersonian Staff)

Local wrestling program makes Ryerson wrestling team a reality

For the first time since 1987, Ryerson University has a wrestling team. But it’s an outside program called Team Impact Wrestling behind the new venture, not Ryerson’s in-house athletics department. As one of the only national developmental training programs recognized by Canada Wrestling, Team Impact brings with it a wealth of experienced coaches and wrestling mentors. They pitched the team […]

by Alexis Allison· · Sports, Wrestling
Wake for Don Obe to be held at Hart House

Wake for Don Obe to be held at Hart House

A wake in memory of Don Obe will be held next week at Hart House. Obe is known throughout the Ryerson community for his work as the former chair of the school of journalism and for founding the Ryerson Review of Journalism in 1984, which is still in publication today. He died on Nov. 7. Obe worked for a variety […]

by Alexis Allison· · News
Don Obe dies, leaves Ryerson legacy

Don Obe dies, leaves Ryerson legacy

Ryerson alumni and former School of Journalism chair Don Obe died on Nov. 7 at Toronto General Hospital after a period of declining health. He was 78. Obe graduated from the Ryerson Institute of Technology in 1959 and would return to the school to take the journalism chair position from 1983 to 2001. His journalistic career spanned both magazines and […]

Ryerson Dances ‘Into the Storm’

Ryerson Dances ‘Into the Storm’

When tragedy strikes, sometimes it’s hard to find the light in all the darkness. But choreographer Hanna Kiel has done just that. With the help of 19 Ryerson dance students she will be translating her personal experiences with death and illness into a contemporary dance piece, using movement and lights in place of words and pictures to tell her story. […]

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