Articles by: Angelyn Francis

I finally saw myself in a syllabus

I finally saw myself in a syllabus

For our voices section, reporter Angelyn Francis shares her experience taking ENG 108 with a professor who made it a point to teach work that was by and about racialized people.

by Angelyn Francis· · Opinion, Voices
Ryerson student sets out across Canada to share ‘True North Tales’

Ryerson student sets out across Canada to share ‘True North Tales’

One student set out on a cross country adventure to document the true Canada.

by Angelyn Francis· · Arts & Life
PhD graduate delivers Ryerson’s first ASL thesis defence

PhD graduate delivers Ryerson’s first ASL thesis defence

Donning a set of navy velvet robes and a mortarboard on her head, Ellen Hibbard placed an index finger to each corner of her mouth and then whipped them away, exclaiming “PA!” This means “I did it!” in American Sign Language (ASL). Last Thursday, Hibbard, who is deaf, graduated with a PhD in communication and culture from Ryerson. Her dissertation […]

by Angelyn Francis· · News, On Campus
Panelists reflect on Truth and Reconciliation Commission report

Panelists reflect on Truth and Reconciliation Commission report

For Danielle Sinclair, the most important part of the recently-released Truth and Reconciliation report were the individual stories told. “There was research that was done, data that was collected and reports that were written, but, for me, it’s the stories,” Sinclair said. “For me the TRC is a project of witnessing, of giving voice to those that were silenced.” Sinclair, […]

by Angelyn Francis· · News, On Campus

Australian baby has spine reattached after a car accident

An Australian baby underwent an impressive surgery after his head became internally detached from his spine in a car accident.

by Angelyn Francis· · Videos
Arts students head to referendum on new society

Arts students head to referendum on new society

Ryerson’s Board of Governors gave students the go-ahead to start the Ryerson Arts Society (RAS) and hold a referendum so they can collect money from students to fund it. The RAS will be a faculty society representing students in arts programs across the university.

by Angelyn Francis· · News
Jian Ghomeshi pleads not guilty to five charges

Jian Ghomeshi pleads not guilty to five charges

Disgraced former CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi pled not guilty today to all charges against him in court at Old City Hall. Angelyn Francis has more.

by Angelyn Francis· · News, Videos
In past years, students would pick up a physical cheque. (Angelyn Francis / Ryersonian Staff)

Health and dental opt-out changes may put cold, hard cash out of reach

YouTube / TheRyersonian – via Iframely The Ryerson Students’ Union has arranged to have students’ health and dental refunds sent to their RAMSS student fee accounts — and the money may stay there until the winter term. Dawn Murray, the RSU’s health and dental administrator, said the RSU has been trying to arrange a refund system through the university for […]

by Angelyn Francis· · News, Videos
How to display your work for future employers

How to display your work for future employers

  The paperless wave is taking over the job hunt. Employers in fields like graphic design, journalism and photography want to see your resumé and portfolio online. “More and more we’re getting students coming in asking about online – their presence, social media, a website,” said Ian Ingles, Ryerson Career Centre’s operations manager. Ingles said a website “makes your application […]

In this Apr. 2, 2014 file photo, Ryerson president Sheldon Levy addresses students. (Courtesy of Ryersonian Staff)

New presidential search set to begin as Sheldon Levy takes government job

The search for a new Ryerson president is on — again. A new committee in charge of determining current president Sheldon Levy’s successor is being organized and will be confirmed at the first Board of Governors meeting next month. But come Dec. 1 Levy will be headed to Queen’s Park, where he will serve as deputy minister of Ontario’s Ministry […]

by Angelyn Francis· · News, On Campus