Articles by: Bethany Van Lingen

Ryersonian Book Club: Graceling, by Kristin Cashore

Ryersonian Book Club: Graceling, by Kristin Cashore

Title: Graceling Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Pages: 480 About the author: Kristin Cashore grew up in a rickety old house, inhabited by three sisters and a scattering of cats at the top of a hill in the countryside of northeastern Pennsylvania. During those years, she read while brushing her teeth and chopping parsley. Books were the first thing she grabbed […]

by Bethany Van Lingen· · Arts & Life, Literature
Shots were fired at Mutual and Gould streets early Friday morning. The victims fled and later crashed a bullet-ridden black Chevrolet Malibu into a pole at Parliament and Carlton Streets. (Leslie Walker / The Ryersonian)

Rye provides video footage in shooting investigation

Ryerson has provided the Toronto police with closed-circuit video from street cameras as the investigation continues into last Friday’s fatal shooting on campus. Tanya Fermin-Poppleton, manager of security and emergency services, confirmed the university’s aid in the investigation. Ryerson security did not rush to the scene itself at Mutual and Gould streets, Fermin-Poppleton said, because they lacked the training and […]

by Bethany Van Lingen· · News, On Campus
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 17

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 17

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press. Here are the stories mentioned in this week’s podcast: Snarky mayoral debate at Ryerson Change coming for unpaid magazine internships RSU and university debate tuition hikes More […]

by Bethany Van Lingen· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
Faith and feminism: four resources

Faith and feminism: four resources

  I’m a feminist, and a Christian. To many, this sounds like an oxymoron. But in Bible study meetings on campus, in a welcome-back barbeque at church, in church council meetings, baking for a potluck and from the pulpit, it’s my scrappy, daily fight for justice. Click on the images below to see the resources that have helped me as […]

by Bethany Van Lingen· · Interactives, Opinion, Voices
(Russell Sabio/ Ryersonian staff)

Ryerson’s mayoral debate puts Ford in the hot seat

The second mayoral debate, hosted at Ryerson and moderated by a Ryerson professor, topped the first for snarkiness. Top mayoral candidates, minus Olivia Chow, faced each other in the George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre Thursday night.  Law and business professor Ralph Lean invited Rob Ford, John Tory, Karen Stintz and David Soknacki to his class for a panel debate. The […]

by Bethany Van Lingen· · News, Top stories
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