Articles by: Christian Thomson

Opinion: ‘If it were up to me, those read receipts would be gone’

Opinion: ‘If it were up to me, those read receipts would be gone’

If you’re on Facebook Messenger or Apple’s iMessage, you’ve dealt with read receipts. They’re the notification that pops up below a message letting you know that the person you’re communicating with has opened and read what you’ve sent them. But why does this function even exist? The entire purpose of a messaging system is to allow for leisure in the […]

by Christian Thomson· · News
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Opinion: My first year at Ryerson, I was on the team

Three years ago, I was in the locker-room of the Ryerson men’s basketball team after they had lost to the Ottawa Gee-Gees in the OUA quarter-finals. It was one of the quietest places I’ve ever been. Two Saturdays ago, I was at the Mattamy Athletic Centre as the Rams defeated the No. 1 nationally ranked Ottawa Gee-Gees. It was one […]

by Christian Thomson· · Opinion, Sports
Rye wins second place in competition to help Syrian refugees

Rye wins second place in competition to help Syrian refugees

“Purgatory Pilgrims,” a group of students from Ryerson, won the second-place prize of $600 for their app that provides help with language skills, job hunting and access to emergency lines.

by Christian Thomson· · Business, News
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