Articles by: Deanne Bender

The Good2Go app.  (Deanne Bender)

No longer ‘Good2Go’: Sexual consent app goes back to the drawing board

A controversial smartphone app for sexual consent has been taken off the market just two weeks after its launch. Called Good2Go, the app was removed from iTunes Tuesday after Apple Inc. determined that its content was “excessively objectionable or crude.” It was voluntarily removed from the Google Play store shortly afterward. Marketed toward “college age adults,” the app was created in […]

by Deanne Bender· · News, Top stories

A timeline of Ryerson’s radio history, 1949-2014

Despite the community’s current absence from the airwaves, campus radio has a long history at Ryerson. On Sept. 25, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission heard the Scope at Ryerson’s application for an AM broadcasting licence. As The Scope awaits a decision on its future, The Ryersonian has compiled a timeline of Ryerson’s radio history.

by Deanne Bender· · Arts & Life
Are you Good2Go? An app for sexual consent

Are you Good2Go? An app for sexual consent

A new sexual consent app called Good2Go is looking to change the way students hook up, but some experts are concerned by its approach. Our reporter, Deanne Bender, has the story.

by Deanne Bender· · Science & Technology, Videos
‘A’ is for alternative

‘A’ is for alternative

Elissa Matthews has come to expect an incredulous response when she tells people her radio station is gunning for a spot on the AM dial. As program manager of Ryerson’s student-run campus station The Scope, Matthews knows a thing or two about AM radio. Along with the rest of The Scope’s staff and volunteer team, she has spent the past year spearheading […]

by Deanne Bender· · Features, Top stories
Then and now: Radio at Ryerson

Then and now: Radio at Ryerson

Community radio at Ryerson has been through many incarnations over the years. Click the links below to compare today’s programming at The Scope to the sound of Ryerson Community Radio (RCR), the school’s first independent student-run campus radio station. Founded by RTA students in 1970, RCR eventually grew to become CKLN, which folded in 2011. The Scope at Ryerson was founded in April […]

by Deanne Bender· · Features, Top stories
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