Articles by: Deborah Hernandez

(Mei/Special to The Ryersonian)

The challenges of telling your story

I was met with silence when I finally found the guts to open up to my significant other about the painful experiences I had growing up with racism. The moments crawled by as he sat there, still with seemingly nothing to say until I couldn’t take it anymore and blurted out in an obviously shaky voice: “Forget I said anything. […]

by Deborah Hernandez· · Voices
Ryerson students Andrea Bartlett (left) and Ravi Persaud were chosen in the CEO x 1 Day program. (Aaron Navarro / Ryersonian Staff)

RSU president-elect Andrea Bartlett to be CEO for a day

Two Ryerson students will have the chance to shadow the Canadian CEOs of two multinational corporations for a day. Business management students Andrea Bartlett and Ravi Persaud were two of nine students from select universities across Ontario matched with CEOs in Toronto for this year’s “CEO x 1 Day” program. The program allows third and fourth-year Canadian university students to […]

by Deborah Hernandez· · News, Top stories
(Courtesy Google)

Ryerson less sexy than UofT when it comes to sex-ed

A few small but eye-catching flyers around campus advertise a “free handjob workshop” — but they aren’t personal ads or a practical joke. They aren’t even Ryerson advertisements. The flyers promote a Sexual Awareness Week event hosted by the University of Toronto’s (U of T) Sexual Education Centre (SEC). Descriptions about different positions for giving handjobs and information about topics […]

by Deborah Hernandez· · Opinion
Ryerson prof’s new software recognizes feelings behind words

Ryerson prof’s new software recognizes feelings behind words

A Ryerson professor has developed software that will allow computers to read your thousands of tweets and understand how much you hate your phone company, or how upset you might be with Ryerson for the various times it didn’t call a snow day when it should have. Denote is a software platform that gives computers the power to recognize negative […]

by Deborah Hernandez· · News, On Campus
From left to right: Beau Standish, CEO 7D Surgical, Gary Goodyear, Minister of State, FedDev, Southern Ontario
Federl MP John Carmichael
Victor Yang, Ryerson University & Sunnybrook Hospital

Ryerson medical group receives almost $1 million investment from Ontario government

The Ontario government is investing almost $1 million to help market a Ryerson University invention in a move that is expected to raise the university’s profile in the field of medicine. The technological breakthrough is a surgical navigation device created by a team of graduate students led by Victor Yang, an associate professor at Ryerson’s Department of Electrical and Computer […]

by Deborah Hernandez· · News, On Campus
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