Articles by: Deepika Shewaramani

Linh Nguyen says she was impressed with student engagement during the RSU election and hopes that it will carry on to October's federal election. (Courtesy of Deepika Shewaramani/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson economics student hopes to be Green Party MP

Linh Nguyen has tattoos, piercings and is only 27, but the fourth-year Ryerson economics student wants to be Mississauga’s next member of Parliament. Nguyen is the Green party’s MP candidate for the Mississauga East-Cooksville riding for October’s federal election. If elected, she says she hopes to keep a very grassroots, community-driven voice in politics. “It’s so important for me to […]

by Deepika Shewaramani· · News, Off Campus
(Jenn Yoo / Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson still waiting for free access to Microsoft program

Ryerson University students hoping to download free Microsoft Office products will have to wait until legal issues are resolved. Microsoft initially estimated that Ryerson students would have free access to Office 365 ProPlus, the entire Office suite, last December but implementing the program hasn’t been so simple. “What Microsoft is offering comes with other applications, like a cloud service, and […]

A file photo from a TTC subway station. (Courtesy of Ryersonian Staff)

Students petition TTC to drop student ID card

More than 6,500 students across the GTA have signed a petition to urge the TTC to drop the post-­secondary student ID card. Jordana Schiralli, a third -year psychology student at the University of Toronto, started the online petition on Feb. 24 after she was kicked off a bus for not showing the card. “I was forced to go back into […]

by Deepika Shewaramani· · News, Off Campus, Top stories
The Vessels app will allow the user to take a narrated virtual tour of the cardiovascular system, and give them a close-up look inside models of the human heart, veins, arteries and capillaries.
(Deepika Shewaramani/ Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson students develop ‘Magic School Bus’ app

A group of fourth-year Ryerson University students is bringing The Magic School Bus to life by developing Canada’s first virtual, curriculum-based field trip. Vessels VR is an immersive virtual reality application that will explore the blood vessels in the human body. It completely surrounds its users with a 3-D computer-generated world to step into. The Vessels app will allow the […]

by Deepika Shewaramani· · education, News, On Campus, students
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