Articles by: Emma Dillabough

One of the many inaccessible Kerr Hall entrances. (Ryersonian Image Archives)

Ryerson and accessibility don’t go hand-in-hand

For most people, the main problem with Ryerson’s many buildings is that they require stepping outside into winter’s cold. For someone in a wheelchair, the problems go much further. I broke my ankle at school last year, landing me in a wheelchair for four weeks. It broke during a moment of inattention. I missed a step on the stairs, fell […]

by Emma Dillabough· · Opinion, students
Marc Kielburger to speak at first-ever Social Innovation Summit

Marc Kielburger to speak at first-ever Social Innovation Summit

Ryerson University is inviting students to come together for social innovation. The Social Innovation Summit, being held on Feb. 7 and 8, focuses on encouraging youth to advocate social change with creative and inventive solutions. The main events of the summit include a keynote by Marc Kielburger co-founder of charity Me to We, and a hack-a-thon competition. Though this is […]

by Emma Dillabough· · News
Ryerson professor helps fight Ebola in Guinea

Ryerson professor helps fight Ebola in Guinea

Jordan Tustin is an epidemiologist. She’s been in the middle of epidemics before, but this time it was different. The Ebola virus changes everything. “I think the difference with this (epidemic) is that it was Ebola and it’s a very challenging situation when people are dying. People are losing their mothers, fathers, daughters and sons,” said Tustin, who’s also an […]

by Emma Dillabough· · News, On Campus
Why Ryerson students should care about the RSU elections

Why Ryerson students should care about the RSU elections

Caring about the RSU and its elections is not something I’ve ever done – until now. For the first time in years Unite Ryerson has actual opposition: Transform Ryerson. This new opposition comes with real options and choices for students to get involved in choosing their on-campus representation. Personally, I am excited to see some actual competition. But what exactly […]

by Emma Dillabough· · Opinion
Ryerson professor on why vitamin water actually isn’t good for you

Ryerson professor on why vitamin water actually isn’t good for you

Rena Mendleson co-authored the paper “An examination of the nutrient content and on-package marketing of novel beverages,” which was published on the NRC Research Press: Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism website Jan. 12, 2015. The paper, which looked at 20, 520 products, found that some vitamins present in the drinks were in excess of five times the upper recommended daily intake […]

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