Articles by: Gina Wicentowich

Cheryl Hsu, Nicole Bazuin and Alexandra Hong are the creative trio behind Madeleine Co.

Living the dream: Entrepreneurship lets you be your own boss

Three artists took their knack for innovation and launched an entrepreneurial start-up called Madeleine Co. The company will be assisting with Ryerson University’s Creative Catalyst conference on art and social innovation, which will take place June 2015. Madeleine Co. is a creative agency that fuses art and design with integrated social marketing strategies. The co-founders collaborate with clients to create artistic […]

Screenshots from before RSU nixes Facebook comments

Screenshots from before RSU nixes Facebook comments

The RSU shut down the ability to post on its Facebook page after a video, which can be described as an an anti-Muslim statement, entitled “Hamas on Campus” was posted by a mysterious user named Eggy Ryerson.

This storify is made from screen grabs. These posts have been removed.

by Gina Wicentowich· · News, Top stories
(Ryersonian file photo.)

Storify: Twitter’s reaction to Julia Hanigsberg leaving Ryerson

View the story “Public Reaction to Julia Hanigsberg Leaving Ryerson University” on Storify

by Gina Wicentowich· · News, Top stories
Ryerson Students' Union president Rajean Hoilett grew up in a low-income Scarborough neighbourhood.

Rajean keeps raging on

To understand why Rajean Hoilett entered campus politics, you need to understand where he came from. Hoilett is a first generation Canadian; born to a Jamaican father and Guyanese mother. He is defined by the social injustice he witnessed while growing up in a low-income neighbourhood in Scarborough. “I think that being a racialized person and being black has been […]

by Gina Wicentowich· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Finding purpose in advocacy

Finding purpose in advocacy

Growing up with an autistic brother, 20-year-old Ryerson student Josh Lamers saw first-hand that there isn’t enough being done to accommodate the needs of young people with disabilities. “This is the issue: the families who care about (those with disabilities) and are supporting them aren’t allowed to talk or make any suggestions to the school board or community housing,” Lamers […]

by Gina Wicentowich· · Arts & Life, Health, students, Top stories
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