Articles by: Hailey Chan

Two-year-old Hailey Chan with her aunt, Ala Yee. (Courtesy Hailey Chan)

Chopping it off for charity

I have short hair now, for the first time in two years. When people describe me now, I’m the Chinese girl with the short hair. Back at the hairdresser’s, I’m sitting in the chair. She asks me to put on a black robe. One of the pieces of the velcro that’s supposed to keep the robe together has fallen off. […]

by Hailey Chan· · Opinion, Voices
Most students will be going home in April, but a few lucky ones will stay three more months at Pitman. (Matt Oxman / Ryersonian Staff)

11 months on the 11th floor

On residence move-out day, students will pack up their things and probably shed a few tears as they say their goodbyes to their floor mates of eight months. But for the residents of one lucky floor in Pitman Hall, Ryerson’s largest residence, the party extends for another three months. Ryerson’s Student Housing Services piloted an 11-month stay for students starting […]

by Hailey Chan· · News, On Campus
Meet the group behind Humans of Ryerson

Meet the group behind Humans of Ryerson

Inspired by Brandon Stanton’s blog “Humans of New York,” four Ryerson students vow to capture the stories of Ryerson campus. Visit their Facebook page and meet them here:

by Hailey Chan· · Arts & Life, Top stories
PM Tayyip Erdogan (left) has banned access to YouTube and Twitter. (Courtesy GovernmentZA / Flickr)

Turkey’s YouTube ban called ‘attack on free speech’

The Turkish government blocked access to YouTube on March 27, less than a week after it blacked out Twitter — an act a Ryerson grad is calling a “full-fledged attack on free speech.” The last time Diran, who didn’t want to disclose his last name, visited his home country was four years ago. He remembers a ban on YouTube during […]

by Hailey Chan· · News, Off Campus
The burger joint was shut down for five days after not keeping up with its rent.  (Hailey Chan / Ryersonian staff)

Close call for Johnny Rockets

If you were craving a burger and milkshake at an old-style diner near campus last week, you were out of luck. Johnny Rockets was closed for five days. But now, it’s back. “It’s been a rough winter for us,” said Arash Nikkhessal, director of operations at Johnny Rockets.  He said the cold weather is partly to blame for bad business. […]

by Hailey Chan· · News, Off Campus, Top stories
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