Articles by: Ilina Ghosh

Finance minister Charles Sousa unveiled the provincial government’s budget at Queen’s Park this week. 
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Ontario budget 2018: How will it affect you?

Finance minister Charles Sousa unveiled the provincial government’s budget at Queen’s Park this week. Brimming with new spending plans, this will be the Liberals’ last budget before Ontarians go to the polls on June 7. New budget policies include $2.2 billion to make preschool free for children aged two-and-a-half years to four, $575 million for free prescription drugs for seniors, […]

by Ilina Ghosh· · News
Photo by Dana Dwaik.

‘Even Canada calls B.S.’: Toronto’s March For Our Lives

Evelyn Fox says she never thought gun violence would affect her family, until her son was killed by a stray bullet in 2016. “It has devastated all of us,” she said. Fox is now an advocate for gun violence prevention and was one of the organizers of last Saturday’s March For Our Lives in Toronto. The march, sparked by last […]

by Ilina Ghosh· · News
Kevin Zhang, a PhD student and teaching assistant, works in MON 418, where the heating system has been broken for months. Photo by Michelle Song

After four months of ‘dragging their feet’, Ryerson fixes heating in Monetary Times office

After four months without heat, students who work in MON 418, the graduate studies office in Ryerson’s Monetary Times building, are finally warm. “Facilities was in here [Tuesday] for a bit working on the radiators. I was told by my colleague that they were here again [Wednesday] morning. There is now heat from the radiators,” said Kevin Zhang, a PhD […]

by Ilina Ghosh· · News, On Campus
Photo courtesy of Ryerson

‘We’re suffering’: Grad students work without heat in Monetary Times

Students who work in MON 418, the graduate studies office in Ryerson’s Monetary Times building (Civil Engineering Building), have been working without heat all winter long. First noticing the cold in late November, PhD student and teaching assistant Kevin Zhang sent his first complaint about the lack of heating in his office to the building’s technical lead hand officer 121 […]

by Ilina Ghosh· · News, On Campus
Illustration by Melissa Oro

The ‘unconventional’ choice: Ryerson reacts to Doug Ford’s narrow election as PC leader

For Husam Khalo, head of Ryerson’s Campus Conservatives, the right candidate won the race for leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives. “For me personally, I was leaning towards Doug [Ford.] He was my first choice on the ballot. I first met Doug last month and my first interaction with him was so genuine.” The tumultuous six-week race ended Saturday in […]

by Ilina Ghosh· · News
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