Articles by: Jack Hopkins

Rhino party grows up

Rhino party grows up

Ryerson’s annual student union elections come to a close on Thursday and it will be clear how well each slate’s campaign translated into votes. When walking around campus, one thing quickly becomes quite clear. It’s that team Unify, led by Ram Ganesh, and team Elevate, led by Susanne Nyaga, are the two slates with the most vocal support and biggest […]

by Jack Hopkins· · News, On Campus, Politics
Student voting for a discounted transit pass could be almost here

Student voting for a discounted transit pass could be almost here

Next month could see a breakthrough in Ryerson’s long-awaited attempt to get students a “U-Pass.” Over the past year, the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) has been campaigning to get students an all-inclusive TTC transit pass in their tuition alongside other student unions. For a commuter school like Ryerson, this proposal is a chance to change how students can use Toronto’s […]

by Jack Hopkins· · News, On Campus, Travel
VOICES: Preparing for granny to die

VOICES: Preparing for granny to die

Last August, my granny had a doctor help her die in her nursing home. She planned to do it on a “bank holiday, so my family will be able to take time off work and say their goodbyes.” As if any of us would think: “Awh jeez, I have a big meeting that day. I wish I could squeeze in […]

by Jack Hopkins· · Opinion, Voices
Calling all coffee madmen!

Calling all coffee madmen!

Ryerson has a new business in town. Unassuming at first glance, fully international, and endlessly entrepreneurial describes Toronto pretty well. It also describes a new cafe that sprung onto the Ryerson scene in the new year. As I stroll down Gould Street on a refreshingly warm January day, I see it nestled between a few other shops and trucks on […]

by Jack Hopkins· · Features
Facebook partners with Ryerson School of Journalism

Facebook partners with Ryerson School of Journalism

Video by: Zeinab Saidoun, Brandon Buechler, Kayla Paixao Have an idea for how to fight back against “fake news?” Facebook says it wants your input. On Jan. 25, the DMZ hosted a symposium in partnership with Facebook and the Ryerson School of Journalism called the Digital News Innovation Challenge. They unveiled more of Ryerson’s upcoming partnership with the social media […]

by Jack Hopkins· · Business, News, On Campus
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