Articles by: Jackie Hunter

(Jackie Hunter/ Ryersonian staff)

Disagreements continue to spark over BDS vote

Since members of the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) voted in favour of joining the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) motion last Wednesday, the Ryerson community has been divided on the controversial and polarizing movement. More than 100 students gathered at RSU’s annual general meeting (AGM) to vote on the motion proposed by the student group Students for Justice in […]

by Jackie Hunter· · News, On Campus
(Jackie Hunter/ Ryersonian staff)

UPDATED: RSU vote on Israel sends meeting into chaos

The Ryerson Students’ Union annual general meeting erupted in protests yesterday when members voted in favour of the RSU joining the Palestinian boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement. More than 100 people gathered in the student centre to vote at the annual general meeting, which started 45 minutes late because of the large turnout. When members voted in favour of […]

by Jackie Hunter· · News, On Campus, Top stories
(Matt Oxman/ Ryersonian staff)

A maybe makeover for Ryerson’s journalism program in 2015

Ryerson’s bachelor of journalism program may have a new look in 2015. If the journalism school council approves a proposed new curriculum next week, incoming changes like more multimedia training in first and second year and new courses for fourth-year students will better prepare students for the needs of the changing industry. According to Gerd Hauck, dean of the faculty […]

by Jackie Hunter· · News, students
Andrei Khramtsov started his own tutoring website, Tutorical. (Leslie Walker / Ryersonian Staff)

Stuck on studying? Help is just a click away.

Andrei Khramtsov, like many students, turned to online tutoring services for some extra help in his studies. The Ryerson aerospace engineering student quickly grew frustrated with websites that control the tutors’ payment process and didn’t offer reliable reviews of tutors. Khramtsov, 22, decided to use his web-design experience to create Tutorical, a website that helps students connect to knowledgeable and […]

by Jackie Hunter· · News, On Campus, students
Ryersonian Book Club: Indian Horse, by Richard Wagamese

Ryersonian Book Club: Indian Horse, by Richard Wagamese

Title: Indian Horse Genre: Native Fiction Pages: 221 About the Author: Richard Wagamese is one of Canada’s most prominent native authors. He has earned accolades for his column writing, poetry, six novels and five non-fiction books. Indian Horse was selected as a 2013 finalist for CBC’s Canada Reads program. Wagamese, an Ojibway from northwestern Ontario Wabaseemoong First Nation, uses his […]

(Leslie Walker/The Ryersonian)

Q-and-A with Tutorical’s Andrei Khramtsov

by Jackie Hunter· · Top stories, Videos
New food changes are coming to Ryerson, as proposed at the food town hall on March 12. (Leslie Walker / Ryersonian staff)

Five food services changes coming soon to Ryerson

Renovations to the Hub cafeteria will begin this summer as part of a list of new food services changes coming to Ryerson. The project was officially announced at the food services town hall on March 12, almost seven months after the university introduced new food management company Chartwells. The meeting, held in the Heaslip House, looked at how Chartwells and […]

by Jackie Hunter· · Food, News, On Campus, Top stories
LIVE: Food services town hall meeting

LIVE: Food services town hall meeting

It’s been six months since Chartwells took over Food Services at Ryerson, and they’re throwing a town hall for students, faculty and staff to get feedback on how they’re doing. The Ryerson community will discuss if Chartwells has followed through on their promise to provide diverse food choices, low prices and sustainable, local products. Joshna Maharaj, assistant director of food […]

by Jackie Hunter· · Live Blog
Ryerson's Centre for Women and Trans People hosted a International Women's Day rally. The march, held on Mar. 8, started at OISE and made its way towards Ryerson.

International Women’s Day rally: ‘We’ve come a long way but we got a long way to go’

Men and women took over Toronto’s downtown streets on Saturday to celebrate International Women’s Day. The celebration began with a rally at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. It was followed by a march down Bloor and Yonge streets towards Ryerson University. International Women’s Day has honoured women’s contributions and gains in society since 1911. The United Nations declared […]

by Jackie Hunter· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
March 6, 2014 marks Toronto's 180th birthday. The city was renamed Toronto in 1834. (Ryersonian file photo)

Toronto celebrates its 180th birthday

It is Mar. 6, 1834 and  York has just been renamed Toronto. William Lyon Mackenzie, politician and influential journalist, is the first mayor of the young town. The population is small, by today’s standards – just 9,000 people. The area calling itself Toronto is smaller too, extending from the harbour up to Bloor Street, and from Dufferin in the west […]

by Jackie Hunter· · News, Off Campus

Engineering competition draws high school students to Ryerson

High school students from across the city met at Ryerson on Saturday to compete in the seventh annual Engineering Idol competition. Hosted by volunteers from the Professional Engineers of Ontario, high school engineering teams composed of four to seven students were challenged to build and design a bioreactor. “Engineering Idol problems are always fascinatingly difficult. They sound impossible,” said Sam […]

by Jackie Hunter· · News, On Campus
Street Style: Ryerson students stay stylish and warm

Street Style: Ryerson students stay stylish and warm

As winter comes to an end, there are plenty of options for you to stay warm by piling on fun accessories over a great coat (without looking like you got dressed in the dark, of course). If you’re looking to mix colours and prints, combine warm colours like Chauhan did (think burnt orange, camel and burgundy). If accessories are your […]

by Jackie Hunter· · Arts & Life, Interactives
Miles Groth, editor of New Male Studies, speaks Friday at U of T in support of campus men’s centres.

Men’s group going ahead on campus

A men’s issues group will form at Ryerson University this semester with the help of the Canadian Association for Equality (CAFE) — but without approval of the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU). The RSU unanimously denied the group from forming in March with then-president Rodney Diverlus saying there are links between some men’s groups and misogny and hate speech. Another reason […]

by Jackie Hunter· · News, On Campus
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