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 […]

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