Articles by: Jacqueline McKay

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American Rye students torn between two homes

Throughout the course of the U.S. election campaign many Americans vowed that if the Republican nominee Donald Trump won, they would move to Canada. However, what of American students already in Canada. The Ryersonian asked students if the results of this election have changed their post-graduation plans. “When I started here I wasn’t too sure about what my plan was,” […]

by Jacqueline McKay· · News, On Campus, Politics
(Courtesy of Bud Glunz via Library And Archives Canada)

Bringing indigenous fashion to Ryerson

“Clothing was used as a weapon in residential schools to take the identity of the children who attending it,” said Kucherena, who has been researching this topic for the course.

by Jacqueline McKay· · Fashion, News, On Campus
Lexington, KY, United States - October 5, 2016: Bobblehead dolls of 2016 presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are pictured in front of an American flag.  Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton faced off as Republican and Democratic candidates during their 2016 bid for the title of President of the United States.  Produced by Royal Bobbles, these realistic figures have become popular preceding the November 8th election.

Trump is elected the 45th president of the United States

Donald Trump has been nominated as president-elect of the United States. The Republican candidate will be the country’s 45th president. In his acceptance speech in the early hours of the morning Tuesday Trump tells the world that “it is time for us to come together as one united people.” “What we are calling tonight a very, very historic victory.” Trump goes […]

by Jacqueline McKay· · News
A sharing circle from this year’s social justice week. (Caterina Amaral)

Putting a focus on Indigenous history

  Bringing indigenous history into the classroom is the next major goal for Ryerson as it works to implement recommendations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). “What we are trying to do is get right the relationship, and that is what the TRC is about,” said Joanne Dallaire, elder and traditional councillor for the Aboriginal Student Services. “It is […]

by Jacqueline McKay· · News