Articles by: Jessica Lepore

RUSafe on campus?

RUSafe on campus?

A Ryerson professor hopes to revolutionize safety on campus by combining geography with technology. Geography professor Eric Vaz and two employees from Ryerson’s Laboratory for Geocomputation have developed a crime hot-spot web application called RUSafe. The site allows users to select a type of security incident, like assault or voyeurism, and see on a map where it has occurred on campus. “It’s the power […]

by Jessica Lepore· · News, On Campus
African partnership in the works for TRSM

African partnership in the works for TRSM

The future of some Ted Rogers School of Management (TRSM) students could be in Africa, as the business school is seeking to solidify a strategic partnership with universities on the continent. TRSM dean Steven Murphy visited universities in Kenya, Rwanda and South Africa last month, discussing potential partnership opportunities for Ryerson’s business school. Murphy says that the partnership with an […]

by Jessica Lepore· · News, On Campus
Police called to O’Keefe House after student received threat

Police called to O’Keefe House after student received threat

(Shannon Baldwin and Erin Petrow/Ryersonian Staff)   Police were called to the O’Keefe House Friday morning after reports that a student received a threat. Const. Victor Kwong says that it’s an ongoing threat that the police have been “investigating for a little while.” Details of the threat were not disclosed by police. Both police and police dog services were called […]

by Jessica Lepore· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Editorial Cartoon: February 4, 2015

Editorial Cartoon: February 4, 2015

  This editorial cartoon also appeared in The Ryersonian, a weekly newspaper produced by the Ryerson School of Journalism, on Feb 4, 2015.  

by Jessica Lepore· · Editorial Cartoon, Opinion
The airborne irritant did not enter the MAC. (Nicole Thompson/Ryersonian Staff)

UPDATE: Airborne irritant cause of MAC evacuation

An airborne irritant was the reason for the evacuation of the former Maple Leaf Gardens Wednesday night. Dan Berger, the manager of the Mattamy Athletic Centre, along with a Loblaws employee and Toronto EMS,  have confirmed the cause of the early-evening evacuation. It still isn’t know exactly what irritant caused the problem. Both the MAC and Loblaws, which share the building, were evacuated […]

by Jessica Lepore· · News, On Campus, Top stories
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