Articles by: Jessica Albotra

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Rye grad creates makeup line for men

Waking up with a face full of acne on the day of prom can be a nightmare for some high school students, but for Andrew Grella it was the inspiration behind forming his company. “I went to my mom and she said, ‘Let me put some makeup on you,’ and I said she was crazy,” Grella said. “So I left […]

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Stop sheltering kids from media

Keeping kids in the dark when it comes to media is like creating a world where nothing “bad” exists.

by Jessica Albotra· · Editorial, Opinion
Following the rally at the SLC, protesters walk to the SCC to confront the RSU.

Rally held to protest workplace discrimination

Ryerson students rallied outside the Student Learning Centre Tuesday in protest of workplace sex and gender discrimination, racism, Islamophobia and ableism. The rally and march was organized in light of International Women’s Week. Winnie Ng, a social work professor at Ryerson, is the current CAW-Sam Gindin Chair in Social Justice and Democracy. She said Ryerson is very diverse and progressive […]

by Jessica Albotra· · News, On Campus
YouTubers walk the pink carpet for Lilly Singh’s documentary ‘A Trip To Unicorn Island’

YouTubers walk the pink carpet for Lilly Singh’s documentary ‘A Trip To Unicorn Island’

Singh said that the tour and documentary brings her “YouTube videos into reality.”

Lee and his cousin Paula showed their support for the Toronto Blue Jays while Paula visited him in the hospital. Paula started Lee's GoFundMe page (courtesy of Paula)

Engineering student fights to walk again after falling 20 feet

Family of Lee Melymick put their faith in experimental stem-cell research following summer-job accident.

by Jessica Albotra· · Health
Am I nuts for wanting to feel safe?

Am I nuts for wanting to feel safe?

Ontario universities are reviewing their policies when it comes to food safety and food allergies after the death of 18-year-old Andrea Mariano two weeks ago. Mariano, a student at Queen’s University, went into anaphylactic shock after drinking a smoothie. She died days later in hospital. In 2005, Sabrina’s Law was passed after Bishop Smith Catholic High School student Sabrina Shannon […]

by Jessica Albotra· · Opinion