Articles by: Jessica Valeny

Ryerson’s response to global refugee crisis

Ryerson’s response to global refugee crisis

Mohammed Malek was two years old when he left Iraq in a sack on the back of a donkey. Along with his family, the first-year nursing student was forced to leave his home country because of the fear of persecution due to his father’s Kurdish lineage. “We had to cross the mountains into Iran because at the time, it was […]

by Jessica Valeny· · News, Off Campus, Politics
Ryersonian presidential debate breakdown

Ryersonian presidential debate breakdown

The Ryersonian hosted a live debate between the three presidential candidates for the upcoming RSU election at the Rogers Communications Centre (RCC) yesterday. Current RSU president Susanne Nyaga of Elevate, Ram Ganesh of Unify, and Matthew Smith of the Rhino Party, all answered questions in three key areas: accessibility, finances, and social issues. Each candidate had a minute to respond […]

by Jessica Valeny· · News, On Campus, Politics
Consent week climaxes with pleasure and sex-themed trivia

Consent week climaxes with pleasure and sex-themed trivia

Students played sex trivia and pleasure-themed games at the Ram in the Rye on Jan. 25 to wrap up Ryerson’s very first consent week. The Office of Sexual Violence Support and Education (OSVSE) hosted “Consensual: Exploring Consent and Pleasure” to bring awareness to topics surrounding sexual health, flirting and pleasure. Sexual health educator and Ryerson graduate, Samantha Viarruel, hosted the […]

by Jessica Valeny· · News, On Campus
Nursing students forced to pay to work at placements

Nursing students forced to pay to work at placements

Fourth-year nursing students in their final semester are paying for their clinical placements, and some students are not happy about it. Students at the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing are paying a full semester’s tuition to complete 350 hours of clinical training between January and April. Throughout this, they are only enrolled in one class at Ryerson. This means they […]

by Jessica Valeny· · News, On Campus
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