Articles by: Josie Mills

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Textile waste at Ryerson is so last season

In just one year, Canada produces enough textile waste to create a mountain three times the size of Toronto’s Rogers Centre.

Ryerson’s fashion design program creates a small part of that mountain, due to the lack of fabric recycling in labs on campus.

by Josie Mills· · Fashion, Features
(Photo by Julie Faye Germansky)

OPINION: Letter to My Ex-Professor(s)

In my last semester of third year, I took a class that had one major project, a midterm and an exam. The class seemed fairly easy, but the major project was an assignment to be done in pairs.

Each pair had to get a topic approved and write an in-depth report. The project was assigned during the second week of the semester and was due  before the final exam. It counted for 40 per cent of my grade. Up until then, I had no complaints about the professor. He seemed knowledgeable, fair and even funny at times. He approved our topic and some of the sources we were planning to use.

by Josie Mills· · Opinion
Katherine Highgate poses for a Miss Universe Canada shoot. Photo credit: Miss Universe Canada

RTA grad competing in Miss Universe Canada pageant

A Ryerson graduate is on a mission to be named the second African-Canadian Miss Universe Canada.

There has only been one African-Canadian woman in the pageant’s history to win the title. Katherine Highgate’s goal is to become the second and promote diversity.

by Josie Mills· · Arts & Life
(Photo by Simona Catalano)

Garbage, theft and loud music: Roommate horror stories

Frosh is over, school’s in full swing and by now you might be realizing that your new roommate isn’t exactly what you signed up for.

The idea of the made-for-TV roommate who becomes your best friend has been shattered, and maybe now you don’t even talk to yours.

by Josie Mills· · Arts & Life, students
University will add plaque to Egerton Ryerson statue: Lachemi

University will add plaque to Egerton Ryerson statue: Lachemi

Ryerson University president Mohamed Lachemi says a plaque recognizing Indigenous people will be added to the controversial Egerton Ryerson statue. The campus statue has been the centre of controversy for years. Ryerson, the educator for whom the university is named, played a part in the establishment of the residential school system. Petitions have been created for the statue’s removal, but […]

by Josie Mills· · News, On Campus, stability
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