Articles by: Kathleen McGouran

Lysanne Louter with her Emmy for the documentary Made in Bangladesh. (Courtesy Lysanne Louter)

Ryerson J-school grad earns her first Emmy

Ryerson journalism graduate Lysanne Louter has been awarded an International Emmy for her work on an investigative documentary. CBC’s The Fifth Estate debuted Made in Bangladesh last year. It examines the unfit working conditions in the Bangladesh garment industry following the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory. The factory supplied to many large Canadian retailers, such as Loblaw Cos. Ltd. […]

In Photos: Indigenous solidarity rally on Gould Street

In Photos: Indigenous solidarity rally on Gould Street

The Ryerson Students’ Union’s social justice week kicked off Monday with the Indigenous Solidarity Rally on Gould Street at noon. The festivities included a traditional round dance performed by members of Idle No More Toronto and a talk by Elder Joanne Dallaire, a traditional counsellor with Ryerson Aboriginal Services.

by Kathleen McGouran· · News, On Campus
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 20

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 20

  The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press. This week, the Ebola virus reached North America and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong intensified. In Toronto, the mayoral race continues. On campus, a Ryersonian exclusive found that Ryerson’s annual parade and […]

by Kathleen McGouran· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
In this Apr. 2, 2014 file photo, Ryerson president Sheldon Levy addresses students. (Courtesy of Ryersonian Staff)

President Sheldon Levy honoured for dedication to public education

Ryerson president Sheldon Levy is being recognized for what an education watchdog says is his dedication to public education. People for Education announced on Wednesday that Levy is this year’s recipient of the Egerton Ryerson award. According to the organization, the award is given to individuals who have made extraordinary enhancements to public education from early childhood to post graduation. Levy […]

by Kathleen McGouran· · News
Students gather at the Zone Learning fair on Gould Street on Sept. 25. (Anda Zeng/Ryersonian Staff)

Province grants Ryerson $2 million: for what?

  Last week, the province announced it’s given Ryerson a $2 million grant as part of its Campus-Linked Accelerators program to fund student entrepreneurial projects. Ryerson University president Sheldon Levy said this funding will “allow us to extend even further our commitment to build a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation across our campus, city and region.” But what does this […]

by Kathleen McGouran· · News, On Campus, Top stories
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