Articles by: Lee Marshall

From rooftop to table, Ryerson grows a local food system on campus

From rooftop to table, Ryerson grows a local food system on campus

Right now it’s a field of weeds in the sky, but the wild side of the engineering building’s rooftop will be growing artichoke and zucchini next season. As politicians at Queen’s Park consider a local food act to support Ontario-grown food, Ryerson is going through a hyper local food movement of its own. Creating a “Grow to Throw” food cycle on campus is the […]

by Lee Marshall· · Food, News, On Campus

Ryerson’s food bank sees “huge jump” in use

Reporting and editing by Lee Marshall Camerawork by Marie Alcober and Amir P. Tabrizian-pour Food bank use in Toronto’s city core has decreased to pre-recession levels, according to a report released Tuesday by Daily Bread Food Bank. But more people are using Ryerson’s student-run food bank, the Community Food Room. Drew Silverthorn, Community Food Room assistant, says the “huge jump” in […]

by Lee Marshall· · News, On Campus
VIDEO: Professor Fei Song on what makes women compete at work

VIDEO: Professor Fei Song on what makes women compete at work

Reporter Kim Brown speaks with professor Fei Song about her new study, “How competitive are female professionals? A tale of identity conflict.” The study examines why there are still so few women holding top positions in the workplace. It was done in collaboration with University of Guelph economics professor Bram Cadsby and University of Canterbury professor Maroš Servátka.

by Lee Marshall· · RyersonianTV, Videos, Webcasts

Ryerson officially a Changemaker

Ryerson became the first Canadian university to be named an Ashoka Changemaker U today. The designation recognizes 24 institutions globally as leaders in social innovation. To earn the designation, Ryerson paid a fee and completed an application process that involved individual interviews and travel to Arlington, Va. Thirty students worked on the application committee alongside faculty and staff. Wendy Cukier, […]

by Lee Marshall· · News, On Campus
September 11, 2013 Issue

September 11, 2013 Issue

by Lee Marshall· · Digital Archive
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