Articles by: Lana Hall

The Victoria Building is next to the proposed safe injection site. (Julianne San Antonio/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson specialists say safe injection site on campus could prevent fatal overdoses

Ryerson specialists in health care and social work say a controversial safe space injection site proposed for the edge of campus could help to reduce fatal overdoses. Toronto is one step closer to launching three supervised injection sites in the city. One of the proposed sites shares a wall with the Victoria Building. The new supervised injection site (SIS) will be […]

by Lana Hall· · News, On Campus
Ryerson visiting professor and former executive director of Canadian Association of University Teachers James Turk. (Ryersonian file photo)

Ryerson prof blasts Carleton’s new policy breaching academic freedom

A Ryerson professor says a new revised policy at Carleton bans the fundamental democratic right.

by Lana Hall· · education, News, Off Campus, On Campus
Developer proposes monster towers at Yonge and Gerrard streets corner near campus

Developer proposes monster towers at Yonge and Gerrard streets corner near campus

The proposed idea includes removing fast-food joints, clothing stores and Remington’s Men of Steel, an all-male strip club.

by Lana Hall· · News
Courtesy Alex D'Addesse

Rams volleyball teams both register big wins

It was a triumphant night for volleyball last Friday, as both the men’s and women’s teams snagged victories over the visiting York Lions at the Mattamy Athletic Centre.

by Lana Hall· · Sports
Courtesy Alex D'Addesse

Men’s volleyball team loses to Waterloo

The Ryerson Rams men’s’ volleyball team suffered its first loss of the season last week.

by Lana Hall· · Sports
Ryerson professor emerita Catherine Frazee is now an officer of the Order of Canada. (Credit: Peter Bregg)

Ryerson professor emerita invested into Order of Canada

Ryerson professor emerita Catherine Frazee helped shape the then newly-formed school of disability studies at Ryerson.

by Lana Hall· · education, News, Off Campus, On Campus
FCAD Dean Charles Falzon.(Courtesy Clifton Li)

Chatting with FCAD dean Charles Falzon: ‘I think we have to relax a little’

“We need to make sure that as things unfold, we adapt and we don’t set ourselves up in such a way that we cannot be nimble.”

by Lana Hall· · Arts & Life
First-place winners Abil won $5,000 from the DMZ. Left to right: Abid Virani, Misha Mykitiuk, Alwar Pillai, and Graham McLaughlin. (Courtesy Laura Rossi/Ryerson)

Team wins $5,000 in DMZ ‘Hack-cessibility’ competition

One team out of eight walked away with $5,000 in a competition at the DMZ.

Courtesy Alex D'Addesse

Men’s soccer suffers disappointing loss in OUA final

“I’m super proud of the guys, they fought right till the end,” said head coach Filip Prostran.

by Lana Hall· · Sports
Dennis Edney spoke to a packed room at the MAC on  Nov. 5, 2015. (Lana Hall/Ryersonian Staff)

Omar Khadr’s lawyer says governments stoke fear of terrorism to justify human rights abuses

Pro bono lawyer Dennis Edney advised former Guantanamo Bay prisoner to plead guilty to escape “hellhole”

by Lana Hall· · On Campus
Image Arts Building Ryerson University

Students approve arts society fee in close referendum

Faculty of Arts students vote in favour of $30 annual fee to fund Ryerson Arts Society. The science society’s referendum for funding did not pass.

by Lana Hall· · On Campus
A view of the CN Tower. Ryerson students will climb up the stairs of Toronto's iconic tower Nov. 7.

Ryerson athletes step up for charity in CN Tower Stair Climb

“I love to challenge myself — this isn’t something you can do every day.” Said Lynne Rozario-Adam, a participant of this year’s charity climb.

by Lana Hall· · News, Off Campus, Sports
Reporting the unspeakable

Reporting the unspeakable

Last week The Ryersonian published an article about some explicit hate speech that had been written in a bathroom stall on campus. We were tipped off about the incident after a contact sent me a link to the Facebook page for Students Supporting Israel at Ryerson, who had posted a photo of the graffiti.

by Lana Hall· · Editorial
Jewish group offering $2,500 for arrest in campus graffiti case

Jewish group offering $2,500 for arrest in campus graffiti case

The Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies (FSWC) announced the reward Monday afternoon.

by Lana Hall· · News, On Campus
A sign outside a bathroom where a Ryerson student discovered hate speech written on a wall asks: "Are you concerned about this washroom?" Oct. 21, 2015. (Steven Goetz/The Ryersonian)

Hate graffiti found on campus

WARNING: Content may be offensive to some readers.

by Lana Hall· · News, On Campus
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