Articles by: Madeline Smith

A photo of Nadia from the memorial in the School of Image Arts. (Madeline Smith / Ryersonian Staff)

Students organize art exhibit memorial to celebrate Nadia Marzouca’s life

One week after image arts students were shaken by the news of the death of one of their own, they’re coming together to pay tribute to their friend and classmate. On Wednesday night, the Ryerson Communication and Design Society (RCDS) is hosting a memorial art exhibit for Nadia Marzouca, a third-year film student who died on campus last week.

by Madeline Smith· · News, On Campus
A memorial for third-year film student Nadia Marzouca stands in the Image Arts Building lobby on Sept. 30. (Madeline Smith / Ryersonian Staff)

Third-year film student found dead on campus

Students and staff at Ryerson’s School of Image Arts are grieving after the death of a third-year film student. Faculty of Communication and Design dean Charles Falzon said in a notice sent this morning that Nadia Marzouca was found dead on campus last night.

by Madeline Smith· · News, On Campus
An American Apparel storefront in 2009 (William Murphy / Creative Commons)

Ryerson ditches American Apparel, gets new clothing supplier for branded merchandise

Ryerson has a new clothing supplier for its branded merchandise. The change comes after at least two years of working with supplier American Apparel, which some faculty members took issue with over what they said are sexist advertising policies. In past years, university faculty and staff have worn Ryerson-branded American Apparel T-shirts at the annual Ontario Universities Fair (OUF). In […]

by Madeline Smith· · News, On Campus
QS Rankings: Ryerson last among Canadian universities for third year in a row

QS Rankings: Ryerson last among Canadian universities for third year in a row

Ryerson didn’t submit information to the annual QS World University Rankings again this year despite president Sheldon Levy saying it was a “mistake” last year. The 2015 rankings, released last week, put the university in last place out of all the Canadian schools on the list for the third year in a row.

by Madeline Smith· · News, On Campus
Green Party leader Elizabeth May released the 2015 election platform during Wednesday's campaign.   (Courtesy of Green Party of Canada)

Green party plans to eliminate tuition

Paying for school would be a thing of the past if the Green Party were elected in October. Green Party leader Elizabeth May unveiled the party’s election platform Wednesday, a 44-page document that includes plans to “break the status quo” in Canadian post-secondary institutions by eliminating tuition fees. The Green Party plan would also restore Canada Post’s home delivery service and […]

by Madeline Smith· · News, Off Campus
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