Articles by: Maggie Macintosh

An illustration at the bottom of one of the very first copy's of McClung's magazine, a publication that has undergone two name changes over the last month (Photo by Maggie Macintosh).

‘We’re listening’: Ryerson’s feminist magazine gets renamed, again

Ryerson’s feminist magazine is now called The Oakham House Feminist Publishing Society. The magazine, created in 1992, has been published out of Ryerson University under the name McClung’s magazine for decades. Last month, the editorial team behind the magazine changed the name to Minowe Magazine so the publication wouldn’t be affiliated with Nellie McClung, a suffragette who supported eugenics—the controlled […]

by Maggie Macintosh· · Indigenous, Media, News, On Campus
A stack of old McClung’s magazines on a desk at the Ryerson University Library on Nov. 29. (Photo by Maggie Macintosh)

Ryerson’s feminist magazine postpones publishing amid allegations of cultural appropriation

Days after the Indigenous Students’ Association (ISA) at Ryerson deemed Minowe Magazine’s name cultural appropriation, the publication announced the first-ever issue is at a halt. McClung’s magazine was renamed on Nov. 14 at “It Starts With Us”—an event hosted by the publication in the Rogers Communications Centre. It was attended by Minowe Magazine executives, writers and an Indigenous student on […]

by Maggie Macintosh· · Indigenous, Media, News, On Campus
Scavenger developer Aleksandar Basic opens his free-food sharing app on his phone in the Student Learning Centre on Nov. 22, 2017. (Photo by Spencer Turcotte)

Scavenger app helps students find free food on campus

Forgot to pack a lunch?

Ryerson students can now download an app that shows users where to find free food on campus.

Catherine Porter, a New York Times journalist based in Toronto, poses with a Covering Disasters: A Critical Lens conference pamphlet after her keynote address on Nov. 21, 2017. (Photo by Maggie Macintosh)

‘I cry regularly during interviews’: New York Times journalist tells Ryerson audience

Canada’s bureau chief for the New York Times, Catherine Porter, said she cries regularly during interviews with sources who’ve suffered traumatic experiences.

Porter was a keynote speaker at Covering Disasters: A Critical Lens, a Ryerson University journalism conference held on Tuesday.

by Maggie Macintosh· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
A Ryerson student who doubles as a pot dealer holds a nug outside the university’s International Living and Learning Centre (ILLC) on Nov. 12, 2017. (Photo by Maggie Macintosh)

Student drug dealer isn’t worried about business under pot legalization

A Ryerson student who sells pot to first-year students in residence said he thinks more people will start going to individual dealers once marijuana is legalized next summer.

The Ontario government plans to sell the drug online and at Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation (OCRC)  stores to Ontarians age 19 and over when pot is legalized on July 1, 2018.

by Maggie Macintosh· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
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