Articles by: Nicole Thompson

Ryerson researcher Dana Wagner worked on the creation of FactsCan. (Daniel Rosen / Ryersonian Staff)

FactsCan website Canada’s answer to PolitiFact

FactsCan, a new website dedicated to fact-checking claims made by Canadian politicians, has raised nearly twice its fundraising goal in less than two weeks. The site was founded by Dana Wagner, a researcher at Ryerson, and two colleagues, Jacob Schroeder and Tyler Sommers. Their plan is to have it fully functional for the federal election later this year. “We’re using […]

by Nicole Thompson· · News, Top stories
Infographic: How did Ryerson vote in the RSU elections?

Infographic: How did Ryerson vote in the RSU elections?

Using unofficial election results, The Ryersonian has compiled the polling numbers for all candidates in this year’s Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) election. Scroll through the graphs to take a look at how each faculty voted. | Create infographics

by Nicole Thompson· · Interactives, News, On Campus
Andrea Bartlett is the RSU's new president. (Eman Ali/Ryersonian Staff)

UPDATED: Transform RU sweeps the 2015 RSU elections

(video report from Beza Getachew, Ryersonian staff)  This story has been modified to reflect changes in graph seven, regarding Unite Ryerson’s comment.  Change has rolled across the campus from the corner of Dundas and Mutual streets to College Park. All executive candidates on the Transform RU slate won their bids in the 2015 student elections, starting with the Andrea Bartlett, who will become president of […]

by Nicole Thompson· · News, On Campus, Top stories
February 4, 2015 Issue

February 4, 2015 Issue

by Nicole Thompson· · Digital Archive
Zidane Mohamed at the Feb. 2, 2014 all-candidates debate. (Ryersonian staff)

Sheldon Levy calls Zidane Mohamed’s posts applauding police killings “disgusting”

Ryerson president Sheldon Levy has called social media posts made by Zidane Mohamed, Unite Ryerson’s candidate for vice-president education, “digusting.” “If you find me a stronger word than that to express myself, then please fill it in,” he said. The Ryersonian reported Jan. 29 that Mohamed had posted messages on his personal Facebook and Twitter accounts applauding the killing of […]

by Nicole Thompson· · News, On Campus, Top stories
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