Articles by: Palak Mangat

Ryersonian file photo.

Ryerson could one day see sustainable campus wear on its shelves

Senior-year Ryerson students say their proposal for sustainable campus T-shirts is a realistic possibility.

The SLC at Ryerson is one of the university's newest additions to the campus' public realm (Isabelle Docto)(Isabelle Docto)

One high-heeled step closer to equality in the workplace

British Columbia’s ban on the requirement of high heels in the workplace is a step in the right direction.

by Palak Mangat· · Editorial, Opinion
A screengrab from the short film, As Niagara Falls. (Courtesy Mayday Pictures)

Film’s mission was accomplished

Last week, the Ryersonian reported on a group of Ryerson students whose short film on the city of Niagara Falls was making the rounds on social media.

by Palak Mangat· · Editorial, Opinion
Partners and organizers of the one-day Toronto event complimentary to the 2017 annual Ashoka U Exchange conference celebrate a successful turnout, including Jean-Paul Boudreau, social innovation’s special adviser (far right). (Luke Galati/Ryersonian Staff)

One more Ryerson group affected by U.S. travel ban

Ryerson’s social innovation provided an alternative for students who feared travelling to the U.S. amid travel ban.

Ryerson's Service Hub, taken on March 30, 2017. (Julia Ho/Ryersonian Staff)

More Ryerson students estimated to be benefitting from financial assistance from the university

The university provided about $6.2 million in SAG funding for 2016-2017, up 20 per cent from 2015-2016.

by Palak Mangat· · News, On Campus
University of Michigan professor Harley Etienne admits the consequences of the travel ban could be dire, with the possibility of “intellectual isolation.” (Courtesy University of Michigan)

Travel ban is “intellectual isolation,” says U.S. prof

U.S. professors fear ‘Trump travel ban’ will isolate the country, after Canadian schools cancel trips.

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Trip cancellation is disheartening, but not surprising

Our No. 1 priority has always been the physical safety of students.

by Palak Mangat· · Editorial, Opinion
(Courtesy Kimberley Slimming)

UPDATED: Ryerson commuter hostel still going strong two years later

University’s commuter hostel program a “good machine that kept on running.”

by Palak Mangat· · News, On Campus, students
(Beza Getachew / Ryersonian Staff)

Teach-in reinforces idea that media is under threat

This week, Ryerson University’s journalism school played host to a teach-in catered to its students.

by Palak Mangat· · Editorial, Media, Opinion
Rogers Communications Centre. (Ryersonian File Photo)

UPDATED: Navigating the new media world — Ryerson’s journalism school to host teach-in

  This story was updated to include guest speakers, topics covered, and a quote from Janice Neil. This story was updated to include a field report on the teach-in. Ryerson’s journalism students will be the focus of a day-long event Tuesday, amid increasing hostility toward the media industry. The university’s school will cancel classes and encourage students to attend a special […]

by Palak Mangat· · Media, News
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Demand true diversity

Maybe it’s because I’m graduating soon, but I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the dreaded d-word: diversity. Why is it dreaded? Hard to say, really, but as a South Asian female in the media industry, I have a theory. Granted, my experiences are limited to my 21 years, so I’m by no means an expert and I’m the first […]

by Palak Mangat· · Guest Opinion, Opinion
IRM says Ryerson students are responsible for their safety by reading the Yellow Book

Prevention is first step

About a month ago now, the Globe and Mail published an investigation into the reporting of sexual assaults to police across Canada. The 20-month investigation found an abysmal rate of one in five claims being dismissed as baseless, resulting in little to no further investigation from police. It highlighted something that experts have known for years: the relationship between public […]

by Palak Mangat· · Editorial, Opinion
Emma Crawley makes one of her 31 saves in a tough loss for the Rams. (Palak Mangat/Ryersonian Staff).

Crawley’s efforts not enough for Rams in tough loss to Laurier

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks squeezed out a 3-2 win against the Ryerson Rams women’s hockey team on Saturday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. Head coach Pierre Alain gave the nod to goalie Emma Crawley who was coming off an overtime win on Thursday against Waterloo. She stopped 31 of 34 shots, but the Rams could not take advantage […]

by Palak Mangat· · Hockey, Sports