Articles by: Ryersonian Staff

How climate change affects Nunavut’s water

How climate change affects Nunavut’s water

David Atkinson, an associate professor with Ryerson’s geography department, studies how climate change affects an arctic environment’s water. Learn more about his recent trip to Baker Lake and Pond Inlet in Nunavut to encourage community research.

Students get stylish at Ryerson’s first-ever Style Expo

Students get stylish at Ryerson’s first-ever Style Expo

The RSU organized Ryerson’s first-ever Style Expo in the Student Learning Centre to encourage students to relax during the difficult month of March.

Justin Trudeau poses with students at a Ryerson meet-and-greet event for Chrystia Freeland, the Liberal Party's Toronto-Centre byelection candidate in 2013. (Mohamed Omar / Ryersonian file photo)

Poll: Trudeau’s approval rating drops among university students

Political science prof. suggests reneging on electoral reform might be part of the drop but it may just be temporary.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Politics, students
RyersonianTV: Ezra Levant speaks at Ryerson, four mumps cases confirmed, and more

RyersonianTV: Ezra Levant speaks at Ryerson, four mumps cases confirmed, and more

This week, Ezra Levant spoke at an event hosted by the Ryerson Campus Conservatives, a total of four mumps cases have been confirmed on campus, and so much more.

Combatting body shaming through art

Combatting body shaming through art

Justine Latour’s “Au Natural” explores society’s stereotypes towards the human body and the importance of eliminating stigma through the use of art.

THE FEMPIRE: Episode 3

THE FEMPIRE: Episode 3

By Brooklyn Neustaeter & Alexandria Pankratz THE FEMPIRE is a weekly podcast series airing every Fri-YAY morning at 10 a.m. EST from the mouths and minds of Brooklyn Neustaeter and Alexandria Pankratz. Inspired by weekend mimosa brunches, THE FEMPIRE is a candid, raw talk show covering topics pertaining to the lifestyle, business, arts and interests that surround the everyday, millennial […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Audio, Podcasts
Ryerson students cut hair to raise money for charity

Ryerson students cut hair to raise money for charity

Ryerson Students for Wishes took over the Student Learning Centre for a good cause.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, students, Videos
How to make DIY deodorant

How to make DIY deodorant

Learn how to make your own deodorant with this quick recipe!

by Ryersonian Staff· · Videos
(Courtesy Aboriginal Education Council)

Poll: Students split on mandatory indigenous studies course

Ryerson survey finds students split on mandatory indigenous culture course.

by Ryersonian Staff· · education, News, On Campus, students
An employee at Cannabis Culture’s Church Street location, prepares a joint on Mar. 8, 2017. (Courtesy Nathan Sing)

Students choosing private dealers over dispensaries: Ryerson survey

Students should rethink buying weed off the street, say staff at Cannabis Culture.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, students
Meet Hani al Moulia: A Syrian immigrant and budding photographer

Meet Hani al Moulia: A Syrian immigrant and budding photographer

Hani al Moulia is a first-year computer engineering student who is also a photographer and a part of Prime Minister Trudeau’s Youth Council. He spent three years as a Syrian refugee and lived in a Lebanese camp with his parents and six siblings. This is his story.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Photography, Videos
Irda Hajdari is losing sleep from her workload in her major, but still wants to double major in an engineering program. (Photo by Larry Heng/Ryerson School of Journalism)

Students living with sleep deprivation, poll suggests

Architecture and engineering students describe hallucinating after all-night studio sessions.
Long commutes are also part of the picture.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, students
Ryerson Rams capture first silver medal at national championships

Ryerson Rams capture first silver medal at national championships

The Ryerson Rams men’s basketball team finished second place at the national championships this past weekend. But taking home silver is still seen as disappointing for the players and coaches. William Brown reports.

YouTube video slams Ryerson instructor over teaching practices

YouTube video slams Ryerson instructor over teaching practices

YouTuber and U of T student Josephine Mathias criticized Ryerson instructor Kelly Train in a video last week after Train rejected her sister’s proposal to write an essay on the wage gap being a “myth.”

Marsha Barber at the Ryerson school of journalism's teach-in on Tuesday. (Chris Blanchette/Ryersonian Staff)

Taking a stand for the truth at J-School’s first-ever teach-in event

Ryerson’s school of journalism cancelled all classes to host a day-long seminar about the future of journalism.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Videos
Ryerson students show off their Irish spirit

Ryerson students show off their Irish spirit

Happy St.Patrick’s Day! We asked Ryerson students how they show off their Irish spirit on St.Patrick’s Day. Hilarity ensues.

by Ryersonian Staff· · On Campus, students, Videos
THE FEMPIRE: Episode 2

THE FEMPIRE: Episode 2

By Brooklyn Neustaeter & Alexandria Pankratz THE FEMPIRE is a weekly podcast series airing every Fri-YAY morning at 10 a.m. EST from the mouths and minds of Brooklyn Neustaeter and Alexandria Pankratz. Inspired by weekend mimosa brunches, THE FEMPIRE is a candid, raw talk show covering topics pertaining to the lifestyle, business, arts and interests that surround the everyday, millennial […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Audio, Podcasts
RyersonianTV: Ryerson considers expanding, urban planning school cancels U.S. trips, and more

RyersonianTV: Ryerson considers expanding, urban planning school cancels U.S. trips, and more

This week, Ryerson is one step closer to expanding to Brampton, the school of urban planning cancels trips to the U.S. due to Trump’s travel ban, and so much more.

Journalist Matt Braga at the Ryerson school of journalism's teach-in on Tuesday. (Chris Blanchette/Ryersonian Staff)

IN PICTURES: Teach-in hosted by Ryerson’s school of journalism

“There are attacks on journalism right now and I think it’s important that an institution like this deals with journalism.” – Alina Ghosh, journalism student   “I think … now more than ever, that we need to show how we get our stories and how we promote them.” – Swi Karoli, journalism student  

by Ryersonian Staff· · In pictures, News, On Campus
Pizza with Players: Ryerson men’s volleyball players answer ridiculous questions

Pizza with Players: Ryerson men’s volleyball players answer ridiculous questions

Watch as three men’s volleyball starters answer ridiculous questions in the first episode of Pizza with Players.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Sports, students, Videos, Web Series
Students support mental health awareness through buckets

Students support mental health awareness through buckets

SMASH runs bucket beats event in SLC to promote well-being on campus.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Health, Music, News, On Campus, Videos
Courtesy Ryerson.ca

Ryerson will light up Sam the Record Man store sign

After years of complications with the famous Sam the Record Man sign, Ryerson is finally bringing it back this summer.

Juwon Grannum and Adika Peter-McNeilly both played their final games in Rams uniforms. They won the program's first ever silver medal. (Luke Galati/The Ryersonian)

WATCH: Rams fall in national finals to Carleton, win first silver in program history

Watch Rams Head Coach Roy Rana and Guard Myles Charvis discuss their loss in the U Sports championship final

by Ryersonian Staff· · Basketball, CIS Final 8, Sports
Ryerson fans look on as the Rams play the St. Mary's Huskies at the U Sports Final 8 in Halifax. Photo by Luke Galati/Ryersonian Staff

RamPack: Life on the road for the Ryerson fans in Halifax to support their team

The RamPack take their show on the road to the East Coast to cheer on the Rams in the Final 8.

RyersonianTV: Rams OUA champions, lecturer under fire for Facebook comments, and more

RyersonianTV: Rams OUA champions, lecturer under fire for Facebook comments, and more

In this week’s news, the Rams’ men’s basketball team celebrated their victory in the OUA championship for the second year in a row, Ryerson engineering lecturer Brian Petz is under fire for controversial Facebook comments, and so much more.

Running against all odds

Running against all odds

Masters student Kate Mackenzie discusses her documentary film debut: “The Secret Marathon.”

Veronica Livingston reminisces on her time with Rams volleyball as her career draws to a finish

Veronica Livingston reminisces on her time with Rams volleyball as her career draws to a finish

As women’s volleyball heads into the finals, Livingston wants to make sure she’s leaving it all on the court.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Sports, Videos, Volleyball
THE FEMPIRE: Episode 1

THE FEMPIRE: Episode 1

By Brooklyn Neustaeter & Alexandria Pankratz THE FEMPIRE is a weekly podcast series airing every Fri-YAY morning at 10 a.m. EST from the mouths and minds of Brooklyn Neustaeter and Alexandria Pankratz. Inspired by weekend mimosa brunches, THE FEMPIRE is a candid, raw talk show covering topics pertaining to the lifestyle, business, arts and interests that surround the everyday, millennial female.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Audio, Podcasts
Going around in circles

Going around in circles

Ryerson students talk about bike accommodation on campus.

Rachael Dineen. Courtesy Yasmin Arnaout

Ryerson reacts to Sophie Trudeau’s Facebook post

On International Women’s Day, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau dedicated a Facebook post to her husband that some found controversial. Watch to find out what Ryerson students think.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus, On Campus, Videos
Rams begin national championship bid in Halifax

Rams begin national championship bid in Halifax

By: William Brown & Luke Galati HALIFAX — It’s all set. The U Sports men’s basketball tournament Final 8 is already underway, as the Carleton Ravens and Calgary Dinos finish up the first of four games today. Ryerson fans travelling to Halifax arrived this morning by plane and took the bus downtown to support their team. They now wait patiently […]

Monique Jagpal/Ryersonian Staff

Editorial Cartoon: Happy International Women’s Day

 

Celebrating Toronto’s 183rd birthday

Celebrating Toronto’s 183rd birthday

Today is Toronto’s 183rd birthday. We took to the streets to find out just how many people really know how old Toronto is turning. Whether the age is known or not, the love people have for their city is very clear.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, students, Videos
Crash on the corner of Jarvis and Gerrard streets

Crash on the corner of Jarvis and Gerrard streets

By: Alexandra Pankratz, Jennifer Ferreira and Monique Jagpal A large moving van was hit by an oncoming car at the corner of Jarvis and Gerrard streets around 3 p.m. today. Four firefighters and two police officers reported to the scene. There was a fuel leak from one of the vehicles. Firefighters have since swept sand across the scene to prevent further spilling. […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
Ryerson Rams star player steps his way into the U Sports Championship game

Ryerson Rams star player steps his way into the U Sports Championship game

Ryerson Rams basketball player, Adika Peter-McNielly, shares his monumental footwear that led to his personal record-breaking 1000 points this season.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Basketball, Sports
Regardless of attendee's expectations for a Drake cameo, French Montana commanded the stage the way a headliner should, delivering a worthy follow-up to his pop-up show in September.

RSU: We need another month, at least, to reimburse 6 fest tickets

Harman Singh, vice president of student life and events, vowed again that all students who issue a request for a refund will get their money back from the 6 Fest concert — but he says he needs more time.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
The Calling of an Engineer

The Calling of an Engineer

Aerospace engineer student, Prati Pradhan, shares what it means to earn the iron ring. A century old tradition that holds significance for many to this day.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Videos
RyersonianTV: TA fired for anti-Semitic comments, a Team Canada dragon boat hopeful, and more

RyersonianTV: TA fired for anti-Semitic comments, a Team Canada dragon boat hopeful, and more

Watch this week’s campus news on Ryersonian TV. This week, we looked at a TA who was fired by university for anti-Semitic comments he made last year at a mosque, Rams men’s basketball star Adika Peter-McNeilly’s take on the OUA championships this weekend, and so much more.

Jaclyn Tansil/Ryersonian

Pride Toronto and Black Lives Matter Toronto find common ground

Multi-coloured smoke drifted lazily through the crowd until it reached the centre of the street where a small group of protesters sat, adorned with leather, glitter, jewels and rainbows. What happened next was a peaceful protest from Black Lives Matter Toronto, halting the Pride parade for 30 long minutes on July 3, 2016. They demanded reform, unity and equal rights.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features
UPDATED: Ryerson TA dismissed for anti-Semitic comments

UPDATED: Ryerson TA dismissed for anti-Semitic comments

This version adds from Ryerson’s VP faculty affairs, a member of Hillel Ryerson and Ryerson security By Allan Perkins and Justin Bellmore A teaching assistant in Ryerson’s faculty of engineering and architectural science no longer works for the university after he made anti-Semitic comments at a downtown Toronto mosque last summer. Ayman Elkasrawy had called for the purification of the “Al-Aqsa Mosque […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News
RyersonianTV: RSU elections, Indigenous initiatives at Ryerson and more

RyersonianTV: RSU elections, Indigenous initiatives at Ryerson and more

Watch this week’s campus news on Ryersonian TV. This week, we look at the passing of Stuart McLean, more clashes between pro and anti abortion groups on campus and how Trump’s Muslim ban is still being felt at Ryerson.

Why students should kick back and enjoy nature

Why students should kick back and enjoy nature

Deena Shaffer talks about Mood Routes and why taking a break and getting closer to nature will improve your overall health. Ryersonian TV’s Iva Celebic and Madison Good have the story.

BREAKING: Protest outside Muslim Association of Canada-Masjid Toronto

BREAKING: Protest outside Muslim Association of Canada-Masjid Toronto

Sarah Cunningham-Scharf Jaclyn Tansil Allan Perkins   On Friday afternoon, a group displaying anti-Islamic messages and signs gathered outside the Muslim Association, Masjid Toronto. There seems to be a small protest forming outside the Muslim Association of Canada at Dundas and Chestnut right now. Anyone wanna cover it? pic.twitter.com/bnAQNFxsxW — Andrea Houston (@dreahouston) February 17, 2017 In an act of […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus
Reading week advice: Relax

Reading week advice: Relax

Reading, working, travelling, snoring. However you choose to spend your study week, try to take a break from the daily grind long enough to practice some self-care. Next week is Ryerson’s second study week of the 2016-2017 year for most students, a luxury that not all universities across Ontario enjoy. Though most do have breaks in their winter semesters, schools […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial, Opinion
Ryersonians in New York: Alison Hall

Ryersonians in New York: Alison Hall

Mahyn Qureshi   “I basically ambushed him. He was coming out of a building and secret service was there, and he had already won the nomination. ‘Mr. Trump! What do you think of Barbara Res’s article about working with you?’” This was the question Ryerson journalism alumna Alison Hall had for President Donald Trump, who at the time was the […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, career, Media, students
(Nikolas Theodorakidis/Ryersonian Staff)

The 3D printers are finally here!

FCAD students can now use the newly arrived 3D printers for less than $10. Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Madonna Dennis and Emily Theodore show you how.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Videos
Uniqlo modest-wear comes to Yonge and Dundas

Uniqlo modest-wear comes to Yonge and Dundas

Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Robyn Bell and Madonna Dennis speak with Mariam Nouser, president of the Ryerson Muslim Students’ Association, about Uniqlo’s new line of modest-wear and how might affect Muslim students on Ryerson’s campus.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Videos
UPDATE: Ryerson Reproductive Justice Collective is unhappy with the university

UPDATE: Ryerson Reproductive Justice Collective is unhappy with the university

The Ryerson Reproductive Justice Collective (RRJC) is disappointed by what they say is a lack of a response from the university regarding student safety and the presence of pro-life protesters on campus.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
Toronto Light Fest 2017

Toronto Light Fest 2017

Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Shawnate Harris explores Light Fest in Toronto, learning why Torontonians attend and exploring the art.

(Courtesy Lydia Brooks via Flickr)

Watch: Blind coffee taste test

Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Tagwa Moyo and Deni Verklan get fellow Ryersonian staff to do a blind coffee taste test. How did we do? Watch to find out.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Food, students, Videos