Articles by: Ryersonian Staff

Journalism degree often worthless

Journalism degree often worthless

I’ll never forget my first week of journalism school. I was told three things: there are no jobs in the industry, freelance is the only secure option, and marry rich because the pay sucks. Any sane person would have veered away from the program. But my peers and I are still here. Ryerson’s journalism program is one of the best […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial Cartoon, Opinion
Learning experience or free labour

Learning experience or free labour

In an economy where few things are free and time is money, many businesses and corporations are finding free labour by taking on undergraduate and graduate interns, instead of co-op students. Ryerson and other Ontario universities offer these unpaid internships and work placements to students in a variety of programs, and the Employment Standards Act (ESA) allows companies to not […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features
INTERACTIVE: Students could pay a price for Toronto casino

INTERACTIVE: Students could pay a price for Toronto casino

He never thought he would become addicted. At 18, Jason Applebaum knew of gambling addition, but like most youth, thought he was invincible. “[Young people] don’t get all the information before they start gambling,” says Applebaum. “I thought I knew everything.” Applebaum, 34, is a recovering gambling-addict. At the height of his addiction he gambled $500 to $1,000 a day. […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, Interactives
Professionals dish on career advice for new graduates

Professionals dish on career advice for new graduates

With graduation nearing, Ryerson students in their final year of their undergrad are looking for ways to jumpstart their career and land that dream job. In that context, several well-established individuals in various industries say that starting a career is not as simple as graduating one day and working your dream job the next: (Courtesy CTV Broadcasting Team) James Duthie […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features
Will the Mattamy Athletic Centre ever make back the cash?

Will the Mattamy Athletic Centre ever make back the cash?

Though its priority is to tend to the university and its students, the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC) has been generating revenue from third-party sources to help speed up the process of breaking even. In the seven months since its August opening, the MAC has generated about $1.2 million in gross revenue. “We have had a lot of events held here […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Rams Athletics, Sports
RyersonianTV This Week for April 5, 2013

RyersonianTV This Week for April 5, 2013

  This program is produced by the School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV Midday Update for April 3, 2013

RyersonianTV Midday Update for April 3, 2013

  This program is produced by the School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV Midday Update for April 2, 2013

RyersonianTV Midday Update for April 2, 2013

  This program is produced by the School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
Graduating Rams reflect on their Ryerson legacy

Graduating Rams reflect on their Ryerson legacy

    Michael Paolo – electrical engineering It’s Ryerson Rams’ hockey player Michael Paolo’s fifth and final year and his graduation may signify a permanent storage of his skates. “Currently I don’t have any plans of continuing my hockey career,” he says. “I have played hockey for 22 years of my life and I think it’s time to close that […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Rams Athletics, Sports
Ryerson curling: The forgotten past

Ryerson curling: The forgotten past

Like most competitive curlers, life got in the way for Bradley Sumner. A successful career in financial planning, getting married, having kids — all things that lead even the top curlers to walk away today. He could have continued for the fun of it, but he wasn’t interested in the camaraderie.  If he couldn’t put the time in, it wasn’t […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Curling, Sports
Ryerson and York met last week to launch the new partnership.
Courtesy Ryerson Today

Ryerson jumps into BEd with York

Beginning next year, students from Ryerson University’s school of early childhood studies (ECS) will be able to graduate with two degrees from two universities. Ryerson and York University have teamed up to offer 45 students in the ECS program both a bachelor of arts (BA) degree and a bachelor of education degree (BEd) over the course of five years. Students […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
Some say posting too much personal information on social media can affect your career.Photo-illustration Nicole Witkowski

How social media can damage your career

As classes wind down this week, many students and new graduates will use social media to find work. And although this networking tool can help you land a job, experts warn it can devastate a career before it even begins. Mark Patterson is a business development adviser at Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone. He’s a social media expert who knows all […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus
LIVE BLOG: Protesters disrupt U of T men’s issues event

LIVE BLOG: Protesters disrupt U of T men’s issues event

Emotions flare between protesters and men’s issues awareness groups at a U of T event.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus
March 27, 2013 Issue

March 27, 2013 Issue

by Ryersonian Staff· · Digital Archive
March 20, 2013 Issue

March 20, 2013 Issue

by Ryersonian Staff· · Digital Archive
March 13, 2013 Issue

March 13, 2013 Issue

by Ryersonian Staff· · Digital Archive
March 6, 2013 Issue

March 6, 2013 Issue

by Ryersonian Staff· · Digital Archive
February 27, 2013 Issue

February 27, 2013 Issue

by Ryersonian Staff· · Digital Archive
February 13, 2013 Issue

February 13, 2013 Issue

by Ryersonian Staff· · Digital Archive
January 30, 2013 Issue

January 30, 2013 Issue

by Ryersonian Staff· · Digital Archive
January 23, 2013 Issue

January 23, 2013 Issue

by Ryersonian Staff· · Digital Archive