Articles by: Sahar Fatima

In Ryerson’s EDGE lab, Jason Nolan builds cardboard designs for special needs kids. (Courtesy Jason Nolan)

Ryerson professor presents cardboard designs for special needs kids

Playing in the sand with other children was no easy task for toddler Zoe Ross. She could not sit or stand on her own due to a genetic disorder from a chromosome deletion. But a cardboard rocker built in 2009 by Ryerson professor Jason Nolan allowed her to stay upright and enjoy one of her favourite activities — without any […]

by Sahar Fatima· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
Alfred Lam, third-year nursing student, takes his patient's blood pressure.(Sahar Fatima/Ryersonian Staff)

Electronic exam for nurses coming to Canada

Aspiring registered nurses in Canada will write an American entrance exam starting next year, and some Ryerson students are worried they won’t be prepared. New nurses currently write the Canadian Registered Nurse Examination, which tests their competence, before they can practise. But starting in 2015, regulating bodies for registered nurses in each province and territory, excluding Quebec, will introduce the […]

by Sahar Fatima· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Enactus Ryerson’s Kevin Liu talks starting your own business

Enactus Ryerson’s Kevin Liu talks starting your own business

by Sahar Fatima· · Business, RyersonianTV, Videos, Webcasts
LIVE: Council votes to reduce Rob Ford’s office budget

LIVE: Council votes to reduce Rob Ford’s office budget

by Sahar Fatima· · News, Off Campus, Top stories
In pictures: PlayStation 4 launch

In pictures: PlayStation 4 launch

SIU called in after man dies during police standoff

SIU called in after man dies during police standoff

A man is dead after police surrounded an armed suspect in the Sherbourne Street and Wellesley Street East area Wednesday afternoon. Ontario’s police watchdog, the Special Investigations Unit, is investigating the incident and stated in a news release that a man was fatally shot at about 1:45 p.m. after officers approached him. Emergency Medical Services spokeswoman Kim McKinnon confirmed a middle-aged […]

by Sahar Fatima· · News, Off Campus, Top stories
Ryerson grants Councillor Josh Matlow access to Sam sign

Ryerson grants Councillor Josh Matlow access to Sam sign

The Sam the Record Man sign received a long-awaited visitor at its current warehouse home Tuesday afternoon. More than a month after he made his request, Ryerson granted Coun. Josh Matlow’s wish to see the iconic music store sign, under the university’s care after it bought the store location in 2008. “It was fascinating,” Matlow said in an interview after […]

by Sahar Fatima· · In pictures, Music, News
Q&A: ‘Bad Grandpa’ star Johnny Knoxville

Q&A: ‘Bad Grandpa’ star Johnny Knoxville

Jackass star Johnny Knoxville’s comedy movie Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa hit the theatres Friday, topping the weekend box office charts with US$32 million in ticket sales opening weekend. Using hidden camera footage, the movie follows 86-year-old Irving Zisman and his eight-year-old grandson Billy (played by Jackson Nicoll) as they pull pranks on unsuspecting people on a road trip across the U.S. […]

by Sahar Fatima· · Arts & Life, Film & Television
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