Articles by: Simona Catalano

The Ryerson Career Centre and the RSU are offering students a grant during unpaid internships. (Photo by Simona Catalano)

New grant offers financial support for unpaid interns

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) in collaboration with the Career Development Centre has created a new grant for students in unpaid internships. The Career Development Grant became official late Thursday night and applies to any Ryerson student currently in an unpaid placement, regardless if it is for a credit or not.

by Simona Catalano· · News, On Campus
Making orders is extremely important. Orders for all upcoming seasons must be made well in advance to ensure they arrive before each season. (Photo by Simona Catalano)

The real balancing sheet: full-time student vs. full-time business

It’s not every day that a young entrepreneur decides to venture into a business while still finishing their undergraduate degree. Balancing school, work and a personal life can be challenging as it is.

For fourth-year Ryerson student Eden Mitelman, this challenge intensified when she opened her boutique Emme and Edly in her second year. Her store features the latest in womenswear clothing and accessories handpicked by Mitelman herself.

by Simona Catalano· · Arts & Life, Business, Fashion
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Striking college faculty picket at Ryerson

While most Ryerson students returned to the classroom this week, several students and faculty from the collaborative nursing program between Ryerson, George Brown and Centennial College have had their classes halted as a result of the Ontario college faculty strike.

After failing to reach an agreement between the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) and the College Employer Council (CEC) by the 12:01 a.m deadline Monday, about 12,000 faculty at Ontario’s 24 colleges went on strike in order to advocate for increased job security for part-time workers and greater academic freedom, among other issues.

by Simona Catalano· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
(Courtesy of the Ryerson Students' Association)

UPDATED: RSU announces new festival, says sorry

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) has announced the first festival of the year and it comes with an apology. Miguel, DJ Infinity and Jayemkayem were announced Wednesday morning as performers for the festival, named Sundown. They round out Joey Bada$$, The Skins, Sean Leon and The Sorority, who were among the first acts released on Monday at sundown, 7:36 p.m. The […]

by Simona Catalano· · Arts & Life, Music, News, Off Campus, On Campus
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