Articles by: Shazah Ayub

MTV agrees to compromise after nurses protest controversial reality show

MTV agrees to compromise after nurses protest controversial reality show

After angering numerous nursing groups – including one at Ryerson – with its controversial new reality show, Scrubbing In, MTV has bowed to the pressure and agreed to a compromise. The show  won’t be cancelled, but MTV has tried to make amends after consulting with The Truth About Nursing, a non- profit organization which promotes accurate, balanced and frequent media portrayals of […]

by Shazah Ayub· · Arts & Life, Health, News, Off Campus

In pictures: Campus Street Style on Nov. 12

With every passing week the weather is getting colder, but that’s not stopping our campus fashionistas from putting their best outfits forward.  Here are the top eight looks from this week.

Ryerson to get new science research space at St. Mike’s

Ryerson to get new science research space at St. Mike’s

Ryerson is set to get a new health science research facility. The university and St. Michael’s Hospital announced plans to open iBest, the Institute for Biomedical Engineering and Science Technology, a more than 6,000-square-metre collaborative research centre to be located in the hospital’s Keenan Research Centre. Wednesday’s event was held at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute with speakers President […]

by Shazah Ayub· · News, On Campus
In pictures: Bidding adieu to the final days of fall fashion

In pictures: Bidding adieu to the final days of fall fashion

Say goodbye to this Indian summer and hello to frigid winter mornings. Sweater weather is officially over. For students like Elizabeth Vandermey, it’s time to replace slick jumpers with Canada Goose jackets. There’s no denying that fall is by far the best season for fashion and, sadly, it’s coming to an end. Throughout the fall season, Ryerson students were spotted […]

Listen: Mayor Rob Ford apologizes after but won’t resign after admitting to smoking crack cocaine

Listen: Mayor Rob Ford apologizes after but won’t resign after admitting to smoking crack cocaine

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford apologized to Torontonians after he admitted to smoking crack cocaine while in office. Numerous city hall councillors including his allies said Ford should either step down or take a break, but in a press conference at the end of the day Ford said, “I was elected to do a job and that’s exactly what I’m going […]

by Shazah Ayub· · News, Off Campus, Top stories
Food bus to sell fresh produce launches at Ryerson

Food bus to sell fresh produce launches at Ryerson

Ryerson students were first to get a look at a food program aimed to bring fresh, affordable fruits and vegetables to select neighbourhoods across the city – but they won’t be able to benefit from it on campus. FoodShare Toronto launched the Mobile Good Food Market program at Ryerson on Gould St. Thursday, unveiling the bus that will allow customers […]

by Shazah Ayub· · Arts & Life, Food
In pictures: Toronto Fashion Week Spring 2014

In pictures: Toronto Fashion Week Spring 2014

Toronto Fashion week was in full swing last week. Attendees were spotted sporting some of fall’s biggest fashion trends. Floppy hats, fur, statement skirts and trendy coats had taken over David Pecaut Square. Here are some of the hottest looks from the last day of Toronto Fashion Week.

Scholarship win fuels first-year’s dreams

Scholarship win fuels first-year’s dreams

Azra Jessa got a call this summer that many university students can only dream about: she had won the President’s National Entrance Scholarship, a $40,000 prize. She wasn’t sure it was real at first. “It took a while for the news to really sink in … I was elated. I couldn’t believe I’d actually won,” said the first-year computer science […]

by Shazah Ayub· · News, On Campus

Ryerson street style: Black is the new black

Fall is in full swing and vibrant colours, prints and patterns seem to have disappeared underneath dark shades and layers. This week, Ryerson students resorted to classic dark colours like black, which is always in vogue.

by Shazah Ayub· · Arts & Life, Fashion, In pictures

Six students win President’s National Entrance Scholarship

First-year computer science student, Azra Jessa feels that receiving the President’s National Entrance Scholarship has been one of her greatest life achievements. Jessa is one of the six recipients of this award along with Alessandro Profenna, Bailey Bradshaw, Gelila Ephrem, Michaela St. Pierre and Reva Arieli. Every year Ryerson awards the President’s National Entrance Scholarship to secondary school graduates who […]

by Shazah Ayub· · News, On Campus