Articles by: Tawanna Hyman

From left to right, Ali Najafi, Faisal Hassan, Samiya Abdi, Gilary Massa, panelist at last weeks seminar called Voice of Experience: islamophobia in the Workplace speak about the trials they faced in their work career. (Photo by Tawanna Hyman)

Ryerson’s Ismaili Muslim students need a space to pray on campus

Ryerson’s Ismaili Muslim Student Association (RIMSA) says they’re lacking proper accommodation for their prayers on campus.

In Islam, prayer is a sanction that is performed multiple times throughout the day, and the religion is specific about how prayers should be done.

by Tawanna Hyman· · Features, On Campus
Some of the SAA Ryerson dancers and executive team in their team gear, few hours before they were about to perform. (Photo by Ashin Khan)

Ryedemption: The SAA fights for a comeback at the NACS

After suffering defeat at last year’s North American Culture Show (NACS), Ryerson’s South Asian Alliance (SAA) is preparing to make a comeback.

The SAA is a joint Ryerson and George Brown cultural student group. They participate each year at NACS, where a dozen school teams from across Ontario gather to compete in a dance competition.

by Tawanna Hyman· · Arts & Life, Performance Arts
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