Articles by: Tanya Cruz

Students on the convocation guest cap: “It would be nice for them to see me walk across the stage”

Students on the convocation guest cap: “It would be nice for them to see me walk across the stage”

Graduation is a special day many students look forward to spending with their closest friends and family. But when many Ryerson students apply to graduate, they discover they can only bring two people to their convocation. And that there’s a surprise $40 application fee. We asked class of 2014 how they feel about the guest limit and how they plan to choose between […]

by Tanya Cruz· · Arts & Life, Interactives, Top stories
Jack Layton’s book club returns

Jack Layton’s book club returns

Behind the tall glass walls of the Ryerson Archives is a display honouring the life of a former Ryerson professor who later became one of Canada’s leading political figures: Jack Layton. Shortly after his death in 2011, his family donated over 1,400 of his books to Ryerson. Approximately 500 are circulating around the library, while the rest can be found […]

by Tanya Cruz· · Arts & Life, Literature, Top stories
What’s in the paper this week? Feb. 26-March 4

What’s in the paper this week? Feb. 26-March 4

by Tanya Cruz· · News, Off Campus, On Campus, Top stories, Videos
Students take a “paws” with therapy dogs

Students take a “paws” with therapy dogs

Over 260 students attended the therapy dogs event that took place in the lower gym yesterday. Students petted and interacted with dogs to relieve some stress. This is the fourth event hosted by the Access Centre, Ryerson security and the counselling centre, since starting back in October 2013.

by Tanya Cruz· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Four-legged therapists

Four-legged therapists

Furry four-legged pooches are coming back to campus Thursday. Certified therapy dogs will be on site for students to pet and interact with in hopes of relieving some built-up stress. This is the fourth event hosted by the Access Centre, Ryerson security and the Counselling Centre since October of last year. Bronwyn Dickson, a counsellor at Ryerson and one of […]

by Tanya Cruz· · Arts & Life, Health, Top stories
In this Jan. 30, 2014 file photo, Olivia Chow speaks at Ryerson University. (Cosette Schulz/Ryersonian Staff)

Olivia Chow opens up about her journey as a politician

Olivia Chow addressed speculations about her possible bid for Toronto’s mayor during a panel at Ryerson, on Jan. 29. The MP hasn’t confirmed whether she’ll be running for the upcoming mayoral election, but she said she’s still “trying to make a decision.” At the beginning of the panel, host Cathy Crowe, who is a visiting practitioner at Ryerson, asked people […]

by Tanya Cruz· · Arts & Life, Literature, Live Blog, Media
Student volunteers at Pan Am Games get OSAP break

Student volunteers at Pan Am Games get OSAP break

Students are finally getting a break, an OSAP break that is. Ontario post-secondary students who volunteer in the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games should expect to put in full-time hours in exchange for getting special consideration when it comes to their OSAP loans. “It’s going to be a great one-time experience for this generation,” said Training, Colleges and […]

by Tanya Cruz· · News, Off Campus, Top stories, Uncategorized
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