Articles by: Zachary Dodds

Ryerson’s new Hub is open for business

Ryerson’s new Hub is open for business

The much-awaited Ryerson Hub opened its doors to students on Monday, debuting its new facility and ethical food options with the hopes of bringing students back to eating on campus. In an effort to be transparent with its food sourcing, the Hub has a window looking into its kitchen. “Human beings are back there cooking their food. We wouldn’t put […]

Ryerson's annual Parade and Picnic has been banned from Toronto Island due to its noise. (Leah Jensen/Ryersonian file photo)

We don’t know about Parade and Picnic’s exile: Rye officials, union

Ryerson’s administration and student union say they do not know anything about the ban of a school event from Toronto Island. According to Ryerson president Sheldon Levy, nobody in his administration has been told anything regarding the island’s ban of the annual Parade and Picnic. The same goes for the Ryerson Students’ Union, the host of the event, which has received […]

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Ryerson's annual Parade and Picnic has been banned from Toronto Island due to its noise. (Leah Jensen/Ryersonian file photo)

Parade and Picnic banned from island due to noise: official

A parks official has confirmed his department recommended to expel a Ryerson concert from Toronto Island, citing noise complaints. Waterfront Parks manager James Dann said the annual Parade and Picnic — partially held on the island in the form of a concert — is not welcome back. “Ryerson is a bit of a problem child,” Dann told The Ryersonian on […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Rye parade gets booted from Toronto Island

Ryerson’s annual Parade and Picnic will no longer be welcome at Toronto Island — but the reason behind the ban is yet unclear. The area’s councillor, Pam McConnell, confirmed the ban to The Ryersonian on Wednesday, but remains tight-lipped otherwise. “The councillor supports the parks managers’ decision to not permit this event in the future,” McConnell’s office said in a […]

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Rye VP Julia Hanigsberg leaves to head kids’ hospital

Julia Hanigsberg, Ryerson’s vice-president of administration and finance, will be leaving the school this winter to head a children’s hospital. According to a statement from Ryerson president Sheldon Levy Wednesday evening, Hanigsberg has been appointed the next president and CEO of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. Janice Winton, current chief financial officer and assistant VP for financial services, will take over […]

Dispatch: War Photographs in Print, 1854-2008.
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150 years of war photography at the Ryerson Image Centre

Video by Tristan Simpson and Zachary Dodds The Ryerson Image Centre (RIC) unveiled three new exhibitions to commemorate the centennial of the First World War on Tuesday. DISPATCH: War Photographs in Print, 1854-2008 The major exhibit, DISPATCH: War Photographs in Print, 1854-2008, marks the role of recording and representation technologies used during wartime. It traces war photography’s evolution over the […]

Ryerson professor admitted to Order of Canada

Ryerson professor admitted to Order of Canada

A Ryerson professor was admitted to the Order of Canada on Friday Sept. 12. According to the Governor General’s office, David Smith, a political science professor, was made an officer of the Order of Canada, the second-highest rank. Smith is among 14 honoured as officers and joins the likes of fellow astronaut Chris Hadfield, TV personality Rick Mercer and Ryerson’s third chancellor, Raymond […]

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The Hub pushes organic, in-house food to make on-campus eating attractive

The Hub pushes organic, in-house food to make on-campus eating attractive

  Ryerson’s new food services program says it wants to make eating on campus more attractive by featuring locally sourced, freshly made food in its soon-to-open cafeteria, The Hub. Joshna Maharaj — who is in charge of menu options for Ryerson Eats — says the new program will make the cafeteria “a brighter, happier space to get food.” “We are really going […]

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RSU Welcome Week in Photos

RSU Welcome Week in Photos

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