When she couldn’t find a support group for students dealing with mental illness, Liz Wood decided to develop her own. Wood, a third-year Ryerson student, founded Students for Mental Awareness, Support, and Health (SMASH), which will start meeting this semester, to get students talking with one another about their mental health in an open and non-judgmental environment. “I think that […]
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 […]
More than 60 companies and organizations have come together in an unprecedented move to fight childhood obesity. National Hockey League (NHL) commissioner Gary Bettman, Canadian Olympic gymnast Rosie MacLennan and federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose were among the attendees at the ACTIVE AT SCHOOL announcement at Ryerson on Monday. The initiative brings together influential sport, wellness and health organizations to […]
Who couldn’t use some extra spending money before the holidays? Monday was the first day for Ryerson students to pick up their health and dental opt-out cheque from the RSU, which is great, if you have the time. Students who opt out of both plans are reimbursed $300. Cheque disbursements are taking place at Tucumseh Auditorium and organized alphabetically by surname. […]
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