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Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management instructor, Gabor Forgacs, said default tipping can be deceiving. (Photo by Kayla Douglas)

The tipping point: Students weigh in on how much to give servers

Dante Galea finished his sausage pizza last Friday night, sitting on a bright red chair with his friends at Terroni, an Italian restaurant on Adelaide Street. Satisfied, he was ready to pick up the tab for the table. His server handed him the debit machine, which prompted him to leave a tip.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features
Have you ever wondered what Ryerson's campus looks like in 360 degrees? (Oriena Vuong)

Communism still present on campuses 100 years after the Russian Revolution

Last week was the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, a historic event that changed the dynamic of modern politics.  

It started in October of 1917 in Russia when the Bolsheviks, a working-class movement that was part of the Russian Social Democratic Party, rose against the government and took control of the Russian State.  

by Ricardo Serrano· · Features
The fourth floor of the Student Learning Centre is home to Ryerson’s Student Learning Support, where students of all abilities can go for support (Photo by Victoria McMurchy).

FEATURE: What it’s like being a Ryerson student with a learning disability

Linas Kairys sits at a desk in a room of 20 students, ready to write one of his first university exams. The room is quiet. He takes a deep breath and looks down at the sheet in front of him.

His mind goes blank.

This is a recurring nightmare for all students; Spending hours studying countless pages of notes and information, only to forget it all as soon as you sit down to write your exam. But for Kairys, this is a daily reality.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features
Hormonal birth control could be causing your depression

Hormonal birth control could be causing your depression

When the birth control pill was introduced in the 1960s, it was a symbol of sexual liberation and choice for women. Today, women are speaking up about the way that the pill has affected their mental health.

by Heather Stewart· · Features
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
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