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How to get fired through social media

How to get fired through social media

For the full story, check Sarah Warne’s feature on the value of maintaining a clean digital identity. [<a href=”//storify.com/flarkcon/tweets-and-comments-that-could-get-you-fired” target=”_blank”>View the story “Tweets and Comments that Could Get You Fired or Worse” on Storify</a>]

by Arman Aghbali· · Features, Interactives, Off Campus
Five Social Media Don’ts According to Hamza Khan

Five Social Media Don’ts According to Hamza Khan

Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. These are the top three social networks and are used by millions of people across the world. Yet, these online identities can be viewed by anyone, including potential employers. Hamza Khan, Ryerson University’s Digital Community Facilitator, says that one out of three employers will reject candidates based on something they discover about them online. “I know […]

by Sarah Warne· · Features, Media
“There are more students than funding:” aboriginal youth struggle to go to university

“There are more students than funding:” aboriginal youth struggle to go to university

Renata Meconse once dreamed of enrolling in Ryerson University’s journalism program. But the mother of three rapidly woke up. “The cost of living is higher there. It’s very hard for a First Nations person to move to one of the big cities for university,” she says. Meconse, 35, had to take what was available to her. She was lucky enough […]

by Maria Assaf· · Features, Top stories
Video: First Nation chief on funding for Aboriginal education

Video: First Nation chief on funding for Aboriginal education

by Maria Assaf· · Features, Top stories, Videos
(Vivian Ng / Special To the Ryersonian)

Canadian TV vs. the Internet

The popularity and critical acclaim of shows like Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones have led many to proclaim we are in a golden age of television. Globe and Mail TV columnist John Doyle wants to know how Canada fits into this era. “What has Canada contributed to this? Pretty much nothing,” he wrote in his Oct. 10 column. “Look […]

by Peter Lozinski· · Features, Media, Off Campus, On Campus
(Vivian Ng / Special To the Ryersonian)

The Future of Canadian TV Begins at Ryerson

The popularity and critical acclaim of shows like Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones have led many to proclaim we are in a golden age of television. Globe and Mail TV columnist John Doyle wants to know how Canada fits into this era. “What has Canada contributed to this? Pretty much nothing,” he wrote in his Oct. 10 column. “Look at […]

by Peter Lozinski· · Features, Interactives
Blue and Gold Crew Raise Forgotten Spirits

Blue and Gold Crew Raise Forgotten Spirits

On a chilly Thursday night, a sea of blue and gold covered the stands of the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC). Supporters blew into vuvuzelas and clapped thunder sticks. Figure skaters circled the ice with Ryerson flags awaiting the arrival of the men’s hockey team through a blanket of fog. At the end of the game, more than 2,100 fans would […]

by Nuruddin Qorane· · Features, Hockey, Rams Athletics, Sports

Grub Hub: Takeout treasure

Camera/Editor: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour Producers: Tara Deschamps, Marie Alcober Graphics: Josh Kolm

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Features, Food, Videos
Next week: Why students across the country should be outraged by the Senate fiasco

Next week: Why students across the country should be outraged by the Senate fiasco

Stay tuned for David Rockne Corrigan’s column in the Oct. 30 issue of the Ryersonian.    

The case for online gaming

The case for online gaming

Three years ago, Ramona Pringle’s life seemed like one big downward spiral. She had just moved back to Toronto after living in New York City as a successful interactive producer on Frontline’s Digital Nation on PBS. Her mother was sick. Her boyfriend had just broken up with her. Sad and lonely, she found solace in the most unlikely of places […]

Ryerson history repeats

Ryerson history repeats

Now in its 60th year, the Ryerson School of Journalism has been helping students churn out issues of The Ryersonian for six decades. To celebrate this accomplishment, we take a look at how campus life has progressed – or remained eerily similar – over the years. And although a lot has changed at Ryerson since 1953, the quirky headlines from past issues of […]

VIDEO: What’s in the paper tomorrow?

VIDEO: What’s in the paper tomorrow?

Hosts: Josh McLean and Robby Frankel Producer: Amanda Kline

Five quirky moments from 60 years of The Ryersonian

Five quirky moments from 60 years of The Ryersonian

The Ryerson School of Journalism celebrated its 60th anniversary on the weekend, so we dug through The Ryersonian‘s archives and found some of the oddest occurrences and quirkiest headlines to hit campus newsstands in the past six decades. Be sure to grab a copy of this week’s paper, in which features editors Stephanie Chan and Sarah Murphy bring back four stories […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features
Grub Hub: Best of bacon

Grub Hub: Best of bacon

Camera/Editor: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour Producers: Tara Deschamps, Marie Alcober Graphics: Josh Kolm

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Features, Food, Videos

Ryerson School of Journalism celebrates 60 years

When Kenny Yum attended Ryerson University’s journalism program in the mid ‘90s, he says he was rejected from the school’s “prestigious” magazine stream and forced into his second choice, reporting for print – a medium he barely ever worked in. Fifteen years later, the Huffington Post Canada’s current managing editor will receive the school’s most prestigious honour. Tonight Yum and […]

by Bruce Laregina· · Features
Apps to help you stay gluten-free

Apps to help you stay gluten-free

Some people go gluten-free for health reasons. Hello, celiac disease. Others, do it because their favourite celebrities, who probably have no understanding of how their bodies work, are doing it. Hello, bandwagon. But whatever your reason, here are some apps to help you on your gluten-free journey. Find Me Gluten Free iOs/Android/Website                 […]

Five gluten-free meal ideas for every day of the school week

Five gluten-free meal ideas for every day of the school week

Fish tacos Gluten-free tortillas may not be the easiest to track down, but they do exist; or try your hand at making some homemade ones that will lead you to a lifetime of happiness filled with burritos, quesadillas and fajitas. Make these fish tacos with halibut, then top them off with jalapenos, fresh salsa, guacamole, cilantro and freshly squeezed lime […]

by Sarah Murphy· · Features, Food
Giving up gluten

Giving up gluten

Megan Stulberg may never eat another bagel again. But it’s not by choice. Eating her favourite breakfast staple now would cause her to throw up uncontrollably. That’s what happened last summer, the 20-year-old Ryerson student says, when she mysteriously stopped being able to keep her meals down. A doctor’s visit, a biopsy and two blood tests later confirmed the worst: […]

by Natalie Chu· · Features, Food
5 fad diets to quiz yourself on

5 fad diets to quiz yourself on

by Stephanie Chan· · Features, Food

Grub Hub: Say cheese!

Camera/Editor: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour Producers: Tara Deschamps, Marie Alcober Graphics: Josh Kolm

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Features, Food, Videos
Apps to keep your tasks on track

Apps to keep your tasks on track

From writing essays and studying for mid-terms, to juggling jobs and stacking our social calendars, we’ve all got a million things to keep track of. To ease the stress of planning ahead and avoid missing important appointments, however, there are plenty of apps to help manage time and tasking. Do It (Tomorrow) The title of this app and website speaks […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, Science & Technology
Women remain underrepresented in leadership and management roles. (Emma Jarratt / Ryersonian Staff)

A crisis in confidence?

Jocelyn Edmison knows the business world is a bit of a boys’ club. “They’re all friends of friends of friends, who all worked their way up together,” the president of the Ryerson Women in Leadership Association (WiLA) and Ryerson MBA student said of many male-dominated corporate boards. “We’re still not at that point where enough females are up there to […]

by Lauren S. Murphy· · Business, Features
VIDEO: What’s in the paper tomorrow?

VIDEO: What’s in the paper tomorrow?

Hosts: Rebecca Mildon and Sarah-Joyce Battersby Producer: Joshua McLean

Why aren’t there more women in business?

Why aren’t there more women in business?

by Stephanie Chan· · Business, Features, Videos
VIDEO: SheEO preps female entrepreneurs to take on the business world

VIDEO: SheEO preps female entrepreneurs to take on the business world

Host: Lauren Murphy Producers: Joshua McLean and Stephanie Chan

Ryerson teaches students to “Fight Like a Girl”

Ryerson teaches students to “Fight Like a Girl”

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, Videos
Grub Hub: Battle of the Burrito

Grub Hub: Battle of the Burrito

Camera/Editor: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour Producers: Tara Deschamps, Marie Alcober Graphics: Josh Kolm

by Sarah Murphy· · Arts & Life, Features, Food
Ryersonian Beer Week: Day 5

Ryersonian Beer Week: Day 5

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, Food
Ryersonian Beer Week: Day 4

Ryersonian Beer Week: Day 4

Host: Nicole Servinis Camera: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour Editing: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour and Marie Alcober

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, Food
The go-to money tools for students

The go-to money tools for students

There are dozens of financial apps and tools available to help students keep track of their finance, from budgeting to grocery shopping. The number of choices, however, can be a bit hard to wrap your mind around. National Post personal finance reporter Melissa Leong recommended four free phone apps and websites that all students should consider using. Technology reporter Alexa Huffman […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, Science & Technology
Ryersonian Beer Week: Day 3

Ryersonian Beer Week: Day 3

  Host: Nicole Servinis Producers: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour, Marie Alcober Camera/Editor: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, Food
Josh Kolm/Ryersonian Staff

Budgeting dollars and sense

“Money is always going to be an issue,” says Eric Zaworski, a fourth-year Ryerson student who has learned about the value of money the old-fashioned way. This past summer, Zaworski held down three jobs: running the gamut from valet parking at a high-end steakhouse to working at Ryerson’s own Digital Media Zone. He says he’s had worse jobs and been […]

by Sarah Murphy· · Features
Ryersonian Beer Week: Day 2

Ryersonian Beer Week: Day 2

Host: Nicole Servinis Producers: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour, Marie Alcober Camera/Editor: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Features, Food, Videos
Ryersonian Beer Week: Day 1

Ryersonian Beer Week: Day 1

Host: Nicole Servinis Producers: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour, Marie Alcober Camera/Editor: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Features, Food, Videos
Top 5 money tips for students

Top 5 money tips for students

by Stephanie Chan· · Features
VIDEO: Ryerson’s new gallery opens with Young Architects of Spain exhibit

VIDEO: Ryerson’s new gallery opens with Young Architects of Spain exhibit

by Jordan White· · Features, Videos, Visual Arts & Design
Grub Hub: Frank-ly speaking

Grub Hub: Frank-ly speaking

Camera/Editor: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour Producers: Tara Deschamps, Marie Alcober Graphics: Josh Kolm

by Marie Alcober· · Arts & Life, Features, Food

Learning experience or free labour?

In an economy where few things are free and time is money, many businesses and corporations are finding free labour by taking on undergraduate and graduate interns, instead of co-op students. Ryerson and other Ontario universities offer these unpaid internships and work placements to students in a variety of programs, and the Employment Standards Act (ESA) allows companies to not […]

by Jordan White· · Features

Pulling the plug on print a personal stab

If a tree falls and no one’s around to hear it, does it make a sound? The same can be said for the state of print journalism in the age of a digital revolution. If nobody’s reading the paper, are the stories still news? The University of Windsor’s 85-year-old student newspaper, The Lance, has been ordered to immediately cease print […]

The extra costs some students at Ryerson pay to get their undergrad

The extra costs some students at Ryerson pay to get their undergrad

A group of wide-eyed high school students trots behind a student ambassador as they get a tour of the Ryerson campus. The ambassador’s red coat guides them through a campus they one day may call home, if the OUAC applications they submitted a few months ago are approved.  While visions of the friends they’ll meet, the drunken nights they’ll encounter, […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features
Image Arts Building Ryerson University

Image arts renovation: not so picture perfect

  About 100 people gathered at the School of Image Arts last Tuesday for the new building’s official opening, with an open bar and hors d’oeuvres such as stuffed tomatoes and sliders. The renovation changed the exterior brick to glass and added LED lights to the outside walls. President Sheldon Levy and vice-president academic Alan Shepard gave speeches, hinting at […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, In pictures
INTERACTIVE: Ryerson’s ‘Master Plan’ Explained

INTERACTIVE: Ryerson’s ‘Master Plan’ Explained

Not long after Sheldon Levy was named president in 2005, he went to the Ontario Universities Fair and asked prospective students if they knew where Ryerson was. “A lot of students said ‘no,’” Levy said in a 2006 speech to the Canadian Club of Toronto. “Some said it was ‘behind Sam the Record Man.’” For decades, Ryerson has been little […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, Interactives
Learning experience or free labour

Learning experience or free labour

In an economy where few things are free and time is money, many businesses and corporations are finding free labour by taking on undergraduate and graduate interns, instead of co-op students. Ryerson and other Ontario universities offer these unpaid internships and work placements to students in a variety of programs, and the Employment Standards Act (ESA) allows companies to not […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features
INTERACTIVE: How tech is making its way into Canadian classrooms

INTERACTIVE: How tech is making its way into Canadian classrooms

When Debora Rubin was a child, she learned to read and write using a pen and paper, passing stories back and forth amongst her friends. Today, she has created a web-based app for tech-savvy kids to do the same. Ping Pong Story, a creative application where children, parents and teachers can create and share stories together in an online community, […]

by Lindsay Smith· · Features, Interactives
INTERACTIVE: Students could pay a price for Toronto casino

INTERACTIVE: Students could pay a price for Toronto casino

He never thought he would become addicted. At 18, Jason Applebaum knew of gambling addition, but like most youth, thought he was invincible. “[Young people] don’t get all the information before they start gambling,” says Applebaum. “I thought I knew everything.” Applebaum, 34, is a recovering gambling-addict. At the height of his addiction he gambled $500 to $1,000 a day. […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, Interactives
An International Affair: Ryerson Travels

An International Affair: Ryerson Travels

There is a period of time each year that most university students love. From late April to early September, we take the textbooks from our bags and replace them with Canada flag patches, survival snacks and destination books. Travel season is almost upon us, and The Ryersonian sat down with Sally Coles, branch manager at Travel Cuts on campus, to discuss […]

by Lindsay Smith· · Features
Professionals dish on career advice for new graduates

Professionals dish on career advice for new graduates

With graduation nearing, Ryerson students in their final year of their undergrad are looking for ways to jumpstart their career and land that dream job. In that context, several well-established individuals in various industries say that starting a career is not as simple as graduating one day and working your dream job the next: (Courtesy CTV Broadcasting Team) James Duthie […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features
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