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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
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