By Alexis Perikleous and Victoria McMurchy Meagan Casalino started her freelance job at the Ottawa Metro on Nov. 20, but was laid off a week later. “It’s kind of a sick joke,” said the third-year School of Journalism and Communications student at Carleton University. “I worked a total of eight hours and then I got fired.” Casalino is one of […]
Ryerson’s feminist magazine is now called The Oakham House Feminist Publishing Society. The magazine, created in 1992, has been published out of Ryerson University under the name McClung’s magazine for decades. Last month, the editorial team behind the magazine changed the name to Minowe Magazine so the publication wouldn’t be affiliated with Nellie McClung, a suffragette who supported eugenics—the controlled […]
Days after the Indigenous Students’ Association (ISA) at Ryerson deemed Minowe Magazine’s name cultural appropriation, the publication announced the first-ever issue is at a halt. McClung’s magazine was renamed on Nov. 14 at “It Starts With Us”—an event hosted by the publication in the Rogers Communications Centre. It was attended by Minowe Magazine executives, writers and an Indigenous student on […]
Former first lady, Michelle Obama, discussed gender equality, making the most of success and more, with over 3,000 changemakers at Ryerson’s Mattamy Athletic Centre on Tuesday.
Obama delivered her remarks at The Economics of Equality: Advancing Women and Girls to Change The World, an in conversation-style event co-hosted by the Economic Club of Canada and Plan International Canada.
An attack on a mosque in northern Sinai, Egypt earlier this month, hit a little too close to home for one Ryerson biomedical engineering student.