Journalism students across the country reel with more bad industry news

Journalism students across the country reel with more bad industry news

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 […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News
An illustration at the bottom of one of the very first copy's of McClung's magazine, a publication that has undergone two name changes over the last month (Photo by Maggie Macintosh).

‘We’re listening’: Ryerson’s feminist magazine gets renamed, again

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 […]

by Maggie Macintosh· · Indigenous, Media, News, On Campus
A stack of old McClung’s magazines on a desk at the Ryerson University Library on Nov. 29. (Photo by Maggie Macintosh)

Ryerson’s feminist magazine postpones publishing amid allegations of cultural appropriation

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 […]

by Maggie Macintosh· · Indigenous, Media, News, On Campus
(Courtesy White House, Public Domain)

AUDIO: Michelle Obama talks equality and giving back at the MAC

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.

by Angela McLean· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
Abdelrahman Sameh, fourth-year biomedical engineering student. (Photo by Zena Salem)

Egyptian community weighs in on deadly mosque attack

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.     

by Zena Salem· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
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