When Page One cafe first opened its doors about a year ago, co-owner Firas Arafat wasn’t sure what to expect. Now, with their first anniversary coming up, business is booming and Arafat points to the loyalty of Ryerson students for their growing success. “We actually didn’t know who the majority of our customers would be,” says Arafat. “But we have […]
Watch this week’s campus news on Ryersonian TV. This week, we look at the passing of Stuart McLean, more clashes between pro and anti abortion groups on campus and how Trump’s Muslim ban is still being felt at Ryerson.
In the final week of January, Digital Media Zone (DMZ) executive director Abdullah Snobar presented the upcoming five-year plan of the incubator’s development at a Ryerson Board of Directors meeting. According to Snobar, the cornerstone of this plan will be the startups DMZ plans to support in the years to come and how Ryerson’s zone learning program can participate. “We […]
After years of paying out-of-pocket for campaign materials, student candidates in Ryerson’s Board of Governors (BOG) election will receive financial aid from the university. Administration will test how $200 in campaign funds helps student BoG candidates gather materials for an effective election campaign. Ryerson president and BoG member Mohamed Lachemi said the decision was made in response to […]
Sarah Cunningham-Scharf Jaclyn Tansil Allan Perkins On Friday afternoon, a group displaying anti-Islamic messages and signs gathered outside the Muslim Association, Masjid Toronto. There seems to be a small protest forming outside the Muslim Association of Canada at Dundas and Chestnut right now. Anyone wanna cover it? pic.twitter.com/bnAQNFxsxW — Andrea Houston (@dreahouston) February 17, 2017 In an act of […]
Ryerson now has its very own 3D print lab, the FCAD Fab Lab, in the Ryerson School of Interior Design (RSID) at 302 Church St., but it will not be available for all Ryerson students. The budget for the new 3D print lab was approximately $130,000 which included 15 printers, and the supplies. Jeremy Littler, a technical support worker […]
Voter turnout surged during this year’s Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) election, and some candidates credit different campaign tactics. Total turnout varied among the various executive committee positions. The total votes for the president of the RSU increased by 73.6 per cent, vice-president education by 72.4 per cent, vice-president equity by 71.7 per cent, vice-president operations by 65.35 per cent, and […]
Gayle McFadden isn’t a student anymore, yet spends three of five work days on Ontario campuses. She’s the national representative at the Canadian Federation of Students Ontario (CFS-O). She’s talking to students to figure out who’s left out of the Ontario Student Grant, which rolled out in the fall. When the grant was announced, the government said students from families […]
A new study from the University of Victoria suggests vapes are 95 per cent less harmful than cigarettes.
Former Ryerson journalism professor, Stuart McLean, died earlier today at the age of 68 after a battle with melanoma. He was with the university from 1984 until 2004.
FCAD students can now use the newly arrived 3D printers for less than $10. Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Madonna Dennis and Emily Theodore show you how.
The Ryersonian’s photo editor took pictures at the six alarm fire on Yonge street and St. Clair Ave. East where a fire captain was injured.
Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Robyn Bell and Madonna Dennis speak with Mariam Nouser, president of the Ryerson Muslim Students’ Association, about Uniqlo’s new line of modest-wear and how might affect Muslim students on Ryerson’s campus.
A researcher from Ryerson is collaborating with Beleave Inc., a company that develop and grows medicinal marijuana, on a project to develop more precise breeding techniques for cannabis plants.
This Valentine’s Day, spread the love to everyone – including yourself. Mary Young, a Ryerson alumna and lingerie designer, spoke at the Gladstone Hotel last week to give a room of Toronto ladies a lesson in self appreciation. Here’s her 11-step guide to loving yourself: Write down five things you love about yourself Take time to think about what makes […]
The Love (Actually) Exhibition is a spread of diverse wedding photography. The intimate venue in the Gladstone Hotel showcases work from O’Neil’s colleagues and peers in the wedding photography community. Each image is accompanied by captions describing what makes each photo meaningful. The photos are all candid, seeking to illuminate the raw love and happiness in weddings.
The Ryerson Reproductive Justice Collective (RRJC) is disappointed by what they say is a lack of a response from the university regarding student safety and the presence of pro-life protesters on campus.
Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Shawnate Harris explores Light Fest in Toronto, learning why Torontonians attend and exploring the art.
Evidence suggests air, noise and light pollution could do more harm than students may think.
Watch this week’s campus news on Ryersonian TV. We look at the winners of the RSU elections, why it’s important to have strong Indigenous voices on campus and Toronto’s continuing stand against Islamophobia and white supremacy.
Jenna Campbell and Iva Celebic At the Toronto Women’s March on Jan.21, there was an abundance of “pussy” signs. While the march down Queen’s Park was a success – drawing in over 60,000 people to march for gender equality — the event has been criticized for its predominant female genitalia and white-centric signage. Many lauded the wit and creativity of the […]
Do you sleep for at least seven hours a day? No? It’s okay, neither do we. Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Joseph Wong talks to students and offers tips to help make sleep more consistent.
The Ryersonian has put together the polling numbers for all candidates, by position and faculty, for the 2017-18 Ryerson’s Student Union (RSU) election results. Each graph represents an executive position or faculty based on each candidate’s member slate. Scroll through the graphs to see the results.
Susanne Nyaga of the Elevate slate has been voted as the 2017-2018 president of the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU). Elevate also won vice-president equity, while the Spark slate won the three other executive positions. Here are the winners: Susanne Nyaga, Elevate, president Daniel Lis, Spark , vice-president education Camryn Harlick, Elevate, vice-president equity Ali Yousaf, Spark , vice-president operations Lauren Emberson, […]
Ryerson students know it as the old theatre school building, historians know it as the first Canadian school of pharmacy, but soon 44 Gerrard Street East will soon be known as Ryerson’s Centre for Urban Innovation. The centre’s design was revealed on Feb. 7, highlighting the modern adaptations that will be made to the historic building. The heritage site housed […]
Ryerson’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is celebrating its 10th anniversary. It was rated 10th best in Canada by Canadian Business magazine due to its rapidly improving reputation. The interim director of Ryerson’s MBA program, Chris MacDonald, says he was pleased by the results, which were published in September 2016. “We take this as a sign that our reputation […]
Living with body image issues in a time where Instagram models and perfect gym bodies are idolized is a constant struggle. No matter when I refresh my Instagram feed, I’ll either see models who have been edited and posed to look their best with captions like #goals, or a gym meme that shames me for not choosing the gym over other hobbies in my life.
Parks Canada is offering free admissions to its national parks and historic sites. But environmentalists are concerned what the influx of visitors may pose to park wildlife. Sara Edge, an environmental studies professor at Ryerson, said noise pollution, waste production and higher foot and vehicular traffic are some concerns she has regarding free admission. According to Parks Canada, […]
Update: A previous version of this article did not state PawCharge’s involvement in the initiative. The headline has been altered to acknowledge the hot spot lending initiative is not for certain, but rather, in discussion. The Ryerson University Library and Archives (RULA) is in the planning stages of lending Wi-Fi hot spot devices to students. The RULA, the Borrowing Lending […]
Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Laura Woodward breaks down the latest news in the world of business in the time it takes her to finish a beer. Freshii going public, Snapchat launching potentially the biggest tech IPO since Facebook and Fitbit’s struggles are all on tap for this week’s episode of business over beers.
The Ohana slate came under fire on Wednesday when two public posts on its Facebook page accused the team of culturally appropriating Hawaiian culture. “Maybe your VP Equity could comment on why you chose a culturally appropriative name? How it’s native to indigenous Hawaiian culture? It doesn’t seem very equitable. You could’ve just chosen family and not taken from a […]
The Black Lives Matter Toronto movement and Pride Toronto inside and outside of Ryerson are working together. Find out how.
Nick Williams, CEO of HMV Canada, blamed the store’s loss in revenue, which has largely decreased in the last two years, on young audiences not buying music. But is that really the case?
Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Robyn Bell and Jenna Campbell talk to Meghan Forbes, a freelance writer, about how she thinks the Women’s March could be even more inclusive going forward.
The motion was first put forward during a meeting on Jan. 31, 2016 because of concerns regarding the nearly $80,000 that went through personal bank accounts, one of which was his own, in order to facilitate e-transfers for 6 Fest refunds, some of which still have not been refunded months later.
Five faculty directors resigned from the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) board of directors (BoD) Monday, citing a lack of change and misalignment of values. The directors who resigned are Sandra Bahoua, Anthony Esguerra, Nav Marwah and Michelle Park of the faculty of business management, along with Michael Foppiano of the faculty of engineering and architecture. They posted a statement on […]
With voting beginning today, find out what each slate had to say at Thursday’s debate.
Although Leslie Bone is pursuing a PhD in molecular science at Ryerson, she sometimes feels like she’s not that smart. Like many women in science programs and careers, Bone points to imposter syndrome as one of the main issues for women in science. Imposter syndrome is when bright individuals cannot accept their accomplishments and fear being exposed as a “fraud.” […]
Jaclyn Tansil Madison Good Thousands of people stood outside Toronto’s U.S. Consulate today to protest American President Donald Trump, Islamophobia and white supremacy. Toronto Police shut down University Avenue from Queen Street West to Dundas Street West, diverting traffic and streetcars. The protest began around 12 p.m. and continued until late-afternoon with people braving the below freezing temperatures to show […]
Harman Singh says he’s been advised to “consider taking legal action” against a newspaper, which he doesn’t name.
Watch this week’s campus news on Ryersonian TV. This week, Ryerson students say no to the Muslim ban and mourn for the Quebec City mosque victims. Also, OneCards are FINALLY going digital. And, we bring you the latest as Ryerson teams continue to push for the playoffs.
The Master of Arts in Criminology and Social Justice is open for Sept. 2017 admission.
For students who have travelling on their bucket lists, Parks Canada is offering free admissions to its national parks, marine conservations and historic sites. But many environmentalists are concerned about the influx of visitors that may pose to the wildlife. Sara Edge, an environmental studies professor at Ryerson, said that noise pollution, waste production and a greater level of foot […]
At Ryerson, there are two main interactive learning platforms: iClicker and Top Hat. Some students have had to pay to use both, find out why.
Buzzfeed News media editor Craig Silverman will tell you the future of fake news.
Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Joseph Wong breaks down how you can get help on campus if you’re struggling with mental health.
Allan Perkins Jaclyn Tansil Allie Downham The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) board of directors (BoD) introduced a motion to impeach RSU vice–president of student life and events, Harman Singh. The motion, if passed, could have Singh removed from his position on the BoD. Kelly Kitagawa, a RSU director for the faculty of communication and design (FCAD), put forward the motion […]
A major Ryerson University conference falls at the same time as the spring/summer term dates and will cause classes to be cancelled from May 27 to June 2, 2017.
Last night, there was a vigil held on Gould street for the six people killed in Quebec on Sunday. The Ryersonian’s Tagwa Moyo was there.
The Centre for Student Development and Counselling says student visits have increased by 11 per cent in the past year. So how are they adapting?