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RyersonianTV: Ryerson’s Image Centre gets a makeover, the university plays host to a curling championship, and more

RyersonianTV: Ryerson’s Image Centre gets a makeover, the university plays host to a curling championship, and more

This week, Ryerson begins its redecoration of the Image Centre, curling’s finest participated in the WestJet Players’ Championship hosted at the MAC, and so much more.

The controversial Niagara Falls student film

The controversial Niagara Falls student film

From our April 6 broadcast, Justin Bellmore reports on the controversy around the Ryerson student film, “As Niagara Falls.”

Student debt got you down? Don’t worry, it’ll only take you 20 years to pay it off!

Student debt got you down? Don’t worry, it’ll only take you 20 years to pay it off!

What students owe when they leave school affects not only them, but also the economy, according to the Canadian Federation of Students.

Toronto Mayor John Tory at the Google.org Impact Challenge. (Jessica Vomiero/Ryersonian Staff)

DMZ alumni startup wins big with Google

A tech company that was born in Ryerson University’s DMZ has received $750,000 from Google for its digital education technology.

Student filmmakers Justin Diezmo and Christian Bunea. (Luke Galati/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson film studies alumni stand with image arts students who made Niagara Falls video

Film studies alumnus Andrew Munger said asking students to take down Ryerson logo is “disgusting.”

Ryerson University is  interested in tracking diversity on campus through a race-based survey despite some privacy concerns.(Ryersonian file photo)

Ryerson will begin collecting race-based data from students

Students will be able to voluntarily input and update their information at any time.

by Monique Jagpal· · News, Off Campus, On Campus, students
RyersonianTV: Niagara Falls mayor comments on controversial student video, number of U.S. applicants on the rise, and more

RyersonianTV: Niagara Falls mayor comments on controversial student video, number of U.S. applicants on the rise, and more

This week, the Ryersonian speaks with Niagara Falls mayor Jim Diodati about a controversial documentary produced by students, the number of U.S. applicants to the university is up 60 per cent, and so much more.

Maryam

The travel ban through a Muslim student’s eyes

As Ryerson’s school of urban planning cancels its U.S. trips, a Muslim urban planning student tells her story.

Rebeca

UPDATED: Ryerson grad is challenging Hollywood diversity in film

Rebeca Ortiz aims to tackle minority representation in films, starting with her upcoming short movie, Abuela.

RTA practicum students at the premiere of For Clara.(Justin Bellmore/Ryersonian Staff)

RTA film ‘For Clara’ raises awareness for saving lives through organ donating

“Everyday, somebody’s life is being changed and the real tragedy is all the people who don’t get that chance.”

Partners and organizers of the one-day Toronto event complimentary to the 2017 annual Ashoka U Exchange conference celebrate a successful turnout, including Jean-Paul Boudreau, social innovation’s special adviser (far right). (Luke Galati/Ryersonian Staff)

One more Ryerson group affected by U.S. travel ban

Ryerson’s social innovation provided an alternative for students who feared travelling to the U.S. amid travel ban.

Panelist Yvonne Felix, head of partnerships at eSight, speaks during the event’s panel segment. (Alexandria Pankratz/Ryersonian Staff)

Women leading the tech industry work to shape a more feminine future

Women and Wearables event brings together female leaders in the wearable tech space to talk about encouraging diversity in Canada’s tech community.

As many as five to six per cent of card readers aren't working across the TTC system at any given time. (Kevin John Siazon)

Will the public transit credit cut affect Ryerson commuters?

Some students and parents will be affected by the federal government’s decision to axe the transit credit.

by Monique Jagpal· · News, Off Campus, On Campus, Politics
Scene from the short film, As Niagara Falls. (Courtesy Mayday Pictures)

Ryerson apologizes for students’ depiction of Niagara Falls

Ryerson University has publicly apologized to the mayor of Niagara Falls, Jim Diodati, for a student film made in connection with the School of Image Arts.

RyersonianTV: BoG meeting highlights, plans to begin collecting race-based data on campus, and more

RyersonianTV: BoG meeting highlights, plans to begin collecting race-based data on campus, and more

This week, the Board of Governors meeting took place, Ryerson announced plans to introduce a survey to collect race-based data on students, and so much more.

The new bylaw will affect apartment buildings in Toronto like the one pictured above.  
(Brooklyn Neustaeter/Ryersonian Staff)

City of Toronto cracks down on bad landlords

City council approves new apartment bylaw to protect tenants, putting in regulations that will benefit student renters.

by Brooklyn Neustaeter· · News, Off Campus, students
Mapping of travel times. (Courtesy Toronto Star)

New Scarborough extension may lead to longer commute time, analysis finds

Building a one-stop subway extension in Scarborough could increase the commute time for residents by an additional 19 minutes, according to a new analysis by Ryerson researchers.

by Elysha Haun· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
Ryerson University is  interested in tracking diversity on campus through a race-based survey despite some privacy concerns.(Ryersonian file photo)

University needs race-based data

” … fact-based reporting will trump anecdotal evidence, always.”

One of the players at the Canadian Blind Hockey Tournament, which took place at the Mattamy Athletic Centre on March 25, 2017. (Luke Galati/Ryersonian Staff)

The sound of hockey

Ryerson’s Mattamy Athletic Centre hosts annual blind hockey tournament.

by William Brown· · Hockey, News, Off Campus, On Campus, Sports
Adam Garnet Jones on the set of his feature film, Great Great Great. (Courtesy Adam Garnet Jones)

Indigenous Ryerson alumnus releases second feature film

Filmmaker Adam Garnet Jones talks about his film journey and his new feature, Great Great Great.

Starbucks in the SLC lobby. (Sarah Jackson/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson startup helps Starbucks hire refugees

Starbucks is hiring, and a startup that was born at Ryerson is helping those jobs go to refugees.

Carter Grant in the Rogers Communications Centre. (Yasmin Arnaout/Ryersonian Staff)

Student wins competition aimed at promoting sales jobs

Carter Grant wins big with his authentic approach to business.

by Brooklyn Pinheiro· · career, jobs, News, Off Campus, students
A police car in front of Pizza Pizza in the aftermath of the attack. (Justin Bellmore/Ryersonian Staff)

Man chased by three, attacked in Pizza Pizza

A man was left with leg and back injuries after he was chased by three individuals into a nearby Pizza Pizza where he fell down a flight of stairs.

by Justin Bellmore· · News, Off Campus
RyersonianTV: Ezra Levant speaks at Ryerson, four mumps cases confirmed, and more

RyersonianTV: Ezra Levant speaks at Ryerson, four mumps cases confirmed, and more

This week, Ezra Levant spoke at an event hosted by the Ryerson Campus Conservatives, a total of four mumps cases have been confirmed on campus, and so much more.

(Courtesy Deni Verklan)

Most Ryerson staff, students accounted for following London attack

Ryerson International has confirmed in a statement to the Ryersonian that while there are several members of the university in London, England following a deadly attack, not all have been reached.

by Sarah Jackson· · News, Off Campus
UPDATED: DMZ could benefit from 2017 federal budget

UPDATED: DMZ could benefit from 2017 federal budget

The Liberal government has put an emphasis on innovation in their second budget, and that could mean good things for Ryerson students and the DMZ.

Ryerson student Ryan Clarke sits in his two-bedroom apartment. (Brooklyn Neustaeter/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson students struggle to deal with bad landlords

University students, often first-time renters, continue to be unaware of their rights as tenants and feel taken advantage of by property owners.

by Brooklyn Neustaeter· · News, Off Campus, students
Ryerson's Aero Design team's plane from the Society of Automotive Engineers' Aero Design Series in Texas last week (Courtesy Ryan Long)

Ryerson’s plane builders fly high at the SAEs

Ryerson’s own Aero Design team competed at the Society of Automotive Engineers’ Aero Design Series in Texas last weekend.

by Lauren Malyk· · News, Off Campus
IN PICTURES: Toronto’s 30th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

IN PICTURES: Toronto’s 30th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Toronto celebrated the luck of the Irish Sunday afternoon at the 30th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Yonge Street was a sea of green as Torontonians enjoyed the sunny weather and Celtic music.

by Sarah Jackson· · In pictures, News, Off Campus
(Courtesy Shana Barnim's Facebook profile)

Ontario student given $25K fine for going through personal health records of family, dead people

Renison University College masters of social work student was given the highest penalty in Canadian history for accessing personal health information while on placement.

by Sarah Jackson· · News, Off Campus
RyersonianTV: Ryerson considers expanding, urban planning school cancels U.S. trips, and more

RyersonianTV: Ryerson considers expanding, urban planning school cancels U.S. trips, and more

This week, Ryerson is one step closer to expanding to Brampton, the school of urban planning cancels trips to the U.S. due to Trump’s travel ban, and so much more.

Journalist Manisha Krishnan on her laptop working at the VICE Canada office in Toronto’s Liberty Village. (Luke Galati/Ryersonian Staff)

Finding the positive in the negative: Learning to cope with pessimism in today’s media

VICE’s senior writer, Manisha Krishnan, tells the Ryersonian’s Emily Srebotnjak how she deals with online hate.

Ryerson campus (Ryersonian file photo)

Ryerson University might expand to Brampton

Hold onto your Presto cards, GTA students, Ryerson may be coming to Brampton. Deb Matthews, minister of advanced education and skills development for the Ontario government, confirmed to the Toronto Star yesterday that Ryerson is interested in expanding its campus, in partnership with Sheridan College. Brampton is quickly growing in size and development, and a university might just be what the […]

by Lamees Wajahat· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
Courtesy Ryerson.ca

Ryerson will light up Sam the Record Man store sign

After years of complications with the famous Sam the Record Man sign, Ryerson is finally bringing it back this summer.

Chemi Lhamo, a board member of the Canadian Tibetan Association. (Justin Bellmore/Ryersonian Staff)

WATCH: Rally for 58th Anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising in Dundas Square

Tibetans rallied in Yonge-Dundas Square to end the alleged ethnic cleansing in China and the demolition of Buddhist institution Larung Gar. They also hope for the return of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama.

by Justin Bellmore· · News, Off Campus
Chemi Lhamo, a board member of the Canadian Tibetan Association. (Justin Bellmore/Ryersonian Staff)

Tibetan Uprising Day

Hundreds of Tibetans came together on Friday in a rally for the 58th anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising Day at Yonge-Dundas Square.

by Justin Bellmore· · News, Off Campus
RyersonianTV: Rams OUA champions, lecturer under fire for Facebook comments, and more

RyersonianTV: Rams OUA champions, lecturer under fire for Facebook comments, and more

In this week’s news, the Rams’ men’s basketball team celebrated their victory in the OUA championship for the second year in a row, Ryerson engineering lecturer Brian Petz is under fire for controversial Facebook comments, and so much more.

Running against all odds

Running against all odds

Masters student Kate Mackenzie discusses her documentary film debut: “The Secret Marathon.”

Piya Chattopadhyay, Heather Mallick, Manisha Krishnan and Janet McFarland at the "No Safe Space: Harassment of Women in Media" event at the TMX Broadcast Centre on Tuesday evening. (Emily Srebotjnak/Ryersonian Staff)

Harassment of Women in Media event encourages women to make their voices heard

With Wednesday having been International Women’s Day, The Canadian Journalism Foundation’s J-Talks event on harassment of women in the media seemed appropriate.

by Emily Srebotnjak· · News, Off Campus
Going around in circles

Going around in circles

Ryerson students talk about bike accommodation on campus.

Rachael Dineen. Courtesy Yasmin Arnaout

Ryerson reacts to Sophie Trudeau’s Facebook post

On International Women’s Day, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau dedicated a Facebook post to her husband that some found controversial. Watch to find out what Ryerson students think.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus, On Campus, Videos
Rams begin national championship bid in Halifax

Rams begin national championship bid in Halifax

By: William Brown & Luke Galati HALIFAX — It’s all set. The U Sports men’s basketball tournament Final 8 is already underway, as the Carleton Ravens and Calgary Dinos finish up the first of four games today. Ryerson fans travelling to Halifax arrived this morning by plane and took the bus downtown to support their team. They now wait patiently […]

Rachael Dineen. Courtesy Yasmin Arnaout

Ryerson students on the most inspiring women they know

While International Women’s Day is one dedicated to celebrating the females in our lives, Sophie Trudeau, wife of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, had a different message for women. In a Facebook post yesterday, she called for a celebration of “the boys and men in our lives who encourage [women] to be who we truly are.” Despite this, members of the Ryerson community are […]

by Yasmin Arnaout· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
Courtesy Ryerson.ca

Sam the Record Man signs have a new home

Signage company Sunset Neon has been selected to restore the historic Sam the Record Man signs, Ryerson announced Wednesday. The signs will be placed atop 277 Victoria St. near Yonge-Dundas Square. The project is expected to start this spring and will be completed later in 2017. To prepare for installation, the City of Toronto and Ryerson University had to study […]

by Bradly Shankar· · Music, News, Off Campus
Going around in circles

Going around in circles

While Toronto may have come a long way in its establishment of bicycle infrastructure, it still has far to go.

Rams pose for team photo after their 86-79 win over the Carleton Ravens to take the OUA gold on March 4, 2017. (Andrea Vacl/Ryersonian Staff)

Rams repeat as OUA champs

Ryerson beat the Carleton Ravens on their own court 86-79 to win gold at the OUA championships.
Rams forward and captain Adika Peter-McNeilly led all scorers with 29 points in a topsy-turvy game that saw Ryerson trailing after three quarters.

by Mahnoor Sheikh· · News, Off Campus, Sports, Top stories
RyersonianTV: TA fired for anti-Semitic comments, a Team Canada dragon boat hopeful, and more

RyersonianTV: TA fired for anti-Semitic comments, a Team Canada dragon boat hopeful, and more

Watch this week’s campus news on Ryersonian TV. This week, we looked at a TA who was fired by university for anti-Semitic comments he made last year at a mosque, Rams men’s basketball star Adika Peter-McNeilly’s take on the OUA championships this weekend, and so much more.

RyersonianTV: RSU elections, Indigenous initiatives at Ryerson and more

RyersonianTV: RSU elections, Indigenous initiatives at Ryerson and more

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.

BREAKING: Protest outside Muslim Association of Canada-Masjid Toronto

BREAKING: Protest outside Muslim Association of Canada-Masjid Toronto

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 […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus
RyersonianTV: February 16, 2017

RyersonianTV: February 16, 2017

Watch this week’s campus news on Ryersonian TV.