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Kevin Zhang, a PhD student and teaching assistant, works in MON 418, where the heating system has been broken for months. Photo by Michelle Song

After four months of ‘dragging their feet’, Ryerson fixes heating in Monetary Times office

After four months without heat, students who work in MON 418, the graduate studies office in Ryerson’s Monetary Times building, are finally warm. “Facilities was in here [Tuesday] for a bit working on the radiators. I was told by my colleague that they were here again [Wednesday] morning. There is now heat from the radiators,” said Kevin Zhang, a PhD […]

by Ilina Ghosh· · News, On Campus
Photo courtesy of Ryerson

‘We’re suffering’: Grad students work without heat in Monetary Times

Students who work in MON 418, the graduate studies office in Ryerson’s Monetary Times building (Civil Engineering Building), have been working without heat all winter long. First noticing the cold in late November, PhD student and teaching assistant Kevin Zhang sent his first complaint about the lack of heating in his office to the building’s technical lead hand officer 121 […]

by Ilina Ghosh· · News, On Campus
Photo by Serena Kwok.

Victoria Building returns to normal use

Classes have resumed in Victoria Building rooms 203 and 205 after they were treated for bed bugs over the weekend. According to Ryerson’s Facilities Management and Development (FMD) department, the first, second and third floors of the building were steam treated by Orkin Canada exterminators over the weekend. Room 205 was then heat-treated on Saturday, raising the temperature of the […]

by Brandon Buechler· · News, On Campus
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If you could travel anywhere in the world right now, where would you go? We asked Ryerson students this question and their answers were thoughtful and inspiring. Reinhardt Gao, first-year, ESL foundation program “New York – my dream city, you can do anything you want. My second choice would be to go back to my home country China to be with […]

Photo by Piotr Naskrecki, via Wikimedia Commons.

Ryerson University aware of Victoria bed bug issues for several months

  The Ryersonian has learned that university officials received at least two separate complaints regarding the Victoria Building’s bed bug problem since November 2017, four months before any extermination attempts were made, and contrary to the university’s statement suggesting it first received a report about the issue in December 2017. On Nov. 6, 2017, journalism professor Joyce Smith received an […]

by Brandon Buechler· · News, On Campus
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