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Review: LMS demo week

by Ryersonian Staff· · On Campus

Ryerson in the running to host WorldPride events

Representatives from the university and Pride Toronto say Ryerson is in talks to take part in WorldPride Toronto in 2014. “Our plan is to be involved and to have a very supportive relationship with WorldPride in 2014,” said Ryerson president Sheldon Levy. “We hope to have a significant involvement.” An international political and cultural event, WorldPride promotes lesbian, gay, bisexual […]

by Daniela Costa· · On Campus

Ryerson condemns engineering stunt

By Olivia Stefanovich, Samuel Greenfield and Yasmin Jaswal Engineering students who made classmates crawl through the slush of Lake Devo in sub-zero temperatures last Thursday sparked anger and controversy from school administrators and public figures, but they will not be reprimanded for their actions. Student leaders met with administrators Monday to apologize and promise measures to prevent similar events from […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus

RSU members say no to limiting political stances

Ryerson students seem to not care about campus politics. This year’s Ryerson Students’ Union election had an 11 per cent voter turnout rate, and it’s not unusual for meetings to not make quorum. But last Wednesday, a motion put forward not only got students to show up to the spring annual general meeting, but also to heatedly debate the topic. […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
Ryerson and York met last week to launch the new partnership.

Ryerson jumps into BEd with York

Beginning next year, students from Ryerson University’s school of early childhood studies (ECS) will be able to graduate with two degrees from two universities. Ryerson and York University have teamed up to offer 45 students in the ECS program both a bachelor of arts (BA) degree and a bachelor of education degree (BEd) over the course of five years.But the […]

by Yasmin Jaswal· · News, On Campus
VIDEO: Bookstore pulls locks from shelves

VIDEO: Bookstore pulls locks from shelves

By Samuel Greenfield and Derek Kirk The Ryerson campus bookstore has pulled combination padlocks from its shelves after a Ryersonian investigation showed they are easily opened with a shim device. The black 78/50 combination padlocks manufactured by Abus Security Tech Germany can be opened with a simple shim tool produced from an aluminum can and the aid of a YouTube […]

by Samuel Greenfield· · News, On Campus
Rye digital degree boosts student job prospects

Rye digital degree boosts student job prospects

Ryerson is using digital skills courses to make those who hold academic degrees more employable. With the university’s humanity degrees achieving a high level of popularity, students can now gain more technological skills in the competitive job market thanks to a digital specialization master’s degree to be offered next September. According to president Sheldon Levy, Ryerson’s humanity degrees have never […]

$385,000 in Rye student fees go to CFS

$385,000 in Rye student fees go to CFS

Students at Ryerson are paying the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) hundreds of thousands of dollars every year, according to an RSU budget document obtained by The Ryersonian. This past fiscal year $385,000 was estimated for memberships in the federal and provincial branches of the CFS. The money is levied by the university as an RSU fee and then turned […]

by Samuel Greenfield· · News, On Campus
The Ryersonian’s top news stories of 2012-13

The Ryersonian’s top news stories of 2012-13

By Ché Perreira and Dillon Lobo A recap of the most significant stories that we covered this year. 1.  In September, six women reported being sexually assaulted on campus since the beginning of the school year. But after the Take Back the Block party on Sept. 17, the incidents declined. The block party followed the international Take Back the Night […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
Tuition hikes, but free pizza

Tuition hikes, but free pizza

Exams, completing the university budget and the government were just some of the reasons why yesterday’s demonstration never really took off, despite the cause of the event which is worrisome to most students–rising tuition. Thursday’s Rally for Lower Tuition Fees, organized by Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU), which prompted two bicycle cops to do a ride-by, seemed more of a celebration […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Uncategorized

RSU members say no to limiting political stances

Ryerson students seem to not care about campus politics. This year’s Ryerson Students’ Union election had an 11 per cent voter turnout rate, and it’s not unusual for meetings to not make quorum. But last Wednesday, a motion put forward not only got students to show up to the spring annual general meeting, but also to heatedly debate the topic. […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
Ryerson and York met last week to launch the new partnership.
Courtesy Ryerson Today

Ryerson jumps into BEd with York

Beginning next year, students from Ryerson University’s school of early childhood studies (ECS) will be able to graduate with two degrees from two universities. Ryerson and York University have teamed up to offer 45 students in the ECS program both a bachelor of arts (BA) degree and a bachelor of education degree (BEd) over the course of five years. Students […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus

Review: LMS demo week

Simone Lai Ryersonian Staff Click here to read more: Blackboard may be tossed by Ryerson in 2014 .

by Lindsay Smith· · News, On Campus
By September, students will be able to see a breakdown of their ancillary fees online.

Ryerson to reveal ancillary charges

Students curious about the extra costs tacked onto their tuition fees will be able to view a breakdown of their ancillary fees online by fall. Heather Lane Vetere, the vice-provost students, said that students will be provided with information about ancillary fees  —  the compulsory, additional fees that are charged outside of tuition costs — on the student fees website […]

by Davida Ander· · News, On Campus