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VIDEO: Canadian magazines light up tobacco advertising

  For most Ryerson students, tobacco advertisements are reserved for the “Mad Men” era. Images of 1960s executives smoking indoors may come to mind, but now, tobacco ads are cropping up once again in Canadian publications.   Butting out

by Nicole Servinis· · News, On Campus, Videos
Two Ryerson buildings honoured in Toronto Urban Design Awards

Two Ryerson buildings honoured in Toronto Urban Design Awards

By Daniel Melfi Efforts to rejuvenate Ryerson’s downtown campus were rewarded this week as two of the university’s buildings were recognized for innovation and restoration. The Toronto Urban Design Awards (TUDA) honoured various new developments Wednesday night, including Ryerson’s newly designed Image Centre and Maple Leaf Gardens in the public buildings in context category. Out of the 125 submissions received […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
Time to Mobilize activist talks to the Ryersonian

Time to Mobilize activist talks to the Ryersonian

Last year’s RSU activist of the year is calling for Ryerson to leave the Canadian Federation of Students, citing the CFS’ ineffectiveness. Second-year arts and contemporary studies student Dionysos Potamoskulos says he’s pushing the school to leave because the CFS has been ineffective in meeting its goals. “It’s failed its mandate,” he says. “It hasn’t been able to adapt its […]

by Tara Deschamps· · News, On Campus, RyersonianTV, Webcasts
Levy: Ryerson never agreed to hang Sam the Record Man sign on SLC

Levy: Ryerson never agreed to hang Sam the Record Man sign on SLC

 

by Emma Jarratt· · News, On Campus

Ryerson ranks last among Canadian Universities in first appearance in QS survey

Ryerson continues to rank dead last in Canada at No. 701 in the QS World University Rankings. The results, released Tuesday, bases its rankings on six indicators: academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty student ratio, citations per faculty, proportion of international student and proportion of international faculty. Related stories: Surprise: Ryerson cracks top 10 in Maclean’s university rankings Low QS ranking […]

by Amanda Kline· · News, On Campus

Liberals push for speed on anti-tanning bill

The Liberal party plans to fast-track a bill that will prevent Ontario youth from using tanning beds. Bill 30, also known as the Skin Cancer Prevention Act, was submitted to the House last March, but the Conservative opposition blocked progress on the bill by extending debate on three other bills for more than 55 hours. Health Minister Deb Matthews has […]

by Kim Brown· · News, Off Campus
Sam the Record Man closed in 2007 and the sign is now in storage.

Setting the record straight

Ryerson won’t have to face the music quite yet. A community council motion passed Tuesday that gives the university one more year to find a place to hang Sam the Record Man’s sign. Toronto and East York Community Council, a committee of councillors that makes recommendations on local development to city council, voted 7-4 to pass the motion proposed by Coun. […]

by Emma Jarratt· · News, On Campus
Sign experts slam Ryerson’s excuses

Sign experts slam Ryerson’s excuses

Toronto and East York community council was debating the fate of the iconic Sam The Record Man sign Tuesday, in the midst of contradictory information about how much it would cost to safely reinstall it. The iconic sign, created by brothers Sam and Jack Markle, was installed over 40 years ago and was taken down after the record store closed […]

by Kim Brown· · News, On Campus
All this for only $5 at various campus eateries.

$5 meal deals keep bellies, wallets full

The recent change of Ryerson’s food carrier brings a $5 “Dolla-Ram-A” option at several campus eateries. The promotion offers students a variety of meal options at a low cost. The new meals, curated by culinary maven Joshna Maharaj, are part of an overall shift in food management on campus which began earlier this year with the institution of Chartwells as […]

by a8hameed· · Food, News, On Campus
Access to U of T library renewed for one year

Access to U of T library renewed for one year

Ryerson University graduate students can breathe a sigh of relief as the about-to-expire borrowers agreement with University of Toronto libraries has been renewed for another year. Madeleine Lefebvre, Ryerson’s chief librarian, sent an email to graduate students in August explaining the service would no longer be available after the end of September. After a short stint in research limbo, the […]

by Katrina Sieniuc· · News, On Campus, Uncategorized
Security watch notices by incident type (as of Sept. 10, 2013) (Josh Kolm/Ryersonian Staff)

Security emails get mixed reviews

  A campus program that harnesses the power of technology to alert students about on-campus security issues is passing its one-year anniversary this month. The Ryerson University Security Watch program, administered by the Environmental Health and Safety and Security department, emails students about assaults, robberies and incidents of menacing behaviour. The program was launched last year as part of an […]

by Emma Jarratt· · News, On Campus

VIDEO: What’s in the paper tomorrow?

by Lee Marshall· · News, RyersonianTV, Webcasts
Emily Joveski, volunteer co-ordinator at The Scope, has been preparing for launch day.

Scoping out Ryerson’s new radio station

Radio is back at Ryerson with the launch of its new radio station The Scope, but it won’t be hitting the airwaves just yet. Station manager Jacky Tuinstra-Harrison says the station is still in the application process for an AM licence. In the meantime, the station will be broadcasting its content online, including punk and metal music shows, technology and […]

by Anam Latif· · News, On Campus
Ryerson’s yellow roads seemed doomed from the start. (Ryersonian file photo)

All that glitters is not Gould

Ryerson students who were blinded by the yellow and blue paint job on Gould and Victoria Streets this fall won’t be seeing neon for much longer. According to president Sheldon Levy, the $25,000 paint job is just a temporary fix to cover work the city did this summer. “The road was painted because there was so much patchwork done by […]

by May Warren· · News, On Campus
Toronto Labour Council asks for an increase in minimum wage

Toronto Labour Council asks for an increase in minimum wage

Ontario students may find their part-time paycheques a little more satisfying if the Toronto & York Labour Council succeeds in boosting minimum wage above the current meagre rate of $10.25 per hour. The council, which represents just under 200,000 workers in the region, called for the provincial minimum wage to be raised to $14 per hour last week at the […]

by Lauren S. Murphy· · News, Off Campus
John Stackhouse, editor-in-chief of the Globe and Mail speaks to the Ontario Press Council.

Ontario Press Council hears complaints about Ford stories

Katrina Sieniuc and Jannen Belbeck The Ontario Press Council heard complaints Monday regarding Toronto Star and Globe and Mail stories alleging Mayor Rob Ford smoked crack cocaine and Coun. Doug Ford sold drugs. The hearings, which took place on the Ryerson campus, were in reference to a Toronto Star report from May 17titled “Rob Ford in ‘crack cocaine’ video scandal” and the Globe and Mail’s […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
IN PHOTOS: Rams win first baseball game of season

IN PHOTOS: Rams win first baseball game of season

by Chantale Dahmer· · Baseball, In pictures, News, Sports
Q&A: New dean of TRSM Steven Murphy

Q&A: New dean of TRSM Steven Murphy

  Steven Murphy is the new dean of the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University. Before coming to Ryerson, he was the associate dean of research and external from 2011 to 2013 at Carlton University. Prior to that, he was the associate dean of Carlton’s Sprott School of Business from 2008 to 2011. Murphy began his five-year term at Ryerson on Aug. […]

by Katrina Sieniuc· · News, On Campus
Snapshots and more from RSU’s Picnic and Parade 2013

Snapshots and more from RSU’s Picnic and Parade 2013

  Check out our live blog coverage starting from earlier today:

by Lee Marshall· · In pictures, News, On Campus
Coffee cravers can now pay for their Balzac's fix with a OneCard.
Photographed by Sarah-Joyce Battersby

Coffee now just OneCard away at Balzac’s

Balzac’s Coffee Roasters in the Ryerson Image Centre is now accepting OneCards. Manager Susan Swain said students are “the bread and butter” of the coffee shop, located at Gould and Bond streets, and that they are pleased to make life easier for those who rely on meal plans. Balzac’s decided to join the list of food services that accept student […]

by Anam Latif· · News, On Campus
Ryerson cites leftover garbage and strong odours as reasons for their decision to ban hot food in the library.

Ryerson cools it on hot food in library

Ryerson library staff and security are enforcing a new food policy prohibiting students from consuming hot food while in the library. Library officials say the reason for the policy change is due to students leaving leftover food on study tables and not throwing away garbage, causing odours and an uncomfortable work environment. Students are still allowed to eat food in […]

by Jessica Vitullo· · News, On Campus
RSU president Melissa Palermo seen here at a CFS-organized rally in Feb. 2012.

Ryerson students part of anti-CFS campaign

Ryerson University students are among a group from 15 universities looking to leave the Canadian Federation of Students. According to the group organizing the defederation drive, students from schools including Ryerson, York University, the University of Toronto and Laurentian University are banding together to ditch the CFS because it has “lost traction in a number of provinces.” The group, which calls […]

by Tara Deschamps· · News, On Campus

Graduating Rams reflect on their Ryerson legacy

  Michael Paolo – electrical engineering It’s Ryerson Rams’ hockey player Michael Paolo’s fifth and final year and his graduation may signify a permanent storage of his skates. “Currently I don’t have any plans of continuing my hockey career,” he says. “I have played hockey for 22 years of my life and I think it’s time to close that chapter […]

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
Ryersonian Webcast for March 6, 2013

Ryersonian Webcast for March 6, 2013

Recording of a live webcast, produced by Ryerson School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, RyersonianTV, Videos, Webcasts
Ryersonian Webcast for February 25, 2013

Ryersonian Webcast for February 25, 2013

Recording of a live webcast, produced by Ryerson School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, RyersonianTV, Videos, Webcasts
Ryersonian Webcast for February 13, 2013

Ryersonian Webcast for February 13, 2013

Recording of a live webcast, produced by Ryerson School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, RyersonianTV, Videos, Webcasts
Ryersonian Webcast for March 7, 2013

Ryersonian Webcast for March 7, 2013

Recording of a live webcast, produced by Ryerson School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, RyersonianTV, Videos, Webcasts
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
Ryersonian Webcast for March 11, 2013

Ryersonian Webcast for March 11, 2013

Recording of a live webcast, produced by Ryerson School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, RyersonianTV, Videos, Webcasts
Ryersonian Webcast for March 13, 2013

Ryersonian Webcast for March 13, 2013

Recording of a live webcast, produced by Ryerson School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, RyersonianTV, Videos, Webcasts
Barbeque, burgers and fries: the perfect summer meal

WATCH: Ché’s Flavour Revolution: Fruit n’ Nut Edition

In episode four, Ché Perreira and nutrition student Kayzad Patel use a new technique to convince Ryerson students to eat healthy snacks. Filmed and edited by Dillon Lobo.

by Lindsay Smith· · Arts & Life, Food, News, Videos
Ryersonian Webcast for March 18, 3013

Ryersonian Webcast for March 18, 3013

Recording of a live webcast, produced by Ryerson School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, RyersonianTV, Videos, Webcasts
Ryersonian Webcast for March 25, 2013

Ryersonian Webcast for March 25, 2013

Recording of a live webcast, produced by the Ryerson School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, RyersonianTV, Videos, Webcasts
Ryersonian Webcast for April 8, 2013

Ryersonian Webcast for April 8, 2013

Recording of a live webcast, produced by Ryerson School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, RyersonianTV, Videos, Webcasts
Ryersonian webcast for April 1, 2013

Ryersonian webcast for April 1, 2013

Recording of a live webcast, produced by Ryerson School of Journalism’s masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, RyersonianTV, Videos, Webcasts
Bleecker Street shooting

Bleecker Street shooting

Ché Perreira reports at the scene of the Bleecker Street shooting that occurred on the night of March 21, 2013.  

by Lindsay Smith· · News, Off Campus, Videos
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
Some say posting too much personal information on social media can affect your career.Photo-illustration Nicole Witkowski

How social media can damage your career

As classes wind down this week, many students and new graduates will use social media to find work. And although this networking tool can help you land a job, experts warn it can devastate a career before it even begins. Mark Patterson is a business development adviser at Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone. He’s a social media expert who knows all […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus
LIVE BLOG: Protesters disrupt U of T men’s issues event

LIVE BLOG: Protesters disrupt U of T men’s issues event

Emotions flare between protesters and men’s issues awareness groups at a U of T event.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off 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