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Ryersonian presidential debate breakdown

Ryersonian presidential debate breakdown

The Ryersonian hosted a live debate between the three presidential candidates for the upcoming RSU election at the Rogers Communications Centre (RCC) yesterday. Current RSU president Susanne Nyaga of Elevate, Ram Ganesh of Unify, and Matthew Smith of the Rhino Party, all answered questions in three key areas: accessibility, finances, and social issues. Each candidate had a minute to respond […]

by Jessica Valeny· · News, On Campus, Politics
FILE - This Dec. 13, 2005 file photo shows stacks of Amazon.com boxes with merchandise for shipment, at the Amazon.com fulfillment center in Fernley, Nevada. Amazon.com Inc. has signed a deal Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, to stream Fox movies and TV shows to members of its Amazon Prime premium shipping program. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

The mystery of the anonymous Amazon packages

Ryerson is not the only campus receiving anonymous Amazon packages full of mysterious gifts, including sex toys. More than 10 university student unions across Canada have received up to 35 unsolicited Amazon packages since the fall of 2017. The contents of these packages include sex toys, record players, chargers, and school supplies. “It’s almost like Christmas Day where you’re just […]

by Amanda Woodrow· · News, On Campus, Politics
Birthday celebration held on Gould Street for incarcerated Palestinian teenager

Birthday celebration held on Gould Street for incarcerated Palestinian teenager

Video by Nida Omar and Olivia Maeder Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian teenager who was arrested for slapping an Israeli soldier in December, turned 17 on Jan. 31. On the eve of her birthday, Gould Street transformed into a celebratory rally that both commemorated Tamimi’s birthday and called for action against Israeli military forces for prosecuting children in the occupied territories. The […]

by Nida Omar· · Politics
Wellness Centre to open Monday

Wellness Centre to open Monday

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) Wellness Centre is holding its grand opening on Monday Feb. 5 after being delayed more than three times. The new centre that is in the Student Campus Centre (SCC) will offer mental health support and multifaith space for students. Construction of the centre should have started in 2016 and was originally set to open September […]

by Miriam Valdes Carletti· · Health, News, On Campus, Politics
MPP Vic Fedeli chosen as interim leader of PC party

MPP Vic Fedeli chosen as interim leader of PC party

MPP Vic Fedeli was chosen as interim leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives on Jan. 26, after Patrick Brown’s resignation following sexual misconduct allegations.   On Thursday morning following the resignation, Ryerson’s Campus Conservatives made a formal statement. They said, “In response to the unfortunate news and allegations brought to light last night, we would like to assure Ryerson students that […]

by Jenna Miguel· · News, Off Campus, Politics
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