Relationships

David Greenberg hopes that JSwipe will help him find his perfect Jewish match. (Chase Stark)

It’s a match: Mazel Tov!

Mazel Tov! Those words flashed across the screen as silhouette figures were tossed in the air on their white chairs. But I’m not describing a typical Jewish wedding. There’s no rabbi, no blushing bride and definitely no broken glass on the floor. Instead, I’m looking at these famous two words and the animation light up the screen of my iPhone […]

by David Greenberg· · Opinion, Relationships, Voices
April 2016

An exclusive look at revenge porn and sexting

Following a panel on revenge porn and sexting hosted by the Ryerson School of Journalism and the Centre for Free Expression, a student spoke to The Ryersonian about her experiences as a target of sexting abuse.

What I Learned At Ryerson: First Impressions Really Are A Big Deal

What I Learned At Ryerson: First Impressions Really Are A Big Deal

The age-old saying “first impressions are everything” may not be true, but it definitely does have some merit to it. Throughout my four years at Ryerson, I’ve had to make numerous first impressions with new friends and professors and during job interviews. The most important first impression I had at Ryerson wasn’t actually one that I made, but rather the first […]

Sexual harassment in the club? It’s still sexual harassment

Sexual harassment in the club? It’s still sexual harassment

I’ve talked to so many girls who have been through this: getting harassed by some random guy while in a club. Many of us go to nightclubs to dance, drink and enjoy the atmosphere, and we certainly don’t ask for a night of being groped or trying to escape the grasp of someone when we are clearly not interested. This […]

by Kiera Spronk· · Opinion, Relationships, students
Contraceptive Chaos

Contraceptive Chaos

Is your doctor telling you enough about your options?

A family photo before the separation

I’m a child of divorce — and happy about it

I have one distinct memory of my dad before the separation. It was the middle of the night and the lights were on downstairs. This could only mean one thing: my dad was up. It was during the week, so any sighting of my father was rare. My dad was getting a glass of water. I did the same, just […]

New Ryerson social media group asks students about their love lives

New Ryerson social media group asks students about their love lives

As it gets colder outside, people are layering up to keep their head, feet and hands warm – and their hearts. A new Ryerson social media group, RU_inlove, was on campus Tuesday and Thursday asking students about their love lives and looking for those wanting a hand to hold during the holidays. “We thought, what would be fun? What do […]

Addicted to love: the intoxicating nature of toxic relationships

Addicted to love: the intoxicating nature of toxic relationships

Marina Monahar is lovesick – and sick of it. Monahar studies communications and multimedia at McMaster University. On top of the stress that comes with having a double major, she’s been dealing with the stress of having a romantic interest in someone who blows hot-and-cold. “We hung out a few times and it was really nice, and we got close […]

Relationships on top: hierarchies of dating

Relationships on top: hierarchies of dating

It’s a woman’s world on campus, according to a recent Statistics Canada report, which said that about 60 per cent of college and university students are female. According to Ramona Pereira, an Etobicoke-based certified relationship coach, having fewer men acquiring diplomas and degrees means that women will be “dumbing down” when it comes to dating selection. “There’s been a shift […]