Food insecurity on campus and mental health

Food insecurity on campus and mental health

Reporter Alex Tsui takes a look at food insecurity at post-secondary schools and its link to mental health. 

Nursing student Betty Wang says long, unpaid placements at hospitals take a toll on students' health.

Nursing students struggle to balance unpaid hospital placements with paid jobs

Fourth-year Ryerson nursing student Kinza Malik got a pretty good idea of what it’s like to be a nurse during her clinical placement at a Toronto hospital this year. She got to do nearly everything a registered nurse does, from monitoring patients after surgery to working their grueling 12-hour shifts. The only thing she didn’t get? Paid. Nursing students must […]

Zidane Mohamed, former Unite Ryerson candidate, at an election debate earlier this year. Mohamed is part of the Reignite Ryerson tuition hike protest group launched yesterday. (Latifa Abdin/Ryersonian Staff)

Protest group wants RSU to shut up about Drake, demands lower tuition

Calling themselves Reignite Ryerson, the group issued a manifesto demanding action to address rising tuition and cost of living in Toronto

by Al Donato· · education, News, On Campus, stability, students
Volunteer and second-year nursing student Phung Nguyen stocking shelves Nov. 2, 2015, with cans donated from Rosedale residents. (Al Donato/Ryersonian Staff)

Food shortage ends at Ryerson food bank – for now

Daily Bread pledges to double what they send to Good Food Centre this week

by Al Donato· · Food, News, On Campus, stability, students
Housing woes for Ryerson’s exchange students

Housing woes for Ryerson’s exchange students

By Tamara Sestanj and Alvina Siddiqui Kristian Lindhardt was excited to start his student exchange in Toronto. But there was only one little problem: he had no idea where he was going to live for the next four months once he got off the plane. It’s a story that many international students coming to Ryerson are all too familiar with. […]