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Justin Trudeau poses with students at a Ryerson meet-and-greet event for Chrystia Freeland, the Liberal Party's Toronto-Centre byelection candidate in 2013. (Mohamed Omar / Ryersonian file photo)

Poll: Trudeau’s approval rating drops among university students

Political science prof. suggests reneging on electoral reform might be part of the drop but it may just be temporary.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Politics, students
Jasmine Virk, first-year occupational and public health / Tina Deosammy, first-year occupational and public health)

Humans of Ryerson

” … we chose Ryerson because we wanted more job opportunities.”

David Choi, third-year chemistry student, in Ryerson's SLC. (Alex Pankratz/Ryersonian Staff)

Humans of Ryerson

“…I figured that Ryerson would be a good place with access because it is in the downtown core.”

It took over a decade to make portions of Gould Street car-free (Kevin John Siazon)

UPDATED: Fourth case of mumps appears on campus

There is now a fourth confirmed case of mumps at Ryerson.

by Brooklyn Pinheiro· · Health, News, On Campus, students
(Courtesy Agência Brasil, Wikimedia Commons)

Tory leadership candidates campaign at Ryerson

‘Mad Max’ came to campus to talk policy and encourage students to become members of the Conservative Party of Canada.

by Lauren Malyk· · News, On Campus, Politics, students
(Cassandra Digenova, fourth-year arts and contemporary studies / Marissa Tedesco, fourth-year arts and contemporary studies)

Humans of Ryerson

“We really want to bring light to the issue and create a conversation.”

Ryerson students cut hair to raise money for charity

Ryerson students cut hair to raise money for charity

Ryerson Students for Wishes took over the Student Learning Centre for a good cause.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, students, Videos
UPDATED: DMZ could benefit from 2017 federal budget

UPDATED: DMZ could benefit from 2017 federal budget

The Liberal government has put an emphasis on innovation in their second budget, and that could mean good things for Ryerson students and the DMZ.

Rang de Holi 2017 at Ryerson

Rang de Holi 2017 at Ryerson

This year, Holi was celebrated from March 12 – March 13. Despite the delay and cold weather, this didn’t stop the Ryerson Indian Students’ Association from holding their biggest Holi event to date.

by Monique Jagpal· · News, On Campus, students, Videos
(Courtesy Aboriginal Education Council)

Poll: Students split on mandatory indigenous studies course

Ryerson survey finds students split on mandatory indigenous culture course.

by Ryersonian Staff· · education, News, On Campus, students
Ryerson student Ryan Clarke sits in his two-bedroom apartment. (Brooklyn Neustaeter/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson students struggle to deal with bad landlords

University students, often first-time renters, continue to be unaware of their rights as tenants and feel taken advantage of by property owners.

by Brooklyn Neustaeter· · News, Off Campus, students
An employee at Cannabis Culture’s Church Street location, prepares a joint on Mar. 8, 2017. (Courtesy Nathan Sing)

Students choosing private dealers over dispensaries: Ryerson survey

Students should rethink buying weed off the street, say staff at Cannabis Culture.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, students
Michael Pham, third-year marketing, 
Honey Maglinte, first-year professional communications, Jessie Ng, second-year business management

Humans of Ryerson

“…in order to become a leader, the first step is to go abroad and see the world because that experience will help you gain more insight into other cultures.”

Kayla Kuefler, fourth-year journalism student, lounging in the Venn. (Alex Pankratz/Ryersonian Staff)

Humans of Ryerson

“I enjoy watching Grey’s Anatomy on these couches, eating my food and occasionally hanging out with friends…”

Irda Hajdari is losing sleep from her workload in her major, but still wants to double major in an engineering program. (Photo by Larry Heng/Ryerson School of Journalism)

Students living with sleep deprivation, poll suggests

Architecture and engineering students describe hallucinating after all-night studio sessions.
Long commutes are also part of the picture.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, students
(Courtesy Kimberley Slimming)

UPDATED: Ryerson commuter hostel still going strong two years later

University’s commuter hostel program a “good machine that kept on running.”

by Palak Mangat· · News, On Campus, students
Students in line at Balzac's Cafe

Cookies, cake and conversations about death

Picture yourself snacking on cookies and cake while talking about death. Sound interesting? Well, Ryerson aims to give you just that at its first-ever death café.

by Emily Srebotnjak· · News, On Campus, students
YouTube video slams Ryerson instructor over teaching practices

YouTube video slams Ryerson instructor over teaching practices

YouTuber and U of T student Josephine Mathias criticized Ryerson instructor Kelly Train in a video last week after Train rejected her sister’s proposal to write an essay on the wage gap being a “myth.”

Humans of Ryerson

Humans of Ryerson

“It can be hard to find life-long friends, but that is what we have here.”

Students making sandwiches in the Thomas Lounge in Oakham House. (Bradly Shankar/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson’s Muslim Students’ Association gives back to Toronto

Dozens of students helped give out food, drinks and other charitable goods to the homeless.

by Bradly Shankar· · News, On Campus, students
Ryerson students show off their Irish spirit

Ryerson students show off their Irish spirit

Happy St.Patrick’s Day! We asked Ryerson students how they show off their Irish spirit on St.Patrick’s Day. Hilarity ensues.

by Ryersonian Staff· · On Campus, students, Videos
Charles Ilagan,

Humans of Ryerson

“…you come here for the classes but you stay here for the community.”

Humans of Ryerson

Humans of Ryerson

“Our entire friendship [revolves] around food.”

Pizza with Players: Ryerson men’s volleyball players answer ridiculous questions

Pizza with Players: Ryerson men’s volleyball players answer ridiculous questions

Watch as three men’s volleyball starters answer ridiculous questions in the first episode of Pizza with Players.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Sports, students, Videos, Web Series
Humans of Ryerson

Humans of Ryerson

“I feel like I am just one of the guys at this point.”

Randa Hisham Adel. (Courtesy Alia Youssef)

Photography student shows off diversity of Muslim women

Alia Youssef is photographing Muslim women in their environments to celebrate their individuality.

Humans of Ryerson

Humans of Ryerson

“I want to make content that will make people feel things.”

Luis Horacio Nájera. (Courtesy Centre for Free Expression)

The risks and realities of journalists in Mexico

Being a journalist is a rewarding job. But is it worth your life? Journalist Luis Horacio Nájera talks about the dangers of being a journalist in Mexico.

by Olivia Ciarallo· · News, On Campus, students
Brooklyn Neustaeter/Ryersonian Staff

Results for Ryerson’s Board of Governors and Senate elections are in

The student representatives for Ryerson’s highest governing bodies have been announced.

(Jason A. Howie/ Flickr)

Getting rid of Facebook likely won’t fix your loneliness, according to Rye prof

Anatoliy Gruzd says deleting your social media accounts doesn’t mean you’ll feel less lonely.

Running against all odds

Running against all odds

Masters student Kate Mackenzie discusses her documentary film debut: “The Secret Marathon.”

Going around in circles

Going around in circles

Ryerson students talk about bike accommodation on campus.

RCDS

Meet the winners of the Ryerson Communication and Design Society election

We spoke to the winners of the RCDS election to see what’s in store for the upcoming school year.

Brooklyn Neustaeter/Ryersonian Staff

Voting begins for Ryerson Board of Governors and Senate Elections

Students have until this Thursday to vote online for who they want to represent them on Ryerson’s two major governing bodies.

Men’s group wants status

Men’s group wants status

The Ryerson Men’s Issues Awareness Society (MIAS) wants to apply again for student group status.

by Lauren Malyk· · News, On Campus, students
Celebrating Toronto’s 183rd birthday

Celebrating Toronto’s 183rd birthday

Today is Toronto’s 183rd birthday. We took to the streets to find out just how many people really know how old Toronto is turning. Whether the age is known or not, the love people have for their city is very clear.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, students, Videos
Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards nominates Fashion Design grad

Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards nominates Fashion Design grad

  A Ryerson fashion design alumna, Alex Armata is nominated for the 2017 Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards (CAFA). Returning to her Ajax, Ont. home after a night out on Jan. 30, Armata found out about her nomination after the CAFA nominee announcement at the Distillery District’s Thompson Landry Gallery. “I just saw an e-mail from Robert Ott, the head […]

by Cherileigh Co· · Arts & Life, Fashion, students
BoG student members Cassandra Myers, Mariam Nouser and Victoria Morton. (Courtesy Farhan Riaz)

New pilot project covers student BoG campaign costs

After years of paying out-of-pocket for campaign materials, student candidates in Ryerson’s Board of Governors (BOG) election will receive financial aid from the university.   Administration will test how $200 in campaign funds helps student BoG candidates gather materials for an effective election campaign.   Ryerson president and BoG member Mohamed Lachemi said the decision was made in response to […]

by Alexander Downham· · News, On Campus, students
Ryersonians in New York: Alison Hall

Ryersonians in New York: Alison Hall

Mahyn Qureshi   “I basically ambushed him. He was coming out of a building and secret service was there, and he had already won the nomination. ‘Mr. Trump! What do you think of Barbara Res’s article about working with you?’” This was the question Ryerson journalism alumna Alison Hall had for President Donald Trump, who at the time was the […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, career, Media, students
Voter turnout surges for RSU elections this year

Voter turnout surges for RSU elections this year

Voter turnout surged during this year’s Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) election, and some candidates credit different campaign tactics. Total turnout varied among the various executive committee positions. The total votes for the president of the RSU increased by 73.6 per cent, vice-president education by 72.4 per cent, vice-president equity by 71.7 per cent, vice-president operations by 65.35 per cent, and […]

by Sarah Cunningham-Scharf· · News, On Campus, students
Who’s left out of the Ontario student grant?

Who’s left out of the Ontario student grant?

Gayle McFadden isn’t a student anymore, yet spends three of five work days on Ontario campuses. She’s the national representative at the Canadian Federation of Students Ontario (CFS-O). She’s talking to students to figure out who’s left out of the Ontario Student Grant, which rolled out in the fall. When the grant was announced, the government said students from families […]

by Madonna Dennis· · News, On Campus, students
If Ryerson’s smokers are trying to quit, they should take a vape hit

If Ryerson’s smokers are trying to quit, they should take a vape hit

A new study from the University of Victoria suggests vapes are 95 per cent less harmful than cigarettes.

Photography student exhibits a series on African Last Names

Photography student exhibits a series on African Last Names

  Fourth-year photography student Aleia Robinson-Ada showcased her photo series called Untitled Portraits of Black Women at the Girls By Girls gallery held at the Ryerson University School of Image Arts. Robinson-Ada’s photos of relatives and close friends tell a story about the significance and the alteration of African last names during colonial times in the U.S. Girls By Girls […]

by Lara Onayak· · Arts & Life, Photography, students
Aditya Aman is the frontman of Beige Shelter, an indie folk band from Mississauga, Ont.

Engineering grad breaking into Toronto music scene with Beige Shelter

  Aditya Aman has come a long way since he graduated from Ryerson in 2009. When he was a student, he was too shy to even take part in an open mic night. Eight years later, he now feels comfortable playing to an audience. “Once you do something a few times, it feels like brushing your teeth. You don’t think […]

by Robyn Bell· · Arts & Life, Music, students
Toronto Lingerie Designer teaches Self Love

Toronto Lingerie Designer teaches Self Love

  This Valentine’s Day, Mary Young wants people to focus on self love rather than feeling lonely. “Knowing your worth and your value isn’t defined by whether you get a bouquet of roses or you have a partner to be with, it’s about how much you love yourself and who you surround yourself with,” said Young. The Gladstone Hotel hosted […]

by Cherileigh Co· · Arts & Life, students
All-female film crew and Ryerson alumna director premiere Below Her Mouth

All-female film crew and Ryerson alumna director premiere Below Her Mouth

Below Her Mouth pushes boundaries through the female gaze

(Courtesy Lydia Brooks via Flickr)

Watch: Blind coffee taste test

Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Tagwa Moyo and Deni Verklan get fellow Ryersonian staff to do a blind coffee taste test. How did we do? Watch to find out.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Food, students, Videos
Ilya Yakubovich/Flickr Creative Commons.

Cheap(ish) study week student trips

Escape your responsibilities with these winter getaways

by Sarah Cunningham-Scharf· · Arts & Life, students, Travel
Toronto skyline. (Shannon Cuciz / Ryersonian file photo)

Are Ryerson students risking their health by living downtown?

Evidence suggests air, noise and light pollution could do more harm than students may think.

by Daniel Melfi· · News, students
Famous fitness Instagrammers at Ryerson

Famous fitness Instagrammers at Ryerson

What’s it really like being a fitness Instragrammer? Ryerson students Gabby Scheyen and Elliot Illuwa share their lives behind the likes. Elysha Haun and Ebony-Renee Baker have the story.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Sports, students, Videos