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Ryerson could one day see sustainable campus wear on its shelves

Senior-year Ryerson students say their proposal for sustainable campus T-shirts is a realistic possibility.

The controversial Niagara Falls student film

The controversial Niagara Falls student film

From our April 6 broadcast, Justin Bellmore reports on the controversy around the Ryerson student film, “As Niagara Falls.”

What would you do if you saw bullying on campus?

What would you do if you saw bullying on campus?

We wanted to see how Ryerson students would react if they witnessed bullying on campus. Watch to see what happens.

by Ryersonian Staff· · students, Videos
Ryerson students gather for impromptu hip-hop lessons

Ryerson students gather for impromptu hip-hop lessons

The Ryerson University Hip-Hop Union wants to grow its Ryerson presence.

Hanne Jovin is a fourth-year film studies student and the director of Erika. (Robyn Bell/ Ryersonian)

Students to Watch: Fourth-year film student retells her grandmother’s WWII past

Fourth-year film studies student Hanna Jovin is the director of her thesis project, Erika, a short film about her grandmother in Bosnia during the Second World War.

Students to Watch: Fourth-year RTA student empowers women in podcast

Students to Watch: Fourth-year RTA student empowers women in podcast

Best Practice makes perfect for budding photographer and podcaster Taylor Reynolds.

Designer Millie Yates standing in one of Ryerson's fashion labs wearing a jacket she designed. (Julia Ho/Ryersonian Staff)

UPDATED: Fashion student Millie Yates creates designs aimed at the taller woman

” … I like this tension between the known and the unknown, and that’s what I play on in my collection a little bit.”

Student debt got you down? Don’t worry, it’ll only take you 20 years to pay it off!

Student debt got you down? Don’t worry, it’ll only take you 20 years to pay it off!

What students owe when they leave school affects not only them, but also the economy, according to the Canadian Federation of Students.

Ryerson ranks second on sugar baby website

Ryerson ranks second on sugar baby website

Ryerson University currently has the highest total number of student sugar baby signups in 2017 so far.

Toronto Mayor John Tory at the Google.org Impact Challenge. (Jessica Vomiero/Ryersonian Staff)

DMZ alumni startup wins big with Google

A tech company that was born in Ryerson University’s DMZ has received $750,000 from Google for its digital education technology.

Enactus Ryerson is changing the world one competition at a time

Enactus Ryerson is changing the world one competition at a time

Last Year, Enactus Ryerson placed second overall at Nationals. This year, they’re ready for the challenge.

Celina Morris, first-year media production

Humans of Ryerson

“Media is the only thing that I actually like.”

Jaslin Gosal, a fourth-year biology student, walking down Church Street. (Alex Pankratz/Ryersonian Staff)

Humans of Ryerson

“I not only got an education but I also learnt a lot about being a better person.”

Ryerson University is  interested in tracking diversity on campus through a race-based survey despite some privacy concerns.(Ryersonian file photo)

Ryerson will begin collecting race-based data from students

Students will be able to voluntarily input and update their information at any time.

by Monique Jagpal· · News, Off Campus, On Campus, students
Dara Jarallah holding her cheque for $25,000 as one of the two winners. (Courtesy ryerson.ca)

Two Ryerson students walked away with $25,000 to build their startups

Dara Jarallah and Ameer Asghar hope their wins expand the reach of their businesses.

Zobia Qureshi, fourth-year business and technology management program student, in the Library building. (Alex Pankratz/Ryersonian Staff)

Humans of Ryerson

“My next job is 9 to 5 so just being in university, you don’t appreciate the freedom you have.”

Watch us get rejected 29 times

Watch us get rejected 29 times

#nationalsorrycharlieday is a day to think about all the times you’ve been rejected. We tried to get people to tell us their rejection stories, but we ended up getting rejected instead.

(Ryersonian file photo)

6 Fest, the Wellness Centre and $1.2 million deficit: RSU questioned by students at annual general meeting

The meeting did not reach quorum but the 35 Ryerson students who attended the RSU’s annual general meeting questioned the board’s decisions.

by Lauren Malyk· · News, On Campus, Politics, students
Kevin Cordick, a Ryerson client support technician, working at the university's Equipment Distribution Centre. (Alex Pankratz/Ryersonian Staff)

Humans of Ryerson

“It is a modern university in a modern world and it really blends in with the city around it.”

Maryam

The travel ban through a Muslim student’s eyes

As Ryerson’s school of urban planning cancels its U.S. trips, a Muslim urban planning student tells her story.

Justin Bellmore recalls a time when he was about six as one of the first times his father realized he was colour-blind.

Roses are green, violets are purple?

The way I see the world through a colour-blind lens, and how I deal with it.

by Justin Bellmore· · Opinion, students, Voices
Rebeca

UPDATED: Ryerson grad is challenging Hollywood diversity in film

Rebeca Ortiz aims to tackle minority representation in films, starting with her upcoming short movie, Abuela.

Partners and organizers of the one-day Toronto event complimentary to the 2017 annual Ashoka U Exchange conference celebrate a successful turnout, including Jean-Paul Boudreau, social innovation’s special adviser (far right). (Luke Galati/Ryersonian Staff)

One more Ryerson group affected by U.S. travel ban

Ryerson’s social innovation provided an alternative for students who feared travelling to the U.S. amid travel ban.

Peter Haastrup is leading the charge to create a separate student union for graduate students. (Sarah Jackson /Ryersonian staff)

Leading the fight for a new graduate union

Graduate students say they want to represent themselves, and not rely on the RSU.

by Sarah Jackson· · News, On Campus, students
Students compete at the Social Good Hackathon at the Sandbox in the DMZ.  (Courtesy David Kwok/Sandbox DMZ)

UPDATED: Giving ‘hacking’ a good name

The word “hacking” usually has a negative connotation, but Ryerson’s hackathon event, hosted this weekend, showed the bright side to tech savviness.

by Emma Kimmerly· · DMZ, News, On Campus, students
(Ryersonian file photo)

RSU changes its definition of anti-Semitism

Members of the RSU have teamed up with Students Supporting Israel to support Jewish students on campus.

by Lauren Malyk· · News, On Campus, students
Ryerson’s Mars rover is up for the challenge

Ryerson’s Mars rover is up for the challenge

The Ryerson Rams Robotics are going to the 2017 University Rover Challenge in Utah this summer with their Mars rover to compete against 35 other universities.

Serena Dhillon, a second-year journalism student, in the Ryerson Communications Centre. (Alex Pankratz/Ryersonian Staff)

Humans of Ryerson

“Even though it is a university, we have to do a lot of practical thinking, we are so hands on.”

Money in Hands. (Courtesy of 401(K) 2012 via Flickr Creative Commons)

UPDATED: The pit of student debt continues to widen

In a recent report released by Ryerson’s Board of Governors, a 2015 study found that 57 per cent of Ryerson students graduated with debt.

by Alexandria Pankratz· · News, On Campus, students
Taylor Barker, first-year nursing student, Emily Fung, fourth-year nursing student and Jennifer Kirk, fourth-year nursing student in Ryerson's Student Learning Centre. (Alex Pankratz/Ryersonian Staff)

Humans of Ryerson

“We all just need to be friends with everyone. Everyone deserves a friend.”

Ryerson's Service Hub, taken on March 30, 2017. (Julia Ho/Ryersonian Staff)

How the 2016 federal budget will affect Ryerson students

The Board of Governors plans to increase student grant amounts by 50 per cent for the rest of this year, among other things.

by Lauren Malyk· · News, On Campus, students
Melody McMullan, a third-year creative industries student, at Ryerson's Service Hub. (Alex Pankratz/Ryersonian Staff)

Humans of Ryerson

“I know tons of information that I have learned here now about the university…”

Alyann Hookim-Baker, top right, third-year biomedical science student, in Ryerson's Student Learning Centre. (Alex Pankratz/Ryersonian Staff)

Humans of Ryerson

“Sometimes people don’t realize how easy it can be to save a life…”

The new bylaw will affect apartment buildings in Toronto like the one pictured above.  
(Brooklyn Neustaeter/Ryersonian Staff)

City of Toronto cracks down on bad landlords

City council approves new apartment bylaw to protect tenants, putting in regulations that will benefit student renters.

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)

Poll: Students in the Faculty of Arts love their weed most

A recent Ryerson survey suggests that there are more weed smokers in the Faculty of Arts than in any other faculty, which reinforces the stereotype of the liberal arts and pot.

by Julia Ho· · News, On Campus, students
Seiji Morrison, third-year sociology student. (Alex Pankratz/Ryersonian Staff)

Humans of Ryerson

“The faculty and the variety of courses that are offered here at Ryerson are great.”

Brianne Spiker in Ryerson's Recreation and Athletics Centre. (Luke Galati/Ryersonian Staff)

Ice-cream sandwiches and gains

‘Three years ago, the RAC took a chance on a shy kid for the front desk.’

by Brianne Spiker· · jobs, Opinion, Sports, students, Voices
Ryerson University is  interested in tracking diversity on campus through a race-based survey despite some privacy concerns.(Ryersonian file photo)

University needs race-based data

” … fact-based reporting will trump anecdotal evidence, always.”

Adam Garnet Jones on the set of his feature film, Great Great Great. (Courtesy Adam Garnet Jones)

Indigenous Ryerson alumnus releases second feature film

Filmmaker Adam Garnet Jones talks about his film journey and his new feature, Great Great Great.

University of Michigan professor Harley Etienne admits the consequences of the travel ban could be dire, with the possibility of “intellectual isolation.” (Courtesy University of Michigan)

Travel ban is “intellectual isolation,” says U.S. prof

U.S. professors fear ‘Trump travel ban’ will isolate the country, after Canadian schools cancel trips.

The other finalists congratulate Christa Plumley on her first place win in Ryerson’s Next Top Speaker competition. (Sarah Jackson/Ryersonian Staff)

UPDATED: Speaking from the heart

Ryerson’s Next Top Speaker competition brought both tears and laughter on the topic of “what if?”

by Jennifer Ferreira· · News, On Campus, students
Carter Grant in the Rogers Communications Centre. (Yasmin Arnaout/Ryersonian Staff)

Student wins competition aimed at promoting sales jobs

Carter Grant wins big with his authentic approach to business.

by Brooklyn Pinheiro· · career, jobs, News, Off Campus, students
Vanessa

Ryerson hackathon takes on global water crisis

Teams collaborate to tackle the global water crisis for the chance to enter an international million-dollar competition.

Erika Dreher, a third-year journalism student. (Alex Pankratz/Ryersonian Staff)

Humans of Ryerson

“I think if you work at the right place though, and they get that you are a student, it can be good.”

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Humans of Ryerson

“You don’t realize how on your own you really are.”

How to ace your exams

How to ace your exams

Taylor Moyle uses the leitner method to see if he can learn about something he knows nothing about. Watch and find out what happens.

Ksenia Sergueeva, a graduate student in the master program of science in management, with Seung Hwan (Mark) Lee, an associate professor at the Ted Rogers School of Retail Management. (Courtesy Ryerson University)

Chewing gum may lead to more time shopping, study suggests

A new study by a Ryerson professor and master student suggests that chewing gum while shopping may result in longer shopping times.

by Elysha Haun· · News, On Campus, students
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.”