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Survivors of sexual assault don’t need deadlines

    Former Ryerson student and writer for People magazine, Natasha Stoynoff, is among several women who have come forward with sexual assault allegations against Donald Trump. But instead of being concerned with potentially electing an alleged sex offender as the American president, some people are more worried about how long it’s taken these women to come forward. Talking about […]

by Jennie Pearson· · News, Top stories
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Preferred names and pronouns still pose administrative challenges

When applying for university, Ryerson nursing student, Gabriel Holt was required to use his legal name and assigned sex. It’s one of the many challenges and barriers transgender students like Holt face in the pursuit of post-secondary education. “It made an intimidating process even more uncomfortable,” said Holt, in an e-mail. “Even if I was allowed to put my actual […]

by Alexa Jetta D'Addario· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Ryerson leaves its mark at Nuit Blanche

Ryerson leaves its mark at Nuit Blanche

It appears Ryerson has left its mark at this year’s Nuit Blanche in a negative way.   The world-famous Toronto sign in Nathan Phillip’s was covered in graffiti during the festivities this past weekend. It’s still not clear who is responsible for the markings, but among the inscriptions left on the sign were three words: “Ramms (SIC), HTM, Ryerson.” #NuitBlanche seriously […]

by Brittany Spencer· · News, Top stories
Rising tuition has students climbing the walls

Rising tuition has students climbing the walls

Mount Debtverest was erected on Gould Street this week, drawing attention to the towering rise in tuition costs. Ryerson students were invited to climb the nearly 8-metre wall, given the moniker “Mount Debtverest,” from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday. The wall represented the potential debt students take on by pursuing a post-secondary education — and the challenges they face […]

by Olivia Chandler· · News, On Campus, Politics, students, Top stories
Lachemi, RSU, federal government talk Canadian electoral reform

Lachemi, RSU, federal government talk Canadian electoral reform

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) met with the federal government on campus yesterday to discuss electoral reform.   “In general, [student issues] don’t get listened to unless students vote and so that’s why I’ve taken interest in the democratic institutions portfolio,” said Victoria Morton, RSU vice president education and one of the four union executives present at the meeting. University […]

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