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Ryerson delivers on pledge to eliminate water bottles

Ryerson delivers on pledge to eliminate water bottles

Students will never see a plastic water bottle for sale at Ryerson’s cafeterias, Tim Hortons or vending machines from now on. Ryerson has met its goal to go bottled-water free by September 2013 after signing a pledge early in 2010. Ryerson was the first Ontario university to call for a ban on “water that is bottled and filled privately”, explains […]

by Anam Latif· · News, On Campus

How the U.S. shutdown is affecting Ryerson

Thousands of the U.S. federal employees were sent home Tuesday after Congress failed to pass a short-term budget. National parks and museums are closed. Services like the flu shot program and visa and passport renewals are on hold. Bloomberg reports that the shutdown will cost the U.S. economy $300 million a day. Even Ryerson is feeling the effects. The Library […]

by Anam Latif· · News
Bala Venkatesh is the academic director of the Centre for Urban Energy at Ryerson.  (Courtesy Bala Venkatesh)

Ryerson’s smart grid a step towards better energy policy

Ryerson is building the first smart grid laboratory at a Canadian university with funds from the Ministry of Energy’s new Smart Grid Fund program. A smart grid is an intelligent electricity distribution system that uses two-way communication between consumers and the grid so it can better control the supply and demand of energy. Academic director of the Centre for Urban Energy, Bala Venkatesh, […]

by Anam Latif· · News, On Campus
Mysterious Church Street structure explained

Mysterious Church Street structure explained

Text by Anam Latif Camera and editing by Nicole Servinis and Amir P. Tabrizian-pour The Student Life Centre mock-up on Church Street is going to stay put for at least another year instead of being torn down in November as originally planned. The mock-up, which looks like an art installation, is a smaller version of the curtain wall that will […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Visual Arts & Design

Students seek part-time jobs to pay for school and socializing

The Career Development and Employment Centre hosted a part-time job fair on campus Tuesday. Our reporter Kim Brown visited the fair to ask students their reasons for seeking part-time work. Reporter: Kim Brown Shooter: Anam Latif

by Kim Brown· · News, On Campus, Videos
Rye's HomeGrown has eight gardens on campus, including one on Gould Street outside Kerr Hall and another on the roof of the engineering building. Some of the harvest goes to the Community Food Room.

Around campus: What to do September 16-22

Need a study break? The Ryersonian brings you a roundup of campus events this week. For the art lover: The Ryerson Image Centre kicks off Ghost Dance: Activism. Resistance. Art on Wednesday. This multimedia group exhibition looks at activism in contemporary indigenous art. It is a new media art installation, so look forward to a unique viewing experience. Spend an afternoon at […]

Emily Joveski, volunteer co-ordinator at The Scope, has been preparing for launch day.

Scoping out Ryerson’s new radio station

Radio is back at Ryerson with the launch of its new radio station The Scope, but it won’t be hitting the airwaves just yet. Station manager Jacky Tuinstra-Harrison says the station is still in the application process for an AM licence. In the meantime, the station will be broadcasting its content online, including punk and metal music shows, technology and […]

by Anam Latif· · News, On Campus
Coffee cravers can now pay for their Balzac's fix with a OneCard.
Photographed by Sarah-Joyce Battersby

Coffee now just OneCard away at Balzac’s

Balzac’s Coffee Roasters in the Ryerson Image Centre is now accepting OneCards. Manager Susan Swain said students are “the bread and butter” of the coffee shop, located at Gould and Bond streets, and that they are pleased to make life easier for those who rely on meal plans. Balzac’s decided to join the list of food services that accept student […]

by Anam Latif· · News, On Campus