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 […]
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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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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