The HTO To Go water trailer had a much smoother orientation experience this year. Toronto Water blacklisted the Ryerson Students’ Union from requesting the mobile water station to attend campus events last fall. The RSU moved the trailer to accommodate Drake’s concert, which created “serious operational complications,” claimed Toronto Water. A year after the ordeal, the water trailer was back […]
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On May 1, the majority of the current Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) executive committee will relinquish their roles and a new group of executives will take their place. With their terms coming to an end, The Ryersonian is taking a look at what issues the students’ union executives addressed this year and what their legacy will look like.
After serving the RSU with an application for judicial review of their decision to deny club status to the Men’s Issues Awareness Society earlier this year, MIAS president Kevin Arriola and social media executive Alex Godlewski sat down with The Ryersonian to explain their side of the year-long saga.
The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is in legal trouble again. On April 8, two of the executive members from the men’s issues group that was denied student group status in October asked a court to overturn the RSU’s decision. The application is seeking to ask a judge to declare the RSU’s decision void, and to direct the RSU to grant […]
Two Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) executives allege that more than $90,000 was stolen from the union’s coffers before they took office. One executive says it happened during a time of poor oversight and transparency when student leaders failed to act on auditors’ suggestions. In a blog post published online last Monday night, current RSU president Andrea Bartlett wrote that more […]
Voting in the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) elections began Monday online and at polling stations across campus. Although candidates are technically allowed to campaign during the voting period, the official campaign period only began last Wednesday, which has left a lot of people wondering if the candidates had enough time to run effective campaigns and students enough time to fully […]
When Andrea Bartlett revealed last week that she has been the target of violent threats, she was exposing a problem that other female student leaders have also faced. Bartlett, president of the RSU, said she received violent, explicit threats from men over the phone threatening to rape and murder her after the RSU’s controversial decision to refuse official status to […]
In 2014-2015 $90,000 was allegedly stolen from the Ryerson Students’ Union offices.
Ryerson Students’ Union executives Andrea Bartlett and Rabia Idrees both received violent threats throughout the year.
The machine that has been printing illegible International Student Identity Cards (ISIC) for months, has now been fixed. Students will once again be able to pick up their cards. According to Ryerson Students’ Union president Andrea Bartlett, the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) is responsible for maintaining the machines. Bartlett said that Ryerson Student Centre’s service desk staff tried to […]
The University of Toronto’s students’ union issued a statement on Jan. 14 condemning the RSU’s firings of Gilary Massa and Dina Skivrsky.
Ryerson Theatre School students will soon have a temporary new home: the lower levels of the Student Learning Centre (SLC), where space meant for retail is sitting unused. Students have known a move was on the horizon since last October, when The Ryersonian reported that the building at 44 Gerrard St. had become badly worn down. The theatre school will leave that building by the end of the year to occupy renovated space […]
Two Ryerson students will have the chance to shadow the Canadian CEOs of two multinational corporations for a day. Business management students Andrea Bartlett and Ravi Persaud were two of nine students from select universities across Ontario matched with CEOs in Toronto for this year’s “CEO x 1 Day” program. The program allows third and fourth-year Canadian university students to […]