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The HTO To Go water trailer returned to Ryerson this fall after the RSU was blacklisted by Toronto Water last year. (James Tozer)

Water trailer returned to campus

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 […]

by James Tozer· · News, On Campus
RSU executive members Harman Singh,  Obaid Ullah, Andrea Bartlett, Rabia Idrees and Cormac McGee. Photo illustration courtesy The Ryersonian.

RSU 2015-16: A year in review

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.

Men’s issues group execs on serving the RSU

Men’s issues group execs on serving the RSU

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.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Videos
(Ryersonian Staff)

Men’s issues group takes RSU to court

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 […]

by Dylan Bell· · News, On Campus
(Peter Goffin/Ryersonian Staff)

Police: Ryerson Students’ Union should have reported money

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 […]

by Alexandra Heck· · News
(Peter Goffin/Ryersonian Staff)

Shortened campaign heightens canvassing efforts on campus

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 […]

by Jacqueline Tucci· · News
(Ryersonian Staff)

Andrea Bartlett not only RSU exec threatened

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 […]

by Alexandra Heck· · News
(Ryersonian Staff)

UPDATE: Toronto police urge RSU to report alleged stolen funds

In 2014-2015 $90,000 was allegedly stolen from the Ryerson Students’ Union offices.

by Alexandra Heck· · News, Top stories
RSU president Andrea Bartlett responds to the controversy surrounding a decision to fire two RSU employees including a new mother on parental leave. (RyersonianTV)

UPDATED: RSU president says she received rape and death threats on a weekly basis

Ryerson Students’ Union executives Andrea Bartlett and Rabia Idrees both received violent threats throughout the year.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Top stories
The machine that has been printing illegible International Student Identity Cards (ISIC) for months, has now been fixed . (Courtesy: ISIC Canada)

Illegible ISIC cards caused headaches abroad

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 […]

by Emily Stachera· · News, On Campus
The University of Toronto's Students' Union building on the St. George campus in Toronto (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

U of T students’ union says RSU lacks equity

The University of Toronto’s students’ union issued a statement on Jan. 14 condemning the RSU’s firings of Gilary Massa and Dina Skivrsky.

by Maham Shakeel· · News
The Ryerson Theatre School will soon be moving from its current 44 Gerrard St. location. (Aengus Mulroney / Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson Theatre School to find a temporary home in the SLC

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 […]

by Aengus Mulroney· · News, On Campus
Ryerson students Andrea Bartlett (left) and Ravi Persaud were chosen in the CEO x 1 Day program. (Aaron Navarro / Ryersonian Staff)

RSU president-elect Andrea Bartlett to be CEO for a day

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 […]

by Deborah Hernandez· · News, Top stories