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Monique Phillips stands in front of Ryerson University's Digital Media Zone. (Courtesy of Monique Phillips/Ryersonian Staff)

The ‘black sheep’ of the newsroom

By Monique Phillips The first time I was introduced to the idea of the lack of diversity in the newsroom, I was interviewing a black journalist (who doesn’t want to be named) for a class assignment. I had always thought the newsroom was a place where public opinion was formed, so it must be full of informed, knowledgeable individuals. But […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Opinion, Voices
(Photo Erica Huculak)

Slurs in sports affect NBA, not Ryerson

At the end of February, Miami Heat star, Chris Bosh, spoke to the media about his opinion on penalizing players who use the “N-word”. He said that a lot of the players in the NBA say it in a joking way, but not everybody thinks it’s a joke, Bosh included. However, Bosh agrees that banning the word would be a […]

by Erica Huculak· · Editorial, Opinion, Sports