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(Coutesy Victoria Morton's Facebook page)

SAGM motion for resignation of RSU executive denied

A motion requesting the resignation of the RSU’s vice-president of education, Victoria Morton, was denied at the RSU’s semi-annual general meeting (SAGM) on Nov. 29. The motion was brought forward after a video emerged that Morton took of herself drinking alcohol in her RSU office. However, the motion was struck down by a vote of 84 to 48. The meeting […]

by Carlo Zanette· · News, On Campus, Top stories
(Samraweet Yohannes)

Classes canned for Congress 2017

Congress 2017 Ryerson won the bid to host Congress,  but the week-long event could cost students their classes. In 2017, Ryerson University will host the 86th annual Congress of the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences. The dean of the Faculty of Arts, Pamela Sugiman, hosted two town halls this fall to inform the Ryerson community about Congress 2017. […]

by Anna-Kaye Evans· · News, On Campus
A cartoon of journalism professor Gavin Adamson telling a joke. Illustrated by Alex Tsui.

Meet the next generation of late-night hosts

In the days of Last Week Tonight, The Onion and The Daily Show, the lines between journalism and satire are blurring. Adam Nayman is taking on the challenge of defining those lines. He will be teaching students how to report on current affairs through a comedic lens, in a new journalism in comedy course starting in January. According to journalist […]

by Ebyan Abdigir· · News, On Campus, Politics
A Tibetan monk carefully places sand granules onto the mandala using a traditional tool called chak-pur. (Esther Lee)

Bringing Tibetan culture to Ryerson

Ryerson’s first ever Tibet Week is taking place on the ground floor of the Student Learning Centre until Friday, Nov. 18. The event is being held by Students for A Free Tibet Ryerson, a political student group that seeks to raise awareness about Tibetan culture, tradition and history, as well as about the current political situation in Tibet. “We’re trying […]

by Esther Lee· · In pictures, News, On Campus, Photography, students
Food insecurity on campus and mental health

Food insecurity on campus and mental health

Reporter Alex Tsui takes a look at food insecurity at post-secondary schools and its link to mental health. 

RU Aware logo from their website.

RU Aware extends campaign to leave CFS

The campaign targeting the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) is gaining momentum after its first week on campus. A group of students called RU Aware talked to students around campus in hopes of generating discussion around Ryerson’s relationship with the CFS. The team spent Monday and Tuesday last week educating students on Ryerson’s relationship with the federation. After the two […]

by Jennie Pearson· · News, On Campus, students
Members of Ryerson Theatre School's class of 2011. (Courtesy Jessica Way)

Dear RTS building: a love letter

To my dear theatre school building, For four years, 44 Gerrard St. was my sanctuary. Looking back now, it was the place where I grew into myself, where I fell in love with people and ideas, where barriers were torn down, bonds were built and pains led to rewards. Now that the time has come for the program to move […]

Ryerson has introduced changes to exam policies. (Steven S / Creative Commons)

New exam policy, less stress

Students no longer have to stress about the security of their belongings while writing exams, thanks to updates to Ryerson’s Examination Policy released on Monday. Ryerson students will now be allowed to keep all personal belongings with them instead of leaving them unattended at the front of the exam room. Bags can be stored under desks and coats can be […]

by Mallory Warren· · News, On Campus
(Courtesy Dave Crosby/Creative Commons)

MAP: Kosher, halal and vegetarian options near campus

For students who observe religious dietary restrictions, like kosher, halal and vegetarian, it can be difficult to find food options on campus. To help with this struggle, here’s a map with information about restaurants near campus that offer food to accommodate students with various dietary restrictions. These restaurants are either on campus, in residences or within walking distance of Ryerson. View Dietary Restrictions […]

by Kayla Rosen· · Arts & Life
Space on campus bike racks is often limited. (Kemeisha McDonald)

Spike in bike thefts last year on campus

By Avery Friedlander Last year’s data on bike thefts on campus may mean Ryerson cyclists have more to worry about than bad weather and angry drivers. During the last academic year, 42 bicycles were reported stolen on campus, according to Ryerson’s security, known as Integrated Risk Management (IRM). That’s more than double the number of thefts reported the previous year. […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Security
Explore more of Toronto this weekend by checking out these events. (Ryersonian Staff)

Top 6 things to do this weekend (Sept. 23-25)

There are a lot of events going on in the city that are sure to make your weekend “so fetch.” Play board games, stroll through a market or shop until you drop at the MaRS Centre atrium. Check out our top picks of things to do this weekend. via GIPHY 1. Mean Girls quote-along movie screening On Wednesdays we wear […]

by Mallory Warren· · Arts & Life
8 cool things to do during Ryerson’s Science Literacy Week

8 cool things to do during Ryerson’s Science Literacy Week

From holograms to liquid nitrogen ice cream, there’s plenty of opportunities to explore the creative side of science during Science Literacy Week. Ryerson’s Science Outreach Office is hosting a series of interactive events between Sept. 19 and Sept. 22. The outreach office intends to engage students from all faculties and programs in science literacy through science-based activities and challenges. Here […]

by Mallory Warren· · News, Science & Technology
Rising tuition has students climbing the walls

Rising tuition has students climbing the walls

Mount Debtverest was erected on Gould Street this week, drawing attention to the towering rise in tuition costs. Ryerson students were invited to climb the nearly 8-metre wall, given the moniker “Mount Debtverest,” from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday. The wall represented the potential debt students take on by pursuing a post-secondary education — and the challenges they face […]

by Olivia Chandler· · News, On Campus, Politics, students, Top stories
The last time the Ryerson Students' Union hosted an event like this Drake dropped onto Gould Street  / Ryersonian Archive File

Ryerson’s latest mystery concert fetching 30,000 per cent mark up

The last time the RSU marketed an event like this Toronto-born rapper Drake dropped onto Gould St. to play a concert

SLC still doesn’t solve study space issues

SLC still doesn’t solve study space issues

It’s been a year since the Student Learning Centre opened its doors, but the building still has some issues to resolve.

by Eunice Kim· · Editorial
(Maham Shakeel/Ryersonian Staff) (Courtesy DMZ)

RSU supports CFS plan for free tution

Cormac McGee, vice-president of education of the RSU says he supports the Canadian Federation of Students’ plan for free post-secondary education, “If there’s a sustainable way to do this.”

by Aidan Cox· · News
The Front Line

The Front Line

Universities are increasingly becoming front-line care for a generation more open about mental health than ever before. Now is the time to shift the conversation beyond just wait lists.

by Justine Ponomareff· · Features, Health
Editorial Cartoon: December 2, 2015

Editorial Cartoon: December 2, 2015

Studying for exams gets harder over time….or easier?

by Robert Liwanag· · Editorial Cartoon
(Jake Melara/ Unsplash)

This is why your mental health matters

Mental health needs to be discussed with the same compassion, empathy and openness as any other sickness or disease. But it’s not. And this shouldn’t be the case.

by Angela Serednicki· · Editorial, Health
Arts student’s discarded heart draws police investigation

Arts student’s discarded heart draws police investigation

Toronto police are investigating an organ found outside Ryerson’s Chang school this morning.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Ward 27
Explore more of Toronto this weekend by checking out these events. (Ryersonian Staff)

We can help keep our campus clean

Last week at The Ryersonian, we were forced to pause midway through a meeting to swat away a swarm of pesky fruit flies that decided to colonize our office.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial, Opinion
Alannah Kavanagh (Credit: Katie Raskina)

Memo to first-years: please get off campus

As a 17-year-old living on Ryerson’s downtown campus, I thought I was living large. Everything I could possibly desire was merely steps away. Carb load at Big Slice anyone?

by Alannah Kavanagh· · Editorial
A selection of tall cans in the sandwich display at Oakham Cafe. (Melissa Myers/Ryersonian Staff)

Oakham Café now offering local tall cans at student campus centre

Students can buy beer, local and non-local, along with their lunch at Oakham Café .

by Melissa Myers· · Arts & Life, Food, News, On Campus
Faculty of community services students susceptible to compassion fatigue

Faculty of community services students susceptible to compassion fatigue

  By Allison Ridgway Far from home and working at a residential treatment camp for youth with mental health issues, Leena Chudasama felt a sense of helplessness slowly creeping in. It was the Ryerson child and youth care student’s first program placement, now three years ago, and she enjoyed the work — it  was what she was training to do. […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, News
We asked Ryerson students to name their ideal prime minister

We asked Ryerson students to name their ideal prime minister

“Anyone but Harper” is scrawled across the social media timelines of many a disgruntled Canadian. There are websites devoted to ousting the current prime minister by voting strategically and a Facebook event called Stephen Harper Going Away Party, with more than 300,000 confirmed “guests.” But who would you choose to be PM if you actually could oust Harper? We asked […]

by Robyn Sheremeta· · News, Opinion
RyersonianTV for September 18, 2015

RyersonianTV for September 18, 2015

The RyersonianTV newscast is produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV, Top stories
RyersonianTV for September 17, 2015

RyersonianTV for September 17, 2015

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV, Top stories
This Week in Ink: Tuesday, Sept. 15

This Week in Ink: Tuesday, Sept. 15

Want to know what’s in tomorrow’s paper? Here’s a sneak preview!

by Cole Deakin· · This Week In Ink, Videos
RyersonianTV for September 15, 2015

RyersonianTV for September 15, 2015

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV, Top stories
The Match-Up: Men’s Versus Women’s Basketball

The Match-Up: Men’s Versus Women’s Basketball

Link Test Some female athletes at Ryerson feel they do not receive the amount of support and attention they deserve. Ryerson’s athletic department says extra marketing and “banners of distinction” require excellence on the part of the team. The following infographic compares the men’s and women’s basketball team season stats.     Stats provided by OUA.ca To read our initial feature on the […]

by Monique Hutson· · Basketball, News, On Campus, Sports
RyersonianTV for April 7: Mayor John Tory comes to Ryerson, hundreds mourn slain opposition leader in Russia, ‘dancing queen’ at McMaster Tim Hortons gets a huge surpise

RyersonianTV for April 7: Mayor John Tory comes to Ryerson, hundreds mourn slain opposition leader in Russia, ‘dancing queen’ at McMaster Tim Hortons gets a huge surpise

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

An rsu meeting

Land declaration practice called into question at RSU annual general meeting

The Ryerson Students’ Union’s practice of stating that Ryerson campus sits on Mississauga-New Credit First Nations land before every meeting was disputed at their annual general meeting. However, the motion to end the tradition of land acknowledgement was defeated at the April 1 meeting. Bryan Stuart, who brought the motion forward, was not in attendance. But one Ryerson student supporting […]

by Danielle Gresko· · News
RyersonianTV for April 8: Canada’s top Bollywood dance team can’t find space to practice at Ryerson, new executive director for DMZ, women’s teams at Ryerson feel they don’t get enough marketing

RyersonianTV for April 8: Canada’s top Bollywood dance team can’t find space to practice at Ryerson, new executive director for DMZ, women’s teams at Ryerson feel they don’t get enough marketing

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

RyersonianTV for April 6: Controversy over feminized Ryerson fashion program sweatshirt, Kenya fights back after attack on university, sports highlights and more

RyersonianTV for April 6: Controversy over feminized Ryerson fashion program sweatshirt, Kenya fights back after attack on university, sports highlights and more

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

RyersonianTV for April 1: Ryerson students start petition to change meal plan policies, TTC investigates brawl at Union Station, world’s oldest person passes away

RyersonianTV for April 1: Ryerson students start petition to change meal plan policies, TTC investigates brawl at Union Station, world’s oldest person passes away

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Lindsay Smith· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV for April 2: Highlights from Mass Exodus, new restrictions for California drought, gunmen attack university in Kenya

RyersonianTV for April 2: Highlights from Mass Exodus, new restrictions for California drought, gunmen attack university in Kenya

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV for April 1: Ryerson students start petition to change meal plan policies, TTC investigates brawl at Union Station, world’s oldest person passes away

RyersonianTV for April 1: Ryerson students start petition to change meal plan policies, TTC investigates brawl at Union Station, world’s oldest person passes away

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV for Mar. 31: RSU presents alternative budget to Board of Governors, negotiations on Iran nuclear deal coming to an end, Justin Bieber roast airs on Comedy Central

RyersonianTV for Mar. 31: RSU presents alternative budget to Board of Governors, negotiations on Iran nuclear deal coming to an end, Justin Bieber roast airs on Comedy Central

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

RyersonianTV for Mar. 30: Update on Air Canada plane that skidded off runway in Halifax, Future Shop to close stores, violence during Nigerian election

RyersonianTV for Mar. 30: Update on Air Canada plane that skidded off runway in Halifax, Future Shop to close stores, violence during Nigerian election

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

RyersonianTV for Mar. 27: Co-pilot who deliberately crashed Germanwings plane was struggling with an illness, TA strike at UofT over, updates on Ghomeshi trial

RyersonianTV for Mar. 27: Co-pilot who deliberately crashed Germanwings plane was struggling with an illness, TA strike at UofT over, updates on Ghomeshi trial

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV for Mar. 26: Co-pilot deliberately crashed Germanwings plane, updates on UofT TA strike, Ryerson students react to Zayn Malik leaving One Direction

RyersonianTV for Mar. 26: Co-pilot deliberately crashed Germanwings plane, updates on UofT TA strike, Ryerson students react to Zayn Malik leaving One Direction

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

(Mei/Special to The Ryersonian)

The challenges of telling your story

I was met with silence when I finally found the guts to open up to my significant other about the painful experiences I had growing up with racism. The moments crawled by as he sat there, still with seemingly nothing to say until I couldn’t take it anymore and blurted out in an obviously shaky voice: “Forget I said anything. […]

by Deborah Hernandez· · Voices
RyersonianTV for Mar. 25: Students protest in Montreal over Quebec’s austerity plans, updates on Toronto fashion week, more information on the Germanwings plane crash

RyersonianTV for Mar. 25: Students protest in Montreal over Quebec’s austerity plans, updates on Toronto fashion week, more information on the Germanwings plane crash

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
Dating app Hinge has just been recently released in Canada after seeing success in the U.S. (Courtesy of Hinge)

The problems with online dating

Across the globe, you see “Internet daters,” with their eyes glued to a screen, scrolling through a seemingly endless number of photos and one-line bios for a date. Oh, the possibilities… First, someone who enjoys long walks on the beach, hand-in-hand, while watching the sunset. Swipe right. Ah, an aspiring actor, who is also a vegan chef, yoga instructor and […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial
In this March 2015 file photo, Ryerson Students' Union vice-president of education Jesse Root talks at a meeting in the student centre. (Courtesy of Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson needs to be more transparent about their budget

Ryerson university says it is currently looking in detail at the conclusions and recommendations of the Ryerson Students’ Union’s (RSU) alternative budget. But judging from Sheldon Levy’s reaction and the university’s released statement, it should be pretty clear how unlikely it is that the RSU will win over the finance committee. The RSU says there is an annual $14-million surplus […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial, Top stories
RyersonianTV for Mar. 24: Possible gas leak in TTC subway line slows commute, plane heading to Germany crashes in French Alps, 3rd annual YouTube awards and more

RyersonianTV for Mar. 24: Possible gas leak in TTC subway line slows commute, plane heading to Germany crashes in French Alps, 3rd annual YouTube awards and more

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV for Mar. 23: TA’s at UofT reject deal and continue striking, Toronto fashion week begins, funeral for Afghan woman killed over false accusations

RyersonianTV for Mar. 23: TA’s at UofT reject deal and continue striking, Toronto fashion week begins, funeral for Afghan woman killed over false accusations

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

RyersonianTV for Mar. 20: Ryerson students share their thoughts on International Happy Day, attack on mosque in Yemen kills 137, extreme cheating in India

RyersonianTV for Mar. 20: Ryerson students share their thoughts on International Happy Day, attack on mosque in Yemen kills 137, extreme cheating in India

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

RyersonianTV for Mar. 19: Feminist YouTube personality comes to Ryerson, TAs on strike at UofT reach an agreement, key witnesses testify at Mohamed Fahmy trial

RyersonianTV for Mar. 19: Feminist YouTube personality comes to Ryerson, TAs on strike at UofT reach an agreement, key witnesses testify at Mohamed Fahmy trial

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

RyersonianTV for Mar. 18: Ryerson students pay most for transit in Ontario, 50 vehicle pileup on Highway 401, Netanyahu stays in power in Israel

RyersonianTV for Mar. 18: Ryerson students pay most for transit in Ontario, 50 vehicle pileup on Highway 401, Netanyahu stays in power in Israel

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV