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Ryerson can’t stop pro-life protests on Gould Street

Ryerson can’t stop pro-life protests on Gould Street

Ryerson administration told pro-choice student groups on campus that they’re unable to keep pro-life protesters off Gould Street. However, according to the agreement made in April of 2012 between the city of Toronto and Ryerson University, Gould street belongs to the city and is not private property. Gould street is therefore protected under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, preventing […]

by Jaclyn Tansil· · News, On Campus
Ryersonian file photo

Campus life in review: Fall 2016

As the Fall 2016 semester comes to an end, the Ryersonian takes a look back at the events held by the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) and Continuing Education Students’ Association of Ryerson (CESAR). Here are some of this semester’s biggest events organized by our students’ associations. 6 Fest The RSU’s biggest, most talked about event of the fall was 6 Fest, […]

by Avery Friedlander· · News
(Jennie Pearson)

Rye takes part in 16 days of action

This Friday marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence. The campaign begins on Nov. 25, which is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and finishes on Dec. 10, Human Rights Day. This year, Ryerson will be taking part in the campaign through several programs and events. The Office for Sexual […]

by Jennie Pearson· · News, On Campus, students
Couches in the basement of the student centre building. (Ryersonian file photo)

Ryerson Students’ Union spent $50,000 on student campus centre makeover

The Ryerson Students’ Union spent over $50,000 to renovate the student campus centre. Find out what they spent money on.

by Latifa Abdin· · education, On Campus, students
RSU bought this sign to mimic a popular Toronto Pan Am Games sign in Nathan Phillips Square. (Katie Raskina/Ryersonian Staff)

No end in sight of RSU-CESAR feud

Delayed opt-out cheques, delayed staffing and training at the SCC and a $5,000 sign left in an alley are the latest casualties of ‘bad blood’ between Ryerson’s student unions

RyersonianTV: October 29, 2015 – Rob Ford cancer relapse, TTC sues over late streetcars, Raptors win home opener

RyersonianTV: October 29, 2015 – Rob Ford cancer relapse, TTC sues over late streetcars, Raptors win home opener

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
Free pie lures students to vote early in the SCC

Free pie lures students to vote early in the SCC

Students can vote early for candidates in their home ridings this week in the Student Campus Centre (SCC), and enjoy a slice of pie as a reward. Elections Canada advance polling stations will be set up on the second floor of the SCC from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day until Oct. 8.

by Joshua Arthur Peter White-Crummey· · News
Someone was seen sitting on a parked water truck after it was moved, in this screen grab from an exclusive Ryersonian video.

City declares Ryerson no-go area for water trailers, citing ‘unacceptable risk’

The City of Toronto’s water department has blacklisted Ryerson from using its HTO To Go water trailers after what it called “highly unprofessional and disorganized” conduct during the RSU’s Week of Welcome. While setting up for the Drake concert, event organizers moved a trailer 300 metres down Gould Street, prompting scathing criticism from city officials.

Materials from a workshop promoting consent culture. (Ryersonian Archives)

Campus consent workshop organizers advocate for sexual assault prevention

While Ryerson recently introduced its first-ever sexual assault policy, some say it doesn’t go far enough to address rape culture on campus. Janet Rodriguez, director of campaigns and equity with the Continuing Education Students’ Association of Ryerson (CESAR), said students should push for the university to do more to help prevent sexual assault, rather than just making policies to respond […]

by Nicole Abi-Najem· · News, On Campus
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)

RSU takes its alternative budget to a town hall

Toronto’s deep freeze might be over, but the Ryerson Students’ Union’s Freeze the Fees campaign is far from it. The RSU’s budget, which was released on Tuesday, shows that Ryerson is running on an average surplus of $14 million over the past five years. “We are not in a period of austerity here at Ryerson,” said Jesse Root, the RSU’s […]

by Kevin Alfaro· · News, On Campus
Lena Peters, a sex educator, anti-oppression trainer and social justice advocate from Toronto, shows Seinfeld clip to a group of six Ryerson students to demonstrate barriers and personal space.

Sex educator addresses consent for Ryerson’s International Women’s Day celebrations

In a 1994 episode of Seinfeld, Elaine introduces her new boyfriend, Aaron, to the New York City crew. Though Aaron seems overly-friendly, his tendency to “close talk” in other characters’ faces is perceived to be a little too close for comfort—a familiar scenario for many female students. Lena Peters, a sex educator, anti-oppression trainer and social justice advocate from Toronto, […]

by Nadya Domingo· · Arts & Life
Ryerson Close to Unveiling Updated Sexual Assault Policy

Ryerson Close to Unveiling Updated Sexual Assault Policy

Ryerson University hopes to unveil an updated sexual assault policy by the end of the academic year. Over the past few months Vice-Provost for Students, Heather Lane Vetere, met with student groups and stakeholders, such as campus security, counselling services and community activists, to determine what the policy update needs. “I’ve heard very consistent things, and I’ve distilled all of […]

by Danielle Gresko· · News, On Campus, students
CESAR members elects interim leaders at unofficial meeting

CESAR members elects interim leaders at unofficial meeting

The Continuing Education Students’ Association has a new slate of executive members after members elected in March 2013 resigned earlier this month. Along with the five executive members, CESAR president Shinae Kim resigned from her position for unknown reasons. The members abruptly vacated their positions prompting an unofficial general members’ meeting to elect interim leaders for these seats on Feb. […]

by Emma Childs· · News, On Campus
CESAR's union employees were unable to return to work this morning, despite having reached an agreement to end the lockout last week. (Chelsea Shim/Ryersonian Staff)

Unionized employees locked out of the CESAR office

CESAR’s two unionized staff members went back to work this morning following their four-month lockout only to be locked out of the office. “The two staff members of CESAR showed up for work today at the CESAR office at 9 a.m., as per the minutes of settlement the union signed in good faith with CESAR,” said Mary-Jo Nadeau, service coordinator […]

by Chelsea Shim· · News, On Campus, Top stories
CESAR and CUPE reach agreement, ending lockout

CESAR and CUPE reach agreement, ending lockout

  Employees from Ryerson’s Continuing Education Student Association may be back to work as early as this week. Last September, CESAR executives locked out its full-time unionized employees after collective bargaining attempts failed. Both parties settled on an agreement last Tuesday night, according to Saira Chhibber, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1281, which represents CESAR employees. […]

by Chelsea Shim· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Plagiarism: Failure isn’t the only option

Plagiarism: Failure isn’t the only option

Moving to a new country and starting a university education in a foreign language is hard enough. But imagine the trauma from getting a notice that you’re suspected of plagiarism. It’s an accusation that could lead you to fail your course or be expelled. “I’ve had a lot of CESAR members come into our office and some just immigrated to […]

by Maham Abedi· · Features
The Student Campus Centre's member services office won't be offering discounted metro passes to continuing education students at Ryerson at the end of the month.

Errant email sent to students in CESAR’s name

The registrar’s office apologized to continuing education and part-time students last Friday for sending a mass email which falsely claimed to have been written and authorized by Continuing Education Students’ Association of Ryerson (CESAR) president Shinae Kim. The email reminded CESAR students they would no longer have access to discounted metro passes through the member services office at the Student […]

by Diana Hall· · News, On Campus, Top stories
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 7

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 7

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian campus news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press.

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 6

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 6

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian campus news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press.

Ryerson's provost Mohamed Lachemi led the student townhall on Oct. 29.

Provost soaks up student concerns at academic town hall

Dozens of students flocked to a town hall Monday to let Ryerson know how it has disappointed them. That was the whole point of the students-only meeting, hosted by Ryerson’s provost and vice-president academic, Mohamed Lachemi. He wanted as much feedback as possible from students for the school’s second of three discussions on its Academic Plan for 2014-19. “I want […]

by Jean Ko Din· · News, On Campus
CESAR faces labour charge in bitter battle

CESAR faces labour charge in bitter battle

The trade union representing two full-time workers who have been locked out of their jobs at the Continuing Education Students’ Association of Ryerson says it has filed an unfair labour practices complaint against the beleaguered student union. A representative of CUPE Local 1281 confirmed that CUPE National filed a complaint against CESAR with the Ontario Labour Relations Board on Oct. […]

by Diana Hall· · News, On Campus
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 5

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 5

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian campus news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press.

CESAR wants union employees to revise pay expectations

The Continuing Education Student Association at Ryerson locked out its two full-time unionized employees last Monday–and they are not willing to negotiate with the union until they revise their pay expectations. One unionized employee says her wages have been frozen since the collective agreement between CESAR and her union (CUPE 1281) expired in 2011. But CESAR says the union is demanding that the […]

by Amanda Kline· · News, On Campus
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 4

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 4

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian campus news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press.   News round-up: “Men’s Issues” group is attempts to gain official group status Ryerson’s student union ranking is in CESAR locks out 2 full time employees […]

CESAR lockout makes staff feel ‘undervalued’

The Continuing Education Student Association of Ryerson (CESAR) locked out its two unionized employees Monday after collective bargaining negotiations fell apart. “I received an email Sunday morning saying I was going to be locked out as of midnight,” said Estefania Toledo, one of the two workers represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 1281. Toledo has worked […]

by Amanda Kline· · News, On Campus