Vivek Shraya says she used to love shopping, but now hates it. It reminds her that she either dresses the way she wants and worries about incurring violence, or she erases her identity.
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Local Jewish community members have mixed responses to efforts by a former Ryerson teaching assistant to share his story after he was fired by the university for alleged anti-semitic remarks.
Today marks the beginning of Trans Awareness Month, a celebration that aims to honour and recognize the trans community on Ryerson’s campus.
Although the last residential school in Canada was shut down in 1996, the trauma caused by the institution still exists today.
On Sept. 30, a vigil was held in front of the Egerton Ryerson statue to commemorate the ongoing trauma left behind by the residential school system. About 100 people from Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities gathered in a circle in front of the statue, which they covered with an orange cloth.
The impact of the deadly earthquake that struck Mexico City on Sept. 19 is being felt on Ryerson’s campus Leslie Melo, who works at Pancho’s Bakery churro stand at the intersection of Yonge and Gould streets, has family in Mexico City who have been impacted by the earthquake. Thankfully Melo’s family is safe, but after speaking with them for only […]