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Rachel M. Trozzolo, one of the organizers of the event, holds the trans flag. (Photo by Mah Noor Mubarik)

Trans community discusses fashion challenges

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.

by Zena Salem· · News
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Toronto’s Jewish community reacts to Toronto Star report on former Ryerson TA

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.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News
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Trans awareness month begins

Today marks the beginning of Trans Awareness Month, a celebration that aims to honour and recognize the trans community on Ryerson’s campus.

by Imani Walker· · News, On Campus
Vigil commemorates ongoing trauma left behind by residential school system

Vigil commemorates ongoing trauma left behind by residential school system

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.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
Leslie Melo was able to speak to her family in Mexico for a few minutes before phone service was cut off due to the earthquake. (Photo by Sophie Armstrong)

Mexico earthquake hits close to home at Ryerson

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 […]

by Sophie Armstrong· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
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