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Student film confronts relationship sex abuse

Meet Glass Ceiling Productions, a group of five young women in their fourth year of Ryerson’s RTA School of Media releasing a film that is normalizing the conversation of sexual assault, abuse and consent.

Their coming-of-age film, The Remnants of Eden, is about sexual consent in a relationship and speaks about a traumatic event that happens to the main character, Eden Rosen.

by Christiane Beya· · Features, Film & Television
"It’s important to recognize that not all abusers and rapists fit the Harvey Weinstein archetype of powerful Hollywood mogul. They are our friends, colleagues, teachers, and those we call our romantic partners." (Photo courtesy of Pixabay)

EDITORIAL: Consent culture must be priority

The high numbers of male and female actors, managers, and publicists who have decided to share their stories of Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual assault (which has continued for more than three decades) reminds us of how pervasive rape culture is.

It’s more proof that campus policies geared toward consent culture are vital to students’ safety and should continue.

by Milca Kuflu· · Editorial, Opinion
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RTA students crowdfunded $5,000 for film about consent

A group of five Ryerson women are trying to encourage students to speak up and support each other about consent.

Glass Ceiling Productions, formed by the fourth-year RTA School of Media students, is currently working on a film about consent in young relationships. The movie, called The Remnants of Eden, tackles an important and sensitive issue.

by Christiane Beya· · Film & Television, News
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UPDATED: Student leaders say Ryerson’s sexual violence policy isn’t reaching all students

Ryerson student leaders agree with administration that the new Sexual Violence Policy is raising awareness on campus, but worry that the message isn’t reaching the average student. Tamara Jones, vice-president equity at the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU), said she notices more awareness of the policy, but only among students actively involved in the Ryerson community. “Some students do know [about […]

by Patricia Karounos· · News, On Campus
Protesters at the Take Back the Night rally at Ryerson University on Sept. 16, 2016.  (Hongen Nar)

Sexual violence survivors and allies take back the night

All eyes were fixed on Marie Sleth Friday evening as she recounted the sexual violence she’d experienced while living in a foster home as a child. “The man of the house, in the foster home, he would be drunk and take advantage of me sexually. He said that if I told his wife, she would send me back to the […]

by Shaian Martin· · News
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