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Interactive: Security threats on campus mapped

Interactive: Security threats on campus mapped

The Ryersonian took data from the published security alerts collected from the last two years to break down figures that stand out.

Jian Ghomeshi leaving Old City Hall on Feb. 1, 2016, day one of the former CBC Radio host's, sexual assault trial (Lisa Coombs/Ryersonian Staff).

LIVE BLOG: Jian Ghomeshi verdict

Former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi is charged with four counts of sexual assault and one count of chocking to overcome resistance. Justice William Horkins will deliver the verdict Thursday morning at 10 a.m. Follow The Ryersonian’s live coverage of the verdict.  

Jian Ghomeshi leaving Old City Hall on Feb. 1, 2016, day one of the former CBC Radio host's, sexual assault trial (Lisa Coombs/Ryersonian Staff).

LIVE: #JianGhomeshi’s sexual assault trial, day 8

Day eight of our live coverage of former CBC Radio host, Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual assault trial continues.

UPDATED: Judge allows fourth witness in Ghomeshi trial

UPDATED: Judge allows fourth witness in Ghomeshi trial

Day six of our live coverage of former CBC Radio host, Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual assault trial continues.

LIVE: #JianGhomeshi’s sexual assault trial, day 5

LIVE: #JianGhomeshi’s sexual assault trial, day 5

Day five of our live coverage of former CBC Radio host, Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual assault trial continues.

Jian Ghomeshi getting out of his car on Feb. 5, 2016 (Aidan Cox/Ryersonian Staff)

LIVE: #JianGhomeshi’s sexual assault trial, day 4

Day four of our live coverage of former CBC Radio host, Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual assault trial continues.

Protesters outside of old City Hall (Aiden Cox/Ryersonian Staff)

LIVE: #JianGhomeshi’s sexual assault trial, day 3

Day two of our live coverage of former CBC Radio host, Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual assault trial continues.

LIVE: #JianGhomeshi’s sexual assault trial, day 2

LIVE: #JianGhomeshi’s sexual assault trial, day 2

Day two of our live coverage of former CBC Radio host, Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual assault trial continues.

LIVE: #JianGhomeshi’s sexual assault trial, day 1

LIVE: #JianGhomeshi’s sexual assault trial, day 1

Follow the live coverage of former CBC Radio host, Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual assault trial.

Controversial Twitter harassment trial awaits verdict

Controversial Twitter harassment trial awaits verdict

Reporter Victoria Chan gives us the latest update on a case involving the alleged harassment of three women by one man on Twitter.

by Cole Deakin· · News, Videos
RUSafe on campus?

RUSafe on campus?

A Ryerson professor hopes to revolutionize safety on campus by combining geography with technology. Geography professor Eric Vaz and two employees from Ryerson’s Laboratory for Geocomputation have developed a crime hot-spot web application called RUSafe. The site allows users to select a type of security incident, like assault or voyeurism, and see on a map where it has occurred on campus. “It’s the power […]

by Jessica Lepore· · News, On Campus
Jian Ghomeshi's lawyer Marie Henein arriving at the College Park courthouse on Feb. 26. (Courtesy of Samantha Crisp)

Date set for next stage of Ghomeshi trial

Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual assault case will resume March 27 with a pretrial hearing, an off-­the­-record meeting between the defence, the prosecution and a judge. Ghomeshi’s lawyer, Marie Henein, arrived without her client at the College Park courthouse Thursday morning. Henein left the building quickly after a brief hearing without answering any questions from the media. According to criminal law specialist […]

by Samantha Crisp· · News, Off Campus
Law enforcement says social media posts are admissible in court. (Susana Gomez Baez / Ryersonian Staff)

Social media fair game in police investigations

Oversharing on social media can be innocuous enough, but it seems that some don’t realize that what they post on the Internet — especially if it’s offensive or illegal — can later land them in hot water. Police arrested and charged a 16-year-old Pittsburgh teen with murder Monday after he sent a picture taken with the body to a friend […]

The victims entered the Mattamy Athletic Centre lobby after the stabbings occurred Sunday morning. (Jordan Sprague/ Ryersonian Staff)

UPDATE: Toronto man charged in triple stabbing near Mattamy Athletic Centre

A man has been charged after three people were injured following a stabbing in front of the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC) Sunday morning near Church and Carlton Streets.Police say the suspect was arrested at College and Yonge Streets Sunday, after a man began attacking people in the street at around 8:30 a.m.One woman in her 20s suffered a stab wound […]

by Prajakta Dhopade· · News, On Campus, Top stories
The 24-hour Burger King is located at Yonge and Shuter Streets. (Kyanna Vassell/The Ryersonian)

Police officers take down man at downtown Burger King

Police were called to a Burger King at Yonge and Shuter Streets this morning, to find a man barricaded inside the restaurant’s washroom. The 33-year-old allegedly punched an officer in the face, leading Burger King employees to call for further assistance around 7 a.m., reports say.  The same reports say that at least a dozen officers responded, with further reports […]

by Kyanna Vassell· · News, Off Campus
Man arrested after ‘indecent behaviour’ in library

Man arrested after ‘indecent behaviour’ in library

A man allegedly involved in two instances of “indecent behaviour” in the school library has been arrested for trespassing. According to a Ryerson security alert, the man was arrested Aug. 29 after an incident on the building’s seventh floor. Security services say a female student was studying in a cubicle when she noticed a suspect looking at her from underneath the desk of […]

by Kathleen McGouran· · News, On Campus
The trial takes place at  361 University Ave. (Courtesy Creative Commons)

Alleged murderer of Ryerson student seemed “depressed” prior to girlfriend’s death

In the weeks leading up to the death of Ryerson student Carina Petrache, her boyfriend Farshad Badakhshan seemed “depressed and lonely,” a jury heard today. The second week of the first-degree murder trial of 31-year-old Badakhshan began today. He is accused of murdering Petrache, 23, in July 2010 at a housing complex in Toronto’s Annex district. Another tenant at 502 […]

by Matthew Kennedy· · Live Blog, News, Off Campus, Top stories
Former Ryerson student, Carina Petrache, was allegedly murdered by her boyfriend in 2010. (Courtesy Facebook)

Alleged murderer of Ryerson student sat calmly as his lower body burned: witness

Residents in an Annex housing complex found Farshad Badakhshan sitting calmly in a chair in the communal kitchen, even though the lower half of his body was on fire, a Toronto jury heard today. Badakhshan, 31, is accused of first-degree murder in the July 2010 death of Carina Petrache, a 23-year-old Ryerson criminology student. They both lived in a housing […]

by Matthew Kennedy· · News, Off Campus, Top stories
Jury hears testimony from housemate in former Ryerson student murder case

Jury hears testimony from housemate in former Ryerson student murder case

Warning: Graphic content The housemate of a former Ryerson student, murdered more than three years ago, told a jury that he saw the victim with a slit throat and her lower body engulfed in flames. Farshad Badakhshan is accused of murdering 23-year-old Carina Petrache, who studied criminology at Ryerson. Badakhshan has pleaded not guilty and his defence team is contending that […]

by Matthew Kennedy· · News, Off Campus
Security watch notices by incident type (as of Sept. 10, 2013) (Josh Kolm/Ryersonian Staff)

Security emails get mixed reviews

  A campus program that harnesses the power of technology to alert students about on-campus security issues is passing its one-year anniversary this month. The Ryerson University Security Watch program, administered by the Environmental Health and Safety and Security department, emails students about assaults, robberies and incidents of menacing behaviour. The program was launched last year as part of an […]

by Emma Jarratt· · News, On Campus
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