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Ryerson International graduate students completing a session activity.

Persepolis film screening helps international students combat culture shock

International students at Ryerson struggling to adapt to Canada felt a little more at home after a screening of Persepolis last week.

by Aileen Zangouei· · Arts & Life
EDITORIAL: Halloween’s takeaway

EDITORIAL: Halloween’s takeaway

For most students and party veterans, Halloween is a chance to dress up, have fun and get silly. But few know about the day’s queer party culture roots.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial, Opinion
Halloween costumes often draw from harmful cultural stereotypes. (Photo by Isabella Perrone)

Course unions take a stand against culturally offensive Halloween costumes

With Halloween approaching, Ryerson student groups and course unions are preparing to deal with costumes that offend, rather than scare.

by Isabella Perrone· · News
"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
OPINION: What Thanksgiving means to me as someone who doesn’t celebrate it

OPINION: What Thanksgiving means to me as someone who doesn’t celebrate it

The first time I ever heard of Thanksgiving was when I sneakily streamed an episode of Friends in middle school, without my mother’s permission. She refused to let me watch the series until I was appropriately old enough to hear the double-entendres.

by Devika Desai· · Opinion
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