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WATCH: 23 questions with Daniel Drak

WATCH: 23 questions with Daniel Drak

When he’s not baking or indulging in Christmas carols, Daniel Drak is trying to make people think differently about fashion.

by Michelle McNally· · Arts & Life, Fashion
Cynthia Tang is an international student at Ryerson who moved to Canada from China six years ago. (Photo by Ricardo Serrano)

Census reveals more than a half of Torontonians identify as visible minority

More than half of Torontonians identify as visible minorities, according to data released in Canada’s 2016 census by Statistics Canada last Wednesday.

by Ricardo Serrano· · News
Casandra Fulwood, co-ordinator of the Racialised Students' Collective. (Photo by Milca Kuflu)

Mental health services need more diversity

Ryerson’s Health and Wellness Centre has been a vital resource for students battling mental health issues, but its lack of diversity has many students of colour feeling left behind.

The hued racial composition on campus is hard to miss. Walk along Gould Street on a busy afternoon and you’ll see a true reflection of Toronto’s fast-growing ethno-cultural community, which now makes up almost half of the city’s population.

by Milca Kuflu· · Health, News, On Campus
VOICES: An open letter to Hollywood

VOICES: An open letter to Hollywood

Hi Hollywood, I wanted to introduce myself, in case you weren’t sure what a genuine Asian person looks like. Surprise! I’m a far cry from Scarlett Johansson.  But you knew that, didn’t you? You must have, since the Internet explodes every time you even consider casting a white actor as a character of colour. How else do you explain the […]

by Christine Chua· · Film & Television, Opinion
Palak Mangat

Demand true diversity

Maybe it’s because I’m graduating soon, but I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the dreaded d-word: diversity. Why is it dreaded? Hard to say, really, but as a South Asian female in the media industry, I have a theory. Granted, my experiences are limited to my 21 years, so I’m by no means an expert and I’m the first […]

by Palak Mangat· · Guest Opinion, Opinion
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