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Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 38

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 38

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.               This week on The Ryersonian weekly wrap: Federal election updates from Social Media Lab’s PoliDashboard app. A new cafe is opening right around campus […]

by Alysia Burdi· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 37

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 37

              This week on The Ryersonian weekly wrap: Ryerson University is blacklisted from using the city’s water trailers Free pie lures students to vote early on campus And much more… Hosted by Cole Deakin and Alysia Burdi.

by Alysia Burdi· · Audio, News, On Campus, Podcasts
Are students uninterested or uninformed?

Are students uninterested or uninformed?

Ryerson students are politically uninformed, at least according to a Rebel Media video. Founded last February by conservative pundit and former Sun News host Ezra Levant, Rebel is an online news outlet. They sent two correspondents to campus last week. They pulled students aside on Gould Street and asked them various questions related to Canadian politics and history. The result […]

by Alison Shouldice· · Editorial, Opinion, students
Linda McQuaig, Bill Morneau and Colin Biggin at the St. James Town debate. (Kiah Berkeley / Ryersonian Staff)

Audience participation limited at Toronto Centre candidates debate

Toronto Centre candidates participated in their first debate of the 2015 campaign Tuesday night, but some of the attendees at the forum were upset that they didn’t get to ask questions of their own. While Conservative candidate Julian Di Battista did not attend, Bill Morneau (Liberal), Linda McQuaig (NDP) and Colin Biggin (Green) spoke before residents in St. James Town, answering questions that dealt with the community’s top four concerns: […]

by Kiah Berkeley· · News, Off Campus, Politics
Ryerson plans to help students navigate Fair Elections Act

Ryerson plans to help students navigate Fair Elections Act

With the 2015 federal election just over a month away, Canadians face a new set of voter identification rules that some critics say may discourage university students from going to the polls. Among other voting regulation changes, the Fair Elections Act has banned two means of voting for people who do not have a photo ID with their name and […]

by Peter Goffin· · News
Poll: Toronto undergrads plan to vote in federal election, but can’t name their current MP

Poll: Toronto undergrads plan to vote in federal election, but can’t name their current MP

The majority of undergraduate students in Toronto plan to vote in the next federal election. But these same students don’t know who currently represents them in the House of Commons. A recent poll jointly conducted by Ryerson University’s School of Journalism and department of politics and public administration indicates that three out of five undergraduate students in Toronto are either […]

by Michael Norton· · News
Justin Trudeau favourite federal leader among young Toronto voters, poll suggests

Justin Trudeau favourite federal leader among young Toronto voters, poll suggests

By Kathleen O’Toole for JRN112 A poll conducted by Ryerson University undergraduate students last week suggests that young Toronto voters favour Justin Trudeau, leader of the Liberal Party of Canada. The poll indicates that of the students who favour a leader, a little over half (53 per cent) favour Trudeau over leaders of the Conservative Party of Canada, the New Democratic […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
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