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The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 25

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 25

            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, we have the latest on Ryerson security’s response to high-crime areas on campus. We also bring you a Ryersonian exclusive concerning campus bookstore textbook return policies. […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
The grand jury's decision not to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the murder of unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, has re-opened the race dialogue. (Lauren Harris / Ryersonian Staff)

The “peaceful” protest: what is it good for?

The words “peaceful” and “protest” seem to contradict one another. Is it possible to be calm – to not be enraged – when society, or ironically, the justice system, has failed to provide justice? But more importantly, is the peaceful protest effective, or does it simply downplay the tragedies we so desperately want to stand up against? The Arabic poet, […]

by Lauren Harris· · Opinion
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 24

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 24

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, we have the latest on the new student group rivaling the RSU’s Freeze the Fees campaign. We also bring you updates on the protests happening in Ferguson, Missouri — and closer to […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories

Using social media ‘Light’ in fight against police brutality

I’m not one to casually drop Bible verses to get a point across, but here goes: “But everything exposed by the light becomes visible — and everything that is illuminated becomes a light.” Ephesians 5:13, New International Version. I came across this passage after spending hours online, drifting through holy grails like Youtube, Reddit and Twitter. I can’t remember how […]

by Halla Imam· · Guest Opinion, Opinion
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