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Rye grad premieres Fire Song at TIFF

Rye grad premieres Fire Song at TIFF

Ryerson film graduate Adam Garnet Jones’ first feature film Fire Song premiered last Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and is one of the first films directed by a First Nations director. Fire Song is the story of a closeted Anishinaabe teenager, who deals with the fallout of his sister’s suicide.

by Charles Bossy· · Arts & Life, Film & Television
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 8

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 8

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian campus news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press. Here are the stories mentioned in this week’s podcast: Mayor Ford admits during city council meeting to buying illegal drugs. http://www.ryersonian.ca/?p=8642 LIVE: Anti Rob Ford protest […]

“There are more students than funding:” aboriginal youth struggle to go to university

“There are more students than funding:” aboriginal youth struggle to go to university

Renata Meconse once dreamed of enrolling in Ryerson University’s journalism program. But the mother of three rapidly woke up. “The cost of living is higher there. It’s very hard for a First Nations person to move to one of the big cities for university,” she says. Meconse, 35, had to take what was available to her. She was lucky enough […]

by Maria Assaf· · Features, Top stories
Video: First Nation chief on funding for Aboriginal education

Video: First Nation chief on funding for Aboriginal education

by Maria Assaf· · Features, Top stories, Videos