Post Tagged with: "freeze the fees"

In this Nov. 20, 2014 file photo, protesters set up camp outside Jorgensen Hall calling for the university to freeze tuition fees. (Marija Petrovic / Ryersonian Staff)

Co-operative tone set after RSU-Reignite meeting already off key

New Reignite Ryerson post addressing vice-president education Cormac McGee’s connection to Rise for Ryerson campaign leads to accusations of a smear campaign

by Al Donato· · On Campus
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 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
The members of tent city may have packed up their tents but they're not giving up (Dillon Li / Ryersonian Staff)

Tents taken down, but fight for tuition freeze continues: RSU

Chants, boos and jeers erupted in the hallway; posters were torn apart, name-calling ensued and the original purpose of attending the meeting – to engage the board of governors about tuition hikes – was lost. Two rival student movements — Freeze the Fees and Rise for Ryerson — clashed in a heated confrontation outside the board of governors meeting last week. The […]

by Dillon Li· · Features, News, On Campus
Report calls for Ryerson administration to lower tuition

Report calls for Ryerson administration to lower tuition

A new report released by the Task Force on Graduate Education calls on Ryerson’s           administration to introduce a scholarship to bridge the gap between domestic and international student’s tuition. The 13-paged report titled, “Recommendations of the Task Force on Graduate Education Administration and Delivery,” was submitted this fall and overseen by Ryerson’s provost and vice-president academic Mohamed […]

by Beza Getachew· · degrees, education, News, On Campus, students
Protesters’ encampment draws criticism after photos reveal abandoned tent city

Protesters’ encampment draws criticism after photos reveal abandoned tent city

An impromptu tent city erected by student protesters on Ryerson’s campus has elicited criticism after a student passing the encampment late at night snapped a photo of some of the encampment’s inhabitants sitting indoors. Protesters set up camp near Jorgensen Hall and Kerr Hall West Monday. A spokesman for the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU), whose executive team is among the tent city’s residents, maintains the protesters […]

by Fatima Syed· · News
Students at the RSU's Freeze the Fees event on Monday. (Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson Students’ Union wants details on Ryerson’s budget

By Shane Perusse In an effort to pressure the university to stop tuition hikes, the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) launched its Freeze the Fees campaign on Monday. RSU executives are also demanding the university release “budget details,” but one union spokesperson says they don’t know the exact details they need to be requesting. “At this time we simply don’t know […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · education, News, On Campus, students