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Women's hockey team captain Nella Brodett, right, and suicide prevention activist Shayan Yazdanpanah, left, are taking part in this year's #RamsTalk campaign. (Vanessa Francone/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson’s mental health awareness fundraiser breaks record

The #RamsTalk social media campaign to end the stigma surrounding mental illness broke a new record on March 24: 104,200 tweets in 24 hours. That’s the greatest number of tweets the campaign has seen since it began three years ago. Tweeting using the hashtag #RamsTalk meant five cents was donated to the mental health awareness organization is a […]

by Vanessa Francone· · News, On Campus
(Courtesy Lauren Emberson)

Ryerson student aims to raise $50k for film

By Saheel Shah After 17 days and over $20,000, funds continue coming in for the Ryerson-directed feature film Goliath as it enters the third week of its Indiegogo campaign. Goliath is being written, directed and produced by Luke Villemaire, a third-year film student at Ryerson. In September, Villemaire secured $20,000 through the Ryerson Communication and Design Society (RCDS) to contribute […]

Katharine Heng (left) and Jane Mathias are raising money for sleeping bags to give to those in need. (Courtesy Brendan Hills)

City of Sleeping Bags initiative to aid Toronto’s homeless

Two Ryerson business students are trying to help the homeless stay warm this winter. Katharine Heng and Jane Mathias have started a campaign called City of Sleeping Bags, which aims to raise $5,000 to provide 100 sleeping bags for the homeless this winter. It all started after an inter-provincial business competition the two were participating in. The competition had wrapped […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Top stories
Executive ‘Sleep Out’ raises more than $900,000 for homeless youth

Executive ‘Sleep Out’ raises more than $900,000 for homeless youth

The Covenant House Toronto executive sleep out beat its fundraising goal by more than $100,000 this year. The annual fundraiser, called The Sleep Out:More than Executive Edition, sees high-profile executives and politicians sleep out for one night to experience homelessness, in 14 countries across North America. Bruce Rivers, executive director of Covenant House Toronto, said the non-profit raised $920,000 for the youth homelessness shelter in […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Videos

Leading Conservative fundraiser drops Ford support

It’s early in the game, but Toronto’s mayoral candidates are already vying for attention — and money — to fund their campaigns. Some of Ryerson’s professors are involved in this political game. Conservative lawyer and Ted Rogers business school professor Ralph Lean is known among the political community as the city’s top fundraiser for mayoral candidates. This week, however, the […]

by Bethany Van Lingen· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
Preview J.Crew's 2014 spring collection this weekend at Toronto Eaton Centre. (Bryan Sparrow/The Ryersonian)

Around Campus: What to do Jan. 20-26

For the design junkie: Taking place from Jan. 20-26 across the city is the Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO). With over 60 events, installations and displays, the objective of this weeklong showcase is to celebrate the best efforts in Canadian design. Check out the official festival map for exhibits around campus or near you. For the social butterfly: Join the Ryerson Fashion […]