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Females far less likely to run for student elections, University of Alberta study

Females far less likely to run for student elections, University of Alberta study

Gender is the single largest factor in whether undergraduate students run for school elections, according to a recent report from the University of Alberta.

The study, named Identity Matters! found that women are just as interested in student politics as men, but are far less likely to actually run.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
Students who select all-gender housing can be placed in any of the three residences on campus, including Pitman Hall.
(Photo by Melissa Galevski)

Ryerson University makes the move to ‘all-gender’ housing

Ryerson University has changed the way campus residence rooms are assigned to include all gender identities. This is the first year incoming students had the opportunity to choose an all-gender housing option on their residence applications. This means that they could be paired with students of a different gender identity. Students were also not required to indicate their gender unless […]

by Melissa Galevski· · News, On Campus
(Courtesy Ben Barry, Photo by Jaclyn Locke)

Q-and-A: Ryerson fashion professor, Ben Barry

Bringing issues of diversity to light in the fashion world has been Prof. Ben Barry’s goal since he was 14. The Ryerson School of Fashion associate professor is behind the Ben Barry Agency, a unique modelling agency for models who don’t necessarily fit the size 2 demographic. His agency has been making waves in the fashion world. Last December, he […]

by Vanessa Francone· · Arts & Life, Fashion
(M. Forbes/Ryersonian Staff)

Love in transition

Too few people truly understand what it means to be transgender. The trans community is severely misunderstood and people aren’t trying hard enough to educate themselves on the issues. I can say that I didn’t know what being trans meant, or that it even existed, until I started meeting people who are transgender. While my knowledge of the trans world […]

by Kelsey Rambaran· · Opinion, Voices
Markus Harwood-Jones in the Trans Collective'd office in the SCC on Feb. 23, 2016.

Ryerson Trans Collective tackles transphobia on campus

Starting in March, the Ryerson Trans Collective will launch a campaign to tackle systemic cissexism and transphobia in classrooms and on campus.

by Krista Hessey· · News, Top stories
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