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RyersonianTV: November 26, 2015 – Sheldon Levy’s farewell party, medical marijuana approved in public places, Germany sends war jets to Syria

RyersonianTV: November 26, 2015 – Sheldon Levy’s farewell party, medical marijuana approved in public places, Germany sends war jets to Syria

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV: November 17, 2015 – Paris and the fallout, Canada still pulling out fighter jets against ISIS, Santa Claus parade

RyersonianTV: November 17, 2015 – Paris and the fallout, Canada still pulling out fighter jets against ISIS, Santa Claus parade

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV covered Day 2 of the Russian Airstrikes in Syria.

Russian Airstrikes in Syria

Russian air forces attacked rebel controlled areas in Syria on Thursday. It was the second day of attacks on militant groups opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

by Nadine Habib· · News, Off Campus, Videos
Ryerson students get noisy outside Munk leaders’ debate

Ryerson students get noisy outside Munk leaders’ debate

Crowds of supporters lined up in front of Roy Thompson Hall for the Munk leaders’ debate on foreign policy Monday. Ryerson students were on hand to cheer for, and against, the three major party leaders as they made their entrance to the hour and 45 minute skirmish, which addressed the Canada-US relationship, Russia’s aggression in the Ukraine and the war […]

by Cole Deakin· · News, Politics, Videos
Imam Yusuf Khan (Khadija Khan / Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson Ahmadiyya Muslim Students Association students tackle Islamophobia

ISIS perverts the true meaning of Islam, said Imam Yousuf Khan at a panel discussion last week. Khan was the keynote speaker at “Murder in the Name of Islam,” a panel discussion held at Ryerson on March 23. The event, organized by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Students’ Association (AMSA), was intended to battle public misconceptions about Islam. The discussion identified the […]

by Khadija Khan· · News
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 26

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 26

            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 on The Ryersonian weekly wrap,  we have a story about Ryerson’s growing application numbers. Also, Ryerson received a rather sizable […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
Mohammed Ali, known online as Abu Turaab, is a former Ryerson student who says he left the country to join ISIS.

ISIS fighter, a former Ryerson student, continues to promote jihadist ideology online

An ISIS jihadist, who says he was in the aerospace engineering program at Ryerson, continues to promote his extremist opinions on social media. Mohammed Ali, who goes by the name Abu Turaab, created a new Twitter account on Thursday after the site suspended his original one. In his first tweet from his latest Twitter account, Ali said, “help me spread […]

by Ramna Shahzad· · News, Off Campus, Top stories
UPDATED: ISIS jihadist says he is a former Ryerson student

UPDATED: ISIS jihadist says he is a former Ryerson student

An ISIS fighter, who goes by the name Abu Turaab, says he is a former Ryerson student. The National Post reported his real name is Mohammed Ali and revealed he is a 24-year-old from Mississauga, Ont. who left the country to join ISIS, also known as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, eight months ago. On his @AbuTuraaab Twitter profile, which was suspended by […]

by Ramna Shahzad· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Stop the CrISIS campaign banner over Lake Devo on campus.

Stop the CrISIS: “We want to make sure we get to these people before ISIS does”

  A Muslim students’ group is banding together to fight the extremist influence they say ISIS can have on Canadian youth. The Stop the CrISIS campaign, created by the national group Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA), starts Thursday with its first event at York University that will feature presentations and speakers who will talk about the peaceful teachings of the Qu’ran […]

by Ramna Shahzad· · education, News, On Campus, students, Top stories
(Fatima Kazmi/Ryersonian staff)

Editorial: Canadian youth involved in terrorism

Dropping out of university sounds like a bad choice. Dropping out and joining a terrorist organization sounds like an impossible choice. Unfortunately, the latter is very real and scary one that some students decide to make. Collin Gordon grew up in Calgary, and attended Thompson Rivers University for business. He was on the volleyball team, and was a founding member […]

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