Post Tagged with: "islamophobia"

Caption: Ullah and Yousaf both ran for the position of vice president of operations for the
Ryerson Student Union and both individuals received Islamophobic remarks during their
campaigning period. (Photo by Nicholas Baxter)

A closer look at recurring Islamophobia in campus politics

Yousaf is running for the position of vice-president operations for the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) for 2017. He doesn’t know that what he is about to see, would put a damper on his campaign and impact him psychologically.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features
From left to right, Ali Najafi, Faisal Hassan, Samiya Abdi, Gilary Massa, panelist at last weeks seminar called Voice of Experience: islamophobia in the Workplace speak about the trials they faced in their work career. (Photo by Tawanna Hyman)

Ryerson’s Ismaili Muslim students need a space to pray on campus

Ryerson’s Ismaili Muslim Student Association (RIMSA) says they’re lacking proper accommodation for their prayers on campus.

In Islam, prayer is a sanction that is performed multiple times throughout the day, and the religion is specific about how prayers should be done.

by Tawanna Hyman· · Features, On Campus
Vice journalist Sarah Hagi at the Ryerson school of journalism's teach-in on Tuesday. (Chris Blanchette/Ryersonian Staff)

Facing Islamophobia in a hijab

Vice journalist Sarah Hagi told journalism students Tuesday how she confronted her online trolls “face-to-face” while wearing her hijab.

by Lauren Malyk· · Media, News, On Campus
BREAKING: Protest outside Muslim Association of Canada-Masjid Toronto

BREAKING: Protest outside Muslim Association of Canada-Masjid Toronto

Sarah Cunningham-Scharf Jaclyn Tansil Allan Perkins   On Friday afternoon, a group displaying anti-Islamic messages and signs gathered outside the Muslim Association, Masjid Toronto. There seems to be a small protest forming outside the Muslim Association of Canada at Dundas and Chestnut right now. Anyone wanna cover it? — Andrea Houston (@dreahouston) February 17, 2017 In an act of […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus
Protest against Trump, Islamophobia and white supremacy

Protest against Trump, Islamophobia and white supremacy

Jaclyn Tansil Madison Good Thousands of people stood outside Toronto’s U.S. Consulate today to protest American President Donald Trump, Islamophobia and white supremacy. Toronto Police shut down University Avenue from Queen Street West to Dundas Street West, diverting traffic and streetcars. The protest began around 12 p.m. and continued until late-afternoon with people braving the below freezing temperatures to show […]

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