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Library struggling to keep up with demand for laptop use

By Jessica Vitullo and Calvin Dao Loaned-out laptops are in high demand among Ryerson students who take advantage of the school’s mobile learning tools, results from a recent online survey suggest. More than 87 per cent of the survey’s respondents said laptops are the tool they most need for their academic endeavours. According to Weina Wang, Ryerson’s borrowing and lending services […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
Ryerson says the updated policy will cut down on paperwork for students seeking accommodation.

New rules for religious accommodation on campus

Students seeking time off for religious holidays must submit requests within two weeks of class starting, according to a new Ryerson policy. But some students say that could be a problem, since the exact dates of some religious holidays aren’t known until days before the event. “We don’t know the timing of when some holidays will fall,” said Komal Kamran, […]

by Jessica Vitullo· · News, On Campus
Ryerson cites leftover garbage and strong odours as reasons for their decision to ban hot food in the library.

Ryerson cools it on hot food in library

Ryerson library staff and security are enforcing a new food policy prohibiting students from consuming hot food while in the library. Library officials say the reason for the policy change is due to students leaving leftover food on study tables and not throwing away garbage, causing odours and an uncomfortable work environment. Students are still allowed to eat food in […]

by Jessica Vitullo· · News, On Campus