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Ryerson looking to smarten up its image

When students think of Ryerson, they think of a technology-rich environment, focus on entrepreneurship and convenient downtown location. At least, this is the kind of feedback Ryerson is hoping for, as the university seeks comments from students as part of a new branding initiative aimed at better recruitment of prospective students, donors and volunteers. “We’re proud of what we’re doing […]

by Katrina Sieniuc· · News, On Campus

Yes, the A/C is still running in Kerr Hall

Ryerson students feeling the chill outside — and inside — campus buildings won’t be relieved for another couple of weeks, as the school says it won’t be turning the air conditioning off until mid-October. “I feel like I need to go (to Kerr Hall) in a small T-shirt, as well as bring my parka, at all times,” said Samuel Giguere, […]

by Katrina Sieniuc· · News, On Campus

Ryerson newspapers stay with Canadian University Press

Ryerson’s student newspapers are sticking with the Canadian University Press (CUP). CUP is a non-profit co-operated organization that is owned and run by more than 80 university newspapers across Canada. J-Source reported last week that seven of CUP’s past members have started an alternative newswire service to CUPwire. The newly launched National Wire Service includes the University of Toronto’s The Varsity, Western’s The Gazette, the Dalhousie […]

by Katrina Sieniuc· · News, On Campus

Ryerson provost stands by decision to renew U of T library agreement

The provost and vice president of Ryerson is standing by the university’s decision to renew the library-borrowing agreement with U of T, which allows undergraduate and graduate students to take out books from their library. But Jane Schmidt, the head of collections at the Ryerson Library, told The Ryersonian last week that she thinks the money spent on the U of […]

by Katrina Sieniuc· · News, On Campus
Overcrowded lecture halls are a common sight at the start of semester.

Class add-drop stress not limited to students

Adding, dropping and swapping courses hasn’t just relieved and frustrated students — professors are also feeling the strain. Ryerson’s enrolment policy allows students to switch around their schedule during the first two weeks of the term without academic penalty or fee. Many students use the add-drop buffer as an opportunity to try and cop a spot in a full course. […]

by Katrina Sieniuc· · News, On Campus
Librarian: Money should go to Rye’s collection

Librarian: Money should go to Rye’s collection

Outside library borrowing deals are delaying conversations between students and librarians about Ryerson’s own library collection, says Jane Schmidt, Ryerson’s head of collections librarian. Ryerson renewed an agreement with the University of Toronto at the beginning of the month that pays for graduate students and faculty to borrow U of T materials that are not found in Ryerson’s library. Schmidt […]

by Katrina Sieniuc· · News, On Campus
John Stackhouse, editor-in-chief of the Globe and Mail speaks to the Ontario Press Council.

Ontario Press Council hears complaints about Ford stories

Katrina Sieniuc and Jannen Belbeck The Ontario Press Council heard complaints Monday regarding Toronto Star and Globe and Mail stories alleging Mayor Rob Ford smoked crack cocaine and Coun. Doug Ford sold drugs. The hearings, which took place on the Ryerson campus, were in reference to a Toronto Star report from May 17titled “Rob Ford in ‘crack cocaine’ video scandal” and the Globe and Mail’s […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus