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UPDATE: Universities differ on emergency procedures

UPDATE: Universities differ on emergency procedures

An investigation by The Ryersonian last week revealed that very few students and faculty members know about Ryerson security’s “Yellow Book,” an allegedly vital document outlining security protocols for emergency situations. Even though Ryerson security said it has done a “fair bit” of communication on this vital document, The Ryersonian asked: what are some of the ways important information can […]

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VIDEO: Do you know what the Yellow Book is?

After the shootings in Ottawa last week, we asked security, what would happen if a crisis happened within close proximity to Ryerson? What we found was the Ryerson security expects every person to have read this “Yellow Book” for crisis situations. Yet, an investigation by the Ryersonian revealed that more than 100 students and faculty members have never heard of […]

by Lindsay Fitzgerald· · News, Videos
The main entrance to the Accolade West building at York University. (Courtesy of Theonlysilentbob/ Wikimedia Commons)

Rye security on safety procedures: “We don’t even like to use that term lockdown”

Ryerson staff, students, faculty and alumni have never had to experience the terrifying reality occurring on campuses across Canada and the U.S. — school shootings. However, nearly one week ago, York University was forced to face this reality as one student was shot and one was hit by shrapnel. Thursday night in the school’s cafeteria, the university responded with standard […]

by jsmohame· · News, On Campus