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Miles from home, don’t sweat the small stuff

Miles from home, don’t sweat the small stuff

I like to think of myself as an adaptable, easy-going person.  A person who is not stressed out by everyday things like changes in plans. A person who can roll with it. But during December 2010 I found myself in a situation that tested my last nerve. I was stuck the week before Christmas, along with 100,000 other people, at […]

by May Warren· · Opinion, Voices

Ryerson’s fall exam schedule still not available until November, for now

Ryerson students hoping to plan ahead for the holidays will have to wait a little longer for the fall exam schedule. While many other universities have already released their schedules, Ryerson will keep its under wraps until around Nov. 1, as in previous years. Robert Rocca, manager of university scheduling at Ryerson, said part of the problem is a lack […]

by May Warren· · News, On Campus
Courtesy Heritage Toronto

MAC nominated for heritage award

Ryerson’s Mattamy Athletic Centre has been nominated for an award from Heritage Toronto for its recent renovation. It’s one of four finalists for the 39th Annual Heritage Toronto award in the William Greer Architectural Conservation and Craftmanship category. The category is designed to honour buildings which have re-used city space while incorporating elements of their past, said Heritage Toronto Marketing […]

by May Warren· · News, On Campus
VIDEO: Greenpeace Activist tells sea tales

VIDEO: Greenpeace Activist tells sea tales

Reporter: May Warren Camera: Chantale Dahmer Christy Ferguson spent last summer on the Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise ship. She shared close quarters with some of the activists who were arrested in Russia after trying to scale a Russian oil rig in the Arctic.

by May Warren· · News, RyersonianTV, Videos
Dare, the black lab, models the robot rescue gear developed by computer science professor Alex Ferworn (far right).

Ryerson’s robot and dog team takes second at science contest

The Ryerson project that combines rescue dogs and robots was a favourite with judges, but ultimately took second place when online votes were counted at a recent science competition. Canine Assisted Robot Technology, developed by Ryerson computer science professor Alex Ferworn and graduate student Jimmy Tran, was presented at the inaugural Science Slam in Washington D.C. Tuesday. First place went to […]

by May Warren· · News
Dare, the black lab, models the robot rescue gear developed by computer science professor Alex Ferworn (far right).

Rye professor, dog, and robot team up for rescue missions

Text by May Warren Camera by Anam Latif Dare, a 14-year-old black lab, dashes around a Ryerson classroom. Despite his age, he deftly dodges desks and chairs. He’s focused on his goal: finding a person hidden somewhere behind an overturned table. There hasn’t been an earthquake or a building-collapse, but if there were, Dare could save lives with the help […]

by May Warren· · News, On Campus

NDP, Liberals choose byelection candidates

Both the Liberals and the NDP have nominated candidates for an upcoming federal byelection in Toronto Centre, the downtown riding that includes Ryerson. On Sunday the Liberal party selected Chrystia Freeland, a former Reuters journalist and author. The New Democrats choose Linda McQuaig, who is also a journalist and has published several books. The two nominations were watched closely. McQuaig […]

by May Warren· · News, Off Campus
Ryerson’s yellow roads seemed doomed from the start. (Ryersonian file photo)

All that glitters is not Gould

Ryerson students who were blinded by the yellow and blue paint job on Gould and Victoria Streets this fall won’t be seeing neon for much longer. According to president Sheldon Levy, the $25,000 paint job is just a temporary fix to cover work the city did this summer. “The road was painted because there was so much patchwork done by […]

by May Warren· · News, On Campus