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Movember: Armchair Advocacy

Movember: Armchair Advocacy

Every year I dread the arrival of November. Yes the month of November has my birthday and means the countdown to Christmas has begun. However, it also marks the start of what I dread: Movember. Every November 1st, my boyfriend shaves off his perfectly groomed scruff to reveal the baby face hidden underneath. It eventually grows out to the prickly […]

by Tamara Sestanj· · Guest Opinion, Opinion
Showing off his Movember 'stache: Hamid Shihabdeen – second-year business technology management student (Alexis Goncalves / Ryersonian Staff)


It’s that time of year again. Thousands of moustache-growing “Mo Bros” from across the world unite and ditch the razor for 30 days in what has become widely embraced as Movember. The intention is to help “change the face of men’s health” by signing up with the Movember Foundation and using their fuzzy upper lips to raise awareness and funds […]

by Alexis Goncalves· · Features
Beards of Ryerson gear up for Movember

Beards of Ryerson gear up for Movember

Movember is here but some Ryerson students have been showcasing their facial hair for weeks now, on the new student-run Facebook page: Beards of Ryerson. “All the beard fans can enjoy and explore the wonderful beards that Ryerson has to offer,” says Abdullah Idroos, a third-year business management student and one of the men behind Beards of Ryerson. “It’s a […]

Ryerson Nursing Professor Sepali Guruge is the head researcher of the mental illness stigma project that recieved a $3 million grant from the Movember Foundation.

Mo’ money: Ryerson nets $3-million Movember Foundation grant

The month of the moustache is days away,  but Ryerson is already reaping the benefits of the fundraising that goes along with it. The Movember Foundation awarded Ryerson a $3-million grant  on Wednesday that will help fund research that aims to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness in the Asian community. “This is one of the largest research grants Ryerson […]

by Hayley Brauer· · News, On Campus