Post Tagged with: "News"

Voter turnout surges for RSU elections this year

Voter turnout surges for RSU elections this year

Voter turnout surged during this year’s Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) election, and some candidates credit different campaign tactics. Total turnout varied among the various executive committee positions. The total votes for the president of the RSU increased by 73.6 per cent, vice-president education by 72.4 per cent, vice-president equity by 71.7 per cent, vice-president operations by 65.35 per cent, and […]

by Sarah Cunningham-Scharf· · News, On Campus, students
UPDATE: Ryerson Reproductive Justice Collective is unhappy with the university

UPDATE: Ryerson Reproductive Justice Collective is unhappy with the university

The Ryerson Reproductive Justice Collective (RRJC) is disappointed by what they say is a lack of a response from the university regarding student safety and the presence of pro-life protesters on campus.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
Can Ryerson students identify fake news?

Can Ryerson students identify fake news?

Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Mahnoor Sheikh and Vanessa Nigro talk to students and read them a mix of real and fake headlines. Can they tell the difference?

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Media, students, Videos
Business over beers

Business over beers

Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Laura Woodward breaks down the latest news in the world of business in the time it takes her to finish a beer. Freshii going public, Snapchat launching potentially the biggest tech IPO since Facebook and Fitbit’s struggles are all on tap for this week’s episode of business over beers.

Jaclyn Tansil/Ryersonian

Black Lives Matter Toronto and Pride Toronto working toward a common goal

The Black Lives Matter Toronto movement and Pride Toronto inside and outside of Ryerson are working together. Find out how.

(Ryersonian file photo)

Breaking: Five RSU BoD members resign (UPDATED)

Five faculty directors resigned from the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) board of directors (BoD) Monday, citing a lack of change and misalignment of values. The directors who resigned are Sandra Bahoua, Anthony Esguerra, Nav Marwah and Michelle Park of the faculty of business management, along with Michael Foppiano of the faculty of engineering and architecture. They posted a statement on […]

by Andrea Vacl· · News, On Campus
Women in science at Ryerson are still searching for equality

Women in science at Ryerson are still searching for equality

Although Leslie Bone is pursuing a PhD in molecular science at Ryerson, she sometimes feels like she’s not that smart. Like many women in science programs and careers, Bone points to imposter syndrome as one of the main issues for women in science. Imposter syndrome is when bright individuals cannot accept their accomplishments and fear being exposed as a “fraud.” […]

by Deni Verklan· · News, On Campus
Idil Atak, Ryerson criminology professor and spokesperson for the new program. Sarah Cunningham-Scharf/Ryersonian

Meet Ryerson’s newest grad program

The Master of Arts in Criminology and Social Justice is open for Sept. 2017 admission.

by Sarah Cunningham-Scharf· · News, On Campus
A view of Jasper National Park. According to Parks Canada, over two million visitors have purchased their free passes since December 1st. (CPAWS).

Free passes concern environmentalists

For students who have travelling on their bucket lists, Parks Canada is offering free admissions to its national parks, marine conservations and historic sites. But many environmentalists are concerned about the influx of visitors that may pose to the wildlife. Sara Edge, an environmental studies professor at Ryerson, said that noise pollution, waste production and a greater level of foot […]

by Lara Onayak· · News, Travel
Craig Silverman speaks about the future of fake news at Ryerson on Jan. 31. Emily Theodore/Ryersonian

The future of fake news is liberal, Craig Silverman says

Buzzfeed News media editor Craig Silverman will tell you the future of fake news.

by Emily Theodore· · News, On Campus
Struggling with mental health? There’s help

Struggling with mental health? There’s help

Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Joseph Wong breaks down how you can get help on campus if you’re struggling with mental health.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Videos
Suspect Video Closes, After 25 Years

Suspect Video Closes, After 25 Years

A quarter-century later, it’s January 2017, and Ceriz has announced on social media that fate is telling him to close already.

by Alexander Downham· · Features
DMZ. Jessica Vomeiro/Ryersonian.

Ryerson’s tech community slams Trump’s travel ban

The DMZ and Ryerson tech leaders signed an open letter, titled “Diversity is our Strength”, in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban. “As connected economies, decisions by the United States can directly impact every business north of the border. The recently signed executive order to block entry of citizens from seven countries has already impacted several in our […]

by Laura Woodward· · News
Centre for Student Development and Counselling (Peter Lozinski/Ryersonian file photo)

Ryerson addresses secondary wait times for student counselling

The Centre for Student Development and Counselling says student visits have increased by 11 per cent in the past year. So how are they adapting?

by Jennifer Goldasic· · News, On Campus
Demonstrators at the Muslim Ban protest chant as they walk to the US consulate in Toronto, Ontario on Monday Jan 30 2016.

Toronto protests Muslim ban

Hundreds gathered outside the U.S. Consulate General in Toronto on University Avenue this morning to protest Islamophobia and President Donald Trump’s travel ban against people from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus
Pro-choice protesters block the signs of pro-life protestors on Gould St at Ryerson University in Toronto on Jan 27, 2017.
(Adrea Vacl/Ryersonian)

WATCH: Abortion activists clash at Ryerson

Yesterday afternoon, Gould street was the scene of yet another abortion debate. Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Andrea Vacl and Joseph Wong talk to pro-life and pro-choice supporters as they protested against each other.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Videos
RTA-approved film creates controversy

RTA-approved film creates controversy

Some students are offended by the content of the film — “Victim” — and have used social media to voice their concerns. The film was approved by RTA faculty members for a practicum project.

by Robyn Bell· · News, On Campus
RAS SAGM passes motions on impeachment after president’s ouster

RAS SAGM passes motions on impeachment after president’s ouster

The Ryerson Arts Society’s (RAS) Semi-Annual General Meeting (SAGM) on Jan. 26 included two motions regarding the recent impeachment of its former president Nikita Jariwala.

by Alexander Downham· · News, On Campus
American Apparel bankruptcy felt by student employees

American Apparel bankruptcy felt by student employees

In November, Augustina Chakma read an article that her employer, American Apparel, was declaring bankruptcy. Chakma, a fourth-year retail management student, had worked at the American Apparel on Queen Street West since her first year at Ryerson. But now, her university job will come to an end. The Los Angeles retailer filed for its second bankruptcy on Nov. 14, following […]

by Laura Woodward· · News, Off Campus
Changes may come to Ryerson’s food services

Changes may come to Ryerson’s food services

Food retail services at Ryerson will be changing based on results from a survey that’s open to all students, faculty and staff.

by Madison Good· · News, On Campus, RyersonianTV, Webcasts
Courtesy of Noctem App

Rye students build an app to curate nightlife

A group of Ryerson students is developing an app to curate Toronto nightlife. Noctem is an app, in its developing stages, designed to better answer the question, ‘What are we doing tonight?’ The app functions similarly to Spotify. Users choose their vibe, ranging from a comedy bar to a club. Then, the app asks how adventurous the user is feeling, scaling […]

by Laura Woodward· · News, Off Campus
Study finds Asian-named job applicants face discrimination

Study finds Asian-named job applicants face discrimination

The way your name sounds affects whether you get a job interview.

by Sarah Cunningham-Scharf· · News
Tagwa Moyo/Ryersonian.

Ryerson’s OneCard deposits to go digital by fall 2017

Ryerson is changing the way money can be loaded on to OneCards. Instead of machines, there will be a website to deposit funds.

by Laura Woodward· · Business, News, students
(Courtesy Chayonika Chandra)

Ryerson listens, if you use the right app

Brennan McEachran, a Ryerson graduate student, wanted to help make his school a better place by collecting input from his fellow students. So, he created SoapBox, one of the original startups at Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone in 2010. Since then, the application has been integrated as one of Ryerson’s many platforms for students to provide feedback and share ideas. But students are questioning […]

by Anna-Kaye Evans· · News, On Campus, Science & Technology
A Tibetan monk carefully places sand granules onto the mandala using a traditional tool called chak-pur. (Esther Lee)

Bringing Tibetan culture to Ryerson

Ryerson’s first ever Tibet Week is taking place on the ground floor of the Student Learning Centre until Friday, Nov. 18. The event is being held by Students for A Free Tibet Ryerson, a political student group that seeks to raise awareness about Tibetan culture, tradition and history, as well as about the current political situation in Tibet. “We’re trying […]

by Esther Lee· · In pictures, News, On Campus, Photography, students
(Courtesy Angela Bulatao-Taay)

Halloween news in brief: clown decorations, costume policing, and Halloween political correctness

Canadian Tire cuts clown decorations In light of the clown scares that have swept North America since August, Canadian Tire has recently decided to pull clown decorations off store shelves. Two clown products – one decoration to be hung and another that rotated – were initially sold by the chain. These are no longer available in stores, or listed online. […]

by Angela Bulatao-Taay· · Arts & Life, News
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 55

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 55

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 54

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 54

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 53

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 53

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 52

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 52

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Ryersonian Archive File

UPDATED: Student leaders say Ryerson’s sexual violence policy isn’t reaching all students

Ryerson student leaders agree with administration that the new Sexual Violence Policy is raising awareness on campus, but worry that the message isn’t reaching the average student. Tamara Jones, vice-president equity at the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU), said she notices more awareness of the policy, but only among students actively involved in the Ryerson community. “Some students do know [about […]

by Patricia Karounos· · News, On Campus
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 51

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 51

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Wendy Cukier (Ryersonian Archive)

In brief: Wendy Cukier will return to Ryerson next fall

By Robyn Fiorda & Shaian Martin Ryerson’s former vice-president of research and innovation is due to return to the university following the cancellation of her appointment as the first female president at Brock University. Wendy Cukier will return as a faculty member at the Ted Rogers School of Management in September of 2017. Cukier is currently on post-administrative leave from […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News
Questions are being raised about the implementation of Ontario’s $1.7 million investment. (Ryersonian Archive)

Hesitancy on campus about province’s new sexual harassment training

Some Ryerson community members are skeptical about Ontario’s new investment in sexual harassment training. Last week, the provincial government announced it will spend $1.7 million on sexual violence and harassment training for staff and managers across various sectors, such as hospitality and school and university services. The training will help frontline workers identify and intervene in instances of sexual violence and […]

by Anna-Kaye Evans· · Business, education, Food & Health, News
Interactive: Security threats on campus mapped

Interactive: Security threats on campus mapped

The Ryersonian took data from the published security alerts collected from the last two years to break down figures that stand out.

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 50

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 50

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 49

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 49

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 48

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 48

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 47

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 47

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 46

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 46

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 45

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 45

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
(Maham Shakeel/Ryersonian Staff) (Courtesy DMZ)

RSU supports CFS plan for free tution

Cormac McGee, vice-president of education of the RSU says he supports the Canadian Federation of Students’ plan for free post-secondary education, “If there’s a sustainable way to do this.”

by Aidan Cox· · News
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 44 – Sam the Record Man sign to glow again, a look at the Ryerson Dance Pak, and more

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 44 – Sam the Record Man sign to glow again, a look at the Ryerson Dance Pak, and more

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Jian Ghomeshi leaving Old City Hall on Feb. 1, 2016, day one of the former CBC Radio host's, sexual assault trial (Lisa Coombs/Ryersonian Staff).

LIVE: #JianGhomeshi’s sexual assault trial, day 8

Day eight of our live coverage of former CBC Radio host, Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual assault trial continues.

UPDATED: Judge allows fourth witness in Ghomeshi trial

UPDATED: Judge allows fourth witness in Ghomeshi trial

Day six of our live coverage of former CBC Radio host, Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual assault trial continues.

LIVE: #JianGhomeshi’s sexual assault trial, day 5

LIVE: #JianGhomeshi’s sexual assault trial, day 5

Day five of our live coverage of former CBC Radio host, Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual assault trial continues.

(Maham Shakeel/Ryersonian Staff)

Allan Slaight Radio Institute opens its doors

The Allan Slaight Institute opened in the Rogers Communication Centre on Feb. 3, 2016.

by Samantha Tapp· · News
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 43 – • RSU member resigns, the theatre school’s winter show opening and more

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 43 – • RSU member resigns, the theatre school’s winter show opening and more

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Jian Ghomeshi getting out of his car on Feb. 5, 2016 (Aidan Cox/Ryersonian Staff)

LIVE: #JianGhomeshi’s sexual assault trial, day 4

Day four of our live coverage of former CBC Radio host, Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual assault trial continues.

Protesters outside of old City Hall (Aiden Cox/Ryersonian Staff)

LIVE: #JianGhomeshi’s sexual assault trial, day 3

Day two of our live coverage of former CBC Radio host, Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual assault trial continues.