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For $35 a night — or $45 for a shared room — the price for a commuter crash pad is less than the price of four GO train fares.  (Courtesy Ryerson University)

Ryerson commuters could soon have space of their own

By Lee North and Amanda Yevdaev Ryerson’s Student Housing Services is looking to expand its commuter hostel program to nearby hotels by the fall due to high demand. Ryerson’s Commuter Hostel, currently located in the International Living and Learning Centre, has been constantly booked since its opening in September last year. Valerie Bruce, co-ordinator of housing operations, said expanding the […]

Ryerson alumna’s vision for the CNE as first female general manager

Ryerson alumna’s vision for the CNE as first female general manager

When Ryerson University alumna Virginia Ludy accepted an internship with the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) before her fourth year of studies, she did not expect that it would turn into a successful, three-decade long career. Ludy was named general manager of Canada’s largest fair on Wednesday and will assume leadership of the organization when current general manager David Bednar retires […]

by Sharnelle Kan· · News, Top stories
The 24-hour Burger King is located at Yonge and Shuter Streets. (Kyanna Vassell/The Ryersonian)

Police officers take down man at downtown Burger King

Police were called to a Burger King at Yonge and Shuter Streets this morning, to find a man barricaded inside the restaurant’s washroom. The 33-year-old allegedly punched an officer in the face, leading Burger King employees to call for further assistance around 7 a.m., reports say.  The same reports say that at least a dozen officers responded, with further reports […]

by Kyanna Vassell· · News, Off Campus
Target annouced that it will be leaving Canada. (Kyanna Vassell/The Ryersonian)

Five ways Target messed up

Target’s distinctive red and white bulls-eye logo is making its way out of Canada– and few were really surprised. The U.S. department store chain announced last week that it will close all 133 of its Canadian stores. The retailer has struggled since it first opened its doors to Canadians in March 2013. Official estimates suggest the company has lost about $2 billion since […]

by Kyanna Vassell· · News, Off Campus
Courtesy Kotsy, Wikimedia

Ryerson alumnus named first female general manager of the CNE

Virginia Ludy, who graduated from Ryerson in 1984, is the first female general manager of the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE). Ludy attended Ryerson for Geography from 1980 to 1984. “I believe tremendous opportunities lie ahead for the CNE and I am very excited and honoured to have been appointed to lead the organization in fulfilling the vision established for the […]

by Nicole Thompson· · News