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An American Apparel storefront in 2009 (William Murphy / Creative Commons)

Ryerson ditches American Apparel, gets new clothing supplier for branded merchandise

Ryerson has a new clothing supplier for its branded merchandise. The change comes after at least two years of working with supplier American Apparel, which some faculty members took issue with over what they said are sexist advertising policies. In past years, university faculty and staff have worn Ryerson-branded American Apparel T-shirts at the annual Ontario Universities Fair (OUF). In […]

by Madeline Smith· · News, On Campus
The American Apparel store at Yorkdale Shopping Centre. (Wikimedia commons)

Faculty members call to stop business with American Apparel goes unanswered

At least 18 faculty members are calling on Ryerson to stop sourcing Ryerson-branded clothing from American Apparel because of what they call the company’s sexist advertising. In the email that started it all, Joyce Smith, an associate professor in the journalism department, voiced her grievance with the company, saying its advertising “ranges from tasteless to semi-pornographic.” Emails have been circulating […]

by sidneyhannah.cohen· · News, Top stories