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Protest against Trump, Islamophobia and white supremacy

Protest against Trump, Islamophobia and white supremacy

Jaclyn Tansil Madison Good Thousands of people stood outside Toronto’s U.S. Consulate today to protest American President Donald Trump, Islamophobia and white supremacy. Toronto Police shut down University Avenue from Queen Street West to Dundas Street West, diverting traffic and streetcars. The protest began around 12 p.m. and continued until late-afternoon with people braving the below freezing temperatures to show […]

Toronto police cruiser parked downtown Toronto. (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Can the police take your phone?

Would you film police officers during an arrest? Find out what Ryerson students said they would do if they face this situation.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Videos
(Samraweet Yohannes)

Taking distracted driving seriously

It seems like there are so many ads about distracted driving. All I need to do is turn on the TV and during a commercial break, I’m sure to see an ad about using phones while behind the wheel. I believe they’re all necessary, because there are way too many road accidents in Toronto and nothing seems to be changing. […]

by Amanda Gilmore· · Off Campus, Opinion
Space on campus bike racks is often limited. (Kemeisha McDonald)

Spike in bike thefts last year on campus

By Avery Friedlander Last year’s data on bike thefts on campus may mean Ryerson cyclists have more to worry about than bad weather and angry drivers. During the last academic year, 42 bicycles were reported stolen on campus, according to Ryerson’s security, known as Integrated Risk Management (IRM). That’s more than double the number of thefts reported the previous year. […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Security
Kayla Rosen (Chase Stark)

Detained by the Israeli police

When I made the decision to fly across the world to intern at The Jerusalem Post this past summer, there were many things that I anticipated beforehand. I anticipated that the scorching desert sun would be tough on my pasty complexion. I anticipated that working as a reporter would bring many obstacles (I know a grand total of five Hebrew […]

by Kayla Rosen· · Opinion, Voices
(Andrea Vacl/Ryersonian Staff)

PHOTOS: Black Lives Matter rally

Black Lives Matter demonstrators rallied at Toronto Police Headquarters on Friday protesting the Special Investigations Unit’s decision to not charge an officer in the death of Andrew Loku last year. Demonstrators had been camped out in front of police headquarters since March 20. They decided to end their sit-in protest on April 4 after consultations with community members and an impromptu meeting […]

by Andrea Vacl· · News
(Courtesy of Rodney Diverlus via Black Lives Matter Toronto)

Black Lives Matter protesters say they were pushed, shoved by police

A peaceful demonstration turned violent last night when protesters clashed with Toronto police about the recent decision to not charge an officer, who fatally shot a black man in his apartment last summer. The protest started in Nathan Phillips Square on March 20 and moved outside of the Toronto police headquarters the following night, where protesters clashed with police. Approximately […]

by Kelsey Rambaran· · News, Off Campus
(Ryersonian file photo)

UPDATE: Toronto police urge RSU to report alleged stolen funds

In 2014-2015 $90,000 was allegedly stolen from the Ryerson Students’ Union offices.

by Alexandra Heck· · News, Top stories
Arts student’s discarded heart draws police investigation

Arts student’s discarded heart draws police investigation

Toronto police are investigating an organ found outside Ryerson’s Chang school this morning.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Ward 27
Police called to O’Keefe House after student received threat

Police called to O’Keefe House after student received threat

(Shannon Baldwin and Erin Petrow/Ryersonian Staff)   Police were called to the O’Keefe House Friday morning after reports that a student received a threat. Const. Victor Kwong says that it’s an ongoing threat that the police have been “investigating for a little while.” Details of the threat were not disclosed by police. Both police and police dog services were called […]

by Jessica Lepore· · News, On Campus, Top stories

Reactions: Jian Ghomeshi charged with four counts of sexual assault

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by Samantha Sobolewski· · News

Using social media ‘Light’ in fight against police brutality

I’m not one to casually drop Bible verses to get a point across, but here goes: “But everything exposed by the light becomes visible — and everything that is illuminated becomes a light.” Ephesians 5:13, New International Version. I came across this passage after spending hours online, drifting through holy grails like Youtube, Reddit and Twitter. I can’t remember how […]

by Halla Imam· · Guest Opinion, Opinion
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 8

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 8

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian campus news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from, and from the Canadian University Press. Here are the stories mentioned in this week’s podcast: Mayor Ford admits during city council meeting to buying illegal drugs. LIVE: Anti Rob Ford protest […]

SIU called in after man dies during police standoff

SIU called in after man dies during police standoff

A man is dead after police surrounded an armed suspect in the Sherbourne Street and Wellesley Street East area Wednesday afternoon. Ontario’s police watchdog, the Special Investigations Unit, is investigating the incident and stated in a news release that a man was fatally shot at about 1:45 p.m. after officers approached him. Emergency Medical Services spokeswoman Kim McKinnon confirmed a middle-aged […]

by Sahar Fatima· · News, Off Campus, Top stories

Crime rises on Halloween but not at Ryerson

Halloween marks an increase in the number of crimes reported to police, especially violent offences and property violations, but the same spike in criminal activity doesn’t affect Ryerson, security personnel say. “We have not noticed a trend in increased incidents from a Halloween weekend to any other weekend with parties happening on or around campus,” said Tanya Fermin-Poppleton, manager of […]

by Nicole Skripkariuk· · Arts & Life
Ryerson graduate Christopher Skinner, right. (File photo)

New details in Skinner murder

Toronto police released new details Friday about the death of a Ryerson graduate who was beaten, run over and left to die in 2009. Four years to the day after Christopher Skinner was killed, Det. Sgt. Stacy Gallant told reporters at a televised press conference that police are making “significant progress” in their investigation. Skinner, an openly gay student, studied […]

by Tara Deschamps· · News, Off Campus, On Campus