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Bernie Sanders passes excited Torontonians. (Courtesy of the Broadbent Institute) Photo by Lisa Sakulensky.

Bernie Sanders comes to Toronto to talk health care

Universal health care, a stronger democracy and praise for the Canadian way: these were the pillars of U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders’ speech in Toronto Sunday morning.

by Kiki Cekota· · News, Off Campus
Females far less likely to run for student elections, University of Alberta study

Females far less likely to run for student elections, University of Alberta study

Gender is the single largest factor in whether undergraduate students run for school elections, according to a recent report from the University of Alberta.

The study, named Identity Matters! found that women are just as interested in student politics as men, but are far less likely to actually run.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
Julia Ho in Ryerson's Rogers Communications Centre. (Chris Blanchette/Ryersonian Staff)

The danger of political binaries

We’ve become so scared of exploring political faculties that don’t align with the overarching political group in which we strive to belong. The sheer inability to step outside of our socio-political bubbles has effectively segregated the population into either “us” or the “other.”

by Julia Ho· · Guest Opinion, Opinion, Politics
A man walks past by Ryerson's South Bond Building, the home of Ryerson's Urban and Regional Planning program on March 15, 2017. (Luke Galati/Ryersonian Staff)

UPDATED: Ryerson’s urban planning school cancels U.S. field trips in response to Trump travel ban

In an email last month, Chris De Sousa, professor and director of the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Ryerson University, said that the decision was made to “ensure that no one in our community would face the barriers to participation that could result from shifting American travel policies.”

by Luke Galati· · News, On Campus
Infographic: RSU Election Results

Infographic: RSU Election Results

The Ryersonian has put together the polling numbers for all candidates, by position and faculty, for the 2017-18 Ryerson’s Student Union (RSU) election results. Each graph represents an executive position or faculty based on each candidate’s member slate. Scroll through the graphs to see the results.

by Lara Onayak· · News
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