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Susanne Nyaga sits in front of the Egerton Ryerson statue at Ryerson University. Nov. 22, 2017. (Photo by Natasha Hermann)

Our President Is Black

A modest corner office on the third floor of Ryerson’s student centre is home to the school’s student union president. Just outside the door, the entire floor has been littered with equity slogans and event paraphernalia— an ode to the woman it houses. 

by Matthew Amha· · Features
Lachemi announces fund to increase accessibility for students

Lachemi announces fund to increase accessibility for students

A new fund that will help Ryerson University increase accessibility for students with disabilities, Aboriginal youth and international students is being set in motion this month. Mohamed Lachemi made the announcement on Friday afternoon after his installation as Ryerson’s ninth president and vice-chancellor. In his speech, Lachemi emphasized a future for Ryerson based on strong, strategic partnerships, innovation and an […]

by David Greenberg· · News
(Steven Goetz/Ryersonian Staff)

Meet your new president

When he was a teenager working his way through his last year of high school in Algeria, Mohamed Lachemi found himself in the middle of a major earthquake. He watched as half of his city was destroyed. Thousands died. In the aftermath of the disaster, young Lachemi had a new drive: to become a civil engineer and learn how to […]

by Ramisha Farooq· · News, On Campus
Mohamed Lachemi in his new office, Nov. 30, 2015. (Steven Goetz/Ryersonian Staff)

Mohamed Lachemi named Ryerson president

Mohamed Lachemi has been named Ryerson’s ninth president after serving as interim president for five months. The announcement was made via Ryerson University’s official Twitter account following a private Board of Governors meeting on Thursday afternoon. The Ryersonian had previously reported that the announcement would be made at the public meeting that took place an hour earlier. “I’m happy to […]

by Nikolas Theodorakidis· · News, On Campus
(Peter Goffin/Ryersonian Staff)

RSU releases names of 2016/2017 election candidates

The nominees for the RSU election were announced Monday evening and campaigning is set to start today. Candidates will roughly have  two business days to campaign before voting starts March 7. Three slates are running in this year’s RSU elections: RU Connected, Impact and the Rhino Party. The rules around campaigning are very specific. Candidates may begin their campaign at […]

by Alexandra Heck· · News, On Campus
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