Post Tagged with: "Rajean Hoilett"

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Ali Yousaf holds up a phone so Daniel Lis can speak at the fall SAGM.

RSU SAGM falls below quorum and no motions are passed

Motions were ruled out of order, attendance fell below the necessary level for quorum, and the meeting was adjourned before the agenda could even be approved.

by Justin Chandler· · News, On Campus, students, Top stories
United Black Students at Ryerson vice-president Pascale Diverlus smiles as she sees the banner dropped Nov. 18, 2015. (Jordyn Gibson/Ryersonian Staff)

Students rally at Ryerson in support of Mizzou protests

Ryerson students rallied in support of the Missouri university protests.

Students lined up to collect their opt-out cheques on Nov. 11, 2013. (Erynn Sally, Ryersonian Staff)

Late opt-out money frustrating for students

Ryerson students are asking the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) where their Health and Dental opt-out money is after waiting a week past the delivery date. Students who already have insurance and have opted-out of Ryerson’s Health and Dental plan were supposed to receive $310 last week through direct deposit, but have still not seen a penny. “I’m quite frustrated at […]

Ryerson Students' Union president Rajean Hoilett grew up in a low-income Scarborough neighbourhood.

Rajean keeps raging on

To understand why Rajean Hoilett entered campus politics, you need to understand where he came from. Hoilett is a first generation Canadian; born to a Jamaican father and Guyanese mother. He is defined by the social injustice he witnessed while growing up in a low-income neighbourhood in Scarborough. “I think that being a racialized person and being black has been […]

by Gina Wicentowich· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Protestors gather at a BDS rally at Queen's Park, July 26, 2014 (Toronto Students for Justice in Palestine)

Students react to RSU’s vote for BDS movement

University and college student unions across Ontario now formally support Israel boycott efforts after the Ontario branch of the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS-O) voted in favour of the decision this August. The motion to support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign provincewide was tabled by the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) this summer in response to the new military […]

by Kathleen McGouran· · News, Top stories
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