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Students, professors stand up for gender identity

Faculty, students and transgender community members are speaking out about how a University of Toronto professor’s controversial comments on gender identity have affected them. The wave of responses followed a YouTube lecture published by Jordan Peterson, a psychology professor at the University of Toronto (U of T). In the lecture, Peterson said he refuses to accept the use of genderless […]

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Ryerson students rally in solidarity with sexual assault survivors after Ghomeshi verdict

Jian Ghomeshi’s not guilty verdicts on March 24 triggered a rally and solidarity march in support of sexual assault survivors outside Old City Hall just a few hours after the ruling. The event, which was co-hosted by Ryerson’s Centre for Women and Trans People and the Office for Sexual Violence Support and Education, saw hundreds of locals turn out to […]

by Arianna Ongaro· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
Following the rally at the SLC, protesters walk to the SCC to confront the RSU.

Rally held to protest workplace discrimination

Ryerson students rallied outside the Student Learning Centre Tuesday in protest of workplace sex and gender discrimination, racism, Islamophobia and ableism. The rally and march was organized in light of International Women’s Week. Winnie Ng, a social work professor at Ryerson, is the current CAW-Sam Gindin Chair in Social Justice and Democracy. She said Ryerson is very diverse and progressive […]

by Jessica Albotra· · News, On Campus
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.

In Photos: Indigenous solidarity rally on Gould Street

In Photos: Indigenous solidarity rally on Gould Street

The Ryerson Students’ Union’s social justice week kicked off Monday with the Indigenous Solidarity Rally on Gould Street at noon. The festivities included a traditional round dance performed by members of Idle No More Toronto and a talk by Elder Joanne Dallaire, a traditional counsellor with Ryerson Aboriginal Services.

by Kathleen McGouran· · News, On Campus
In this Jan. 30, 2014 file photo, Olivia Chow speaks at Ryerson University. (Cosette Schulz/Ryersonian Staff)

LIVE: Olivia Chow’s Rally for a Better City

Reporter Bethany Van Lingen squeezed into the crowd at Olivia Chow’s first campaign rally to get you the details about Chow’s campaign and her jibes at top competitors Rob Ford and John Tory. The Rally for a Better City, at The Westin Prince Toronto in North York, was held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 16. The previous […]

by Bethany Van Lingen· · Live Blog, News
Ryerson students swimming upstream against TTC fare hikes

Ryerson students swimming upstream against TTC fare hikes

There was something fishy at Yonge-Dundas Square Wednesday afternoon. Thirteen Ryerson students dressed up as sardines and gathered outside Dundas subway station to raise awareness to improve public transportation in the city. Meanwhile, the TTC approved a five-cent fare increase Wednesday afternoon, which will take the price of a single adult token to $2.70 from $2.65, effective Jan. 1, 2014. Cash fare will […]

by Sydney Poulos· · News, On Campus, Top stories, Videos