Post Tagged with: "RCDS"

The Ryerson Communication & Design Society banner on Jan. 28, 2016 (Olivia McLeod/Ryersonian Staff).

RCDS bans slates from running in elections

The Ryerson Communication & Design Society (RCDS) board of directors quietly passed a bylaw that banned students from running as slates, or groups, on Jan. 21, 2016.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
A photo of Nadia from the memorial in the School of Image Arts. (Madeline Smith / Ryersonian Staff)

Students organize art exhibit memorial to celebrate Nadia Marzouca’s life

One week after image arts students were shaken by the news of the death of one of their own, they’re coming together to pay tribute to their friend and classmate. On Wednesday night, the Ryerson Communication and Design Society (RCDS) is hosting a memorial art exhibit for Nadia Marzouca, a third-year film student who died on campus last week.

by Madeline Smith· · News, On Campus
$20k film award for Communication & Design Society VP stokes online controversy

$20k film award for Communication & Design Society VP stokes online controversy

Ryerson film student Luke Villemaire, who is the vice-president of finance for the Ryerson Communication and Design Society (RCDS), excused himself from voting when his film project came up for funding consideration. Nonetheless, the fact that his he was awarded $20,000 from RCDS has raised eyebrows.

Student gets 20k from Ryerson for film project

Student gets 20k from Ryerson for film project

Where is Kyle Walker, and how far are you willing to go to find him? That is the central question in a feature film project that is being developed by students and alumni from Ryerson’s Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD). The creative mind behind the project is Luke Villemaire, a 20-year-old film student who has partnered up with Ryerson […]

by Victoria Chan· · Arts & Life, Film & Television, students
FCAD’s first-ever talent show gives savvy students the spotlight

FCAD’s first-ever talent show gives savvy students the spotlight

The best and brightest of Ryerson’s Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD) got a chance to shine Wednesday night. FCAD Stars, the very first FCAD-only talent show, was held in the auditorium of the Rogers Communications Centre on Nov. 19. The newly-minted Ryerson Communication and Design Society (RCDS) organized the event. Contestants sang, danced, drummed and clapped their way through […]

FCAD society wins referendum, scores student levy

FCAD society wins referendum, scores student levy

It’s official: students in the Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD) have their very own society. With 80 per cent of votes supporting its referendum, the Ryerson Communication and Design Society (RCDS) has secured an annual allowance of $60 from every student in FCAD, starting in September 2014, for its operations. The four-day referendum, which started Monday,  had a voter […]

by Mohamed Omar· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Tyler Webb is the Image arts course union president. (Mohamed Omar / Ryersonian Staff)

Union blues: FCAD leaders lament limited RSU funding

Course union presidents from the Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD) say funding from their primary banker is too limiting, and getting access to money can be a bureaucratic nightmare. Sachil Patel, president of the radio and television school of media’s course union, said budgets the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) provides groups like his for advertising, events and orientations are […]

by Mohamed Omar· · News, On Campus
Opinion: FCAD needs the RCDS

Opinion: FCAD needs the RCDS

The Ryerson Communication and Design Society (RCDS) isn’t just a good idea. It’s a flat out no-brainer. The proposed RCDS will be a collaborative student government body that will unite and support the nine schools within the Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD). Its structure will be similar to the highly successful Ryerson Commerce Society, which represents about 8,000 students […]

by Bruce Laregina· · Opinion