Post Tagged with: "refugees"

Starbucks in the SLC lobby. (Sarah Jackson/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson startup helps Starbucks hire refugees

Starbucks is hiring, and a startup that was born at Ryerson is helping those jobs go to refugees.

(Courtesy of Elvert Barnes Flickr)

Globe at a glance: World news wrap-up

Brexit Brexit was named word of the year by Collins Dictionary. While this win proved a blessing to headline writers everywhere – beating out other contenders such as Trumpism and “throw shade” –  the dramatic sound of a British exit from the EU may be reduced to a “Brex-maybe” following the recent enactment of Article 50. This means that last […]

by Alexandra Chronopoulos· · News, Off Campus
Midwifery professor aids pregnant refugees at Toronto hotel

Midwifery professor aids pregnant refugees at Toronto hotel

A Ryerson midwifery professor is helping newly arrived refugees find proper care, and is appealing for Ryerson students to assist her.

by Kara Anderson· · News
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 43 – • RSU member resigns, the theatre school’s winter show opening and more

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 43 – • RSU member resigns, the theatre school’s winter show opening and more

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Rye wins second place in competition to help Syrian refugees

Rye wins second place in competition to help Syrian refugees

“Purgatory Pilgrims,” a group of students from Ryerson, won the second-place prize of $600 for their app that provides help with language skills, job hunting and access to emergency lines.

by Christian Thomson· · Business, News
Robert Liwang/ Ryersonian Staff

Editorial Cartoon: November 18, 2015

Is it really the refugees fault?

by Robert Liwanag· · Editorial Cartoon, News
RyersonianTV: November 17, 2015 – Paris and the fallout, Canada still pulling out fighter jets against ISIS, Santa Claus parade

RyersonianTV: November 17, 2015 – Paris and the fallout, Canada still pulling out fighter jets against ISIS, Santa Claus parade

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
Boat filled with refugees capsizes off the coast of Turkey. Courtesy Reuters.

22 refugees drown off the coast of Turkey

Early on Tuesday morning, 22 Syrian refugees drowned when a boat carrying 271 people capsized off the coast of Turkey. Private news organization Dogan News Agency reported that the boat was coming from a Turkish town called Datca and set sail in hopes of reaching the Greek island of Kos. The European refugee crisis worsens day by day as more […]

by Nadine Habib· · News
A Syrian parent and child at the Macedonian border in September. (Freedom House / Creative Commons)

Ryerson’s Lifeline Syria Challenge doubles sponsorship quota for refugees

Ryerson University is taking a lead in post-secondary efforts to help Syrian refugees come to Canada. Over the summer, the university launched the Lifeline Syria Challenge, partnering with Toronto’s Lifeline Syria organization that helps facilitate private sponsorship of Syrian refugees in the GTA, and support for the university’s initiative is still growing. “It is what Ryerson does,” said Wendy Cukier, […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus