Post Tagged with: "Ryerson School of Journalism"

Ryerson student charged after “roof-topping” incident

  Fourth-year Ryerson journalism student Eric Do, 27, faces three charges related to breaking and entering after three Toronto men were found  “roof-topping.” UPDATE: Charges dropped According to a Toronto police report, Jaswinder Brar, 34, and Tomer Ryaboi, 34, were with Do, who was allegedly taking photos from the observation deck on the roof of the building at 18 Wellington St. […]

by Ashani Jodha· · News, Top stories
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Journalism professor discusses Canada Reads nomination

Ryerson journalism professor Kamal Al-Solaylee’s debut book is a Canada Reads finalist, and it “feels bloody fantastic.” Intolerable: A Memoir of Extremes traces Al-Solaylee’s journey as a gay, Middle Eastern man settling in Canada while coping with family members who turn to uncompromising renditions of Islam. The finalists were announced Tuesday. The theme for this year’s competition is “one book to […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Jesse Brown talks Jian Ghomeshi, CBC and the Globe and Mail at Ryerson

Jesse Brown talks Jian Ghomeshi, CBC and the Globe and Mail at Ryerson

Jesse Brown has come to be widely known as the reporter who broke the Jian Ghomeshi scandal, but he doesn’t consider himself to be a celebrity despite his growing popularity. “I don’t claim to be any kind of white knight,” he said Tuesday night during a talk at Ryerson. “True celebrity would be a curse I wouldn’t wish upon my […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
Journalism graduate uses degree to help him become a rock star

Journalism graduate uses degree to help him become a rock star

In June 2013, Sam Rashid was presented with a degree from Ryerson University. But long before his hands held that rolled-up certificate, they held an electric guitar. “Since I was young, I wanted to be a rock star,” confesses Rashid. “But it seemed ridiculous to pursue music as a profession.” At least that’s what Rashid thought when he started applying […]

Tech Talk: Social media

Tech Talk: Social media

With Twitter’s IPO having gone bananas, some analysts wonder if we’ll see more advertising fused between our favourite tweets and facebook photos. Perhaps it’s time to step back from the major social media platforms that have most of us hooked … or maybe it’s just time to try out some other emerging platforms. Here are three free social media platforms […]

by Michael Duncan· · Arts & Life, Science & Technology
Ryerson history repeats

Ryerson history repeats

Now in its 60th year, the Ryerson School of Journalism has been helping students churn out issues of The Ryersonian for six decades. To celebrate this accomplishment, we take a look at how campus life has progressed – or remained eerily similar – over the years. And although a lot has changed at Ryerson since 1953, the quirky headlines from past issues of […]

Five quirky moments from 60 years of The Ryersonian

Five quirky moments from 60 years of The Ryersonian

The Ryerson School of Journalism celebrated its 60th anniversary on the weekend, so we dug through The Ryersonian‘s archives and found some of the oddest occurrences and quirkiest headlines to hit campus newsstands in the past six decades. Be sure to grab a copy of this week’s paper, in which features editors Stephanie Chan and Sarah Murphy bring back four stories […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features