Post Tagged with: "Ryerson student"

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Suicide prevention activist speaks out

“I went through a lot of pain,” said Shayan Yazdanpanah, aerospace engineering student and advocate for mental health.

by Angela Serednicki· · Health, News
Lee and his cousin Paula showed their support for the Toronto Blue Jays while Paula visited him in the hospital. Paula started Lee's GoFundMe page (courtesy of Paula)

Engineering student fights to walk again after falling 20 feet

Family of Lee Melymick put their faith in experimental stem-cell research following summer-job accident.

by Jessica Albotra· · Health
Be low-key ‘and then surprise the world’

Be low-key ‘and then surprise the world’

Fashion design student, Jeremy Joo was chosen to speak at last weekends TedX RyersonU conference. Ryersonian sat down with him to talk about some of the things that set him apart from the rest.

by Jordyn Gibson· · Arts & Life, Fashion
Students playing Journey, a PlayStation game, at the Student Learning Centre (Emerson Brito/The Ryersonian)

Pop-up arcade project proves video games more than just violence, a form of art

Female masters student wanted to share her passion in video games by creating a pop-up arcade for her project. So yes, women can love video games, too.

by Emerson Brito· · Interactives, News, On Campus, students
Badakhshan is the accused in the first-degree murder trial of Ryerson student Carina Petrache. (Courtesy Facebook)

LIVE: Murder Trial Of Carina Petrache

by Christina Dun· · News, Off Campus
Badakhshan is the accused in the first-degree murder trial of Ryerson student Carina Petrache. (Courtesy Facebook)

Defence of alleged murderer of Ryerson student to give opening statements

The defence lawyers in the first-degree murder trial of Farshad Badakhshan delivered their opening statement Tuesday morning, arguing that Badakhshan is not criminally responsible for the death of a Ryerson student. Badakhshan has pleaded not guilty to killing Carina Petrache, a criminology student at the time, on the grounds that he suffers from a mental disorder. The defence said that […]

by Bruce Laregina· · News, Off Campus
Former Ryerson student, Carina Petrache, was allegedly murdered by her boyfriend in 2010. (Courtesy Facebook)

Alleged murderer of Ryerson student sat calmly as his lower body burned: witness

Residents in an Annex housing complex found Farshad Badakhshan sitting calmly in a chair in the communal kitchen, even though the lower half of his body was on fire, a Toronto jury heard today. Badakhshan, 31, is accused of first-degree murder in the July 2010 death of Carina Petrache, a 23-year-old Ryerson criminology student. They both lived in a housing […]

by Matthew Kennedy· · News, Off Campus, Top stories