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Ryersonian Audio: Morning Update

Ryersonian Audio: Morning Update

Ryersonian Audio Morning Update as heard on CJRU weekdays at 10 a.m.  Produced by final year students at the Ryerson School of Journalism.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Ryersonian Audio
Tara Wodelet, a recent Ryerson midwifery graduate and her child, Wren, watch co-chair Fay Faraday at the Equal Pay Coalition's protest. The event took place at College St. and University Ave. on Tuesday, April 11th, 2017. (Luke Galati, Ryersonian)

Equal Pay Protest

On Tuesday, women wore red to protest the wage gap. April 11 marks the day women must work until each year to earn the same amount that men make in just 12 months.

by Luke Galati· · News, On Campus
Brooklyn Neustaeter writes about an app that tracks her daily activity, sleep cycles and stress levels.

86 per cent stressed? There’s an app for that

“I actually got stressed about how stressed I was.”

by Brooklyn Neustaeter· · Opinion, Voices
Kendall Jenner and her flat can of Pepsi

Kendall Jenner and her flat can of Pepsi

“I always knew there was a reason I liked Coca Cola more.”

by Lamees Wajahat· · Guest Opinion, Opinion
The SLC at Ryerson is one of the university's newest additions to the campus' public realm (Isabelle Docto)(Isabelle Docto)

One high-heeled step closer to equality in the workplace

British Columbia’s ban on the requirement of high heels in the workplace is a step in the right direction.

by Palak Mangat· · Editorial, Opinion
Celina Morris, first-year media production

Humans of Ryerson

“Media is the only thing that I actually like.”

Watch us get rejected 29 times

Watch us get rejected 29 times

#nationalsorrycharlieday is a day to think about all the times you’ve been rejected. We tried to get people to tell us their rejection stories, but we ended up getting rejected instead.

As many as five to six per cent of card readers aren't working across the TTC system at any given time. (Kevin John Siazon)

Will the public transit credit cut affect Ryerson commuters?

Some students and parents will be affected by the federal government’s decision to axe the transit credit.

by Monique Jagpal· · News, Off Campus, On Campus, Politics
Yung Samosas: The new hot thing

Yung Samosas: The new hot thing

Two young Toronto women are trying to change the narrative of the modern Muslim woman.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Fashion, Videos
The Ryersonian reacts to old newspaper articles

The Ryersonian reacts to old newspaper articles

We gave Ryersonian staff old news clippings from the archives dating back to the ’50s. Watch and see what happens.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Fun Stuff, Videos
Members of Students Supporting Israel filed complaint with campus security

Members of Students Supporting Israel filed complaint with campus security

Ryerson’s Students Supporting Israel (SSI) group backed out of the Ezra Levant event on campus last week after two members of the group received threats.

by Lauren Malyk· · News, On Campus, Security

Humans of Ryerson

“You don’t realize how on your own you really are.”

Ezra Levant at the Campus Culture and Israel & the Middle East event March 22, 2017. (Lauren Malyk/Ryersonian Staff)

UPDATED: Protesters disrupt Ezra Levant talk at Ryerson

The Rebel Media’s publisher Ezra Levant encountered a group of protestors who disrupted his talk.

by Lauren Malyk· · News, On Campus
How to make DIY deodorant

How to make DIY deodorant

Learn how to make your own deodorant with this quick recipe!

by Ryersonian Staff· · Videos
Luis Horacio Nájera. (Courtesy Centre for Free Expression)

The risks and realities of journalists in Mexico

Being a journalist is a rewarding job. But is it worth your life? Journalist Luis Horacio Nájera talks about the dangers of being a journalist in Mexico.

by Olivia Ciarallo· · News, On Campus, students
Going around in circles

Going around in circles

While Toronto may have come a long way in its establishment of bicycle infrastructure, it still has far to go.

Preview: Women’s volleyball quarter-finals today

Preview: Women’s volleyball quarter-finals today

The Ryerson Rams women’s volleyball team will be playing in the OUA quarterfinals this afternoon. Here’s what to expect:

by Brianne Spiker· · Sports, Volleyball
(Courtesy Lydia Brooks via Flickr)

Watch: Blind coffee taste test

Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Tagwa Moyo and Deni Verklan get fellow Ryersonian staff to do a blind coffee taste test. How did we do? Watch to find out.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Food, students, Videos
RSU election results: Elevate and Spark share executive positions

RSU election results: Elevate and Spark share executive positions

Susanne Nyaga of the Elevate slate has been voted as the 2017-2018 president of the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU). Elevate also won vice-president equity, while the Spark slate won the three other executive positions. Here are the winners: Susanne Nyaga, Elevate, president Daniel Lis, Spark , vice-president education Camryn Harlick, Elevate, vice-president equity Ali Yousaf, Spark , vice-president operations Lauren Emberson, […]

by Sarah Cunningham-Scharf· · News, On Campus
Tea party with the Beverage Enthusiast Society

Tea party with the Beverage Enthusiast Society

Just in time for the cold weather….there’s a new student group that wants to make you a nice cup of tea. It’s called the Beverage Enthusiasts’ Society! The president, Anoop Dhillon came to the newsroom this morning to do the same for us. He made a pot for our reporter Esther Lee.

Reporting the unspeakable

Reporting the unspeakable

Last week The Ryersonian published an article about some explicit hate speech that had been written in a bathroom stall on campus. We were tipped off about the incident after a contact sent me a link to the Facebook page for Students Supporting Israel at Ryerson, who had posted a photo of the graffiti.

by Lana Hall· · Editorial
Experience trumps athlete career development

Experience trumps athlete career development

Why Ryerson Athletics isn’t about to adopt an NCAA career-athletics model.

by Jordan Mady· · Hockey, Rams Athletics, Soccer, Sports
Outgoing Ryerson president Sheldon Levy. Ryersonian file photo.

Search for Ryerson president continues with committee selection

The search for a new university president is moving forward, as Ryerson’s senate and board of governors assemble a search committee. The 13-person group, comprised of four senate appointees and nine board of governor appointees, will be presented to the board  Oct. 26 for approval. Current president Sheldon Levy will leave his post Dec. 1, to join the Ontario government […]

by Peter Goffin· · News, On Campus

Australian baby has spine reattached after a car accident

An Australian baby underwent an impressive surgery after his head became internally detached from his spine in a car accident.

by Angelyn Francis· · Videos

Volkswagen Canada and Audi Canada under investigation for bypassing emission controls

The Ontario Ministry of the Environment is cracking down on auto manufacturer Volkswagen, which it says sold 35,000 VW and Audi vehicles in the province, with software that bypasses emissions controls.

by Victoria Chan· · Videos
OpenSports co-founders James Gibbons and Chris Cheng. (Victoria Nguyen/Ryersonian Staff)

‘Tinder for sports’ app to launch this month

OpenSports is in its its final stages of development at the DMZ. The mobile app is being heralded as “Tinder for sports,” because it allows users to quickly find nearby recreational sport activities, facilities and players.

The new RSU sign (Arthur White/Ryersonian Staff).

What you could buy for the price of the RSU sign

You know that giant RSU sign outside the student centre? We made a video about it. And wrote an article, too. Check them out here. It cost the Students’ Union $5,000. A fortune? Maybe not. But here are five examples of what else you could buy with that kind of cheddar. 1) Every textbook you’ll ever need – and then […]

by Peter Goffin· · News
But/And Episode 1: Emojis

But/And Episode 1: Emojis

YouTube / TheRyersonian – via Iframely Our opinions editor Leah Lalich chats with managing editor Peter Goffin about their favourite emoji’s, emoji sexting, and how Apple didn’t invent everything.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Opinion, Videos, Webseries
(Flickr/Courtesy of Kevin Creamer)

How higher education doesn’t always mean higher learning

A lot of misogynistic, discriminatory and downright threatening things have been happening on campus these past few weeks. Our editorial takes a look at what it might mean, and what we should do about it.

by Peter Goffin· · Editorial, Opinion
RyersonianTV: Controversy on campus, student mental health and more

RyersonianTV: Controversy on campus, student mental health and more

The RyersonianTV newscast is produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
No one has had the opportunity to play with the new cards before the pre-release, so the game is equally difficult for both the newest and most experienced players. (Cait Martin Newnham / Ryersonian Staff)

Trading card game Magic: The Gathering lacks female players

Magic: the gathering, a 90’s strategy game once popular on schoolyards, is still very much a thing. But amongst players in Toronto, women are a distinct minority.

by Caitlin Martin Newnham· · Arts & Life, Features
This Week in Ink: Tuesday, Sept. 15

This Week in Ink: Tuesday, Sept. 15

Want to know what’s in tomorrow’s paper? Here’s a sneak preview!

by Cole Deakin· · This Week In Ink, Videos
Lisa Haley poised to don the red & white at U-18 world championship

Lisa Haley poised to don the red & white at U-18 world championship

Ryerson’s Lisa Haley was named head coach of Team Canada’s U-18 women’s team in June. The world championship tournament runs from Jan. 8 to Jan. 15 in St. Catharines, Ont.

by Jordan Mady· · Hockey, Sports
Rams defenceman Alex Basso has been named to the Washington Capitals prospects roster. (Emma Ewing-Nagy / Ryerson Athletics)

Three Rams join NHL prospect camps

Three Ryerson Rams have reported to NHL prospect camps this weekend. This is the second consecutive year Rams athletes have been selected for NHL rookie camps.

by Andrew Roberts· · Hockey, Sports
The Match-Up: Men’s Versus Women’s Basketball

The Match-Up: Men’s Versus Women’s Basketball

Link Test Some female athletes at Ryerson feel they do not receive the amount of support and attention they deserve. Ryerson’s athletic department says extra marketing and “banners of distinction” require excellence on the part of the team. The following infographic compares the men’s and women’s basketball team season stats.     Stats provided by To read our initial feature on the […]

by Monique Hutson· · Basketball, News, On Campus, Sports
Foreign affairs expert Amarnath Amarasingam warns not to lump all these radicalized Canadians into the same category. (Natasha Gan / Ryersonian Staff)

Canadian fighters abroad not a ‘monolithic entity’

An expert on young Canadians who’ve gone to fight with groups like ISIS says it’s a mistake to lump all these radicalized Canadians into the same category. Over 100 Canadians have left Canada to join the ranks of ISIS and al-Qaida, but they don’t all fit into the same mould, says Amarnath Amarasingam. On March 18, Amarasingam, a post-doctoral fellow […]

by Natasha Gan· · News, Off Campus, Top stories
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 26

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 26

            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 and from the Canadian University Press.       This week on The Ryersonian weekly wrap,  we have a story about Ryerson’s growing application numbers. Also, Ryerson received a rather sizable […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
In The Post: Episode One – Dan the Man(ager)

In The Post: Episode One – Dan the Man(ager)

(Produced by Beza Getachew and Aaron Navarro)On this week’s episode, we speak with the general manager of the Mattamy Athletic Centre–the venue for the CIS Final 8 tournament. More in the Post: Episode two: Setting the Stage Episode three: Going Graphic

by Ryersonian Staff· · Basketball, Sports, Top stories, Videos
Ben Barry, fashion school professor at Ryerson University.

Ryerson fashion professor proposes new textbook

Boys wear blue and girls wear pink. It’s a social norm we’re taught, but it’s something Ryerson fashion professor Ben Barry wants to redefine. Barry has partnered with University of Hawaii Professor Andrew Reilly to co-edit a textbook titled Crossing Boundaries: Fashion to Deconstruct and Reimagine Gender. The proposed 300-page textbook will be divided into four chapters: the construction of […]

by Eman Ali· · Arts & Life, Fashion

LIVE BLOG: Transcend Borders Global Health Conference

by Alexis Goncalves· · Live Blog, News, On Campus
Rams' Aaron Best goes up for two of his 30 points on the night Nov. 15, 2014. (Ryan Skilton / Ryersonian Staff)

Aaron knows Best as Rams men’s basketball rout Lancers; women fall just short in thriller

By Kabeer Sethi and Ryan Skilton The Ryerson Rams treated their home fans to some hard-fought basketball Saturday night. Winning streaks were on the line for all the teams as Ryerson faced off against the Windsor Lancers in a men’s and women’s double-header. The men dominated the No. 4 ranked Lancers with a 98-78 victory while the women’s game went down […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Basketball, Sports
Smoke ban lets us breathe

Smoke ban lets us breathe

Anyone diagnosed with mild asthma is taught how to use inhalers: shake well, breathe out, press the top, and inhale. Asthmatics can suffer from repercussions like attacks due to second-hand smoke. This is just one aspect of how crucial it is to have a smoke-free environment. This, among other reasons, has prompted the Ministry of Health to take a stronger […]

by Sameera Raja· · Editorial, Editorial Cartoon, News, Opinion
Students discussed lowering tuition fees in Oakham House on Nov. 26, 2015. (Ryersonian file photo)

What’s in a name?

Ever wondered how the buildings at Ryerson got their names? The Ryersonian did some digging to find out more about the people behind them. Eric Palin Hall Eric Palin was an English-born educator who helped renovate the building that now carries his name. Palin worked as a Canadian National Railways apprentice electrician for 21 years, and later trained radar technicians […]

by Dilys Chan· · Features
The Ryersonian has been nominated for five Canadian Online Publishing Awards. (COPA)

Ryersonian in the running for five online publishing awards

The Ryersonian has made the finals for five 2014 Canadian Online Publishing Awards: best media website, best news coverage, best blog or column, best infographic and best interactive story. The awards are an industry event for all online publishers. Ryersonian instructor Gavin Adamson, who oversees The Ryersonian, said five pieces were entered in June, and every one of them was nominated. This […]

by Kathleen McGouran· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment CEO Tim Leiweke speaks Thursday at an event organized by Ryerson's MBA program. A Ryersonian reporter was denied access at the door.  (Ryerson MBA/Twitter)

MLSE says it is not responsible for barring ‘The Ryersonian’ from talk featuring its CEO

Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE) said it is not responsible for barring a Ryersonian reporter from an event in which its CEO was speaking. Spokesman Dave Haggith said over the phone on Friday the organization does not handle attendance as the event the previous day was hosted by Ryerson’s MBA program. A Ryersonian reporter was turned away at the door that afternoon at […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Business, News, On Campus, Top stories
Picture This: Canadian Tuition

Picture This: Canadian Tuition

This week, The Ryersonian reported on the proposed tuition increase for Ryerson University. Ryerson’s Board of Governors discussed the need for the increase and the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) voiced their opposition. We know that Ontario students pay the highest tuition in all of Canada, but we were curious about what other provinces are paying and how much tuition has gone up […]

by Alexa Huffman· · News, Top stories
Fridays Live: Kayla Dunn and 9YRS perform live

Fridays Live: Kayla Dunn and 9YRS perform live

Fridays Live is a an audio series showcasing Canadian talent. Each week, we’ll bring in two artists for an interview and live performance. Kayla Dunn Kayla Dunn is an indie singer and songwriter from Windsor, Ont. She is also a social work student at Ryerson. She talked with Samantha Lui about her EP, “Fields” and what it’s like to be […]

by Alexa Huffman· · Arts & Life, Audio, Music, Top stories
(West Annex News/ Flickr)

The latest on Rob Ford’s infamous crack video: A police account of IMG_0312.MOV

Extra, extra! Unsealed today: a police account detailing the happenings of the infamous crack video. The Ontario Superior Court released a description of Mayor Rob Ford apparently smoking crack cocaine, read aloud in front of the court house by media lawyer Peter Jacobsen. As part of the Project Brazen 2 investigation, here it is, tweeted by Global News reporter Jackson […]

by Hailey Chan· · News, Off Campus
New tabled legislation cracks down on distracted drivers in Ontario

New tabled legislation cracks down on distracted drivers in Ontario

Liberal Transportation Minister Glen Murray introduced the Keeping Ontario’s Roads Safe Act yesterday,the Toronto Star reported. If passed, fines and penalties are going to go up for distracted drivers. This proposal comes just one month after Annemarie Bonkalo, chief justice of the Ontario Court of Justice, passed a judicial order that increases fines for distracted driving. The order came into effect today. Being caught using […]

by Hailey Chan· · News, Off Campus
Celebrating National Pi Day

Celebrating National Pi Day

Edited by Hailey Chan

by Alexa Huffman· · Arts & Life, Food, Videos, Webcasts