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.
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“I actually got stressed about how stressed I was.”
“I always knew there was a reason I liked Coca Cola more.”
British Columbia’s ban on the requirement of high heels in the workplace is a step in the right direction.
“Media is the only thing that I actually like.”
#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.
Some students and parents will be affected by the federal government’s decision to axe the transit credit.
Two young Toronto women are trying to change the narrative of the modern Muslim woman.
We gave Ryersonian staff old news clippings from the archives dating back to the ’50s. Watch and see what happens.
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.
“You don’t realize how on your own you really are.”
The Rebel Media’s publisher Ezra Levant encountered a group of protestors who disrupted his talk.
Learn how to make your own deodorant with this quick recipe!
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.
While Toronto may have come a long way in its establishment of bicycle infrastructure, it still has far to go.
The Ryerson Rams women’s volleyball team will be playing in the OUA quarterfinals this afternoon. Here’s what to expect:
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.
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, […]
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.
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.
Why Ryerson Athletics isn’t about to adopt an NCAA career-athletics model.
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 […]
An Australian baby underwent an impressive surgery after his head became internally detached from his spine in a car accident.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
The RyersonianTV newscast is produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at noon EST.
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.
Want to know what’s in tomorrow’s paper? Here’s a sneak preview!
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.
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.
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 OUA.ca To read our initial feature on the […]
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 […]
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. This week on The Ryersonian weekly wrap, we have a story about Ryerson’s growing application numbers. Also, Ryerson received a rather sizable […]
(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
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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Title: The Portable Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker and edited by Marion Meade Genre: Satire/criticisms/reviews/short stories/poetry Pages: 626 About the author: Parker has worked for publications like Vanity Fair, Vogue and The New Yorker. Through her writing career she met famous writers, actors, and critics. She also formed the Algonquin Round Table, which included Harper’s Bazaar editor Art Samuels, film star Harpo Marx and New […]