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Contraceptive Chaos

Contraceptive Chaos

Is your doctor telling you enough about your options?

Staying visible should be a top priority for night cyclists: director

Staying visible should be a top priority for night cyclists: director

The Ryersonian spoke with a professional that gives you tips for staying safe while cycling in the city.

Explore more of Toronto this weekend by checking out these events. (Ryersonian Staff)

UPDATED: Levy says CBC report on sexual assault compares “apples to oranges”

Ryerson president Sheldon Levy said Monday that Ryerson may not have the highest rate of sexual assaults of all Canadian universities, as the CBC reported. The report compares “apples to oranges,” Levy says. Ryerson is simply better at reporting sexual assaults than other schools. “We try to encourage as best we can the reporting of these incidents.” The CBC News […]

by Sharnelle Kan· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Ryerson University campus. (Courtesy Amir Seyd)

Ryerson University to review sexual assault policies

Ryerson University will review its existing sexual assault policy in the wake of a Toronto Star probe that found most Canadian universities and colleges don’t have one single policy to deal with sexual assault. Ryerson, along with 44 other Ontario universities and colleges, announced Nov. 26 it will launch the review to determine if the  schools can adequately deal with […]

by Rachel Surman· · News, On Campus, students, Top stories
Outgoing Ryerson president Sheldon Levy. Ryersonian file photo.

Ryerson a city-builder, President Sheldon Levy says

  Sheldon Levy says Ryerson’s new look reflects his view that the university is a key part of city-building in Toronto. He told a symposium last week that even small changes on the campus can have a large effect on the city. “As we build and do things, we are doing things for the city because we impact people directly […]

by Jessica Maxwell· · career, education, News, Off Campus, students
Social experiment: Would you stop a theft on campus?

Social experiment: Would you stop a theft on campus?

In the month of January alone, there were 35 reported thefts on Ryerson’s campus. About one in four of those were Apple products – including iPods, iPads and MacBooks. “Generally speaking, whatever the hot ticket item at the moment is is going to be the item that is targeted the most,” said Daniel Paquette, account director for Ryerson Security. “It […]

by Jason St. Jacques· · News, On Campus, Top stories, Videos

Crime rises on Halloween but not at Ryerson

Halloween marks an increase in the number of crimes reported to police, especially violent offences and property violations, but the same spike in criminal activity doesn’t affect Ryerson, security personnel say. “We have not noticed a trend in increased incidents from a Halloween weekend to any other weekend with parties happening on or around campus,” said Tanya Fermin-Poppleton, manager of […]

by Nicole Skripkariuk· · Arts & Life
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Hacking a “real threat” at Ryerson, say security officers

Ryerson University fends off thousands of cyber attacks a day, says Ryerson computer expert Brian Lesser. “If you look at the firewall logs, it’s just constant. I couldn’t believe all the attacks when I first saw,” says Lesser, Ryerson’s director of computing and communications services. Ryerson is not the only with cyber attack issues. A recent Toronto Star story reported […]

by Emma Jarratt· · News, On Campus, Science & Technology
Ryerson teaches students to “Fight Like a Girl”

Ryerson teaches students to “Fight Like a Girl”

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, Videos

Speak up about sexual violence

This September marks the one-year anniversary of Ryerson’s Security Watch initiative, which informs all students, staff and recent graduates by email whenever a violent incident is reported on campus. Having our inboxes filled with reports of assaults, robberies and sexual harassment doesn’t exactly bolster our back-to-school spirits. But the actions of a group of Canadian students last week remind us […]

by Mitchell Cohen· · Editorial, Opinion