As the Fall 2016 semester comes to an end, the Ryersonian takes a look back at the events held by the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) and Continuing Education Students’ Association of Ryerson (CESAR). Here are some of this semester’s biggest events organized by our students’ associations. 6 Fest The RSU’s biggest, most talked about event of the fall was 6 Fest, […]
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The Ryersonian recaps #BlackLivesMatter coverage for Social Justice week. [View the story “Social Justice Week Recap: Sandy Hudson calls out the “white student union”” on Storify]
The Ryerson Students’ Union’s social justice week kicked off Monday with the Indigenous Solidarity Rally on Gould Street at noon. The festivities included a traditional round dance performed by members of Idle No More Toronto and a talk by Elder Joanne Dallaire, a traditional counsellor with Ryerson Aboriginal Services.
The Lowdown is a current affairs audio series hosted by Katherine DeClerq and Michelle LePage. Each week, they break down a big issue to explain why it’s important to students and youth. This week they look at activism on university campuses and what you should know before you head to Queen’s Park with a picket sign. Winnie Ng, the CAW-Sam […]
Text and reporting: Samantha Fernandes Camera: Chantale Dahmer It’s not often that a protest turns into a party, but that’s what happened when Ryerson’s third annual Social Justice Week kicked-off on Monday. A rally to protest for the release of Toronto filmmaker John Greyson and emergency ward doctor Tarek Loubani transformed into a victory rally after the Canadians were released […]
Need a study break? The Ryersonian brings you a roundup of campus events this week. For the creative: Get involved with Social Justice Week with a hands-on interactive canvas making workshop at Stitch a Home: Social Safety Net and Homelessness on Tuesday evening at 5 p.m. The workshop will be an interactive experience with guest speakers. Learn about the social safety net while […]
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- Nuit Blanche Toronto kicks off tomorrow at sunset and ends Sunday at 7 a.m. The free annual contemporary art exhibition gives those in the city a full night of interaction …Read More »