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Ryerson visiting professor and former executive director of Canadian Association of University Teachers James Turk. (Ryersonian file photo)

Ryerson prof blasts Carleton’s new policy breaching academic freedom

A Ryerson professor says a new revised policy at Carleton bans the fundamental democratic right.

by Lana Hall· · education, News, Off Campus, On Campus
From left to right: Hind Awwad, Nadi Saadeh and Kat Lapointe speaking at the Thomas Lounge on Wed. Sept.

RSU nixes Facebook comments section after ‘hate speech’

The Ryerson Students’ Union closed down the comments section on its Facebook page on Saturday after an eruption of heated posts. On Friday, some students reacted angrily after the RSU removed a video post for alleged anti-Muslim hate speech. The video, called “Hamas on Campus,” suggests that the Ryerson group Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) is associated with Hamas […]

by Peter Milonas· · News, On Campus
UPDATED: Campus Freedom Index: Rye ‘A,’ RSU ‘F’

UPDATED: Campus Freedom Index: Rye ‘A,’ RSU ‘F’

Ryerson is among the best universities for the “free exchange of ideas,” but the university’s students’ union ranks among the worst, according to report by a legal non-profit. Released Monday, the Campus Freedom Index by the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF) measures the state of free speech at 52 Canadian public universities. The index is calculated based on a five-tier letter […]

by Kathleen McGouran· · News, Top stories