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RSU student groups can’t get a room

Every September, the Pakistani Students’ Association (PSA) holds a welcome dinner to kick off the school year. “That’s a tradition, it has to happen,” said Rabia Tanvir, PSA vice-president communications. But this year it didn’t happen — at least not in September. The PSA is not alone. Confusion with the Ryerson Students’ Union’s (RSU) new online room booking form has […]

by Kevin John Siazon· · News, On Campus, students
Carter Grant and Teresa Mervar are the two members of SFLR bringing the lawsuit to the RSU. (Ryersonian File Photo)

Anti-abortion group’s court case will affect future student union decisions

Avner Levin, an associate professor and chair of Ryerson’s Law and Business department, said the case will have a significant impact on the school no matter the result.

by Alexandra Heck· · News, On Campus
RSU student group funding shoots up to $100,000 per year

RSU student group funding shoots up to $100,000 per year

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) has increased grant funding for student groups by more than tenfold, and is now approving applications for as much as $3,000 per semester.

Comments from the Drop RSU Facebook group discussing the queer movie night. (Courtesy Facebook)

RSU queer movie night faces backlash

It’s been deemed discriminatory, racist and exclusionary by students. But a Ryerson expert calls these claims “ridiculous.” Last Monday, the RSU, in partnership with RyePRIDE and the Racialised Students’ Collective, hosted a movie screening and discussion group as part of Queer Histories Week. The discussion group was open only to queer and transgendered racialised students. The event has been criticized […]

by Jessica Lepore· · News
Don’t ‘Freeze your Future’

Don’t ‘Freeze your Future’

A second students’ movement has joined the Ryerson political scene, offering support for Ryerson’s administration in the midst of the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) Freeze the Fees campaign. The movement drew a crowd that rallied in support of the university’s administration at Monday night’s board of governors meeting, where university representatives gather each month to discuss, among other things, budgets. […]

by Samantha Sobolewski· · News
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