Post Tagged with: "U of T"

Everyone deserves to be called what they want to be called. (Susana Gómez Baez)

Gender identity is a matter of basic respect

During the 57-minute rant, the professor, Jordan Peterson, repeatedly starts his sentences with “I’m scared.” On this point alone, we agree. Even at Ryerson, we are scared, too. As students, we’re scared that a professor could be so ill-informed about the extensive literature that explores gender identity and expression. We’re scared that the same professor teaches an undergraduate course in […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial
Ryerson race car team zooming towards the sun

Ryerson race car team zooming towards the sun

Engineering students hope their solar-powered race car, Aphelion, will go fast and furious.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Sports, Sports
U of T Muslim chaplain Imam Amjad Tarsin. (Al Donato/Ryersonian Staff)

Islamophobia weighs on Muslim students following Paris terrorist attacks

Muslim students talked about how recent tragedies and misconceptions of their religion affected them.

by Al Donato· · News, Off Campus, On Campus, Politics, students
Ryersonian file photo.

Robarts’ shelves closed to Rye grad students and faculty

Ryerson faculty and graduate students will now have to fork over an extra $310 if they want to borrow from the largest academic library in Canada. On Sept. 1, Ryerson decided not to renew its borrower’s agreement with the University of Toronto Libraries due to a decline in usage and increasing costs. The decision was made after a discussion between […]

by Steven Gelis· · News, On Campus, Top stories
The Ryerson Men's soccer team beat UofT 2-1 to secure their fifth victory of the season and remain undefeated.

Rams claim double streaks in soccer against rival U of T

Both Ryerson Rams soccer teams continued their streaks this weekend. The men’s team remain undefeated with its fifth straight win of  the season, while the women’s team lost its fifth game in a row. On Sunday, the two teams played a double header against downtown rival, University of Toronto. The men’s team trailed for its first time this year when […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Soccer, Sports
Rajean Hoilett, RSU vice-president of equity, campaigning on the U of T campus. (Courtesy The Varsity)

RSU executives help campaign for U of T election

Melissa Palermo has defended her involvement in the University of Toronto’s student union elections after being spotted campaigning for one of its presidential candidates last week. According to the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) president, she was on vacation time when she went to U of T’s downtown St. George campus to help her friend, Yolen Bollo-Kamara, with her presidential campaign. […]

by Elisheva Baer· · News
University of Toronto student Wongene Daniel Kim alleged discrimination in his claim to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal. (Courtesy Twitter)

Shy U of T student sparks discussion about accommodation at Ryerson

Ryerson staff have clashing views over a University of Toronto student’s recent admission about feeling “too shy and uncomfortable” to attend class where he was the only male student. The student filed a human rights complaint to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal after he failed the class, which he claimed was because of lost attendance marks. When asked if Ryerson […]

by Leena Latafat· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Travel Cuts cut from Ryerson campus

Travel Cuts cut from Ryerson campus

By Shazah Ayub As reading week approaches, some students may not be far from the sunny beaches of Mexico — but they are far from student discounts on travel since Travel Cuts shut down its Ryerson location. After eight years, the discount travel agency has moved out of the Student Campus Centre (SCC) basement and merged operations with the University […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus

Ryerson provost stands by decision to renew U of T library agreement

The provost and vice president of Ryerson is standing by the university’s decision to renew the library-borrowing agreement with U of T, which allows undergraduate and graduate students to take out books from their library. But Jane Schmidt, the head of collections at the Ryerson Library, told The Ryersonian last week that she thinks the money spent on the U of […]

by Katrina Sieniuc· · News, On Campus
Librarian: Money should go to Rye’s collection

Librarian: Money should go to Rye’s collection

Outside library borrowing deals are delaying conversations between students and librarians about Ryerson’s own library collection, says Jane Schmidt, Ryerson’s head of collections librarian. Ryerson renewed an agreement with the University of Toronto at the beginning of the month that pays for graduate students and faculty to borrow U of T materials that are not found in Ryerson’s library. Schmidt […]

by Katrina Sieniuc· · News, On Campus
Access to U of T library renewed for one year

Access to U of T library renewed for one year

Ryerson University graduate students can breathe a sigh of relief as the about-to-expire borrowers agreement with University of Toronto libraries has been renewed for another year. Madeleine Lefebvre, Ryerson’s chief librarian, sent an email to graduate students in August explaining the service would no longer be available after the end of September. After a short stint in research limbo, the […]

by Katrina Sieniuc· · News, On Campus, Uncategorized