Post Tagged with: "Unite Ryerson"

Zidane Mohamed, former Unite Ryerson candidate, at an election debate earlier this year. Mohamed is part of the Reignite Ryerson tuition hike protest group launched yesterday. (Latifa Abdin/Ryersonian Staff)

Protest group wants RSU to shut up about Drake, demands lower tuition

Calling themselves Reignite Ryerson, the group issued a manifesto demanding action to address rising tuition and cost of living in Toronto

by Al Donato· · education, News, On Campus, stability, students
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 28

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 28

            The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.       This week on The Ryersonian weekly wrap,  we bring you a show chock-full of Ryerson Student Union (RSU) news.  Including, the final tallies […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
President elect, Andrea Bartlett, shares her plans for the RSU

President elect, Andrea Bartlett, shares her plans for the RSU

by Ryersonian Staff· · Top stories, Videos
Analysis: Transform RU landslide victory shows students fed-up with Unite Ryerson

Analysis: Transform RU landslide victory shows students fed-up with Unite Ryerson

A politics professor and Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) expert says that Transform RU’s victory shows why Unite Ryerson has been successful all these years. Neil Thomlinson, who has followed RSU politics for more than 20 years, says that Unite has won in the past because it’s been organized, didn’t have opposition and knows how to get its supporters to vote. […]

by Prajakta Dhopade· · News
Transform RU supporters celebrate in the Ram in the Rye, Feb. 11, 2015. (Shannon Baldwin / Ryersonian Staff)

PHOTOS: The 2015 RSU election night

Photos: Shannon Baldwin Gallery and captions: Jessica Lepore   Related posts:  Transform RU sweep 2015 RSU elections Broadcast: Transform’s VP education talks about election results Moment-to-moment coverage of the 2015 elections

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
Andrea Bartlett is the RSU's new president. (Eman Ali/Ryersonian Staff)

UPDATED: Transform RU sweeps the 2015 RSU elections

(video report from Beza Getachew, Ryersonian staff)  This story has been modified to reflect changes in graph seven, regarding Unite Ryerson’s comment.  Change has rolled across the campus from the corner of Dundas and Mutual streets to College Park. All executive candidates on the Transform RU slate won their bids in the 2015 student elections, starting with the Andrea Bartlett, who will become president of […]

by Nicole Thompson· · News, On Campus, Top stories
RSU and Unite Ryerson candidates’ house of silence may come crashing down

RSU and Unite Ryerson candidates’ house of silence may come crashing down

If you follow student politics at Ryerson, you may have noticed something different about this student election. If you haven’t, let us spell it out for you — it’s a whole lot more interesting. With political opposition to the reigning slate, Unite Ryerson, the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) has gone from a long-standing one-party system to something that vaguely resembles […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 27

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 27

            The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.       This week on The Ryersonian weekly wrap,  we were joined by newsroom manager Nicole Thompson, who discussed the recent Ryerson Student Union (RSU) […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
(Courtesy Facebook)

Students react to Zidane Mohamed’s online posts applauding police killings

[View the story “Students React to Unite Ryerson Candidate’s Comments” on Storify]

by Eman Ali· · News, On Campus
It’s time for the RSU to back-off Israeli politics

It’s time for the RSU to back-off Israeli politics

On a walk around campus all the candidates’ printed faces can be seen smiling from the walls. Posters stating the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) positions each person hopes to be elected to are there for all of Ryerson to read — or ignore. Unite Ryerson’s posters include “together we will” and “together we have” lists, each with a few points. […]

by Melissa Wronzberg· · Editorial, Opinion
Students watch as RSU election candidates make their opening statements. (Kyla Dewar / Ryersonian Staff)

Unite Ryerson and Transform RU face off in RSU debate

Unite Ryerson and Transform RU butted heads in a rowdy and divided RSU election debate Monday. For the first time in years, all candidates running for executive positions face organized opposition. The debate showed this tension. Unite Ryerson candidates talked about continuing their legacy as incumbents of the RSU, whereas Transform RU argued the benefits of applying new perspectives to […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Transform RU's Andrea Bartlett (left) and Harman Singh (right) at the election debate. (Kyla Dewar / Ryersonian Staff)

Transform RU will consider ditching CFS if elected

With the first organized competition in years, the results of the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) election may renew discussion about its membership in the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS). Transform RU presidential candidate Andrea Bartlett says their team is focusing on the election for now, and while they’re not concerned about separating from the CFS at the moment, they would […]

by Jessica Murray· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Zidane Mohamed at the Feb. 2, 2014 all-candidates debate. (Ryersonian staff)

Sheldon Levy calls Zidane Mohamed’s posts applauding police killings “disgusting”

Ryerson president Sheldon Levy has called social media posts made by Zidane Mohamed, Unite Ryerson’s candidate for vice-president education, “digusting.” “If you find me a stronger word than that to express myself, then please fill it in,” he said. The Ryersonian reported Jan. 29 that Mohamed had posted messages on his personal Facebook and Twitter accounts applauding the killing of […]

by Nicole Thompson· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Transform RU is running against the Unite Ryerson slate during this year's RSU elections. (Courtesy Facebook)

Transform RU runs against Unite Ryerson in RSU elections

For the first time in years, there is organized opposition to Unite Ryerson, the group that has long controlled most executive positions on the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU). Transform RU is a group of 25 students running for all RSU positions in the upcoming election. The RSU domination by Unite Ryerson candidates spawned the idea for Transform RU, says one […]

by Sharnelle Kan· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Unite Ryerson candidate applauds killing of New York City police officers

Unite Ryerson candidate applauds killing of New York City police officers

  By Billy Johnson and Nicole Thompson   The Ryersonian has obtained screenshots of remarks made by Zidane Mohamed condoning the killing in December of two New York police officers. Mohamed is Unite Ryerson’s candidate for vice-president for education in the upcoming Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) election. “Is it bad of me that I applaud the killing of the two […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Ryerson Students' Union president, Melissa Palermo high-fives the Unite Ryerson supporters after results are announced. (Nicole Brockbank/Ryersonian staff)

Unite Ryerson sweeps RSU elections amidst declining voter turnout

This year’s Ryerson Students’ Union election saw record-low numbers of voters, continuing a trend of at least three years of declining voter turnout. Unite Ryerson’s Rajean Hoilett, a third-year social work student, took the RSU presidency Thursday night with 1,446 of 2,004 valid votes cast. Voter turnout saw a 13.1 per cent decline from the 2,306 votes cast last year. […]

by Ethan Lou· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Scarce competition for RSU executive positions

Scarce competition for RSU executive positions

Competition is scarce in the Ryerson Students’ Union general election this year. Unite Ryerson is the only slate running, with a member campaigning in each of the five executive categories. The positions for four vice-presidents are uncontested and based on “yes” or “no” votes. The major competition for the slate lies in the presidential position. Rajean Hoilett, a third-year social […]

by Jayna Rana· · News, On Campus, Uncategorized
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