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Hannah Van Dyk hopes to implement nap rooms on campus during her term next year on Ryerson's Board of Governors. (Courtesy of Hannah Van Dyk)

Newly elected Board of Governors student representative hopes to implement nap rooms on campus

Pulling all-nighters or getting little-to-no sleep is a common occurrence for many Ryerson students. Newly elected Board of Governors student representative Hannah Van Dyk is hoping to change that. When she becomes one of the 24 board members for the next academic year, she hopes to implement nap rooms around campus. “As a commuter school we ask our students to […]

by Jacqueline Bradley· · News, On Campus
University applications down, but Ryerson applications rise

University applications down, but Ryerson applications rise

Ryerson has managed to increase fall 2015 applications despite an overall decrease in total applications to university, according to Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC) statistics. For the second year in a row, the number of high school students applying to Ontario universities has decreased. OUAC reported 2,796 fewer applications than last year, a 0.7 per cent drop. Meanwhile, Ryerson application […]

(Fatima Kazmi/Ryersonian staff)

Editorial: Universities still not doing enough to address rape culture

mfort on our mattress, but for Emma Sulkowicz it is a terrible reminder of her rape. The 21-year-old Columbia University student is carrying a mattress around campus until her alleged attacker, a fellow student at Columbia, is expelled from the school. Sulkowicz was raped in her dorm room on the first day of her second year. She did not report […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial, Opinion, Top stories
“There are more students than funding:” aboriginal youth struggle to go to university

“There are more students than funding:” aboriginal youth struggle to go to university

Renata Meconse once dreamed of enrolling in Ryerson University’s journalism program. But the mother of three rapidly woke up. “The cost of living is higher there. It’s very hard for a First Nations person to move to one of the big cities for university,” she says. Meconse, 35, had to take what was available to her. She was lucky enough […]

by Maria Assaf· · Features, Top stories