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In this March 2015 file photo, Ryerson Students' Union vice-president of education Jesse Root talks at a meeting in the student centre. (Courtesy of Ryersonian Staff)

RSU takes its alternative budget to a town hall

Toronto’s deep freeze might be over, but the Ryerson Students’ Union’s Freeze the Fees campaign is far from it. The RSU’s budget, which was released on Tuesday, shows that Ryerson is running on an average surplus of $14 million over the past five years. “We are not in a period of austerity here at Ryerson,” said Jesse Root, the RSU’s […]

by Kevin Alfaro· · News, On Campus
In this Nov. 20, 2014 file photo, protesters set up camp outside Jorgensen Hall calling for the university to freeze tuition fees. (Marija Petrovic / Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson Students’ Union releases alternative budget in hopes of freezing tuition fees

By Kevin Alfaro and Daksha Rangan The Ryerson Students’ Union’s (RSU) alternative budget came out on Tuesday, but their report left more questions than answers. The report found that on average, Ryerson has been running a structural surplus of $14 million over the past five years. It says that based on that number, the school could give each student a […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Top stories