For the first time in a decade, Toronto students are seeking a new post-secondary Metropass deal. Student unions at University of Toronto, Ryerson, OCAD University and George Brown College are campaigning for a transit “U-Pass,” which would be paid for in ancillary fees every semester. The pass, if implemented, would be cheaper than the current post-secondary Metropass that the TTC […]
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Students from Ryerson University, Seneca College and the University of Toronto have come together to build an environmentally sustainable condominium. The team is called ECOstudios. The condo is called the solarBLOCK and is designed for urban living. It works by drawing energy from the city’s energy grid but on a yearly basis it will give just as much energy back, […]
Ryerson’s proposed new law school will lead the way with technology in the classroom, according to the university’s president, Mohamed Lachemi. “We think there’s a way that the legal education can go to the next level and meet the demands of community, of consumers and society in the 21st century,” said Lachemi. “And this is why we want to bring […]
On Wednesday, Ryerson students and community members will have a chance to participate in the fourth annual Mindfest as part of National Mental Illness Awareness Week. The full-day event aims to start conversations around mental illness and to engage students in learning about mental health in fun and interactive ways. Mindfest is a collaboration between the University of Toronto, Ryerson […]
By Tasala Tahir The Ryerson women’s volleyball team fell short Saturday night when it was defeated in Ontario University (OUA) finals action by the University of Toronto Varsity Blues in three straight sets, gaining themselves a silver medal. The Varsity Blues had zero losses coming into this game and two of their 21 wins were 3-0 victories against the Rams […]
By Nikolas Theodorakidis The Ryerson women’s volleyball team advanced to the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) finals for the first time in 15 years on Friday night after a victory in three straight sets against the Western Mustangs. The first set of the match was tightly contested until a strong serving performance by left blocker Veronica Livingston helped the Rams pull […]
Ryerson is interested in tracking diversity on campus through a race-based survey, even though such a process raises privacy concerns, says the university’s vice-provost. The University of Toronto (U of T) was the first post-secondary institution to announce its commitment to the implementation of a race-based census in the upcoming fall semester. The initiative was created in hopes of identifying […]
Engineering students hope their solar-powered race car, Aphelion, will go fast and furious.
The University of Toronto’s students’ union issued a statement on Jan. 14 condemning the RSU’s firings of Gilary Massa and Dina Skivrsky.
The Ryerson men’s soccer season came to an end with a pair of losses in the Ontario University Athletic Final Four at York University last weekend.
The Ryerson men’s basketball team narrowly won their home-opener game against the University of Toronto Varsity Blues on Wednesday night. The game was a rollercoaster that ended with a final score of 85-84 The Rams’ early dominance in the BIA cup game was put in jeopardy after the second period when their 45-31 lead turned into a neck and neck […]
“I’m super proud of the guys, they fought right till the end,” said head coach Filip Prostran.
A look at cafeteria food available to post-secondary students across downtown Toronto
A lot of misogynistic, discriminatory and downright threatening things have been happening on campus these past few weeks. Our editorial takes a look at what it might mean, and what we should do about it.
WATCH ABOVE: In the wake of Monday’s hate display and following reports last week of online threats against women on campus, our reporter Kascha Cassaday is asking the question… Are students and faculty feeling safe at Ryerson? Here’s her report. Last week, someone using the screen name “Kill Feminists” commented on blogTO articles urging people to hurt feminists and professors in […]
Many Rams teams were beginning post season pushes during reading week but for most, it did not go according to plan. Beginning in men’s hockey, the Rams men went up against the University of Toronto (U of T) in their first round best-of-three playoff series. The Rams had home ice advantage but failed to capitalize losing 2-1 at the Mattamy […]
The majority of undergraduate students in Toronto plan to vote in the next federal election. But these same students don’t know who currently represents them in the House of Commons. A recent poll jointly conducted by Ryerson University’s School of Journalism and department of politics and public administration indicates that three out of five undergraduate students in Toronto are either […]
The Rams couldn’t find their scoring touch last night in game one of their Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoff series against the University of Toronto (U of T). They lost 2-1 on home ice. The Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC) was busy last night with both men’s basketball and hockey playing one floor apart. But on this night hockey was the main […]
Graduate students can now register for a stack access card that will allow them to use the University of Toronto’s Robarts Library for the 2014-15 academic year. This announcement comes after Ryerson declined to renew its borrower’s agreement with the U of T libraries this September. The decision was due to increasing costs and a decline in student use. Typically the […]
The closing minutes were nail-biters, but the Ryerson women’s hockey team eked past the Toronto Varsity Blues in the annual downtown showdown, beating them 4-3. The win was especially big for the Rams as it was their first ever victory against a top-10 team in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport, according to head coach, Lisa Haley. She called it a historic win for […]
After four years of undergraduate studies at the prestigious and history-laden University of Toronto, a master’s degree in journalism at Ryerson was exactly what I needed. I was ready to put my knowledge to good use at Ryerson, a school with a much more hands-on approach. You can always spot journalism students filming on Gould Street or find a free seminar […]
Fresh out of high school and eager to start at Ryerson, Stephanie Sim never imagined one of her first university classes would be a disappointment. Had she been a student at the University of Toronto or McGill University, things may have been different. Unlike Ryerson, these schools disclose results of faculty course surveys, broken down by course or instructor, for […]
Moving to a new country and starting a university education in a foreign language is hard enough. But imagine the trauma from getting a notice that you’re suspected of plagiarism. It’s an accusation that could lead you to fail your course or be expelled. “I’ve had a lot of CESAR members come into our office and some just immigrated to […]
The Ryerson Rams women’s hockey team were shut out 5-0 in their season-opener Thursday morning against the University of Toronto Varsity Blues. Nearly 4,000 fans were at the Varsity Arena to see the game but it was broken open during the first period and the Blues took a 4-0 lead to the dressing room after 20 minutes. Blues players Kelly O’Hanlon […]