Post Tagged with: "University of Toronto"

Ryerson joins Toronto universities in U-Pass campaign

Ryerson joins Toronto universities in U-Pass campaign

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 […]

by Iris Robin· · News, Off Campus, On Campus, students
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Campus life in review: Fall 2016

As the Fall 2016 semester comes to an end, the Ryersonian takes a look back at the events held by the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) and Continuing Education Students’ Association of Ryerson (CESAR). Here are some of this semester’s biggest events organized by our students’ associations. 6 Fest The RSU’s biggest, most talked about event of the fall was 6 Fest, […]

by Avery Friedlander· · News
Students build eco-friendly condo, solarBLOCK

Students build eco-friendly condo, solarBLOCK

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, […]

(Horst Herget Photography)

New law school, new technology

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 […]

by Danielle Lee· · News
A photo of organizers at Mindfest 2015 (Courtesy University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry)

A preview: Mindfest, a fun way to learn about mental health

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 Oriena Vuong· · Food & Health, News, Off Campus, On Campus
(Courtesy Martin Bazyl/Ryerson Athletics)

Women’s volleyball falls in OUA final

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 Ryersonian Staff· · Sports, Volleyball
(Nikolas Theodorakidis/Ryersonian Staff)

Women’s volleyball advances to OUA final

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 […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Sports, Volleyball
Ryerson University is  interested in tracking diversity on campus through a race-based survey despite some privacy concerns.(Ryersonian file photo)

Tracking diversity on campus may raise privacy concerns: vice-provost

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 […]

by Kanwal Rafiq· · News, On Campus
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
The University of Toronto's Students' Union building on the St. George campus in Toronto (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

U of T students’ union says RSU lacks equity

The University of Toronto’s students’ union issued a statement on Jan. 14 condemning the RSU’s firings of Gilary Massa and Dina Skivrsky.

by Maham Shakeel· · News
Soccer team falls short in push for OUA title, CIS berth

Soccer team falls short in push for OUA title, CIS berth

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.

by Daniel Morand· · Off Campus, Soccer, Sports
Guard Jean-Victor Mukama makes a slam dunk in the BIA Cup opening game (Andrea Vacl/Ryersonian staff)

Rams edged Blues in home opener

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 […]

by Andrea Vacl· · Basketball, On Campus, Sports
Courtesy Alex D'Addesse

Men’s soccer suffers disappointing loss in OUA final

“I’m super proud of the guys, they fought right till the end,” said head coach Filip Prostran.

by Lana Hall· · Sports
Campus eats: How do nutritious options stack up at Ryerson, U of T and George Brown?  Part 2

Campus eats: How do nutritious options stack up at Ryerson, U of T and George Brown? Part 2

A look at cafeteria food available to post-secondary students across downtown Toronto

by Taylor Stinson· · Arts & Life, Food, Off Campus, students
(Flickr/Courtesy of Kevin Creamer)

How higher education doesn’t always mean higher learning

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.

by Peter Goffin· · Editorial, Opinion
U of T security was on high alert Friday after threatening comments were posted online. (bobistraveling/Creative Commons)

U of T faces anti-feminist threats

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 […]

by Alysia Burdi· · News, Off Campus, Videos
Rams reading week wrap-up

Rams reading week wrap-up

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 […]

Poll: Toronto undergrads plan to vote in federal election, but can’t name their current MP

Poll: Toronto undergrads plan to vote in federal election, but can’t name their current MP

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 […]

by Michael Norton· · News
Rams drop playoff opener to U of T

Rams drop playoff opener to U of T

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 […]

by Connor Brazeau· · Hockey, Sports
The reference desk at the University of Toronto's Robarts Library. Graduate students can now acess tje library for free. ( Creative commons / Moqub )

Robarts Library access granted to Graduate Students

  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 […]

by Jessica Defreitas· · education, News, Off Campus, students
Ryerson Rams women’s hockey make school history, beat Toronto Varsity Blues

Ryerson Rams women’s hockey make school history, beat Toronto Varsity Blues

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 […]

by Dominik Luszczyszyn· · Hockey, Sports
Ryerson campus (Sissi Wang/ Ryersonian)

Why Ryerson is better than the University of Toronto

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 […]

by Sissi Wang· · degrees, education, Opinion, Top stories, Voices
Ryerson discloses the average score for each question in the faculty course survey by program and faculty on its website. The individualized results for instructors and courses, however, are hidden from students and are only open to instructors and vice-provost of faculty. (Matt Oxman / Ryersonian staff)

Ryerson stays tight-lipped on course surveys

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 […]

by Tara Deschamps· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Plagiarism: Failure isn’t the only option

Plagiarism: Failure isn’t the only option

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 […]

by Maham Abedi· · Features

Women’s hockey Rams suffer opening day loss to U of T

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 […]

by Nicholas Carafa· · Hockey, Rams Athletics, Sports
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