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RyersonianTV: November 24, 2015 – TTC fare to increase again, Russian military aircraft shot down near Syrian border, refugee rally at Yonge-Dundas Square

RyersonianTV: November 24, 2015 – TTC fare to increase again, Russian military aircraft shot down near Syrian border, refugee rally at Yonge-Dundas Square

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
Left in Limbo: the stories of Yemen’s international students who can’t go home

Left in Limbo: the stories of Yemen’s international students who can’t go home

“Imagine you don’t see your parents for more than one year, then you get a call saying your father just passed away.”

by Krista Hessey· · education, Features, Politics
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Your Facebook flag filter doesn’t solve anything

Would introducing flag filters for every country that experiences tragedy really make a difference?

by Krista Robinson· · Editorial
Editorial cartoon: October 7, 2015

Editorial cartoon: October 7, 2015

Violence, hackers and holiday gifts

Violence, hackers and holiday gifts

The holidays are nigh and while we all enjoy cocoa, snow angels and presents, it’s also time to reflect on the biggest stories of the school year and their central theme – violence. If you don’t live under a rock, these names will probably sound familiar: Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, Jian Ghomeshi, Bill Cosby and Julien Blanc. The first was shot, […]

by Dasha Zolota· · Editorial, Opinion

Poll: Should groups govern players’ lives outside sports?

This week, video footage was released of NFL running back Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens beating his then-fiance unconscious. The story brought the issue of domestic violence in the sports world into sharp focus. While many condemned the video, some say professional sports organizations should have not have a say in players’ behaviours outside sports. What do you think?

by Stefan Morrone· · Sports
The unbearable lightness of Grand Theft Auto

The unbearable lightness of Grand Theft Auto

Franklin Clinton is a gangster. A real two-bit thug. And as he stood there in his baggy pants and hoodie, in the dusk, in a rain-slicked, graffiti-strewn driveway in a simulated parody of L.A. County’s Compton, all Franklin wanted to do was play with his dog. “Go get it, Chop,” he called out through the speakers of my TV. A […]

by Mitchell Cohen· · Opinion, Voices
Stop rape culture before it starts

Stop rape culture before it starts

  By Nicole Skripkariuk It was the chant that echoed across Canada: “SMU boys, we like them young. Y is for your sister. O is for oh so tight. U is for underage. N is for no consent. G is for grab that ass.” Coined the “rape chant” for its glorification of sexual assault, the cheer showed up during frosh […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Opinion

Speak up about sexual violence

This September marks the one-year anniversary of Ryerson’s Security Watch initiative, which informs all students, staff and recent graduates by email whenever a violent incident is reported on campus. Having our inboxes filled with reports of assaults, robberies and sexual harassment doesn’t exactly bolster our back-to-school spirits. But the actions of a group of Canadian students last week remind us […]

by Mitchell Cohen· · Editorial, Opinion