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Will the RSU’s new initiatives attract more voters?

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is rolling out a strategy to increase voter turnout at student elections this year. Victoria Morton, RSU vice-president education, made the announcement Tuesday at an open meeting about student life improvement initiatives the RSU plans to pursue this year. Unpaid internships, tuition fees and academic policy reviews were discussed in addition to voter turnout. Since 2008, […]

Infographic: How did Ryerson vote in the RSU elections?

Infographic: How did Ryerson vote in the RSU elections?

Using unofficial election results, The Ryersonian has compiled the polling numbers for all candidates in this year’s Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) election. Scroll through the graphs to take a look at how each faculty voted. | Create infographics

by Nicole Thompson· · Interactives, News, On Campus
PHOTOS: Students vote in the 2015 RSU elections

PHOTOS: Students vote in the 2015 RSU elections

By Kyla Dewar and Beza Getachew

by Ryersonian Staff· · News
Finlay Matheson, a Scottish exchange student at Ryerson, said he is strongly for Scottish independence. (Courtesy Finlay Matheson)

On the brink of a nation’s birth — or not

Finlay Matheson will take the uncertainty. He’ll trade stability for freedom and guaranteed free university for national pride because “it’s a point of principle.” “I consider myself Scottish and not necessarily British,” said the third-year journalism student on exchange from Edinburgh. Matheson is “quite strongly” on the Yes side of the polarizing referendum set to hit Scotland on Thursday that will determine its […]

by Gina Wicentowich· · News, Top stories
Ryerson Students' Union president, Melissa Palermo high-fives the Unite Ryerson supporters after results are announced. (Nicole Brockbank/Ryersonian staff)

Unite Ryerson sweeps RSU elections amidst declining voter turnout

This year’s Ryerson Students’ Union election saw record-low numbers of voters, continuing a trend of at least three years of declining voter turnout. Unite Ryerson’s Rajean Hoilett, a third-year social work student, took the RSU presidency Thursday night with 1,446 of 2,004 valid votes cast. Voter turnout saw a 13.1 per cent decline from the 2,306 votes cast last year. […]

by Ethan Lou· · News, On Campus, Top stories
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 9

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 9

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian campus news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from, and from the Canadian University Press. Here are the stories mentioned in this week’s podcast: Mayor Ford stripped of some of his powers at rowdy council meeting Trudeaumania at Ryerson residence cafeteria […]