Ryerson is proposing a change to the way it keeps the campus safe, by adding security employees who would have “special constable” status.
Ryerson is remaining tight-lipped on details surrounding an alleged sexual assault at HOEM — the school’s newest residence — and students want to know more.
More people affected by sexual violence are accessing services on campus. In the past year Consent Comes First (CCF), an on-campus resource that supports victims of sexual violence, has been accessed by 150 community members.
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Assaults on Ryerson’s campus have been on the rise, representing the largest portion of security alerts in recent years.
As of early November, the Ryerson community has received 131 emailed security alerts this year— a 167 per cent increase from the 49 alerts issued just three years prior, in 2015. Assaults account for 64 per cent of this year’s total alerts.
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An unattended package found at the intersection of Gould and Bond Streets this morning has led police to cordon a part of the campus and evacuate several buildings