The Invictus Games first took place in London, England in 2014 as a demonstration of the strength of soldiers and veterans. Three years later, it’s Toronto’s turn to host the games. Over 500 competitors from 17 countries will compete between September 23-30.
The RSU has equipped its equity service staff with naloxone kits after the Ryerson administration’s decision not to provide them to campus security personnel. Some equity staff have already been trained at the Sherbourne Health Centre to use the antidote for opiate overdoses. Others will undergo training soon, according to Camryn Harlick, the RSU’s vice-president of equity. “Ideally, we’re looking […]
Toronto is in the running to become the site for a second Amazon headquarters, and if the city wins the bid, it’ll mean big things for Ryerson University students. Amazon promises a US$5 billion construction investment to the winning city and as “many as 50,000 high-paying jobs,” the company said in a press release. 50,000 jobs and +$5B in investment – […]
Third-year Ryerson student Musa Raveendran didn’t realize being an uncle would add value to his resumé. But with the help of Student Life’s new program “Level Up,” Raveendran said the program helped him recognize the valuable transferable skills, such as organization, time management and innovation, he’s developed through being an uncle. “Using these various forms of documentation, I was able […]
By Alexis Perikleous and Victoria McMurchy Despite Toronto’s growing opioid crisis, neither Ryerson security nor residence officials have been given the easy-to-use antidote that could prevent overdose deaths. Kits containing that antidote – naloxone – are not being made available, according to university president Mohamed Lachemi. “Our staff is really trained to deal with emergency situations,” said Lachemi in an […]
Ryerson’s urban farm and environmental green roof is on a mission to grow food to feed the city. The Andrew and Valerie Pringle environmental green roof can be found on top of the George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre. On any given day, you can find students and staff harvesting the garden while surrounded by the constant construction of […]
Students and faculty from Ryerson University gathered at Sunnybrook Hospital on Saturday to visit RTA professor Dana Lee. The popular professor, who is currently receiving medical treatment, is no longer able to teach at Ryerson. Supporters said they were pleasantly surprised when Lee came outside to speak with the group. Laura Dittmann, a former RTA student, was in attendance on […]
Ryerson University president Mohamed Lachemi says plans to expand a campus to Brampton will mark a new and exciting direction for the school. Lachemi told the Ryersonian Monday that a proposal for a shared campus with Sheridan College is not just a way to deal with the space crunch that Ryerson’s downtown Toronto campus faces. He said it also sets […]
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 […]
Whether you live on- or off-campus, every student should try to find ways to save money while going to school. If you live on-campus, chances are you can cut the cost of your living expenses with a meal plan, the nearby campus store and having roommates willing to split the costs of household items. If you live off-campus, things […]
By: Maggie Macintosh and Victoria McMurchy Beer is a few steps closer to Pitman Hall. Metro now sells alcohol from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays. “I think people will just get fucked up because it’s right beside us and Metro is open pretty late,” said bio-medical engineering student Binh […]
Senior-year Ryerson students say their proposal for sustainable campus T-shirts is a realistic possibility.
From our April 6 broadcast, Justin Bellmore reports on the controversy around the Ryerson student film, “As Niagara Falls.”
The Ryerson University Hip-Hop Union wants to grow its Ryerson presence.
Fourth-year film studies student Hanna Jovin is the director of her thesis project, Erika, a short film about her grandmother in Bosnia during the Second World War.
Best Practice makes perfect for budding photographer and podcaster Taylor Reynolds.
” … I like this tension between the known and the unknown, and that’s what I play on in my collection a little bit.”
What students owe when they leave school affects not only them, but also the economy, according to the Canadian Federation of Students.
Ryerson University currently has the highest total number of student sugar baby signups in 2017 so far.
A tech company that was born in Ryerson University’s DMZ has received $750,000 from Google for its digital education technology.
Last Year, Enactus Ryerson placed second overall at Nationals. This year, they’re ready for the challenge.
“Media is the only thing that I actually like.”
“I not only got an education but I also learnt a lot about being a better person.”
Students will be able to voluntarily input and update their information at any time.
Dara Jarallah and Ameer Asghar hope their wins expand the reach of their businesses.
“My next job is 9 to 5 so just being in university, you don’t appreciate the freedom you have.”
#nationalsorrycharlieday is a day to think about all the times you’ve been rejected. We tried to get people to tell us their rejection stories, but we ended up getting rejected instead.
6 Fest, the Wellness Centre and $1.2 million deficit: RSU questioned by students at annual general meeting
The meeting did not reach quorum but the 35 Ryerson students who attended the RSU’s annual general meeting questioned the board’s decisions.
“It is a modern university in a modern world and it really blends in with the city around it.”
As Ryerson’s school of urban planning cancels its U.S. trips, a Muslim urban planning student tells her story.
The way I see the world through a colour-blind lens, and how I deal with it.
Rebeca Ortiz aims to tackle minority representation in films, starting with her upcoming short movie, Abuela.
Graduate students say they want to represent themselves, and not rely on the RSU.
Members of the RSU have teamed up with Students Supporting Israel to support Jewish students on campus.
The Ryerson Rams Robotics are going to the 2017 University Rover Challenge in Utah this summer with their Mars rover to compete against 35 other universities.
“Even though it is a university, we have to do a lot of practical thinking, we are so hands on.”
In a recent report released by Ryerson’s Board of Governors, a 2015 study found that 57 per cent of Ryerson students graduated with debt.
“We all just need to be friends with everyone. Everyone deserves a friend.”
The Board of Governors plans to increase student grant amounts by 50 per cent for the rest of this year, among other things.
“I know tons of information that I have learned here now about the university…”
“Sometimes people don’t realize how easy it can be to save a life…”
City council approves new apartment bylaw to protect tenants, putting in regulations that will benefit student renters.
A recent Ryerson survey suggests that there are more weed smokers in the Faculty of Arts than in any other faculty, which reinforces the stereotype of the liberal arts and pot.
‘Three years ago, the RAC took a chance on a shy kid for the front desk.’
” … fact-based reporting will trump anecdotal evidence, always.”
Filmmaker Adam Garnet Jones talks about his film journey and his new feature, Great Great Great.