Ryerson president Mohamed Lachemi adjourned a senate meeting early last night after several left-wing groups arrived in the chambers to protest the university’s draft statement on freedom of expression. The disruption delayed the senate’s vote on the draft, which if passed, would have been sent to the Board of Governors to form policy.
RU-Pass referendum voter turnout more than quintupled from last referendum – this Ryerson prof thinks he knows why
The high voter turnout for last week’s RU-Pass referendum may have to do with the U.S. midterm elections, says Ryerson public servant in residence, Frank D’Onofrio.
Ryerson students will have an unlimited local transit pass starting in September 2019, following this week’s referendum results.
The “Feed Students Support Survivors” campaign, which aims to increase funding for the Good Food Centre (GFC) and Sexual Assault Survivor Support Line (SASSL), is a good start. But adequate funding shouldn’t depend on referendums.
Voter turnout surged during this year’s Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) election, and some candidates credit different campaign tactics. Total turnout varied among the various executive committee positions. The total votes…