Six city and campus events to catch in December

(By: Sherina Harris) What do holiday crafts, light displays and dinosaurs have in common? They’re all related to events you can attend this month at Ryerson and in Toronto. ‘Tis the season for holiday fun, so step away from your cue cards and study notes for a while and enjoy the best of what your school and city have to offer. Here’s a roundup of … Continue reading Six city and campus events to catch in December

Nearly half of Ontario youth missed school due to anxiety, survey indicates

(By: Subi Anandarajah) Nearly half of youth in Ontario have missed school as a result of anxiety, according to a new survey authorized by Children’s Mental Health Ontario. The survey shows 46 per cent of respondents aged 18 to 34 cut classes due to anxiety-related problems. The results reveal 40 per cent of youth sought mental health services, yet 42 per cent of them indicated … Continue reading Nearly half of Ontario youth missed school due to anxiety, survey indicates

New Eaton Centre bridge opens over Queen St. W.

The new pedestrian bridge at the CF Toronto Eaton Centre is now open. The unique design by Zeidler Partnership Architects and Wilkinson Eyre Architects brings a fresh look to Ryerson’s pre-existing connection with the Eaton Centre that began with the design of the Ted Rogers School of Management. RUtv News reporter Spencer Turcotte has the story. (Header photo: Screenshot from video) Continue reading New Eaton Centre bridge opens over Queen St. W.

Ryerson holds screening of ‘The Stairs’

(By: Emma Buchanan) A documentary about the complex lives of sex workers and drug users in Toronto was shown in the image arts building last week (Nov. 13.) The Stairs screened at 6:30 p.m., followed by a Q&A with the film’s director, Hugh Gibson, and two of the film’s subjects. The award-winning film, which premiered at TIFF last year, featured the different faces of Toronto’s … Continue reading Ryerson holds screening of ‘The Stairs’

Tuition refund offered to students as college strike ends

(By: Ryan Rocca) College students that were affected by the five-week strike can get a full tuition refund for this semester if they decide to withdraw from their classes, the Ontario Ministry for Advanced Education announced Monday. This includes first- or second-year students in Ryerson’s collaborative nursing program whose home site is either George Brown or Centennial College. The news comes as classes across college … Continue reading Tuition refund offered to students as college strike ends

Ryerson talks trans awareness in sport

(By: Scott McLean) While there isn’t currently an open transgender athlete competing at Ryerson University, Rams director of athletics Ivan Joseph said on Monday that the university is trying to create as accessible a space as possible for transgender athletes. Joseph’s comments were made during the Trans Inclusion in Sport panel discussion held at the Mattamy Athletic Centre, which featured topics ranging from the use … Continue reading Ryerson talks trans awareness in sport