Ryerson Student Strike claims Eyeopener misrepresented them, Eyeopener claims otherwise

By Manuela Vega The Ryerson Student Strike (RSS) accused Ryerson’s independent newspaper The Eyeopener of misrepresenting them in their coverage of the group last week.  In a Facebook post from Sept. 18, the RSS alleges the newspaper used “fake quotes,” “half truths” and “yellow journalism.” The Eyeopener denies these claims.  The RSS has not yet provided The Eyeopener with specific instances in which the newspaper … Continue reading Ryerson Student Strike claims Eyeopener misrepresented them, Eyeopener claims otherwise

Ryerson students challenging the RU Pass

Ryerson University students continue to challenge the implementation of the new RU Pass on campus. Some students say they were not fully aware of the opt-out options regarding the pass due to the way the Ryerson Students’ Union advertised the referendum. Students also say the RSU needed to clarify the opt-out information brought up in emails. As a result, some are calling for a re-vote … Continue reading Ryerson students challenging the RU Pass

Students have strong feelings about the new RU Pass

After a university-wide referendum in October, students voted in favour of the U-Pass. The U-Pass will be for all full-time students to use the TTC at a discounted rate, starting in September 2019, and will be rebranded the “RU-Pass”. Many students are excited about the discount, but others who don’t use the TTC enough to benefit from the pass say it’s unfair. RUtv News reporter … Continue reading Students have strong feelings about the new RU Pass

Young Voters and the Toronto Municipal Election

The Toronto municipal election is taking place today. In the running are incumbent mayor John Tory, Jennifer Keesmaat, Sarah Climenhaga, Saron Gebresellassi and Faith Goldy. Youth voter turnout is expected to be low. Find out students’ thoughts on voting and hear from Jennifer Keesmaat on why the youth vote is important.   Continue reading Young Voters and the Toronto Municipal Election