Toronto #MeToo march gives voice to survivors

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, powerful men continue to be outed as predators and the #MeToo hashtag has gone viral. Toronto’s #MeToo March, organized by Alathea Milne-Hines, Klara Margaret and Jessica Parker Kitney, was designed to bring the online movement to the streets. Hundreds showed up on December 2 to protest the pervasive nature of sexual misconduct and ensure that all survivors … Continue reading Toronto #MeToo march gives voice to survivors

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.

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

Quebec’s new face-covering law sparks controversy

Bill 62 recently passed in Quebec, banning people from covering their faces while using public services such as hospitals and public transit. Some feel the bill specifically targets Muslims who wear the niqab. RUtv News reporter Yusra Javed got reaction from the Ryerson community. (Header photo screenshot from video) Continue reading Quebec’s new face-covering law sparks controversy

Ryerson to get a computer science minor in 2018

(By: Sherina Harris) A computer science minor will be available to Ryerson students as of September 2018. The proposal to create the minor passed unanimously at a Senate meeting Nov. 7. The minor will be comprised of six courses in total: two mandatory courses and four electives, according to the Senate meeting agenda. Students can group their electives to create concentrated streams such as computer … Continue reading Ryerson to get a computer science minor in 2018