Weed on campus: What you need to know

(By: Ally Yacapin) Weed is now legal in Canada. The use, cultivation, and sale of recreational cannabis has been officially legalized across the country as of Oct. 17, 2018. There are now federal laws in place dictating how cannabis can be used, how much is too much to consume, who can buy and consume cannabis and where to legally use it. Ryerson students, however, have limitations … Continue reading Weed on campus: What you need to know

Private details asked of students through clipboards on Ryerson campus

(By: Subi Anandarajah) Ryerson students are having data about them gathered via clipboards that are being discovered in lectures, according to an email Ryerson Community Safety and Security delivered on Wed., Sept. 19. Clipboards are seeking background information for a “Management Opportunity for Summer 2019,” according to the email. “They were handed around the classroom. My prof didn’t mention anything about it, so us being … Continue reading Private details asked of students through clipboards on Ryerson campus

How opioids are affecting campus safety

(By: Jacklyn Gilmor) Brooklyn Morris doesn’t feel safe walking to and from class. The first-year psychology student says she’s been harassed more than once, including on Victoria Street near the campus store. Morris, on her way to class one day, took her usual route along Yonge-Dundas Square. She walked along the clear panels on the southeast side of the square just like she always does. … Continue reading How opioids are affecting campus safety

Nuit Blanche sound exhibit bridges the gap between downtown Toronto and Scarborough

(By: Nicole Di Donato) Nuit Blanche returned to Toronto for its 13th year on Sept. 29, this time expanding to Scarborough. One of the 75 projects featured was The Long Distance Relationship, an interactive sound installation created by emerging Scarborough artists Christopher Dela Cruz and Patrick Atienza. The two-part communication instrument engaged people in both downtown Toronto and Scarborough, allowing them to connect through sound. … Continue reading Nuit Blanche sound exhibit bridges the gap between downtown Toronto and Scarborough

WE Day returns to motivate youth to “Get Doing”

(By: Graham Beer) Through the deafening cheers, the message was clear – doing good is doable. On Thursday, WE Day returned to Toronto, bringing over 20,000 students and educators to Scotiabank Arena to celebrate young people committed to making a difference. With the powerful message of “get doing,” this year’s event featured renowned speakers, star athletes, Hollywood performers and change-makers taking the stage for the … Continue reading WE Day returns to motivate youth to “Get Doing”