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

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

WE & Chartwells partnership launch with Ashton Sequeira, Karl Wolf and Craig Kielburger

New meal choice at Ryerson makes a ‘Special’ impact

(By: Angela McLean) Ryerson students can now help feed a child in need when they purchase a meal on campus. The university’s latest meal offering, the WE Special, has an appetizing social impact. Each purchase unlocks a meal for a child in need locally or globally. This initiative is the result of an innovative partnership between the charitable organization WE and foodservice provider Chartwells and … Continue reading New meal choice at Ryerson makes a ‘Special’ impact

Team photos for House of Anesi and SKIIN

Toronto-based wearable tech startups changing the undergarment game

(By: Angela McLean) Get ready to say goodbye to your uncomfortable bras and boring underwear. Thanks to their advancements in the booming wearable market, two Toronto-based startups have made undergarments that are personalized, forward-thinking and, most importantly, feel like they aren’t even there. Enter House of Anesi, a startup based out of Ryerson’s Fashion Zone that is revolutionizing the bra. Their Anesi bra, which officially … Continue reading Toronto-based wearable tech startups changing the undergarment game

Ryerson presents new Truth and Reconciliation report

(By: Sherina Harris) Doubling Ryerson’s number of Indigenous faculty, creating a fund to support the Indigenization of course content and designating an outdoor space for Indigenous ceremonies were among the new initiatives announced at the presentation of Ryerson’s long-awaited Truth and Reconciliation community consultation report on Friday, Jan. 26. The report, titled Truth and Reconciliation at Ryerson: Building a Foundation for Generations to Come is … Continue reading Ryerson presents new Truth and Reconciliation report