Sexual Violence On Campus Is A Highly Stigmatized Topic

Kristen Marano | Posted 11.02.2016 | Canada Living
Kristen Marano

News headlines about sexual assault are too common, but stories of survivors and their realities are not commonly spoken. As part of Social Justice Week at Ryerson University, sexual assault survivors have shared their emotions in Lost Words, art workshops led by Toronto illustrator Hana Shafi.

How One Toronto Art Piece Shines A Light On Homelessness

Tim MacLeod | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Impact
Tim MacLeod

Over the past decade, Canada has seen a proliferation of high quality, thoughtful research on homelessness. We now know that homelessness is caused by a combination of individual and systemic factors from unemployment and disability, to lack of coordinated services and a hostile housing market. While the solutions to homelessness are complex, the cause is simple: a lack of affordable housing.

Four Black Actresses Give Advice on Having Great Girlfriends

Giselle Phelps | Posted 06.18.2016 | Canada Living
Giselle Phelps

Well, I recently attended the American Black Film Festival in New York City. This time, I was lucky to have a riveting conversation with four black actresses: Terri J. Vaughn, Garcelle Beauvais, Essence Atkins, and Malinda Williams. They're all starring in a T.V. movie coming out later this summer called "Girlfriends' Getaway 2."

25 Sure Signs You Went To RyeHigh, We Mean Ryerson

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.25.2014 | Canada Living

Before you even attended your first day at Ryerson University, people already told you what to expect. People who didn’t go to Ryerson told you ther...

A Snapshot of Queer Culture: Fan The Flame at AGO

Sophie Hackett | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Living
Sophie Hackett

One of the first depictions of gay life in a mainstream magazine was published by Life in 1964. In the half-century since those barely discernible gay men appeared in Life, the interplay between increased visibility and increased social acceptance for members of the queer community has been extensive.

Wynne Responds To Ryerson 'Hazing'

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - An apparent hazing ritual at a Toronto university will go unpunished despite sharp condemnation from school officials, students and even the...

Did Ryerson Student Event Cross A Line?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.24.2013 | Canada

A recent Ryerson University event has some people wondering if students have crossed a line. A YouTube video uploaded Thursday shows scantily-dress...

Are Energy Drinks Worth Dying For?

Annie Claire Bergeron-Oliver | Posted 01.21.2013 | Canada Living
Annie Claire Bergeron-Oliver

It's crunch time at university, and students all over the country are searching for the secret to instant knowledge. And caffeine, a stimulant that arouses your central nervous system and improves your performance both physically and mentally, is usually a top study aid. Just last week, the New York Times wrote an article that connected the energy drink 5-hour Energy to 13 fatalities in the United States. A string of recent articles have connected various energy drinks to cases of serious side-effects, including death, so why incorporate them into your an exam routine?

How I Learned How To Stop Worrying and Love Conrad Black

Vac Verikaitis | Posted 09.12.2012 | Canada
Vac Verikaitis

For those of us who understand exactly where Conrad Black has been (the big house) we understand. He is, at the end of the day, just a human being, the frailty of ones existence always hanging in the balance no matter how high up the ladder one finds oneself. And now an 11 person advisory council is considering revoking his Order of Canada?

A Journalism Degree Is Worthless? I Don't Care

Nataliya Schafer | Posted 08.20.2012 | Canada Business
Nataliya Schafer

I like the fact that my career field is on the worst list. It gives me drive to prove CareerCast.com and the other journalism haters wrong. It motivates me to constantly come up with new ideas, and learn how to be flexible so I can thrive in different work environments that will undergo a lot of changes in the next 50 years.