Host Simran Singh speaks with managing editor Kirti Vyas about how yoga, among other cultural practices, has been appropriated and removed from its religious and spiritual context. Later, she speaks with features editor Pia Araneta on the importance of cultural competence in mental health care.
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A year after the pandemic first hit, the Ryersonian staff reflect on their most memorable pre-COVID moments 1. Nicole Fernandes This was my last live hockey game — it was…
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Centre Scope – S1 E8 – RSU Election: Broken Bylaws and Missteps
After voting for the Ryerson Student’s Union election ended Friday, March 19, allegations against both running parties — Adapt and For the Students — surfaced through stories broken by the Ryersonian and The Eyeopener. Host Giulia Fiaoni speaks with Ryersonian reporters Frank Quaranta and Marin Scotten about why the presidential win for Adapt’s Siddhanth Satish may be called into question.
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Centre Scope – S1 E7 – RSU Election Week
We hear from the Ryersonian’s Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) beat reporter, Frank Quaranta, about the ongoing RSU elections — diving into Tuesday’s debate, voter turnout predictions, the running slates and what to expect in the coming months.
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Centre Scope – S1 E6 – A Queer Class
On this special edition episode of Centre Scope, Toronto-based activist and former incarcerated person and sex worker, Moka Dawkins, shares her experiences before and after jail as a Black trans woman. Researcher Alex V. Green discusses her research on how poverty affects certain LGBTQ2S+ people, especially trans Black women and sex workers. Manuela Vega hosts.
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OPSEU places Ryerson Local under trusteeship following member concerns
Union president says he is “not alarmed”
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Centre Scope – S1 E5 – Through the Lens of Black Photographers and Filmmakers
Opinion Editor Emma Buchanan takes over as a guest host, speaking with photojournalists and filmmakers about creating space for Black creatives in Toronto and beyond. This episode features photojournalist turned producer James Russell, Toronto and LA-based actress and filmmaker Tonya Williams and reporter Diane Liverpool, who had her first real gig at one of Toronto’s first Black newspapers.
On this episode of Centre Scope, we hear about trailblazers in Canada’s legal community, such as Lincoln Alexander, Charles Roach and Juanita Westmoreland-Traoré.
In the third episode of Centre Scope, hosts Simran Singh and Manuela Vega discuss three of the past week’s big stories.
Guest host Manus Hopkins speaks with three Ryerson students who are managing their finances, studies and wellbeing as essential workers during the pandemic.