In this year-end reflection, Manuela Vega speaks with senior editor Asmaa Toor, managing editor Kirti Vyas and chief editor Abhi Raheja about what it was like to work with predominantly racialized reporters and editors, remotely during COVID-19 and during calls for change in the Ryerson School of Journalism.
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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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Managing editor Kirti Vyas, with podcast producer Meara Khanna, examines the cultural appropriation of different religious and spiritual practices that originated in Indigenous and South Asian cultures, such as yoga.
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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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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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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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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.