I began to wonder what the hell I was doing on a yellow school bus at 6:30 on a Saturday morning. I had forsaken any plans of going out the previous night so I could arrive at six sharp. Now I was sitting with my knees digging into the seat in front of me.
It is said that the toughest judgment of your performance is done by your peers, your equals. If so, Claude Lajeunesse, our school’s president, is facing a firing squad.
Remember on a wind-chilled afternoon last January, when the kids took on bay Street and “staged” – memorize this word because it’s important – a sit-in?
Ryerson is a whole lot like Canada. However, one of the differences between Canada and Ryerson is the way we treat athletics.
Ryerson turns 50 and all students get are jerk-ass hot-dogs? For shame!
Students, faculty, administration. The school, as an entity, is made up of these three parts — a triumvirate, if you will. In theory, the machinery of education only functions if all three parts work in equal momentum.
I’m talking about the cadre of opinion makers who have lined up behind economic poster girl Sherry Cooper, media whore and chief economist at Nesbitt Burns, to support her call for lower taxes to save the drowning dollar.
Is the issue of corporatization merely a two-sided battle of corporate freedom to do business versus young people’s idealism?