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How Content Creator Tiana Pollard Made it Big

Tiana Pollard Via Zoom Interview Tiana Pollard, an online content creator, speaks about her journey with garnering interest in Youtube and thrifting. She currently has over 123k followers on TikTok and has accumulated over 2.3 million likes. Her thrifting journey began when she was extremely young and influential, watching Youtubers online and wanting to be…

Job market hunting: Tips on how to get back in the job market after the COVID-19 pandemic
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Job market hunting: Tips on how to get back in the job market after the COVID-19 pandemic

Isabella Cardarelli, RSJ A student stressed out about his academics in a library on Jan. 30, 2019. (Justin Lockhart/The Informer) As the job market continues to change in the aftermath of COVID-19, many students and recent post-secondary grads may be feeling more uncertain about their future. Michelle Mullings Copan, a career education coordinator at Ryerson…

Yes, newsrooms still have a chance to survive
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Yes, newsrooms still have a chance to survive

By Charlotte Pottier-Bonneville The Canadian journalism industry is struggling and has been for many years. The pandemic and the disappearance of advertising funds are only making it worst for journalists to survive. The Canadian journalism advertising market was amongst the hardest hit in the world in 2020, according to the Reuters Institute However, new sources…

Still kissing through the phone
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Still kissing through the phone

A phone displaying a dating app is held in someone’s hand (Tero Vesalainen/ Unsplash) Written by Fidela Mangulabnan Although restrictions are being lifted and the opportunity to meet new people is happening once again, young people have decided to continue using dating apps as outlets to connect and find love.  Many people have decided to…

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Holiday spending returns to pre-COVID levels, environment at risk

By Sonny Sehra (Istock) Spending during the holiday season is expected to increase by a staggering 31% since 2020, returning to pre-COVID numbers, as lockdown measures gradually ease. While this may be good for retailers, environmentalists say the effects are detrimental on the climate.   Research suggests that each shopper individually produces 1,400 additional pounds…

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Youth climate activism on the rise during the COP26 summit

By Sheridan Williamson-Fraser Youth protest the lack of action in combating climate change during the COP26 summit in Glasgow, Scotland.  Third year Environment and Urban Sustainability student at X-University, Matisse Buteau, 20, says young people’s voices have the power to drive public awareness.  “Young people creating change by using our voices is so important,” says…

New Sustainability Progress Report reveals a STARS Silver rating for X University
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New Sustainability Progress Report reveals a STARS Silver rating for X University

Urban Farm at ‘X’ University (Ryerson) X University has received a Silver rating on the Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System (STARS), according to the school’s new Sustainability Progress Report, which was released in September 2021.  The official Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) report revealed a score of 54.26. The university submitted their…

Indigenous resistance is integral to climate action, advocates say
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Indigenous resistance is integral to climate action, advocates say

Demonstrators participate in “Treaty People Walk for Water,” a two-week walk in August 2021 that called on President Biden to honour Indigenous lands and cancel the Line 3 pipeline in Minnesota. (Peg Hunter/Flickr) Studies have shown that Indigenous efforts have been indispensable in deterring environmental degradation. But experts say Indigenous Peoples are still silenced In…

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