Around Campus: February 24-28

The Ram in the Rye is Ryerson's campus pub. (Ryersonian file photo)

The Ram in the Rye, 55 Gould Street. (Ryersonian file photo)

For the Rye local:

Stimulate your mind after reading week and challenge your friends to another round of PubStumpers at the Ram. Beginning at 7 p.m. on Feb. 24, the game tests its players on everything from TV trivia to Bible knowledge.

For the culture crazed: 

If you’re interested in learning more about the First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities at Ryerson, join the Cultural Awareness Committee and Aboriginal Student Services for Aboriginal Awareness Day on Feb. 25. Taking place in the upper cafeteria’s Snack Stop at 11 a.m., the day will consist of arts, music and education about the Aboriginal cultures within the campus.

For the blocked writer:

Learn to channel your term paper frustration into something positive and share your work. The Writing Centre is offering another instalment of their weekly Writing Studio on Feb. 25 from 3:30-5 p.m. in the library building room 386C.

For the Rob Ford fanatic:

Toronto Star reporter and Ryerson alumnus Robyn Doolittle returns to campus to discuss “Covering Crazy Town: The Big Smoke, Ford Nation, and the International Media” on Feb. 26 at the engineering building, room ENG 103 at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

For the art enthusiast:

In this edition of the CONVERGE Lecture Series, the School of Image Arts is hosting Toronto-based photographers Jess Baumung and Norman Wong for “In Translation: Toronto Life into Images”. Moderated by Brendan Canning, founding member of the groundbreaking Toronto indie rock band Broken Social Scene, the discussion will dissect the relationship between art and culture in the city. Room 307 of the Image Arts Building at 7 p.m.

For the LGBT ally:

The Ryerson Students’ Union invites you to the 4th Annual Queering Black History Month celebration on Feb. 28 at 5:30 p.m. in room 115 of the students’ centre. Open to the public, the night will include a panel discussion, wine and food.

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