Articles by: Alexia Kapralos

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OPINION: Support your local music scene

Everyone listens to music. There are many musical styles, with a variety of artists out there who are just as diverse. We’ve all heard music by mainstream artists such as Rihanna, Katy Perry and Drake because, let’s face it, they are  everywhere — on the radio, on TV and all over the media. But what’s often forgotten are the rich […]

by Alexia Kapralos· · Opinion
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Yearly inspections, background checks among new citywide Uber regulations

The city of Toronto announced new regulations on ride-sharing app Uber Thursday after months of heated tension between Toronto taxis and Uber drivers. Among these regulations are yearly inspections for Uber vehicles, criminal background checks for all drivers , and “vehicle-for-hire” licences for Uber drivers. The proposal comes after months of taxi drivers protesting that Uber should be subject to […]

by Alexia Kapralos· · News, Off Campus
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Ryerson dance students take the stage for a 25-piece showcase

Ryerson Theatre School put the talents of Ryerson students on display in its new show EnChoreo, which presented pieces danced and choreographed by first-, second- and third-year dance students. The show ran March 22-24 and was produced by Tanya Evidente, a Ryerson dance associate professor. Evidente said that this showcase served as an extension of the upper-year dance show, Choreographic Works. […]

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Rye grad to be published in national library

When Ryerson graduate Virus the Poet started doing spoken word, he said it was a way for him to “give a voice to the voiceless.” Now the Toronto-based artist is being published in an anthology for the Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa. “Spoken word poetry, to me, means encouraging and supporting human beings,” said Virus, born Viral Gor. He […]

by Alexia Kapralos· · Arts & Life, Literature, Media
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Opinion: Campus radio uplifts our community

Campus radio is more than just a group of students chilling in a studio and listening to cool music. Although that’s what the stereotype may be (thanks to pop culture and cheesy teen movies of the ’90s and early 2000s) there’s more to campus radio than you may think. Ryerson has a campus radio station called The Scope. It’s been […]

by Alexia Kapralos· · Editorial, Opinion
Mobile games among most popular apps for young adults

Mobile games among most popular apps for young adults

Does obsessively trying to reach the next level on Candy Crush Saga or attempting to launch birds with slingshots on Angry Birds sound like something you’ve done on your mobile device?

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Review: Choreographic Works is an invigorating piece of performance art

Ryerson’s upper-year dance show, Choreographic Works, is truly a stimulating experience in performance art. Produced by Ryerson dance instructor Vicki St. Denys, Choreographic Works is entirely performed and choreographed by students who are mostly third and fourth-year students in Ryerson’s dance program, with some second years and a single first year. Since there are over 45 dance pieces that are […]

Performance students draw on real-life experiences for show

Performance students draw on real-life experiences for show

Student-run and student-made – that’s what Ryerson’s upper-year dance show Choreographic Works is all about.

RTA students create the ultimate video channel

RTA students create the ultimate video channel

Doesn’t recording yourself playing video games with your friends for YouTube sound like the dream final thesis project?

The Ryerson Musical Theatre Company's (RMTC) performance of Thoroughly Modern Millie follows the  follows the story of Millie Dillmount, played by Braelyn Guppy - a Kansas native who's on a journey to finding a job and a rich husband. (Alexia Kapralos/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson Musical Theatre Company stuns on night two of inaugural show

Set in New York City during the roaring ‘20s, the Ryerson Musical Theatre Company’s (RMTC) performance of Thoroughly Modern Millie is an absolute thrill. Directed by Robyn Hoja, the play is filled with live, catchy music, vibrant characters, love triangles, a wacky villain, and of course — flappers. It’s an outright adventure. Thoroughly Modern Millie is the first play of […]