Articles by: Amanda Soufi

Co-founder of Media Spot Me talks about entering the DMZ

Co-founder of Media Spot Me talks about entering the DMZ

Rougas talks about other industry professionals besides journalists who can appreciate this tool. He also talks about the events he’s had the opportunity to be apart of because of the DMZ and the obstacles he’s faced since his company was launched back in March 2013.  Rougas explains how this product could of helped him if he was still in the […]

by Amanda Soufi· · News, On Campus, Webcasts
‘Expert finder’ search engine startup joins the Digital Media Zone

‘Expert finder’ search engine startup joins the Digital Media Zone

Media Spot Me is one of the newest companies to join Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone. The company, launched last year, is the first search engine that connects journalists and other writers to industry professionals willing to be interviewed as expert sources. Teaming up with the DMZ is a step in the right direction for the fledgling company, said co-founder Stavros […]

by Amanda Soufi· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Interactive: Students discuss their plans after university

Interactive: Students discuss their plans after university

For many fourth-year students’ graduating this year, deciding on what to do afterwards can be intimidating and nerve-wracking. Deciding whether you want to travel, go to grad school, or get a job in your field is a dilemma many post-secondary students face. We asked fourth-year students the ultimate question, “What will you be doing once you graduate?” Listen to their […]

by Amanda Soufi· · Arts & Life, Interactives, Top stories
On the required reading list for a mandatory radio and television arts course: video games. (Arti Panday / Ryersonian Staff)

Swapping textbooks for video games

Instead of sifting through readings in a textbook, Brian DeSousa, a second-year radio and television arts student, is playing The Walking Dead video game — not just for fun, but for class. Video games are becoming popular teaching tools for professors around the world. Earlier this year, a religious studies teacher at a secondary school in Norway incorporated The Walking […]

Zip lining in Punta Cana last May

Bitten by the travel bug

  The best moments of my life have happened while travelling around the world. There’s something about being surrounded by clear blue waters, tall palm trees, soft white sand and foreign foods that is so tranquil. It’s an atmosphere I’ll never tire of. As my university career comes to an end this April, I often wonder about the future. I’ve […]

by Amanda Soufi· · Opinion, Voices
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