Articles by: Chris Babic

Fishing for talent, Ryerson is imporving in getting top taalent. (Matt Oxman/ Ryersonian Staff)

How does Ryerson recruit top talent athletes?

By Chris Babic The Canadian recruiting landscape for student athletes is as varied as the country is wide. It is a vast field of seemingly always evolving guidelines and processes as universities search for creative ways to attract top athletic talent. Like other universities, Ryerson takes part in a long recruiting process, as they try to haul in some of […]

by Chris Babic· · Rams Athletics, Sports
Live Blog: Media Coverage of Sexual Violence on Campus Panel

Live Blog: Media Coverage of Sexual Violence on Campus Panel

The Media Coverage of Sexual Violence panel, held in the George Vari Engineering building, illuminated a discussion on the language of process within the media’s sexual assault coverage. The seven panelists of Tuesday’s event discussed the central theme – there is a need to change the language journalists use when writing sexual assault stories. Sandra Diaz stressed the importance of […]

by Chris Babic· · Live Blog, News, On Campus
Rob Fullerton has spent 20 years building Ryerson's program, which has attracted a top player in Dayvon Reid.
Courtesy Winston Chow, Ryerson Athletic

Badminton Rising

The fastest badminton hit in competition is 332 km/h (206 m.p.h.) by Fu Haifeng of China during the 2005 Sudirman Cup, according to the Guinness World Records. Ryerson student Dayvon Reid cannot hit that hard. But he can hit shots over 200 km/h frequently. The average distance Reid will cover in a badminton match is six kilometres. His pulse can […]

by Chris Babic· · Badminton, Sports
Chris Babic / Ryersonian Staff

Editorial Cartoon, February 5, 2014

This cartoon was first published in The Ryersonian, a weekly newspaper produced by the Ryerson School of Journalism, on February 5, 2014.

by Chris Babic· · Editorial Cartoon, Opinion
Ryerson Rams played tough against the surging Brock Badgers. Ryersonian staff

Ryersonian Sportscast – Jan. 24, 2014

This weekend is marked by a glut of games for Ryerson sports fans who can look forward to catching their basketball, volleyball, and hockey teams in action on campus Friday through Sunday. Get up to speed on the women’s hockey team before their Saturday matchup against Guelph by settling in and watching all the highlights from this Thursday’s game at […]

by Chris Babic· · Sports
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