Articles by: Christine Chua

Fifth-year occupational health and safety student Michelle Hong, dressed as Deep Sea Hatsune Miku, worked on this cosplay for a month and a half. (Christine Chua)

The craft of cosplay

Cosplay, short for “costume play,” is the ever-growing trend where fans create and dress up as their favourite characters from movies, television shows and video games. Conventions like FanExpo, Toronto ComiCon and Anime North see cosplayers arrive by the thousands, showing off their often elaborate and homemade creations amongst like-minded fans.

by Christine Chua· · Arts & Life, Fashion, Media
Photo by Julie Faye Germansky

OPINION: Letter to My Ex-Professor(s)

I was stuck in the worst subway delay of my life, in a five-station closure that doubled my commute time to just over four hours.

But, where most students would have simply headed back home, I was more concerned with getting to this specific class. Anxiety was an understatement. 

by Christine Chua· · Opinion
Dylan Woodley, 22, has been making stop-motion animation videos since he was 12-years-old. (@dylanwoodley via Instagram)

Former image arts student builds a life out of lego

The tiny Lego bricks that coloured most people’s childhoods are designed to make virtually anything. In the case of a former School of Image Arts student, they made his career.                  

Dylan Woodley’s game is stop-motion animation: making seamless movement out of Lego bricks one frame at a time. The 22-year-old has made videos seen by millions of people, including the official Lego remake of Ed Sheeran’s hit song Lego House, as well as his versions of Coldplay’s Viva la Vida and Foster the People’s Houdini.

Peak rush hour outside of the Eaton Centre (Photo courtesy of the Ryersonian archives)

The Rye student guide to fall reading week

Tired of classes yet? Dreading midterms? Have you forgotten what the outside of a textbook looks like? Thanksgiving break and reading week are only a few short days away and Toronto has no shortage of events to keep you busy.

If you’re planning on staying on campus, Ryerson’s library and the Student Learning Centre will be closed Thanksgiving Monday but will operate at regular hours for the rest of reading week.

(Photo courtesy of Pixabay)

Go Global Expo fits the world into Kerr Hall

The Go Global Expo will bring a world of opportunities to Ryerson students at Kerr Hall West. Created by Verge Magazine, a publication that features and promotes various ways to study and work abroad, the expo brings in exhibitors from global volunteering and international exchange programs to speak and network with students. Now in its eighth year, the event aims […]

by Christine Chua· · News, On Campus
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