Articles by: Carly Thomas

FCAR food sale raises money for Typhoon Haiyan relief

FCAR food sale raises money for Typhoon Haiyan relief

Fundraising efforts continue this week in support of aid relief for the Typhoon Haiyan-devastated Philippines. The Filipino Canadian Association at Ryerson (FCAR) held a food sale in the RSU lobby Tuesday, offering authentic Philippine food at $4 a plate. The helpings included a type of Philippine spring roll called lumpia, pancit noodles and cupcakes. So far the Ryerson association has […]

by Carly Thomas· · News, On Campus
Banking on financial flexibility

Banking on financial flexibility

For those students who aren’t finance majors, talking about interest rates, debit card options and student banking plans can be a nightmare. The fact is, a simple Google search or quick chat with a financial adviser can provide the information students need to decide what banking plan suits them. But even with resources readily available, many students forgo shopping around […]

by Carly Thomas· · Arts & Life, Business
How student-friendly is your bank?

How student-friendly is your bank?

Students can be overwhelmed with the vast variety of plans and services banks offer to those attending college or university. From debit card options to credit card features, we’ve got the breakdown on each of the big five banks in Canada. Click through the gallery and see how your bank measures up.

Remembering the veteran in my life

Remembering the veteran in my life

Every year Canadians go through the motions of Remembrance Day — wear the poppy, stand for two minutes of silence, and for some, attend ceremonies, reciting a rendition of In Flanders Fields in their heads. More important than the ceremonies are the people they are about and the sacrifices they made for our freedom. I think we know this. But […]

by Carly Thomas· · Opinion, Uncategorized, Voices
In pictures: Wearable Art Show 2013

In pictures: Wearable Art Show 2013

Ryerson fashion students were among designers who showcased their looks at Ryerson’s Wearable Art Show Tuesday night. Glitter,  four-inch heels and dramatic gowns hit the runway at Berkeley Church on Queen St. E. For promising Ryerson talent, the event was an opportunity for students to showcase their designs for free on a professional platform, says the show’s co-founder Ketzie Sherman. […]

Police investigating homicide after pedestrian struck by car near Ryerson

Police investigating homicide after pedestrian struck by car near Ryerson

Police are investigating a homicide, after a man was struck dead by a vehicle early this morning at Dundas Street East and Parliament Street. Police said he was dragged several metres before the car came to a stop at Regent Street. The unidentified victim may have been on the road after a fight with someone else when he was struck […]

by Carly Thomas· · News
7 tips to cut your grocery bill

7 tips to cut your grocery bill

Cost of convenience inflates grocery bills

Cost of convenience inflates grocery bills

Students spend upwards of 28 per cent more when shopping at grocery stores that are in Ryerson’s vicinity versus discount stores, according to a test of various prices from nearby grocers conducted by The Ryersonian. In fact, Ryerson’s campus is surrounded by mostly pricey brand name grocers such as Metro, Loblaws and Sobeys, an issue for many students on tight […]

by Carly Thomas· · Arts & Life, Food