Articles by: Connor Brazeau

(Eman Ali / Ryersonian Staff)

Space for science faculty a top priority: Levy

The growing science faculty at Ryerson is running out of resources. New professors are being hired, departments within the faculty are being created and more students are applying each year. But according to staff of the three-year-old faculty, its expansion is outgrowing the space it has and progress is being limited. Ryerson president Sheldon Levy says that creating more space […]

by Connor Brazeau· · News, On Campus, Top stories
(Alex Lyle /Ryersonian Staff)

Rams basketball teams play waiting game

The Ryerson Rams basketball teams have had great seasons, in some cases record breaking, and have netted themselves first round byes in the  Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoffs. Though the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) finals are just around the corner, the Rams cannot look too far ahead. The OUA playoffs begin this week. Ryerson hosts the men’s CIS final eight […]

by Connor Brazeau· · Basketball, Sports
Rams reading week wrap-up

Rams reading week wrap-up

Many Rams teams were beginning post season pushes during reading week but for most, it did not go according to plan. Beginning in men’s hockey, the Rams men went up against the University of Toronto (U of T) in their first round best-of-three playoff series. The Rams had home ice advantage but failed to capitalize losing 2-1 at the Mattamy […]

Rams hockey players heading onto the ice at a game earlier this year. (Kalia Garcia-Rojas/Ryersonian Staff)

Playoffs pit Rams against crosstown rival

More than just victories are on the line as the Ryerson men’s hockey team opened the first round of the playoffs Jan. 11. The Rams took on the University of Toronto (U of T) Varsity Blues and the title of best team in Toronto is up for grabs. Coming into the final weeks of the season, Ryerson and U of […]

by Connor Brazeau· · Hockey, Sports
Rams drop playoff opener to U of T

Rams drop playoff opener to U of T

The Rams couldn’t find their scoring touch last night in game one of their Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoff series against the University of Toronto (U of T). They lost 2-1 on home ice. The Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC) was busy last night with both men’s basketball and hockey playing one floor apart. But on this night hockey was the main […]

by Connor Brazeau· · Hockey, Sports
Playoffs pit Rams against crosstown rival

Playoffs pit Rams against crosstown rival

More than just victories are on the line as the Ryerson men’s hockey team opens the first round of the playoffs Wednesday. The Rams take on the University of Toronto (U of T) Varsity Blues and the title of best team in Toronto is up for grabs. Coming into the final weeks of the season, Ryerson and U of T […]

by Connor Brazeau· · Hockey, Sports
Brizi blimps at the MAC

Brizi blimps at the MAC

(Luke Williams/Ryersonian Staff) Something new is going to be flying high in the MAC. Brizi, the company that makes these social media drones, is a company inside the Digital Media Zone (DMZ) at Ryerson that is hoping to introduce drone blimps to Rams sporting events. Anna Hu, co-founder and  business lead on Brizi, says it’s more than just a blimp, […]

by Connor Brazeau· · Science & Technology, Sports
Ryerson archery club taking aim

Ryerson archery club taking aim

The Ryerson archery club is up and running and students can now learn to channel their inner Legolas or Katniss Everdeen without the fear of taking someone’s eye out. Samson Wong, a second-year industrial engineering student, originally brought up the idea for the club last January in a thread on the Ryerson section of Reddit. “There’s definitely more membership than […]

by Connor Brazeau· · Rams Athletics, Sports
Rams have high hopes for playoffs

Rams have high hopes for playoffs

Ryerson Rams sports teams have never collectively done as well as they are right now. Each of the men’s and women’s hockey, basketball and volleyball teams are currently chasing a playoff position with a chance to take down some top teams in Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoffs. With teams having made the turn on the halfway point of their seasons, […]

Canadian Interuniversity Sport CEO is out

Canadian Interuniversity Sport CEO is out

Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) announced Monday that effective immediately, CEO Pierre Lafontaine is leaving. CIS president Therese Quigley made the announcement saying of Lafontaine, “His positive relationships with the sport community and government officials have assisted the organization in strengthening our partnerships within the sport system.” Lafontaine joined the CIS in 2013 and in his time developed new organization structures […]

by Connor Brazeau· · Sports
Jahmal Jones scored 19 points versus York

Double wins for Rams over York

Women’s and men’s Ryerson basketball teams took home victories against the York Lions Wednesday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. The women’s team started things off in the early game, going shot-for-shot with the Lions in the first quarter. The teams were even until the Rams went on a 11-2 run at the end of the second quarter to lead […]

by Connor Brazeau· · Basketball, Rams Athletics, Sports
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