Articles by: Deven Knill

(Courtesy Christopher Berneck)

Pairing figure skating and fashion

The first time Christopher Berneck had a skating lesson at the age of six, he left the ice crying. Not because he didn’t enjoy it, but because he couldn’t get enough. “My coach didn’t know what to do so my mom had to come out with her high heels and drag me off the ice,” Berneck said. Now 23, Berneck […]

by Deven Knill· · Figure Skating, Sports
Rye story site heads to warped tour

Rye story site heads to warped tour

A Ryerson social media outlet is heading to Warped Tour this summer.

by Deven Knill· · Arts & Life, Literature
(Deven Knill/Ryersonian Staff)

Battle of the Rams crowns its first winner

While Luke Mercer, a first-year defenceman for the men’s hockey team, had never figure skated before the Battle of the Rams, he may have still had the upper edge on the competition. He worked with a figure skater in the past to help him with his edges, which Mercer says is important for any hockey player. The Battle of the […]

Members of the hyperloop team with their faculty and industry advisers. (Courtesy Graeme Klim)

Going into hyperdrive

In the future when you are hurtled through tubes from San Francisco to Los Angeles, you’ll be able to thank a team of Ryerson engineers for helping you arrive safely. Hyperloop is a high-speed transportation system that was proposed by Elon Musk, co-founder of Tesla Motors and the aerospace firm SpaceX. The concept consists of massive tubes, connecting San Francisco […]

(Deven Knill/Ryersonian Staff)

Battle of the Rams comes to Mattamy

Battle of the Blades is back on home ice, but with a Ryerson twist. Ryerson’s varsity figure skating team is joining forces with the men’s and women’s hockey teams to compete in the Battle of the Rams. “It’s kind of historical and bringing the teams together makes it more of a collaborative event, which is nice for the school to […]

(Deven Knill/Ryersonian Staff)

Tuition, mental health dominate RSU election debate

Controversial layoffs, lacking mental health services and tuition prices dominated the main discussion points at the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) election debate. Executive candidates from the RU Connected and Impact slates and one independent presidential candidate debated their platforms in the Rogers Communications Centre March 3. The debate addressed the human rights complaint filed against the RSU by former RSU […]

by Deven Knill· · News, On Campus
(Katie Raskina/Ryersonian file photo)

LIVE BLOG: RSU Election Debate

The Ryerson Students’ Union will host its annual All Candidates Debate for executive committee candidates March 3 from 6p.m. to 8p.m. at the Rogers Communications Centre (RCC204). The candidates will present their platforms and questions will be taken from the student body. The three slates running for executive positions are Impact, RU Connected and the Rhino Party. There is one […]

by Deven Knill· · Live Blog, News, On Campus
Ryerson University and Tangerine Bank have officially launched the Thinkcubator on Feb. 23.

Ryerson launches new Tangerine Thinkubator

Ryerson University and Tangerine Bank announced a joint partnership Feb. 23 to officially launch the new Ryerson Tangerine Thinkubator. The “Thinkubator” is the latest addition to Ryerson’s growing fleet of startup zones, like the DMZ and the Transmedia Zone. This incubator will focus on, but not limit itself to, startups creating tools that could benefit financial technology companies. Examples would […]