Articles by: Emily Joveski

kulturBOT 3.0's predecessor. (Courtesy of Frauke Zeller)

my kulturBOT 3.0 to trek across Canada with poets

Another Ryerson-made robot will make its way across the country this spring, but this time it will be making poetic art on a train. It’s not much more than a modified vacuum-robot and a pasta strainer, but my kulturBOT 3.0 will rub shoulders with poets from across Canada on an 11-day round trip journey dubbed the “PoeTrain,” In honour of […]

by Emily Joveski· · Arts & Life
Bright Whites: Ryerson receives rare Canadian comics donation

Bright Whites: Ryerson receives rare Canadian comics donation

A windfall anonymous donation of Second World War-era Canadian comics will offer Ryerson researchers a rare look into Canadian cultural history. The donation was received in 2014, and Ryerson’s archives and special collections have since been working on cataloguing all 119 of the rare “Canadian Whites,” so-called for their black-and-white interior pages. During wartime, comics were produced as cheaply as […]

by Emily Joveski· · Arts & Life
New DMZ head is taking it ‘one step at a time’

New DMZ head is taking it ‘one step at a time’

Abdullah Snobar knows he has big shoes to fill as he prepares to take the top job at Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone (DMZ). Snobar will be stepping into the executive director position left by Valerie Fox, the DMZ’s much-lauded co-founder and executive director of over five years, who leaves June 30. “She a builder, she’s the creator, she’s the founder, […]

by Emily Joveski· · News, On Campus
Gene Allen’s book explores the history of The Canadian Press. (Ryersonian file photo)

Rye instructor shortlisted in Canadian Prize for Humanities

Ryerson journalism instructor Gene Allen is probably the first and only person to have had access to the archives of The Canadian Press (CP). The dozens of boxes of papers and long reels of microfiche records in the basement of CP’s office on Toronto’s King Street E. had mostly been forgotten, filed away without much thought to organization. Even with […]

by Emily Joveski· · Arts & Life, Literature, Media
Natasha Gan / Ryersonian Staff

RSU alternative budget presented to Board of Governors

Members of Ryerson’s administration have voiced their doubts about the Ryerson Students’ Union’s (RSU) alternative budget. The RSU presented their alternative budget to a preliminary context meeting to the Board of Governors on March 30. They were invited, for the first time, to present their budget to the finance committee and Board of Governors budgetary voting meeting. RSU’s vice-president education, […]

by Emily Joveski· · News, On Campus
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