Articles by: Emily Stachera

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Mass Ex turns SLC into runway

Sunday’s production of Mass Exodus raised the bar for future shows, according to attendees.

by Emily Stachera· · Arts & Life, Fashion
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Preparing for Mass Exodus: The Fashion Show

Bianca Bellantoni, along with 66 of her fellow fashion design students, will be debuting her fourth-year clothing collection at Mass Exodus on Apr. 10, which will be held for the first time in Ryerson’s Student Learning Centre. Watch Bellantoni explain how she got her collection ready for the big show, and follow The Ryersonian’s coverage of the event this weekend. […]

by Emily Stachera· · Arts & Life, Fashion
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Preparing for Mass Exodus: The Exhibit

Anali Torrez, along with 36 of her fellow fashion communications students, will be debuting their fourth-year projects at Mass Exodus from Apr. 8 to 10, which will be held for the first time in Ryerson’s Student Learning Centre. Watch Torrez explain how she got her exhibit ready for the big show, and follow The Ryersonian’s coverage of the event this […]

by Emily Stachera· · Arts & Life, Fashion, Videos
Plato's Closet came to Ryerson residence Pitman Hall on March 23. (Emily Stachera/Ryersonian Staff)

Clothes for cash: Students trade in old clothing at Plato’s Closet

Students got the chance to turn their gently used clothing into cold hard cash when Plato’s Closet, a chain that buys and sells brand-name used clothing, brought their business to Ryerson residence Pitman Hall on March 23. This was the third event Plato’s Closet has done in co–operation with Ryerson, the first being a booth set up during frosh week […]

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No accommodations for undiagnosed students

Christine Moncrieff entered an exam period at the University of Ottawa with 80 per cent in all of her classes, but she ended up failing the semester. She missed her exams after having a mental breakdown caused by her post-traumatic stress disorder and borderline personality disorder. Instead of clemency, she received a letter kicking her out of her program for […]

by Emily Stachera· · News
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Ryerson celebrates National Pi Day

Ryerson’s math and science departments celebrated National Pi Day on Monday with loads of (real) pie and ice cream. This is the event’s fourth year anniversary, but today’s date was of special importance because, when rounded, Pi’s decimal points equal 3.1416, the same digits as Mar. 14, 2016. Guest speaker Benjamin Reiniger, a postdoctoral fellow in mathematics at Ryerson, said […]

by Emily Stachera· · Arts & Life, Food, News
Injured Ryerson dancer moved out of ICU

Injured Ryerson dancer moved out of ICU

Napu Boychuk, the Ryerson dance student who was injured in Cuba over the winter break, has been moved out of the Intensive Care Unit and into Intermediate Care in Cira Garcia Hospital in Havana. His sister, Tuutalik Boychuk, said it is still too soon to tell whether he will be able to walk or will use a wheelchair in the […]

by Emily Stachera· · News, Off Campus
The first prototype for the eyePuck (Courtesy Masoud Barihi)

All eyes on Ryerson’s new eyePuck

    Six third-year Ryerson engineering students have been hard at work in the basement of Kerr Hall, creating an audible hockey puck that will allow players with visual impairments to play Canada’s favourite sport. They call it the eyePuck. With the help of the North American Society of Tetra, an organization that connects clients who have physical disabilities with […]

by Emily Stachera· · Hockey, News, Sports
The machine that has been printing illegible International Student Identity Cards (ISIC) for months, has now been fixed . (Courtesy: ISIC Canada)

Illegible ISIC cards caused headaches abroad

The machine that has been printing illegible International Student Identity Cards (ISIC) for months, has now been fixed. Students will once again be able to pick up their cards. According to Ryerson Students’ Union president Andrea Bartlett, the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) is responsible for maintaining the machines. Bartlett said that Ryerson Student Centre’s service desk staff tried to […]

by Emily Stachera· · News, On Campus