Articles by: Hayley Morrison

First year rider Victoria Frame nand her horse Dakota.

Catching up with Ryerson’s equestrian team

While some students were busy studying or taking it easy during reading week, several members of the Ryerson University Equestrian Club (RUEC) were learning the basics of catch riding at their second show of the season. The catch riding competition was one of several Ontario University Equestrian Association (OUEA) shows and was held at DreamCatcher Farm in Kingston, Ont. RUEC’s […]

by Hayley Morrison· · Sports
Toronto journo risks life to report on Ebola

Toronto journo risks life to report on Ebola

As the deadly Ebola virus wreaks havoc on West Africa, one Toronto reporter risked her health to bear witness to its devastation. In early August, Toronto Star global health correspondent Jennifer Yang made a 10-day visit to the village of Kailahun in eastern Sierra Leone to report on the Ebola crisis in person. Yang says that on the ground, “you […]

by Hayley Morrison· · News
Monika Klisara is going for gold in 2014.

Fundraising initiative makes Klisara a champ

Competition in sports is fierce, but for athletes like Monika Klisara, sometimes the bigger challenge is acquiring enough funds to train and prepare for tournaments. This was the reality facing David Ancor and Michael Shpigleman, two competitive judokas who decided to start a crowd-funding initiative known as Makeachamp, to help athletes pay for costs of competing. “Makechamp is a way […]

by Hayley Morrison· · Off Campus, Sports

Rock-Fit with Nic: It’s time to get fit for fall

by Hayley Morrison· · Sports, Videos
Winston Chow: Ryerson’s main camera guy

Winston Chow: Ryerson’s main camera guy

Behind the lens but on the front lines of the action, Ryerson student Winston Chow knows how to snap sports shots better than most on campus. But Chow, now a seasoned photographer, didn’t end up behind the camera on purpose. “It was an accident, a serious accident,” says Chow, who was first handed a camera during his 2008 frosh week. […]

by Hayley Morrison· · Sports, Uncategorized


Baseball (M) Thurs. Sept. 26. Rams vs. Toronto, Talbot Park, 7 p.m. Sat. Sept. 28. Rams vs. Western, Talbot Park, 1 p.m. Sat. Sept. 28. Rams vs. Western, Talbot Park, 4 p.m. Sun. Sept. 29. Rams vs. Guelph, Talbot Park, 1 p.m. Sun. Sept. 29. Rams vs. Guelph, Talbot Park, 4 p.m. Basketball (M) Sun. Sept. 29. Rams Alumni Game, […]

Leafs player Cody Franson on the ice at MAC

Leafs player Cody Franson on the ice at MAC

No longer skating under the radar, Toronto Maple Leafs player Cody Franson has been training with the Ryerson Rams over at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. The defenceman will be on the ice with the Rams until his contract is figured out. Franson has been with the Leafs since 2011. He scored two goals for the Leafs in Game 7 of […]

by Hayley Morrison· · Hockey, News, On Campus, Sports

Rock-Fit with Nic

by Hayley Morrison· · Interactives, News, On Campus, Sports, Videos


Baseball (M) Sat. Sept. 21, Rams vs. Queen’s, Megaffin Park (Kingston), 1 p,m.and 4 p.m. Hockey (M) Sat. Sept. 21, Rams vs. UOIT at Campus Ice Centre, 7:30 p.m. Hockey (W) Fri. Sept. 20, Rams vs. Uni of Massachusetts, MAC, 7:30 p.m. Sat. Sept. 21, Rams vs. NAIT, MAC, 2:30 p.m. Sun. Sept. 22, Rams vs. Carleton, MAC, 2:30 p.m. […]

Ready, set, volley! Talking with the volleyball team

Ryerson’s Athletic Council ready for action

Ryerson’s Athletic Council ready for action

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) has stepped up its efforts to gather support for the university’s sports teams by forming a council dedicated to athletics. The newly created Athletics Council, formed this summer, has aims of planning new sporting programs and initiatives to support the Ryerson Rams. “We decided that to actually get work done … we would need a […]

by Hayley Morrison· · News, On Campus, Sports
Ryerson Quidditch tournament

Flying off the handle with Ryerson’s very own Quidditch Team

by Hayley Morrison· · Sports
Ryerson Rams women's hockey team, 2013

Skating into the season with a new strategy

  Last year’s Ryerson Rams women’s hockey coach is heading to Sochi for the year, but her replacement, interim coach Pierre Alain, plans on bringing the Sochi style to her team while she’s away. Alain, a coach who brings 27 years of experience to the team along with a couple gold medals with Canada’s national women’s teams, is hoping to […]

by Hayley Morrison· · Hockey, Sports, Uncategorized
Baseball Player Brittany Chan

Brittany Chan: Strikes out in bid to make men’s baseball team

    She never thought her gender would be an issue during her tryout for the Ryerson Rams baseball team, but being the only woman on the field brought Brittany Chan some unexpected attention. After all the questions were answered and cameras were put away, the Ryerson Rams began their inaugural season with a 5-3 victory over the University of […]

by Hayley Morrison· · Baseball, Sports