Articles by: Hye-Jee Yoo

Interactive: Darkness Concert performances

Interactive: Darkness Concert performances

If you lose one sense, all your other senses heighten. That is the idea of the Darkness Concert, which took place on Nov. 12. Organized by the Chinese Students Association (CSA), Musicians @ Ryerson, and Poetic Exchange student groups, the Darkness Concert is exactly what its name suggests: live performances in the dark. The Ryersonian visited the concert and recorded […]

by Hye-Jee Yoo· · Arts & Life, Audio, Music, News, students
Engineering competition drives innovation

Engineering competition drives innovation

Over 300 students worked late into the night at the George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre on Friday – some building miniature race cars, others a machine to cut toilet paper. The student teams were competing in the junior and senior design competitions for the eighth annual Ryerson Engineering Competition (REC). This year, the competition had more participants than ever […]

Photo Gallery: Ryerson Engineering Competition 2014

Last week, Ryerson’s Engineering Competition hit a record-breaking number of participants, and the tasks took many competitors by surprise. Hundreds of Ryerson engineering students spent their Friday night at the George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre, working to create solutions for unexpected challenges. The two competitions held at 6 p.m. on Nov.14 were the junior and senior design competitions. The […]

Ryerson student groups hold second annual Darkness Concert

Ryerson student groups hold second annual Darkness Concert

Blindfolded and seated in a dark lecture hall of the Rogers Communications Centre, 85 students patiently wait for the second annual Darkness Concert to start. Concertgoers chat and mingle until the sound of a guitar strum rings out – then there is silence. Organized by the student groups Chinese Students Association (CSA), Musicians @ Ryerson, and Poetic Exchange, the Darkness Concert […]

by Hye-Jee Yoo· · Arts & Life, Music, Performance Arts, Theatre
Students walking through the chemical engineering hallway Above right - A shot of the skyline in Dubai (Jenn Yoo / Ryersonian Staff)

Jobs not co-operating for co-op students

Over 40 applications and four job interviews later, third-year chemical engineering student, Aleks Krunic is still at risk of falling behind another year. Enrolled in one of Ryerson’s oldest co-operative education programs, Krunic thought going into chemical engineering would give him a head start in the “real-world” after graduation. But what he didn’t expect was the stiff job market even […]

by Hye-Jee Yoo· · Features, News

Ted Rogers Management Conference looks for bright ideas

Ryerson holds its first asexuality week

Ryerson holds its first asexuality week

When fourth-year history student Daniella Enxuga dates, she goes through more than the average first-date jitters. She has to think about how her partner will react when she comes out as an asexual. “Maybe you just haven’t found the right partner yet.” “Have you never had sex before?” “I think you have a low sex drive.” These are three frequent […]

Ace Toronto facilitator, Steven Rayson, conducts asexual definition game at the Asexuality 101 Workshop in the Student Campus Centre on October 30, 2014.

Ryerson celebrates first Asexuality Awareness Week

Allies and members of Ryerson’s queer community gathered at the Student Campus Centre on Oct. 30 for the Asexuality 101 Workshop. RyePRIDE, an equity and service centre that operates under the Ryerson Students’ Union, organized the workshop to celebrate asexual awareness for the first time at Ryerson. Asexuality is a sexual identification of a person who rarely or never feels […]

by Hye-Jee Yoo· · education, News, On Campus, students
(Alisha Sawhney / Ryersonian Staff)

Art installations inspire student entrepreneurs around Ryerson

Four tall chalkboards popped up across campus Monday morning. Each tall chalkboard was an art installation with light bulbs activated by nearby movements asking, “Have any bright ideas?” Named the CR3ATE Box, the installations are part of the Ted Rogers Management Conference’s new program calling student entrepreneurs to build on their business ideas. The program invites 10 teams to attend […]

Church Street Development to house labs, tech and community services

Church Street Development to house labs, tech and community services

Ryerson’s Church Street Development project will be home to some of the most updated research technologies in Canada. President Sheldon Levy unveiled the detailed plan on Oct. 22 for the mixed-use facility, which will be located on Church Street just north of Dundas. Set to open in fall 2018, the 27-storey educational and residential facility will not only be the new […]

by Hye-Jee Yoo· · career, education, News, On Campus, students