Articles by: Janelle Simone Jordan

Allen Lau, CEO and co-founder of Wattpad shares his ups and downs of launching many businesses to an audience of entrepreneur hopefuls at Digital Media Zone Friday night. (Janelle Jordan / The Ryersonian)

Entrepreneurship at Ryerson: a life skill that’s not just for entrepreneurs anymore

“Don’t expect to be an overnight success.” “Ninety per cent of startup businesses fail.” These were some of the tough love takeaway messages students and aspiring entrepreneurs heard from Allen Lau. Lau, CEO and co-founder of Wattpad, was the keynote speaker marking the finale of Global Entrepreneurship Week at the Digital Media Zone on Friday  evening. But it wasn’t all bad […]

Dorm decorating on a dime

Dorm decorating on a dime

Like a blank canvas, an empty dorm room is full of promise, patiently waiting to be decorated with the signature style of an incoming new student. Dorms are typically equipped with a standard bed, desk, dresser and closet, leaving the rest up to the student’s imagination. Even though dorm sizes are only slightly larger than a proverbial shoe box, decorating […]

by Janelle Simone Jordan· · Arts & Life
Top shops for dorm decor

Top shops for dorm decor

Decorate your dorm on the cheap by visiting these places, which are all either a short walk or subway ride away from campus: 1) B & J Trading Company: 378 Spadina Ave. Looking for a downtown dollar store with an Asian twist? Look no further for all things dorm decor in this discount store located in Chinatown, including Asian-inspired kitchenware, […]

by Janelle Simone Jordan· · Arts & Life
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