Articles by: Laura Woodward

Business Over Beers: Part Four

Business Over Beers: Part Four

Ryersonian TV’s Laura Woodward breaks down the latest news in the world of business in the time it takes her to finish a beer. YouTube’s new TV streaming service, Sunrise Record’s takeover of HMV stores and Starbucks.

by Laura Woodward· · Business, News
Business over beers: Part three

Business over beers: Part three

Ryersonian TV’s Laura Woodward breaks down the latest news in the world of business in the time it takes her to finish a beer. Justin Trudeau’s visit to the White House, Popeye’s potential acquisition, and Canada Goose’s IPO are all on tap for this week’s episode of business over beers.

by Laura Woodward· · Business, Videos
Business over beers: part two

Business over beers: part two

Ryersonian TV’s Laura Woodward breaks down the latest news in the world of business in the time it takes her to finish a beer. Hudson’s Bay’s potential Macy’s bid, Bombardier’s loan, and Twitter’s quarterly results are all on tap for this week’s episode of business over beers.

by Laura Woodward· · Business, Videos
Updated: Ryerson in talks to get Wi-Fi hot spots

Updated: Ryerson in talks to get Wi-Fi hot spots

Update: A previous version of this article did not state PawCharge’s involvement in the initiative. The headline has been altered to acknowledge the hot spot lending initiative is not for certain, but rather, in discussion. The Ryerson University Library and Archives (RULA) is in the planning stages of lending Wi-Fi hot spot devices to students. The RULA, the Borrowing Lending […]

by Laura Woodward· · News, On Campus
Business over beers

Business over beers

Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Laura Woodward breaks down the latest news in the world of business in the time it takes her to finish a beer. Freshii going public, Snapchat launching potentially the biggest tech IPO since Facebook and Fitbit’s struggles are all on tap for this week’s episode of business over beers.

DMZ. Jessica Vomeiro/Ryersonian.

Ryerson’s tech community slams Trump’s travel ban

The DMZ and Ryerson tech leaders signed an open letter, titled “Diversity is our Strength”, in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban. “As connected economies, decisions by the United States can directly impact every business north of the border. The recently signed executive order to block entry of citizens from seven countries has already impacted several in our […]

by Laura Woodward· · News
American Apparel bankruptcy felt by student employees

American Apparel bankruptcy felt by student employees

In November, Augustina Chakma read an article that her employer, American Apparel, was declaring bankruptcy. Chakma, a fourth-year retail management student, had worked at the American Apparel on Queen Street West since her first year at Ryerson. But now, her university job will come to an end. The Los Angeles retailer filed for its second bankruptcy on Nov. 14, following […]

by Laura Woodward· · News, Off Campus
Courtesy of Noctem App

Rye students build an app to curate nightlife

A group of Ryerson students is developing an app to curate Toronto nightlife. Noctem is an app, in its developing stages, designed to better answer the question, ‘What are we doing tonight?’ The app functions similarly to Spotify. Users choose their vibe, ranging from a comedy bar to a club. Then, the app asks how adventurous the user is feeling, scaling […]

by Laura Woodward· · News, Off Campus
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Ryerson’s OneCard deposits to go digital by fall 2017

Ryerson is changing the way money can be loaded on to OneCards. Instead of machines, there will be a website to deposit funds.

by Laura Woodward· · Business, News, students