Articles by: Prajakta Dhopade

PHOTOS: Ryerson’s Snowcone winter station brings colour to Kew Beach

PHOTOS: Ryerson’s Snowcone winter station brings colour to Kew Beach

Ryerson architecture students’ winter station is a burst of colour on an icy beach landscape. Last month, Ryerson’s president Sheldon Levy gave Lily Jeon and Diana Koncan $15,000 to fund their design for Toronto’s first Winter Stations competition. Their design, called Snowcone was constructed around a lifeguard station on Kew Beach in February. Jeon and Koncan’s design was one of […]

Analysis: Transform RU landslide victory shows students fed-up with Unite Ryerson

Analysis: Transform RU landslide victory shows students fed-up with Unite Ryerson

A politics professor and Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) expert says that Transform RU’s victory shows why Unite Ryerson has been successful all these years. Neil Thomlinson, who has followed RSU politics for more than 20 years, says that Unite has won in the past because it’s been organized, didn’t have opposition and knows how to get its supporters to vote. […]

by Prajakta Dhopade· · News
1000 plus students call RSU ‘undemocratic’

1000 plus students call RSU ‘undemocratic’

University administration has received a petition signed by more than 1,000 students who demand that the school investigate allegedly “undemocratic” campaign practices in this year’s Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) election. The petition, drafted by the Ryerson Commerce Society (RCS), asks that the university pressure the RSU to restart the election process, help hire another chief returning officer (CRO) and have […]

by Prajakta Dhopade· · News, On Campus
(Courtesy Get Real)

Ryerson queer film festival first of its kind for youth

A film festival held at Ryerson will be the first in Toronto to showcase issues surrounding queer youth. RyePride, Ryeflix and an external organization called Get Real will collaborate to host the three-day Queer Youth Film Festival at Ryerson this week. The free event will give filmmakers the chance to show their work and encourage discussions about diversity among everyone, […]

by Prajakta Dhopade· · News
The victims entered the Mattamy Athletic Centre lobby after the stabbings occurred Sunday morning. (Jordan Sprague/ Ryersonian Staff)

UPDATE: Toronto man charged in triple stabbing near Mattamy Athletic Centre

A man has been charged after three people were injured following a stabbing in front of the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC) Sunday morning near Church and Carlton Streets.Police say the suspect was arrested at College and Yonge Streets Sunday, after a man began attacking people in the street at around 8:30 a.m.One woman in her 20s suffered a stab wound […]

by Prajakta Dhopade· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Waterfront warming station funded by Sheldon Levy

Waterfront warming station funded by Sheldon Levy

It started out as a class assignment for two Ryerson architecture students and turned into an opportunity to showcase their design for all of Toronto — with some help from Sheldon Levy. Levy gave the department of architectural science $15,000 to fund the construction of the winter warming hut design of fourth-year students Lily Jeon and Diana Koncan. Organizers of […]

The art of levelling up: student club fills the void of a game development program

The art of levelling up: student club fills the void of a game development program

A group of students huddle around a single computer on a snowy November night as one man jabs at keys. He manoeuvres what resembles a cart filled with balls over a digital landscape on the screen as it tumbles about aimlessly. “We’re thinking of introducing the concept of ‘levelling up,’” Dante Camarena says in a room in the George Vari […]

by Prajakta Dhopade· · Features
Jennifer Sousa, left, and Cristina Doncel exercise during women-only gym hours at the Recreation and Athletics Centre. (Prajakta Dhopade/Ryersonian Staff)

RAC rolls out women-only gym hours

Women can now have the gym to themselves for 90 minutes, five days a week. The new women-only gym time is a pilot project meant to create a comfortable and safe environment for anyone who self-identifies as a woman, and to encourage more women to come work out, said Anthony Seymour, recreation manager at the department of athletics. On Sept. […]

by Prajakta Dhopade· · News, Rams Athletics, Top stories
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