Articles by: Rachelle Robitaille

Jean-Paul Boudreau, dean of arts,

Ryerson breaks down language and cultural barriers with new degree

The growing diversity at Ryerson University has spawned a new bachelor’s program. The department of languages, literatures and cultures anticipates the launch of the new baccalaureate in language and intercultural relations in the fall of 2016, following Senate approval at its Jan. 27 meeting. “Our team is energized and eager to demonstrate in these next steps the value and importance […]

by Rachelle Robitaille· · On Campus
Mena Massoud  (Courtesy David Leyes)

Past and present Ryerson students work the set at YTV

It’s a story made for TV — YTV to be exact. Ryerson graduate Mena Massoud and Duhin Nanda, a third-year media production student, were roommates in Neill Wycik student residence in 2012. The pair now share more than just that in common as they both work with YTV. The Tuesday Jan. 20 premiere of Open Heart put Ryerson theatre school […]

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What’s the scoop on The Scope?

The Scope, Ryerson’s campus radio station, has been hard at work since it was approved for an AM radio license in December. The team anticipates a January 2016 launch date and is hosting a promotional event at the Student Centre with live performances from local musicians to celebrate World Radio Day on Feb. 13.   The station has already been broadcasting online since 2013. The 1280 AM channel will broadcast 126 hours of weekly programming, including spoken word and local music, […]

by Rachelle Robitaille· · Arts & Life, Audio
Ram in the Rye to get Unbuttoned each month

Ram in the Rye to get Unbuttoned each month

It’s seven o’clock. The smell of sweet potato fries and melted nacho cheese fills the air. Dozens of students and tables neatly pack the Ram in the Rye, crowding the small stage at the front. Everybody is eagerly waiting for the live show to begin. Four performers exchange uneasy glances until finally, the strum of an electric guitar breaks the […]

by Rachelle Robitaille· · Arts & Life, Music
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