Articles by: Ryersonian Staff

Library struggling to keep up with demand for laptop use

By Jessica Vitullo and Calvin Dao Loaned-out laptops are in high demand among Ryerson students who take advantage of the school’s mobile learning tools, results from a recent online survey suggest. More than 87 per cent of the survey’s respondents said laptops are the tool they most need for their academic endeavours. According to Weina Wang, Ryerson’s borrowing and lending services […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus

More Ryerson mental health initiatives approved

By Emily Westover A second round of project approvals has been announced for the $27 million in funding for campus mental health services that was given by the province last March, and two of the new projects revolve around Ryerson. One of the Ryerson projects, University Virtual Ward, will help ease suicidal and hospitalized students’ transition from hospital to school. […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
RyersonianTV for October 11, 2013

RyersonianTV for October 11, 2013

This program is produced by the School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV for October 9, 2013

RyersonianTV for October 9, 2013

This program is produced by the School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
Injury takes soccer player off the field but not out of the game

Injury takes soccer player off the field but not out of the game

By: Amal Ahmed Albaz Shannon Cosgrove enjoyed a lifelong love affair with soccer. But after 17 years on the field, the fourth-year business student and former Rams midfielder has now found a home on the sidelines. Cosgrove started playing when she was three, but last summer, she suffered a knee injury during training that kept her on the bench this […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Soccer, Sports
Ryerson history repeats

Ryerson history repeats

Now in its 60th year, the Ryerson School of Journalism has been helping students churn out issues of The Ryersonian for six decades. To celebrate this accomplishment, we take a look at how campus life has progressed – or remained eerily similar – over the years. And although a lot has changed at Ryerson since 1953, the quirky headlines from past issues of […]

Travel Cuts cut from Ryerson campus

Travel Cuts cut from Ryerson campus

By Shazah Ayub As reading week approaches, some students may not be far from the sunny beaches of Mexico — but they are far from student discounts on travel since Travel Cuts shut down its Ryerson location. After eight years, the discount travel agency has moved out of the Student Campus Centre (SCC) basement and merged operations with the University […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
This isn't Dexter's kill room, it's Krista Brown's fashion week internship. (Courtesy Krista Brown)

Fixing bad internships with a new committee

By Julia Mohamed After 11 internships and one gig cleaning up a bloody sheep’s brain and pig’s heart with her bare hands, Krista Brown got fed up with bad unpaid internships. Brown found herself elbow deep in barnyard animal bits, incongruously, while interning for a jewelry show that was part of New York City Fashion Week. She left the internship […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
Brad Duguid, minister of training, college and universities, announces the new helpline last week.

Helpline for students now available

Video by Amir P. Tabrizian-pour By Emily Westover Ryersonian Staff Students can access immediate mental health support by calling a new 24-hour helpline funded by the province, bypassing longer-than-usual wait times for counselling services at Ryerson. “This year we’ve seen increase in students asking for counselling appointments,” said Dr. Su-Ting Teo, director of health and wellness at Ryerson. “It’s normal […]

Five quirky moments from 60 years of The Ryersonian

Five quirky moments from 60 years of The Ryersonian

The Ryerson School of Journalism celebrated its 60th anniversary on the weekend, so we dug through The Ryersonian‘s archives and found some of the oddest occurrences and quirkiest headlines to hit campus newsstands in the past six decades. Be sure to grab a copy of this week’s paper, in which features editors Stephanie Chan and Sarah Murphy bring back four stories […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features
RyersonianTV Sports Wrap for October 7, 2013

RyersonianTV Sports Wrap for October 7, 2013

A recording of an earlier live broadcast from the Ryersonian Newsroom featuring a roundup of the weekend sports highlights.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV, Sports
Grub Hub: Best of bacon

Grub Hub: Best of bacon

Camera/Editor: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour Producers: Tara Deschamps, Marie Alcober Graphics: Josh Kolm

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Features, Food, Videos
RyersonianTV for October 4, 2013

RyersonianTV for October 4, 2013

This program is produced by the School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
Apps to help you stay gluten-free

Apps to help you stay gluten-free

Some people go gluten-free for health reasons. Hello, celiac disease. Others, do it because their favourite celebrities, who probably have no understanding of how their bodies work, are doing it. Hello, bandwagon. But whatever your reason, here are some apps to help you on your gluten-free journey. Find Me Gluten Free iOs/Android/Website                 […]

RyersonianTV for October 2, 2013

RyersonianTV for October 2, 2013

This program is produced by the School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV Sports Wrap for September 30, 2013

RyersonianTV Sports Wrap for September 30, 2013

A recording of an earlier live broadcast from the Ryersonian Newsroom featuring a roundup of the weekend sports highlights.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV, Sports

Ryerson street style: Lovin’ Leather

With fall right around the corner, Ryerson students were seen sporting their chic leather ensembles. This week, it was all about leather jackets, vests and biker boots. All photos taken by Shazah Ayub.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Fashion

Grub Hub: Say cheese!

Camera/Editor: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour Producers: Tara Deschamps, Marie Alcober Graphics: Josh Kolm

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Features, Food, Videos
RyersonianTV for September 27, 2013

RyersonianTV for September 27, 2013

This program is produced by the School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
Apps to keep your tasks on track

Apps to keep your tasks on track

From writing essays and studying for mid-terms, to juggling jobs and stacking our social calendars, we’ve all got a million things to keep track of. To ease the stress of planning ahead and avoid missing important appointments, however, there are plenty of apps to help manage time and tasking. Do It (Tomorrow) The title of this app and website speaks […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, Science & Technology
The Ryersonian Voices podcast: Episode 1

The Ryersonian Voices podcast: Episode 1

This is our weekly Voices podcast by Jonathan Forani and Lauren Murphy. In this edition, we speak with the latest Voices columnist Anam Latif about the culture clash of her Pakistani-Canadian marriage. We go head to head on the controversial blog “300 Sandwiches” and break down some of the week’s most interesting trending topics from the end of TV’s golden […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio

Ssshhh!! It’s time to Rock-Fit with Nic at the Library

Reporter: Nicole Servinis Camera: Jordan White

by Ryersonian Staff· · Sports
Driving to school is driving me broke

Driving to school is driving me broke

By Amir-Pashah Tabrizian-Pour Recently, we learned that some Ryerson graduates have developed a “downtown parking finder” application for Android phones. It’s a great source of pride that some of our very own graduates made this happen. Perhaps it was somewhere on our campus or during a lecture that the initial idea came up. In that case, kudos to our university […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Opinion
RyersonianTV for September 25, 2013

RyersonianTV for September 25, 2013

This program is produced by the School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
One-third of students still waiting for OSAP

One-third of students still waiting for OSAP

By Amal Ahmed Albaz It’s hard to believe September is almost over. But it’s especially hard for the approximately 30 per cent of students still waiting for their OSAP payments. “I have to pay for rent and, since I’m unable to, I’m borrowing money from my aunt until I get the money,” said third-year political science student, Alana Alonzo. As […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
Wi-Fi will find a way outside

Wi-Fi will find a way outside

By Daniel Melfi Wi-Fi fills the halls of campus buildings, but students hoping to Google on Gould Street have to shell out for data plans. That could change as early as spring, as Ryerson looks to expand campus Wi-Fi to outdoor spaces. “Everyone thinks it’s a good idea,” said Brian Lesser, director of Ryerson’s computing and communications services (CCS). Lesser […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
Mysterious Church Street structure explained

Mysterious Church Street structure explained

Text by Anam Latif Camera and editing by Nicole Servinis and Amir P. Tabrizian-pour The Student Life Centre mock-up on Church Street is going to stay put for at least another year instead of being torn down in November as originally planned. The mock-up, which looks like an art installation, is a smaller version of the curtain wall that will […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Visual Arts & Design
RyersonianTV Sports Wrap for September 23, 2013

RyersonianTV Sports Wrap for September 23, 2013

A recording of an earlier live broadcast from the Ryersonian Newsroom featuring a roundup of the weekend sports highlights.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV, Sports

Ryerson street style: Goodbye summer

With summer officially over and the cool fall months fast approaching, chunky knits, beanies, riding boots and biker jackets have taken over Ryerson. Here are some of the most stylish fall looks spotted on campus this week. All photos taken by Shazah Ayub.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Fashion, In pictures
RyersonianTV for September 20, 2013

RyersonianTV for September 20, 2013

This program is produced by the School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
Ryerson teaches students to “Fight Like a Girl”

Ryerson teaches students to “Fight Like a Girl”

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, Videos
Ryersonian Beer Week: Day 5

Ryersonian Beer Week: Day 5

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, Food
Ryersonian Beer Week: Day 4

Ryersonian Beer Week: Day 4

Host: Nicole Servinis Camera: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour Editing: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour and Marie Alcober

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, Food
The go-to money tools for students

The go-to money tools for students

There are dozens of financial apps and tools available to help students keep track of their finance, from budgeting to grocery shopping. The number of choices, however, can be a bit hard to wrap your mind around. National Post personal finance reporter Melissa Leong recommended four free phone apps and websites that all students should consider using. Technology reporter Alexa Huffman […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, Science & Technology
Velvet cuff boots and a vintage box bag. Just two of the budget finds Ryersonian staff scouted at Value Village. (Jordan White, Ryersonian Staff)

On a budget: Find a fall wardrobe without breaking the bank

by Anam Latif, May Warren and Jordan White Looking to revamp your wardrobe on a student budget this fall? You don’t have to break the bank to find stylish essentials and even designer pieces. The Ryersonian rounds up a few of downtown Toronto’s best thrift stores – from vintage styles to cheap fall looks, we’ve got it all here. Click […]

Russ Heinl / University of British Columbia media release

UBC issues penalties for frosh chants

By Nicole Skripkariuk The University of British Columbia announced strict penalties Wednesday for student leaders involved in the infamous frosh week rape chant. The chant referencing underage non-consensual sex was used in frosh week activities at UBC’s Sauder School of Business. Eighty-one frosh leaders will participate in community service along with the frosh executive committee, Commerce Undergraduate Society (CUS) board […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus
Ryersonian Beer Week: Day 3

Ryersonian Beer Week: Day 3

  Host: Nicole Servinis Producers: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour, Marie Alcober Camera/Editor: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, Food
RyersonianTV for September 18, 2013

RyersonianTV for September 18, 2013

This program is produced by the School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
VIDEO: Justin Trudeau visits Ryerson to meet young voters

VIDEO: Justin Trudeau visits Ryerson to meet young voters

Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau visited the Ryerson campus on Tuesday to speak to young voters about issues on and off campus.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
Sam the Record Man closed in 2007 and the sign is now in storage.

Ford creates Sam sign committee, Levy plans to attend

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has created a committee to tackle the fate of the Sam the Record Man sign. Ford said he “wants the top guy here” to discuss the issue, and Levy is interested in attending. “I don’t know what the mayor is planning but I would be delighted to be part of a committee and the discussion,” Levy […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus

The List: film events this month

Suffering from TIFF withdrawal? The star-studded festival may be over, but that doesn’t mean the city is done celebrating its film obsession. We’ve got a list of wallet-friendly screenings this week. And by wallet-friendly, we mean free. Scotiabank “Summer of Free” Movie Tour The last free movie of the summer is actually on Ryerson’s campus. Bring your student ID and […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Film & Television
Ryersonian Beer Week: Day 2

Ryersonian Beer Week: Day 2

Host: Nicole Servinis Producers: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour, Marie Alcober Camera/Editor: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Features, Food, Videos
Stop rape culture before it starts

Stop rape culture before it starts

  By Nicole Skripkariuk It was the chant that echoed across Canada: “SMU boys, we like them young. Y is for your sister. O is for oh so tight. U is for underage. N is for no consent. G is for grab that ass.” Coined the “rape chant” for its glorification of sexual assault, the cheer showed up during frosh […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Opinion
Ryersonian Beer Week: Day 1

Ryersonian Beer Week: Day 1

Host: Nicole Servinis Producers: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour, Marie Alcober Camera/Editor: Amir P. Tabrizian-pour

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Features, Food, Videos

Me to We volunteer talks We Day

Host: Rebecca Mildon Producer: Joshua McLean    

RyersonianTV Sports Wrap for September 16, 2013

RyersonianTV Sports Wrap for September 16, 2013

A recording of an earlier live broadcast from the Ryersonian Newsroom that featuring a roundup of the weekend sports highlights.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV, Sports
RyersonianTV for September 13, 2013

RyersonianTV for September 13, 2013

This program is produced by the School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
Two Ryerson buildings honoured in Toronto Urban Design Awards

Two Ryerson buildings honoured in Toronto Urban Design Awards

By Daniel Melfi Efforts to rejuvenate Ryerson’s downtown campus were rewarded this week as two of the university’s buildings were recognized for innovation and restoration. The Toronto Urban Design Awards (TUDA) honoured various new developments Wednesday night, including Ryerson’s newly designed Image Centre and Maple Leaf Gardens in the public buildings in context category. Out of the 125 submissions received […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
Coach Lisa Haley talks women’s hockey

Coach Lisa Haley talks women’s hockey

As a young kid, Lisa Haley found herself playing road hockey in the backyard with her two older brothers, describing it as a natural fit for her. The Ryerson Rams’ first women’s hockey coach has come a long way from those days. She’s leaving Ryerson University for Sochi, Russia, where she will be the assistant coach for the Canadian national […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Hockey, RyersonianTV, Sports, Webcasts
RyersonianTV for September 11, 2013

RyersonianTV for September 11, 2013

This program is produced by the School of Journalism’s Masthead class.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
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