Articles by: Sydney Poulos

Anchorman makes a return

Anchorman makes a return

The Ryersonian caught up with stars from Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues a few weeks ago and got the 411 on what it was like to get back into character after a decade-long vacation from the original. Anchorman is back on the silver screen with a sequel this December, nine years after its predecessor. Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell […]

by Sydney Poulos· · Arts & Life, Film & Television
The new McDonalds at Yonge and Elm Streets in Toronto. (Sydney Poulos/Ryersonian Staff)

Largest McDonald’s in Ontario opens near Ryerson

McDonald’s Canada opened the doors of its newest flagship store on Yonge Street Tuesday, but one Ryerson prof says another fast-food joint isn’t likely to make a mark on the student diet around campus. “…In a neighborhood that is already saturated with eateries and quick-service restaurants will prove innocuous in terms of its effect on the nutrient intakes of Ryerson […]

by Sydney Poulos· · In pictures, News, Off Campus, Top stories
Ryerson students swimming upstream against TTC fare hikes

Ryerson students swimming upstream against TTC fare hikes

There was something fishy at Yonge-Dundas Square Wednesday afternoon. Thirteen Ryerson students dressed up as sardines and gathered outside Dundas subway station to raise awareness to improve public transportation in the city. Meanwhile, the TTC approved a five-cent fare increase Wednesday afternoon, which will take the price of a single adult token to $2.70 from $2.65, effective Jan. 1, 2014. Cash fare will […]

by Sydney Poulos· · News, On Campus, Top stories, Videos
Weekend Warrior fighting for funds

Weekend Warrior fighting for funds

Ryerson film graduate Lyndon Casey is hanging his hopes and dreams on a fictional character. But the character lives in a short film that hasn’t been made yet. The inspiration for the lead character played by Casey in his in-the-works military comedy Weekend Warrior came from an experience at a bar, when his roommate — who’s in the Army reserve […]

by Sydney Poulos· · Arts & Life, Film & Television, Media
Rye grads behind movie Weekend Warrior discuss Indiegogo campaign

Rye grads behind movie Weekend Warrior discuss Indiegogo campaign

by Sydney Poulos· · Arts & Life, Film & Television, Videos
The importance of community radio

The importance of community radio

It can be just as difficult to obtain a radio licence in Toronto as it is in Ghana, RTA  professor Lori Beckstead discovered this year. Beckstead returned home to Canada after building a radio station in a small Ghanaian community with a group of RTA students in February. Beckstead was one of three speakers at the radio workshop that took place […]

by Sydney Poulos· · Arts & Life, Media
RyersonianTV: Rob Ford caught in video rant

RyersonianTV: Rob Ford caught in video rant

This is a recording of a Breaking News broadcast covering the events of the Ford scandal as they unfold.

by Sydney Poulos· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
The Ryerson Rams crushed the Waterloo Warriors in basketball action Wednesday night.

Men’s basketball: Rams crushed by Syracuse Orange

The Ryerson Rams men’s basketball team took a four-hour trip to the Carrier Dome to play the Syracuse Orange on Tuesday, only to fall short 81-46. The Orange, ranked No. 8 in the NCAA AP top 25 rankings, dominated play by creating turnovers and spending most of the game in Ryerson’s end. The team also used its size and defensive […]

by Sydney Poulos· · Basketball, Sports
6 easy last-minute DIY costumes for Halloween

6 easy last-minute DIY costumes for Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching, and as you sort out your plans for the night, don’t forget that Halloween is never costume optional. If you’re one of those people who have left your costume to the last minute and don’t have the time to put together anything extravagant, we’re here to help. Here’s a list of costumes you can put together […]

The newly renovated journalism lounge, now called the venn at the Rogers Communications Centre in Toronto, ON on Oct. 25. Photo by Hayley Brauer/Ryerson University

‘The Venn’ wins as the new name for RCC103

“The Venn” was announced as the winner of the “Name This Space” contest, organized by journalism school chair Ivor Shapiro and news media technical coordinator Lesley Salvadori, Friday morning. The space, connecting the Ryersonian newsroom, the Ryerson Review of Journalism, and the journalism Ideas Lab, was renovated this past summer. Journalism students submitted ideas, which were narrowed down to three. Harlan […]

by Sydney Poulos· · Arts & Life, News, On Campus