Articles by: Trevor Hewitt

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OPINION: Eyes on the road, not your phone

Last month while walking down Victoria Street, I saw a guy knock a girl’s Tim Hortons cup over after the two bumped into each other while she left the coffee shop, phone pressed right up to her face. She was understandably upset—there are few things more sacred to us commuters than morning coffee. But her reaction surprised me; she started […]

by Trevor Hewitt· · Opinion
Q-and-A: Martin Regg Cohn on pre-provincial election brainstorming event

Q-and-A: Martin Regg Cohn on pre-provincial election brainstorming event

Premier Kathleen Wynne and opposition leaders Vic Fedeli (PC), Andrea Horwath (NDP) and Mike Schreiner (Green) will be together onstage for a pre-election brainstorming session at the Sears Atrium on Wednesday. The panel will be moderated by distinguished visiting professor and Toronto Star columnist Martin Regg Cohn. Here’s what Cohn has to say about the upcoming event: Q: This is […]

by Trevor Hewitt· · elections, Politics
Ryerson on the big stage

Ryerson on the big stage

Even in her first year at Ryerson, Andrea Pestana could tell something was missing. Opportunity. The third-year School of Performance student says that, while she enjoys her program, it became clear from the get-go that there was too much talent and not enough roles to go around. So what’s an aspiring director to do? Create her own performance company, of […]

by Trevor Hewitt· · Arts & Life, Theatre
Ghost Light Players’ Spring Awakening

Ghost Light Players’ Spring Awakening

On Feb. 8, Ghost Light Players, a community theatre group which started at Ryerson last year, put on its first ever production as a theatre company – Frank Wedekind’s Spring Awakening. Part of what makes us human is our flaws. This fact, that we are imperfect beings, along with the sexually-repressive culture of 19th-century Germany and the sexual fantasies it […]

by Trevor Hewitt· · Arts & Life, Performance Arts
Sharps disposal pilot program divides students

Sharps disposal pilot program divides students

Despite a recently-announced needle disposal pilot project, Ryerson University has no plans to adopt another harm-reduction strategy — equipping its security officers with Naloxone, an antidote for drug overdoses. “That’s the position, and to the best of my knowledge that’s still the case — our security staff do not carry Naloxone,” said Ryerson President Mohamed Lachemi. Lachemi says staff are […]

by Trevor Hewitt· · News, On Campus
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