Articles by: Vanessa Nigro

Still photo from the film 'Maybe.'

Ryerson students dominate the Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival

Twelve of the 29 films being screened at the Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival were produced by Ryerson students or recent grads.

by Vanessa Nigro· · Arts & Life, Film & Television, Media
Overcrowded lecture halls are a common sight at the start of semester. (Ryersonian file photo)

Ryerson professors react to RateMyProf reviews

We’re all guilty of misusing RateMyProf. Watch these Ryerson professors respond to their reviews.

by Vanessa Nigro· · Videos
An eating disorder on camera

An eating disorder on camera

Justine Riches sits in her den-turned-bedroom in her downtown Toronto apartment, perched above a 7-Eleven. Defeated, she hits record, “It’s really frustrating watching myself fail,” she says to the camera. The video is time stamped Dec. 3, 2016, 10:40 p.m. Her unmade bed peaks out in the background. “I want to end the stigma behind it. But this just feels […]

by Vanessa Nigro· · Features, students