Arts & Life

Photo still from One Week dir. Michael McGowan

Five great films made and set in Canada

The 2018 Canadian Film Festival, an event dedicated to celebrating excellence in Canadian filmmaking, is being held at Scotiabank Theatre this week. In honour of the immense talent on display there, let’s take a look back at some examples of how amazing yet stunningly diverse Canadian films of years gone by heve been. Please note that in order to qualify […]

Photo courtesy of Musicians@Ryerson

Introducing this year’s Battle of the Bands performers

They’re competing for our hearts, a spot in the lineup at the Riverfest Elora music festival and a paid gig with the Ryerson Students’ Union in the fall. These are the six bands performing at Battle of the Bands on March 23 at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. The show is put on by Musicians@Ryerson. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. THE JIMS […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Music, News
Ryerson Fashion Communication graduate Sabina Fenn works on her tablet in her home studio.

Being a freelance #GirlBoss

Sabina Fenn’s downtown Toronto apartment is decorated with fashion illustrations. In one of these drawings, nine women wear fruit, like produce is the new Prada. In another, a bob-haired beauty frolics in a banana skirt. The former is an original work by the 23-year-old freelance fashion and lifestyle illustrator, and the latter is a print she picked up in Paris […]

by Harleen Sidhu· · Arts & Life, Fashion, Features
Courtesy Master Chef Canada.

Grad takes on MasterChef Canada

The only time Reem Ahmed remembers she’s an engineer is when her iron ring hits the pot when she’s cooking. (Iron rings are given to graduates of Canadian engineering programs in a tradition that dates back to 1922.) Born in Egypt, Ahmed graduated from the biomedical engineering program at Ryerson University in 2015 and is now a top 21 finalist […]

by Miriam Valdes Carletti· · Arts & Life, Food
Photo courtesy of Ryerson MSA

Islam Awareness Week engages students through teachings and events

Every year, the Ryerson Muslim Students’ Association (MSA) holds their Islamic Awareness Week where individuals get more insight into the religion through “Dawah” or vocal invitations. Each day focuses on various themes including introduction to Islam, Islamic clothing, sounds of Islam and eating the Prophetic way and the response has been admirable according to one of its coordinators and hosts. […]

by Syed Razvi· · Arts & Life
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