Richmond, Virginia hip-hop group Divine Council touched down in Toronto Monday to perform with local rapper Drew Howard.
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By Brooklyn Neustaeter & Alexandria Pankratz THE FEMPIRE is a weekly podcast series airing every Fri-YAY morning at 10 a.m. EST from the mouths and minds of Brooklyn Neustaeter and Alexandria Pankratz. Inspired by weekend mimosa brunches, THE FEMPIRE is a candid, raw talk show covering topics pertaining to the lifestyle, business, arts and interests that surround the everyday, millennial […]
“…you come here for the classes but you stay here for the community.”
Guests spoke to student journalists about privacy in a time of extreme surveillance.
Why what we say and how we say it is the reason for polarity in modern culture.
Gail Cohen, media director for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, discussed how the role of the journalist has changed in turbulent times.
This week, Ryerson University’s journalism school played host to a teach-in catered to its students.
Ryerson denied me access to a student conversation, and I still don’t know why.
‘We give up our power when we give up control of the narrative.’
For the first time ever, Ryerson’s school of journalism asked its students to attend a teach-in on the current threats facing journalists.
The city hasn’t provided enough leadership and funding to make it a sanctuary city, professor says.
Vice journalist Sarah Hagi told journalism students Tuesday how she confronted her online trolls “face-to-face” while wearing her hijab.
Psychology professor Diana Brecher led a discussion on resilience, grit and optimism.
“Our entire friendship [revolves] around food.”
“I feel like I am just one of the guys at this point.”
SMASH runs bucket beats event in SLC to promote well-being on campus.
Alia Youssef is photographing Muslim women in their environments to celebrate their individuality.
After years of complications with the famous Sam the Record Man sign, Ryerson is finally bringing it back this summer.
“I want to make content that will make people feel things.”
Most of us don’t give a second thought to accessibility in our daily spaces, when in fact, there are often a multitude of barriers for those living with a disability. Even in the arts, which is seemingly inclusive, lack of accessibility is a larger problem than we think.
I had the chance to interview Alicia Harris in the hotel she was raped in to discuss what it took for her to go public about her story. REVIEW “Maybe if it were a nice room with bedding that was pristine, you would have wanted it to stay that way.” Alicia Harris recites the poem she wrote for Maybe If It Were […]
“Being a part of iBoost for less than a year or two, I have had the opportunity to grow my ideas. I have invented a product called Dust Dot, which is essentially a dustpan that doesn’t leave a line. I have also won two awards from the Norman Esch Foundation that have been $5,000 and $8,000 grants. Originally at Ryerson, […]
Masters student Kate Mackenzie discusses her documentary film debut: “The Secret Marathon.”
There’s one language we all understand, and that’s art. Ryerson Spanish professor Enriqueta Zafra is turning her Spanish 402 class into an interactive language exchange through Hispanic arts and culture appreciation, a teaching method not often seen in Ryerson language programs.
By Brooklyn Neustaeter & Alexandria Pankratz THE FEMPIRE is a weekly podcast series airing every Fri-YAY morning at 10 a.m. EST from the mouths and minds of Brooklyn Neustaeter and Alexandria Pankratz. Inspired by weekend mimosa brunches, THE FEMPIRE is a candid, raw talk show covering topics pertaining to the lifestyle, business, arts and interests that surround the everyday, millennial female.
This story was updated to include guest speakers, topics covered, and a quote from Janice Neil. This story was updated to include a field report on the teach-in. Ryerson’s journalism students will be the focus of a day-long event Tuesday, amid increasing hostility toward the media industry. The university’s school will cancel classes and encourage students to attend a special […]
Signage company Sunset Neon has been selected to restore the historic Sam the Record Man signs, Ryerson announced Wednesday. The signs will be placed atop 277 Victoria St. near Yonge-Dundas Square. The project is expected to start this spring and will be completed later in 2017. To prepare for installation, the City of Toronto and Ryerson University had to study […]
Rye alum Craig Scorgie and his sketch comedy trio Good Game will perform at this year’s festival on Wednesday.
It’s rare for a thriller to be equally terrifying and hilarious. But Get Out accomplishes just that. Get Out, written and directed by Jordan Peele, is a horror film that revolves around couple Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and Rose (Allison Williams); Chris is black and Rose is white, and is worth mentioning as the movie is an on-point criticism of modern-day racism.
Aerospace engineer student, Prati Pradhan, shares what it means to earn the iron ring. A century old tradition that holds significance for many to this day.
Beams of red and gold light dash around the stage of Toronto’s Mod Club on Feb. 17. The five women of WANNABE: The Spice Girls Tribute Band prance in, parading around in bright ‘90s fashion. The band erupts in song with a Spice Girls classic (and the band’s namesake), Wannabe. Sporty Spice, a Ryerson alumna clad in white runners, […]
Created by Ryerson film alumnus Kjell Boersma, the movie follows Kit, a young and spirited beaver who finds herself on adventures with different animals as she collects wood for her colony’s dam. The film officially premiered to the public on Saturday at the end of a film-themed concert performed by the TSO and conducted by Earl Lee.
A Ryerson fashion design alumna, Alex Armata is nominated for the 2017 Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards (CAFA). Returning to her Ajax, Ont. home after a night out on Jan. 30, Armata found out about her nomination after the CAFA nominee announcement at the Distillery District’s Thompson Landry Gallery. “I just saw an e-mail from Robert Ott, the head […]
Twelve of the 29 films being screened at the Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival were produced by Ryerson students or recent grads.
When Page One cafe first opened its doors about a year ago, co-owner Firas Arafat wasn’t sure what to expect. Now, with their first anniversary coming up, business is booming and Arafat points to the loyalty of Ryerson students for their growing success. “We actually didn’t know who the majority of our customers would be,” says Arafat. “But we […]
In the film, Batman is trying to once again save Gotham City from utter demise. This time, the Joker and his band of villains are threatening to blow up the fictional city with an underwater bomb. The Joker’s incentive? To get Batman to acknowledge their “hate relationship,” which looks a lot like love. The dynamic between the Joker (Zach Galifianakis) […]
Deena Shaffer talks about Mood Routes and why taking a break and getting closer to nature will improve your overall health. Ryersonian TV’s Iva Celebic and Madison Good have the story.
Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Joseph Wong talks to ex-Ryerson professor Gerald Hannon about his role in the Toronto City Opera.
Mahyn Qureshi “I basically ambushed him. He was coming out of a building and secret service was there, and he had already won the nomination. ‘Mr. Trump! What do you think of Barbara Res’s article about working with you?’” This was the question Ryerson journalism alumna Alison Hall had for President Donald Trump, who at the time was the […]
Ryerson now has its very own 3D print lab, the FCAD Fab Lab, in the Ryerson School of Interior Design (RSID) at 302 Church St., but it will not be available for all Ryerson students. The budget for the new 3D print lab was approximately $130,000 which included 15 printers, and the supplies. Jeremy Littler, a technical support worker […]
Minister of Canadian Heritage, Melanie Joly, visited Ryerson to talk about modernization and shifting attitudes in technology. Ryersonian TV’s Shawntae Harris has more.
Fourth-year photography student Aleia Robinson-Ada showcased her photo series called Untitled Portraits of Black Women at the Girls By Girls gallery held at the Ryerson University School of Image Arts. Robinson-Ada’s photos of relatives and close friends tell a story about the significance and the alteration of African last names during colonial times in the U.S. Girls By Girls […]
Aditya Aman has come a long way since he graduated from Ryerson in 2009. When he was a student, he was too shy to even take part in an open mic night. Eight years later, he now feels comfortable playing to an audience. “Once you do something a few times, it feels like brushing your teeth. You don’t think […]
This Valentine’s Day, spread the love to everyone – including yourself. Mary Young, a Ryerson alumna and lingerie designer, spoke at the Gladstone Hotel last week to give a room of Toronto ladies a lesson in self appreciation. Here’s her 11-step guide to loving yourself: Write down five things you love about yourself Take time to think about what makes […]
The Love (Actually) Exhibition is a spread of diverse wedding photography. The intimate venue in the Gladstone Hotel showcases work from O’Neil’s colleagues and peers in the wedding photography community. Each image is accompanied by captions describing what makes each photo meaningful. The photos are all candid, seeking to illuminate the raw love and happiness in weddings.
Below Her Mouth pushes boundaries through the female gaze
Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Shawnate Harris explores Light Fest in Toronto, learning why Torontonians attend and exploring the art.
Broke? Not about jewelry? Or chocolates? Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Emma Kimmerly takes you through how to make some cheap — and hilarious — Valentine’s Day gifts.