Arts & Life

Angela DeMontigny and models pose at the Of the Stars fashion show at the Image Arts Centre on March 26. Photo by Rashmiya Ilankeswaran.

Expressing culture through fashion

Indigenous fashion is hardly in the spotlight, but that’s starting to change. Dominated by a fast-fashion business model, the current state of the fashion industry is shrouded with overproduction and consumer overconsumption. However, with the rise of slow fashion, a movement where purchasing clothing is based off of environmentally conscious decisions and ethics, Indigenous fashion is gaining prominence. “Fashion today […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Fashion
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Humans of Ryerson 015

This week, we asked Ryerson students how they practice self-care. Here’s what they said. Sam Di Benedetto, first-year, Journalism “I have a journal where I write stuff about my day every night and one good thing that happened. I like to take five minutes to just breathe and calm myself down before I go to bed. And I try to […]

Issue 7- Campus Street Style

Issue 7- Campus Street Style

This week in street style, Ryerson students opted for a comforting colour palette to lighten up the gloomy weather. With looks ranging from old favourites like a plaid shirt to a relaxed plum coat, it looks like students are ready for the clouds to disappear and spring to be in full bloom. Diana Ho Ho wore a monochrome outfit incorporating […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Fashion
Co-founder Aisha Addo enthusiastically takes a selfie with the crowd. Photo by Melissa Oro

Giving power to girls

For Jessica Bentu, a fourth-year social work student at Ryerson, the Power to Girls Foundation created a space she didn’t have when she was in elementary school. Power to Girls offers mentorship and leadership programs for young girls across the GTA and in Ghana. Recently, the foundation held their annual Power of a Girl conference at the Toronto Catholic District […]

by Melissa Oro· · Arts & Life
Still from Summer Wars, dir. Mamoru Hosoda

Five must-see anime films

Anime has been in the news a lot lately, between numerous big-name celebrities (including Kim Kardashian and Michael B. Jordan) professing their love for it and the huge conventions that continue to grow in size every year. Japanese animation is often snubbed the recognition it deserves in the West; hardly ever being nominated for major awards, let alone winning them, […]

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