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The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 24

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 24

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press. This week, we have the latest on the new student group rivaling the RSU’s Freeze the Fees campaign. We also bring you updates on the protests happening in Ferguson, Missouri — and closer to […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 23

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 23

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press. This week, we have the latest on the Ryerson Students’ Union protest against rising tuition fees. We also give you details about the allegations of sexual assault against Bill Cosby. And we talk […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
This week's Friday Five talks Chris Hemsworth, Interpol trapped on a bus and American remakes of British shows. (Alexis Allison/The Ryersonian)

Friday Five Audio Series – November 21, 2014

In this week’s show we look at the upcoming drag production, Snow Queen, put on by the school of media; debate whether Chris Hemsworth really is the Sexiest Man Alive; Interpol trapped on a bus and American remakes of British TV shows – they’ve got to go. Got a question? Comment? Topic idea? Hit us up by email. Alexis Allison: […]

Interactive: Darkness Concert performances

Interactive: Darkness Concert performances

If you lose one sense, all your other senses heighten. That is the idea of the Darkness Concert, which took place on Nov. 12. Organized by the Chinese Students Association (CSA), Musicians @ Ryerson, and Poetic Exchange student groups, the Darkness Concert is exactly what its name suggests: live performances in the dark. The Ryersonian visited the concert and recorded […]

by Hye-Jee Yoo· · Arts & Life, Audio, Music, News, students
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 22

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 22

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press. This week, we have updates on the European Space Agency’s unprecedented quest to unlock the mysteries of comets. We also delve into why Canadians don’t want “pick-up artist” Julian Blanc crossing […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
This week's Friday Five talks Chris Hemsworth, Interpol trapped on a bus and American remakes of British shows. (Alexis Allison/The Ryersonian)

Friday Five Audio Series – November 14, 2014

In this week’s show, we look at State of Affairs and the trend of women in political roles on TV; Winnie the Pooh at Ryerson; terrible movie sequels; Wahlburgers in Toronto; and Spotify.   Got a question? Comment? Topic idea? Hit us up by email. Alexis Allison: alexis.allison@ryerson.ca Samantha Sobolewski: samantha.sobolewski@ryerson.ca By Alexis Allison and Samantha Sobolewski

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 21

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 21

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press. This week, we recap the latest in the Jian Ghomeshi scandal, why two members of parliament were kicked out of the party caucus, and Ryerson campus security’s mysterious “Yellow Book”. We also talk to Ryersonian […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
Friday Five Logo (Alexis Allison, The Ryersonian)

Friday Five Audio Series – November 7, 2014

This week our hosts talk Interstellar and Christopher Nolan with Ryerson radio and television arts professor Micheal Coutanche; look back on 45 years of Sesame Street as the long-running children’s program celebrates a birthday; discuss the upcoming movie Merry Friggin’ Christmas starring Robin Williams and what it means to re-cut movies featuring actors after they’ve passed; our wildly uneducated guesses for […]

Friday Five with Alexis Allison and Samantha Sobolewski (Alexis Allison/ryersonian)

Friday Five Audio Series – October 31, 2014

This week our hosts speak with Ryerson professor and Cinemascope film critic Adam Nayman about horror movies; discuss this week’s special SNL host Chris Rock and musical guest Prince; debate whether it’s too early to be airing Christmas movies and look ahead at the local music scene. Got a question? Comment? Topic idea? Hit us up by email Samantha Sobolewski: […]

What is the most interesting thing that's ever happened to you?

human.INTERESTING – Episode 2: Busy

Ryersonian reporter Michael Lyons sits down with Steven Ellis, an Oakville-raised journalist, hockey expert, podcast host, racing enthusiast, musician — honestly, the list goes on.  He keeps busy, and has a pretty interesting story for someone who’s, technically, at the beginning of his career. On human.INTERESTING, Michael want to hear your answer to the question: “What is the most interesting thing that’s ever happened to you?” […]

by Michael Lyons· · Audio
The Lowdown: Occupy Pumpkin Spice Latte

The Lowdown: Occupy Pumpkin Spice Latte

The Lowdown is a current affairs audio series hosted by Katherine DeClerq and Michelle LePage. Each week, they break down a big issue to explain why it’s important to students and youth. This week they look at activism on university campuses and what you should know before you head to Queen’s Park with a picket sign. Winnie Ng, the CAW-Sam […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 20

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 20

  The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press. This week, the Ebola virus reached North America and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong intensified. In Toronto, the mayoral race continues. On campus, a Ryersonian exclusive found that Ryerson’s annual parade and […]

by Kathleen McGouran· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
What is the most interesting thing that's ever happened to you?

human.INTERESTING – Episode 1: Karma

Michael sits down with Emily, a Toronto-based actor, who once took a very interesting trip to India and Thailand, but it’s not exactly Eat, Pray, Love… On human.INTERESTING I want to hear your answer to the question: “What is the most interesting thing that’s ever happened to you?” Questions? Comments? Interested in contributing a story or music to the show? […]

by Michael Lyons· · Audio
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 19

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 19

  The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press. This week, Doug Ford begins his mayoral campaign and a young man is dead after a fatal stabbing at an Etobicoke high school. On campus, Ryerson receives a $2-million […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 18

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 18

  The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press. This week, John Tory bails on two debates at Ryerson, Scotland’s independence referendum falls through and Ryersonian reporter Kayla Hoolwerf gives a rundown on Mayor Rob Ford’s hospitalization. Also, a Ryerson […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
The Lowdown: Vicious Cycle of Ahh

The Lowdown: Vicious Cycle of Ahh

The Lowdown is a current affairs audio series hosted by Katherine DeClerq and Michelle LePage. Each week, they break down a big issue to explain why it’s important to students and youth. This week they look at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ report on tuition. According to the report, undergraduate tuition in Ontario could be as high as $9,000 […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News
Fridays Live: D.O. and Robb Johannes from Paint

Fridays Live: D.O. and Robb Johannes from Paint

Fridays Live is a an audio series showcasing Canadian talent. Each week, we’ll bring in two artists for an interview and live performance. D.O. Canadian rapper D.O. (Defy the Odds) has worked with Maestro Fresh Wes, Saukrates and Classified. He’s also broken a Guinness World Record in 2003 for rapping for the longest time. His fourth studio album Down Home […]

by Alexa Huffman· · Arts & Life, Audio, Media, Music, Videos
Fridays Live: Virginia to Vegas and Plaid on Flannel

Fridays Live: Virginia to Vegas and Plaid on Flannel

Fridays Live is a an audio series showcasing Canadian talent. Each week, we’ll bring in two artists for an interview and live performance. Virginia to Vegas Alexa Huffman chatted with Virginia to Vegas, otherwise known as Derik John Baker. He grew up in a small town in Ontario and his debut single, “We Are Stars,” has currently moved up to number […]

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 17

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 17

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press. Here are the stories mentioned in this week’s podcast: Snarky mayoral debate at Ryerson Change coming for unpaid magazine internships RSU and university debate tuition hikes More […]

by Bethany Van Lingen· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
Fridays Live: Lindy Vopnfjord and Xolisa talk about their musical roots

Fridays Live: Lindy Vopnfjord and Xolisa talk about their musical roots

Fridays Live is a an audio series showcasing Canadian talent. Each week, we’ll bring in two artists for an interview and live performance.  Lindy Vopnfjord Lindy Vopnfjord is a folk-rock singer originally from Manitoba. He now resides in Hamilton, Ont. Lindy stopped by the studio to chat with Alexa Huffman about his solo work, his band Major Maker, his Icelandic roots […]

by Samantha Lui· · Audio, Music, Top stories, Webcasts
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 16

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 16

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press. Here are the stories mentioned in this week’s podcast: Construction on track for the Student Learning Centre #RamsTalk trends in Canada raising mental health awareness Low turnout […]

by Bethany Van Lingen· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
Fridays Live: Kayla Dunn and 9YRS perform live

Fridays Live: Kayla Dunn and 9YRS perform live

Fridays Live is a an audio series showcasing Canadian talent. Each week, we’ll bring in two artists for an interview and live performance. Kayla Dunn Kayla Dunn is an indie singer and songwriter from Windsor, Ont. She is also a social work student at Ryerson. She talked with Samantha Lui about her EP, “Fields” and what it’s like to be […]

by Alexa Huffman· · Arts & Life, Audio, Music, Top stories
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 15

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 15

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press. Here are the stories mentioned in this week’s podcast: Sportsnet invests in broadcast studio at the MAC RSU executives caught campaigning at U of T New Ryerson […]

by Bethany Van Lingen· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
(Alexa Huffman/The Ryersonian)

Fridays Live: The Years and Chesca Miranda join us in the studio

By: Alexa Huffman, Elisheva Baer and Samantha Lui Fridays Live is a an audio series showcasing Canadian talent. Each week, we’ll bring in two artists for an interview and live performance. The Years The Years are a indie band from St. Catharines, Ont. They stopped by the studio to chat about their new EP, Into the Fever. They have two […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Audio, Music
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 14

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 14

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press. Here are the stories mentioned in this week’s podcast: Shooting at York University Ryerson prof stops fundraising for Ford Trial resumes for murdered Ryerson student New law […]

by Bethany Van Lingen· · Audio, Podcasts
Fridays Live: JF Robitaille and Weaves stop by the studio

Fridays Live: JF Robitaille and Weaves stop by the studio

Fridays Live is a an audio series showcasing Canadian talent. Each week, we’ll bring in two artists for an interview and live performance. JF Robitaille JF Robitaille is a folk musician from Montreal. His sound has been compared to Bob Dylan, Nick Drake and Leonard Cohen. He was in Toronto this week to play a gig at The Free Times […]

by Samantha Lui· · Arts & Life, Audio, Music
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 13

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 13

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press. Here are the stories mentioned in this week’s podcast: Sexually aggressive conversation between student leaders leaks online Student death will be made into horror movie Struggling student […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts
Pop in for Pop Culture: February 27, 2014

Pop in for Pop Culture: February 27, 2014

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Audio, Top stories
Pop in for Pop Culture: February 14, 2014

Pop in for Pop Culture: February 14, 2014

by Maham Abedi· · Arts & Life, Audio, News, On Campus, Top stories
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 12

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 12

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press.   Here are the stories mentioned in this week’s podcast: Student stressors – Graduation Rob Ford and the pride flag First Canadian gold medal at the Sochi […]

Pop in for Pop Culture: February 6, 2014

Pop in for Pop Culture: February 6, 2014

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 11

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 11

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press.   Here are the stories mentioned in this week’s podcast: The Ukraine Crisis Minimum Wage Increase Death of Phillip Seymour Hoffman Superbowl Sunday  

by Amanda Soufi· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
Pop in for Pop Culture: January 30, 2014

Pop in for Pop Culture: January 30, 2014

by Maham Abedi· · Arts & Life, Audio, News, On Campus, Top stories
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 10

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 10

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press.   Here are the stories mentioned in this week’s podcast: Rob Ford’s latest video antics Terrorist threats in Sochi Quebec seniors home fire New TTC plan The […]

by Amanda Soufi· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
Pop in for Pop Culture: January 24, 2014

Pop in for Pop Culture: January 24, 2014

by Maham Abedi· · Audio
The MadCap: Episode 5

The MadCap: Episode 5

Twitter: @TheMapCapTO Here are the stories mentioned in this podcast: Rob Ford’s office fish Waitress fired over refusing to cover dine-and-dash News anchor rants about snow pictures Ron Burgundy as TSN’s new curling correspondent Sydney Poulos’s piece on the Anchorman sequel

by Greg DeClara· · Audio
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 9

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 9

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian campus news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press. Here are the stories mentioned in this week’s podcast: Mayor Ford stripped of some of his powers at rowdy council meeting Trudeaumania at Ryerson residence cafeteria […]

The MadCap: Episode 4

The MadCap: Episode 4

Twitter: @TheMapCapTO Here are the stories mentioned in this podcast: “My Man Jeremy” by Michael Cera Kmart commercial “Selfie” is word of the year First selfie Social media experiment Sarah Warne’s article about social media

by Greg DeClara· · Audio
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 8

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 8

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian campus news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press. Here are the stories mentioned in this week’s podcast: Mayor Ford admits during city council meeting to buying illegal drugs. http://www.ryersonian.ca/?p=8642 LIVE: Anti Rob Ford protest […]

The MadCap: Episode 3

The MadCap: Episode 3

Twitter: @TheMapCapTO Here are the stories mentioned in this podcast: Product developers came up with the morbid ALARMclock French prostate cancer campaign David Dimbleby’s tattoo Felons elected as council members in Flint, Michigan Jean Ko Din’s Mayor Rob Ford bobble-head coverage

by Greg DeClara· · Audio
The MadCap: Episode 2

The MadCap: Episode 2

Twitter: @TheMapCapTO Here are the stories mentioned in this podcast: NYU student stuck between two buildings CNN story: Kids reacting to gay marriage videos: Drunken teenagers abduct llama Texts to Rob Ford Anti-Ford rally coverage

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio
The MadCap: Episode 1 (Halloween Edition)

The MadCap: Episode 1 (Halloween Edition)

The MadCap is a weekly recap of the oddities of Ryerson, Toronto and the universe. Hosted by Jasmine Pazzano and Greg DeClara. Twitter: @TheMapCapTO Here are the stories mentioned in this podcast: More than half of home buyers are open to buying haunted homes http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10… Brittney Spears covers Thriller in this BBC Radio 1 skit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_kYIA… Baby LED light costume […]

by Greg DeClara· · Audio
The Ryersonian Voices podcast: Episode 5

The Ryersonian Voices podcast: Episode 5

In this edition of our arts and life podcast, Jonathan Forani and Lauren Murphy speak with Ryerson Review of Journalism reporter, Rebecca Melnyk, about her piece on the ethics of the journalistic coverage of Lac-Megantic’s train disaster. We break down some of the week’s hottest topics including funeral selfies and the Arcade Fire’s latest album. We dish on the latest […]

by Lauren S. Murphy· · Audio
The Ryersonian Voices podcast: Episode 4

The Ryersonian Voices podcast: Episode 4

In this mini edition of our arts and life podcast, Jonathan Forani and Lauren Murphy break down some of the week’s hottest topics including Yeezus’s latest offense, lesbian movies, and bird poop coffee. Join us next Thursday for more arts, life, class and sass!

by Lauren S. Murphy· · Audio
The Ryersonian Voices podcast: Episode 3

The Ryersonian Voices podcast: Episode 3

In this edition of our arts and life podcast, Jonathan Forani and Lauren Murphy speak with next week’s “Voices” columnist, May Warren, about how she was stuck in traveler’s hell, aka Heathrow Airport, for days on end. We break down some of the week’s hottest topics including the latest Kardashian divorce and how Twitter may just be the future of […]

by Jonathan Forani· · Arts & Life, Audio
Fuzz - Fuzz (In The Red Records)

Album review: Fuzz by Fuzz

Fuzz is the heavy, gritty, and yes, fuzzy sound you get when Ty Segall, Charlie Moothart (guitar) and Ronald Cosio (bass) come together.  The secretive trio did not reveal their identities until after their 7’’ was released (and sold out) under the label Trouble in Mind in January.  The 7’’ included cuts of “This Time I Got a Reason” and […]

by Jordan White· · Arts & Life, Audio, Music
The Ryersonian Voices podcast: Episode 2

The Ryersonian Voices podcast: Episode 2

In this edition of our arts and life podcast, Jonathan Forani and Lauren Murphy speak with the latest “Voices” columnist, Marie Alcober, about her close brush with death during the 2004 SuperFerry 14 bombing in the Philippines. The incident was the deadliest terrorist attack in that country and the deadliest ever at sea. We break down some of the week’s […]

by Jonathan Forani· · Audio
The Ryersonian Voices podcast: Episode 1

The Ryersonian Voices podcast: Episode 1

This is our weekly Voices podcast by Jonathan Forani and Lauren Murphy. In this edition, we speak with the latest Voices columnist Anam Latif about the culture clash of her Pakistani-Canadian marriage. We go head to head on the controversial blog “300 Sandwiches” and break down some of the week’s most interesting trending topics from the end of TV’s golden […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio
The Global Dialogue – Episode 3

The Global Dialogue – Episode 3

The Global Dialogue is a series of discussions about news and events shaking the world, hosted by Marwa Siam-Abdou and Trinh Theresa Do. This week’s episode sheds lights on the ongoing Arab Spring and post-revolution elections and features an interview with Canadian Arab Federation representative Walied Khogali.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio
The Global Dialogue – Episode 2

The Global Dialogue – Episode 2

The Global Dialogue is a series of discussions about news and events shaking the world, hosted by Marwa Siam-Abdou and Trinh Theresa Do. This week’s talk is on International Development Week and features an interview with International Cooperation Minister, Julian Fantino, on Canada’s aid to Haiti.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio