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
In photos folder labelled “Speech impairment - Myriam Kazin portrait by Sarah Chew.”

Be Quick to Listen, Slow to Speak – Ryerson students share how they cope with speech and language impairments, and how you should react to them

He was mimicking her again. They had gone out for coffee at Panera Bread in Toronto, and Myriam Kazin was telling her boyfriend a story about her week. Mid-story, she had started to stutter, and he had interrupted her to laugh and say, “What did you say? Repeat it.” Sitting across from her blond-haired first love, the Russian-born Canadian put […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Features
Esguerra knew the lights would blur in his lens, which is why he sought
them out as the subject of his photo. Photo by Sherina Harris

A day in the life of a #StreetsofToronto photographer

As soon as Anthony Esguerra walked outside into the cool air, he knew what he wanted to photograph. He bounded down the steps of Ryerson’s Student Learning Centre (SLC) towards the market across the street, and pulled out the Sony a7 II he doesn’t go anywhere without.   He crouched and tilted his camera upwards, making the strap loose around […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, Photography
Photo: Creative Commons

Student internet addicts need an escape from their escape

Ola Kacinska’s heart was racing as she watched the Charlottesville rally unfold back in August 2017. While taking in the events on Facebook, the fourth-year Ryerson professional communications student wanted to look away, but couldn’t bring herself to stop scrolling. “It had such a huge impact on my mood and outlook on humanity,” she said of seeing white nationalists bearing […]

by Julianna Garofalo· · Features
Logo for Manage My Pain app, courtesy ManagingLife

Chronic pain app collabs with DMZ and Biomedical Zone to improve pain logs

For Tahir Janmohamed, watching his mother suffer from the daily pain of fibromyalgia called him to action. Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition causing pain throughout the body, sometimes as an ache and sometimes as intense as a stabbing or burning pain. The consistent pain from fibromyalgia is so debilitating that it can cause depression and anxiety, among other problems. Janmohamed […]

by Madeleine Binning· · Features
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