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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: […]

Campus Clubs: chess club makes moves

Campus Clubs: chess club makes moves

  Backed with $800 from the Ryerson Students’ Union and the Office of the President, six members of the Ryerson Chess Club rented a van and drove to Ottawa this past January. They were on their way to the Canadian University Chess Championship. The four-hour drive was filled with motivational trash talk, despite the fact that the club had never […]

by Michelle LePage· · Features, Web Series
Campus Clubs: Dance Pak’s decade of success

Campus Clubs: Dance Pak’s decade of success

Once a dancer, always a dancer — anyone who’s spent long hours rehearsing in the studio or performing on stage can relate. But when young dancers graduate from high school or move away from home to pursue new dreams, opportunities to keep practising and performing at a competitive level are often limited. That isn’t the case at Ryerson. Dance Pak, the […]

by Taylor Poelman· · Features, Web Series
Carl Meschino performs during a Ryerson Trampoline Club show. (Courtesy Lori Ryerson/ Focalocity)

Campus Clubs: trampoline club reaches new heights

On Monday and Wednesday evenings, the Kerr Hall Gymnasium transforms into what looks like the training grounds for circus performers. Three competition-size trampolines set up side-by-side occupy one half of the gym. Backpacks, shoes and a couple of students practising handstands fill the other half. Here at the Ryerson Trampoline Club, a new generation of students are learning the art […]

by Michelle LePage· · Features, Web Series
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