The Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team started its season off with a bang on Thursday, defeating the Laurier Golden Hawks 6-3 at the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC). Landon Schiller, Chris Marchese, Josh Sterk, Vince Figliomeni, Mitch Theoret and Jamie Lewis all scored for Ryerson while goaltender Charlie Graham made 43 saves in the win. Here are a few photos of the Rams season opening victory:
Wine tasting, a beer garden, live music and giant Jenga: these were some of the things that welcomed visitors during Saturday’s Gould Street Party, which was part of Ryerson’s Alumni Weekend festivities. While the turnout wasn’t huge, those that showed up didn’t seem to mind the rain.
The federal government is looking to change Canada’s first-past-the-post voting system, and young people are anything but apathetic. Thursday’s youth town hall at the Student Learning Centre welcomed students from different schools and programs to discuss electoral reform. The Ryersonian caught up with some of the participants to ask: What’s wrong with first-past-the-post? Iris Robin, journalism grad student, Ryerson University “I don’t think that the system should influence the way that people vote. The system that […]
About 150 people gathered at Lake Devo Thursday night at a candle-lit vigil for Harambe, the western lowland gorilla who was killed last May when a child fell into his enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo. The incident vaulted Harambe into Internet stardom, making the gorilla one of the most popular memes of 2016. Attendees joined hands and lit candles—donated by […]
Tumult Arts Festival hit Gould Street on Thursday, bringing performance art, poetry, graffiti and installation art to Ryerson. As the sun set over Ryerson campus, students walking through were greeted by DJs spinning old school hip hop and reggae, an outdoor café and a competition by Art Battle Toronto. Brodie Metcalfe, the RSU event co-ordinator, created the event because he […]
A sea of colours flooded Gould Street on April 1 as the Ryerson Indian Student Association (RISA) celebrated the Hindu festival of Holi. This was the third year the event has been held. Holi, otherwise known as the Festival of Colours, celebrates the spring. It is commemorated by spray friends and family with colored powders and water.
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Ryerson engineering students geared up at 11 a.m. Thursday morning to start their annual bug push, an event dedicated to raising funds for the Canadian Cancer Society this year. Rain or shine, this event will go on, and this year, it’s rain. The bug push involves students pushing a new 1973 Volkswagen Beetle around Ryerson’s Kerr Hall quad for 24 hours. The […]
By Rachael D’Amore On the second floor of the Ryerson Student Learning Centre, a card table is littered with glue sticks, paper, scissors, a pile of outdated VICE magazines and a jug of glitter. Clippings of nearly nude women are smeared over mugshots of serial killers and surrounded by cutouts of jungle foliage. At the second annual Zine-Making Workshop, held […]
Ryerson students rallied in support of the Missouri university protests.
Did you say Santa Claus? Yes, we did.
Community members gathered in the quad to commemorate Remembrance Day.
Ryerson students dressed up in their favourite Bollywood-themed costumes to celebrate Hindi cinema last month. Ryeflix, a student group and movie club, was created in September by a third-year business technology management student, Zaeem Sarwar, and a fourth-year psychology student, Sarah Lane. The group includes nine executive members. Ryeflix’s Bollywood costume party was its latest event, and fifth of the […]
Kevin Shaw, an RTA School of media alumni, lost his vision at 19 during his first-year of university. Today, he is an innovator in the world of entertainment production and is the founder of Zagga Entertainment, an on-demand site to stream described videos (DV) for the visually impaired. “People aren’t disabled, it’s the environment that’s disabling them,” said Shaw at […]
On Nov. 13, third-year fashion communication students hosted STOIC 2014. The show, held in the school of interior design, was a runway show and photo exhibit showing fashion student’s work. The runway show was an exploration of the philosophy of stoicism, which featured designs made by students in the fashion design program, styled by the STOIC team. The photo gallery […]
Despite the frigid weather and snowfall, JDC Central (JDCC) team gathered at Yonge – Dundas Square Nov. 13 to dance a requirement of six hours, raising approximately $2,600 for children and youth in the community. It was the sixth annual charity dance-a-thon supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto. Through online donations the JDCC team made up to $2,200 and […]
Writer-director Stanley Kubrick’s work is being celebrated over the next month with the biggest exhibition to date the TIFF Bell Lightbox has ever hosted. Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition, which runs now until Jan. 25, features nearly 1,000 pieces of film memrobilia, handwritten correspondances, scripts and props from throughout Kubrick’s career, pulled together in partnership with Kubrick’s estate and Frankfurt’s Deutsches […]
Last week, Ryerson’s Engineering Competition hit a record-breaking number of participants, and the tasks took many competitors by surprise. Hundreds of Ryerson engineering students spent their Friday night at the George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre, working to create solutions for unexpected challenges. The two competitions held at 6 p.m. on Nov.14 were the junior and senior design competitions. The […]
“If you look out the window right now, those are all honey locust trees,” says Amber Grant as she points towards Gould Street. “And if you go down College Street, it’s all honey locust; if you go down Bay Street, it’s all ginkgo trees.” Grant, a third-year environment and urban sustainability (EUS) student, is not playing a game of “Name […]
Innovators, designers and storytellers got together in groups at the Toronto Reference Library on Thursday. By the end of the day, each group had to present an innovative idea for the library of the future. Ryerson’s Transmedia Zone, Penguin Random House and the Toronto Reference Library collaborated to hold the very first #YourFry Library Design Challenge. The hashtag #YourFry signifies […]
As you walk through Ryerson’s newly-renovated Hub Cafe, you can see buckets full of freshly-picked fruit, hear the sizzling sound of bacon frying on a grill, and smell freshly baked butter tarts. The big reveal came after $840,000 worth of renovations. The Hub Cafe is part of a larger initiative by Ryerson Eats, promoting fresh Ontario-sourced food for the campus […]
An old storage room in the MAC is now home to a state-of-the-art production centre, with a price tag of over $1 million and climbing. The Sportsnet RTA Production Centre was built as a part of the RTA School of Media’s newest program, Sport Media, which provides students with access to the latest in production technology. “We want our Sport […]
The much-awaited Ryerson Hub opened its doors to students on Monday, debuting its new facility and ethical food options with the hopes of bringing students back to eating on campus. In an effort to be transparent with its food sourcing, the Hub has a window looking into its kitchen. “Human beings are back there cooking their food. We wouldn’t put […]
Shoes are the most underrated part of any outfit. While it’s easy to step out in the same old sneakers day after day, working some boots, loafers, or heels into the mix can go a long way. Here are a few pairs we liked this week. Harrison Arranz, second-year engineering Harrison’s oxfords from Aldo stood out thanks to the mix of materials — […]
Shreya Khanna, fourth-year student in the RTA School of Media, took centre stage Thursday at the Air Canada Centre for Toronto We Day. Her short speech promoted the technology used in the fourth-year practicum she is working on with six other classmates – Seta Van Der Hoop, Marc Readon, Jamie Citron, Jorge Vasconez and Selina Fiorini. “We’re all working on a […]
Video by Tristan Simpson and Zachary Dodds The Ryerson Image Centre (RIC) unveiled three new exhibitions to commemorate the centennial of the First World War on Tuesday. DISPATCH: War Photographs in Print, 1854-2008 The major exhibit, DISPATCH: War Photographs in Print, 1854-2008, marks the role of recording and representation technologies used during wartime. It traces war photography’s evolution over the […]
It’s no surprise that New York Fashion Week is trending on social media. But this time, some of the buzz is being generated by the plentiful number of plus-size models strutting the runways — not hidden underneath oversized knits or head-to-toe layers, but adorned in stylish harnesses and architectural cages. With celebrated designers calling much-needed attention to the plus-size fashion […]
A popular U.S. burger chain’s one-off shop near campus on Thursday — which operated for just four hours — saw snaking lines with hours of wait time. And for those who could not brave the lineup — no burgers for you. In-N-Out Burger opened its temporary store at Italian restaurant Ganzi Osteria on Jarvis Street at 11 a.m. — but anyone who […]
The final day of Ryerson’s Week of Welcome is marked by the school’s largest event of the year, the annual Parade and Picnic. Thousands of students march down Yonge Street to the Toronto Islands last Friday for a day filled with food, beer and concerts.
In Toronto, about one thousand were set to attend International Pillow Fight Day according the official Facebook event page. Hundreds showed up despite cool winds and weather reports warning against potential snowfall. The two-hour battle had a superheroes versus villains theme and was hosted by event organizer Newmindspace and Toronto-based festival Atomic Lollipop. The first International Pillow Fight Day was […]
Ryerson Athletics raised $3,250.80 for the organization Do It For Daron (DIFD) as part of a campaign to raise awareness for mental health issues. The week-long event ended with a charity dodgeball tournament. The Ryersonian’s Erica Huculak has the photos.
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Ryerson University’s image arts and fashion unions organized a social event last Saturday to bring together students from the two disciplines. The event was held at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles on Elm Street, and had a 1920s theme. It was dubbed Swingin’ Speakeasy Night and references the underground bars popular in the United States in the 1920s — […]
The Ryerson Students’ Union budget sits in a private room in the Student Centre and cannot be seen in private – even if you are a member of the union. Copies of it are not circulated and pictures of it are prohibited. Every student at Ryerson University, without a choice, is charged $60 as a part of their tuition for […]
In December, Ryerson biomedical physics student Eric Strohm became the first PhD graduate to emerge from the faculty of science. In doing so, he presented a thesis that established the foundation for a new form of cancer research, garnering overnight success. His lab is hidden away in Kerr Hall East, just down the hall from Tim Hortons. Inside, the room […]
McDonald’s Canada opened the doors of its newest flagship store on Yonge Street Tuesday, but one Ryerson prof says another fast-food joint isn’t likely to make a mark on the student diet around campus. “…In a neighborhood that is already saturated with eateries and quick-service restaurants will prove innocuous in terms of its effect on the nutrient intakes of Ryerson […]
With so much media coverage whirling around the mayor, it’s been easy to miss some of the smaller stories from the scandal. Here are seven of them that may have slipped by: Photos from Creative Commons, except the Moscariello photo from Twitter and a screenshot from a Conan YouTube clip.
Students can be overwhelmed with the vast variety of plans and services banks offer to those attending college or university. From debit card options to credit card features, we’ve got the breakdown on each of the big five banks in Canada. Click through the gallery and see how your bank measures up.
Sixty-seven young athletes will receive funding from CIBC and training by Canadian Olympic medalists as part of CIBC’s Team Next program launched at Ryerson Monday. Check out photos and video from the program’s unveiling:
The Ryerson Commerce Society held a dog therapy event Monday, inviting students weighed down by stress to relax in its Puppy Room. Check out photos of some of the adorable pooches: A similar event was first held at Ryerson in October. Dogs will be available for cuddling again next week during sessions held by the Centre for Student Development and […]
Ryerson University put the Sam the Record Man sign on display to the media for the first time since Nuit Blanche 2008. But instead of being hung for all to see, it was packed up in a metal box. Gregory Signs and Engraving Ltd., the company charged with storing the sign, unveiled the historic records to media Friday afternoon. In […]
By Sarah Warne and Hayley Brauer Ryersonian Staff FLARE Magazine featured this year’s most popular winter fashion trends at a presentation at the Toronto Eaton Centre Thursday. The Ryersonian caught up with Truc Nguyen, the magazine’s senior style editor, after the fashion show to get the inside scoop on what this year’s top winter trends are. The Ryersonian: What are the top […]