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 […]
With every passing week the weather is getting colder, but that’s not stopping our campus fashionistas from putting their best outfits forward. Here are the top eight looks from this week.
Ryerson’s Remembrance Day ceremony to honour Canadian war veterans and soldiers was held in the quad Monday morning. Political leaders, including MPP Glen Murray and Toronto Centre by-election Liberal candidate Chrystia Freeland, attended the service alongside Ryerson president Sheldon Levy, vice-president administration and finance, Julia Hanigsberg, and provost Mohamed Lachemi.
Ryerson fashion students were among designers who showcased their looks at Ryerson’s Wearable Art Show Tuesday night. Glitter, four-inch heels and dramatic gowns hit the runway at Berkeley Church on Queen St. E. For promising Ryerson talent, the event was an opportunity for students to showcase their designs for free on a professional platform, says the show’s co-founder Ketzie Sherman. […]
Roughly 150 protesters came out to Nathan Phillips Square Wednesday to express their frustration and disappointment in Mayor Rob Ford, demanding that he resign. While people chanted anti-Rob Ford slogans, the most angry and expressive messages were written on posters and pavement. “Shit is Fucked,” read a typical sign. Dawn MacDonald, 53, one of the first protesters at the scene, […]
Say goodbye to this Indian summer and hello to frigid winter mornings. Sweater weather is officially over. For students like Elizabeth Vandermey, it’s time to replace slick jumpers with Canada Goose jackets. There’s no denying that fall is by far the best season for fashion and, sadly, it’s coming to an end. Throughout the fall season, Ryerson students were spotted […]
The mitts are back. To celebrate the 100-day countdown to the official start of the Sochi 2014 Olympic games, the Hudson’s Bay Company unveiled its 2014 Winter Games clothesline last week, including the iconic red mittens from Vancouver 2012. But how does this year’s Olympic-themed line stack up in the world of design? Fourth-year Ryerson fashion design student Alora Arnold and third-year fashion […]
The Ryerson Rams defeated the Windsor Lancers 1-0 in the OUA semifinals and qualify for nationals for the first time in their program’s history. If they win against York University in the finals on Sunday, the Rams will bring Ryerson its first OUA title in the university’s history.
Halloween was extra spooky at Ryerson this year with the Journalism Course Union’s House of Horrors. In case you missed it, The Ryersonian’s Shazah Ayub and Nuruddin Qorane were there to find out what was causing all the shrieking from the Journalism student lounge Thursday night. More: Earlier: Our House of Horrors live blog with reactions from students
By Tatiana Bernachi Ryersonian Staff Members of the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) rallied a group of demonstrators to surprise the university’s president with a Halloween treat, and to send a message to the administration that students are fed up with escalating tuition fees. The rally kicked off with a gathering in front of the Student Campus Centre at noon. From […]
Halloween on a university campus is sometimes a luck of the draw — especially because our campus is located in downtown Toronto. It seems the older students get, the less they want to get creative with their costumes. Luckily, we ran into some students who are happy to dress up for class, and even happier to pose for a photo.
CUPE Local 1281 held a rally outside the Student Campus Centre Wednesday to mark 30 days of stalled negotiations with the Continuing Education Students’ Association of Ryerson (CESAR.) Speakers included Local president Saira Chhibber, Ryerson Students’ Union president Melissa Palermo and Winnie Ng, Ryerson’s CAW-Sam Gindin chair in social justice and democracy. Check out some photos of the rally below:
Toronto Fashion week was in full swing last week. Attendees were spotted sporting some of fall’s biggest fashion trends. Floppy hats, fur, statement skirts and trendy coats had taken over David Pecaut Square. Here are some of the hottest looks from the last day of Toronto Fashion Week.
The Sam the Record Man sign received a long-awaited visitor at its current warehouse home Tuesday afternoon. More than a month after he made his request, Ryerson granted Coun. Josh Matlow’s wish to see the iconic music store sign, under the university’s care after it bought the store location in 2008. “It was fascinating,” Matlow said in an interview after […]
Halloween is fast approaching, and as you sort out your plans for the night, don’t forget that Halloween is never costume optional. If you’re one of those people who have left your costume to the last minute and don’t have the time to put together anything extravagant, we’re here to help. Here’s a list of costumes you can put together […]
Photos by Peter Lozinski.
Flowing saris and mouth-watering goodies featured in Thursday’s South Asian Tea House at Ryerson. Held every month, the International Tea House welcomes students of all backgrounds to experience a taste of diversity on campus. This month’s theme was South Asia. The event, held by the International Student Services, featured South Asian food, a sari-tying competition and cultural items from throughout […]
Puppies, video games and ice skating were all on the itinerary for Ryerson’s Mental Wellbeing Week at Ryerson. Emily Westover captures students taking advantage of the school’s efforts to encourage healthy breaks during a stressful midterm period.
Fall is in full swing and vibrant colours, prints and patterns seem to have disappeared underneath dark shades and layers. This week, Ryerson students resorted to classic dark colours like black, which is always in vogue.
With summer officially over and the cool fall months fast approaching, chunky knits, beanies, riding boots and biker jackets have taken over Ryerson. Here are some of the most stylish fall looks spotted on campus this week. All photos taken by Shazah Ayub.
by Anam Latif, May Warren and Jordan White Looking to revamp your wardrobe on a student budget this fall? You don’t have to break the bank to find stylish essentials and even designer pieces. The Ryersonian rounds up a few of downtown Toronto’s best thrift stores – from vintage styles to cheap fall looks, we’ve got it all here. Click […]
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About 100 people gathered at the School of Image Arts last Tuesday for the new building’s official opening, with an open bar and hors d’oeuvres such as stuffed tomatoes and sliders. The renovation changed the exterior brick to glass and added LED lights to the outside walls. President Sheldon Levy and vice-president academic Alan Shepard gave speeches, hinting at […]
Want to make sweet music, but don’t know how to play an instrument? Well now you can, thanks to two new media students here at Ryerson. The university’s third-year new media students are preparing for a multimedia show that started yesterday with a soft opening and will run until Feb. 25. Threshold is a collection of multimedia pieces that showcase the […]