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MAP: Where to quench your thirst during Nuit Blanche

Nuit Blanche Toronto kicks off tomorrow at sunset and ends Sunday at 7 a.m. The free annual contemporary art exhibition gives those in the city a full night of interaction with art in public spaces. If you plan on drinking your way through the festival’s city-produced exhibitions and partner projects, check out the map below as your resource for student-friendly bars […]

Interactive Lens: 360 photography captures attention at Rye

Interactive Lens: 360 photography captures attention at Rye

Three-dimensional imaging is nothing new, but the rising popularity of virtual reality devices is creating new opportunities for people to try out 360 photography, especially at Ryerson. Students are using 360—or panoramic—photography to make their school projects more engaging. By capturing videos and photos from every angle, it allows viewers to move and interact with the images. The creative possibilities […]

RSU executive members Harman Singh,  Obaid Ullah, Andrea Bartlett, Rabia Idrees and Cormac McGee. Photo illustration courtesy The Ryersonian.

RSU 2015-16: A year in review

On May 1, the majority of the current Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) executive committee will relinquish their roles and a new group of executives will take their place. With their terms coming to an end, The Ryersonian is taking a look at what issues the students’ union executives addressed this year and what their legacy will look like.

Interactive: Security threats on campus mapped

Interactive: Security threats on campus mapped

The Ryersonian took data from the published security alerts collected from the last two years to break down figures that stand out.

Contraceptive Chaos

Contraceptive Chaos

Is your doctor telling you enough about your options?

Students playing Journey, a PlayStation game, at the Student Learning Centre (Emerson Brito/The Ryersonian)

Pop-up arcade project proves video games more than just violence, a form of art

Female masters student wanted to share her passion in video games by creating a pop-up arcade for her project. So yes, women can love video games, too.

by Emerson Brito· · Interactives, News, On Campus, students
Infographic: How did Ryerson vote in the RSU elections?

Infographic: How did Ryerson vote in the RSU elections?

Using unofficial election results, The Ryersonian has compiled the polling numbers for all candidates in this year’s Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) election. Scroll through the graphs to take a look at how each faculty voted. | Create infographics

by Nicole Thompson· · Interactives, News, On Campus
Film slates from Stanley Kubrick's films throughout his career. (Samantha Sobolewski/The Ryersonian)

Interactive: Tour TIFF’s Stanley Kubrick exhibit

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 […]

Infographic: Ash Tree Epidemic in Toronto

Infographic: Ash Tree Epidemic in Toronto

For the full article, check out the ash tree extinction at Ryerson. WAR ON THE ASH TREE | Create Infographics

by Lindsay Fitzgerald· · Interactives, News
Jenesis working on one of her art murals. (Courtesy Alexander Boretski)

Fashion design student creates psychedelic art

Pinks, oranges and yellows explode from the wooden panel it’s painted on. The linework looks endlessly intricate. Jenesis’ love of ’60s culture is especially prominent in this piece, where the warm colour scheme have flower child written all over them. Go Ask Alice, is the piece’s title. Jenesis is an artistic alias that encompasses much more than a 21-year-old fashion […]

7,000 beach balls are printed to resemble globes in the Walk Among Worlds installation at Nuit Blanche 2014. (Courtesy ScotiabankNuitBlanche.ca)

Nuit Blanche Preview

Ryerson students can explore Toronto as the ninth annual Scotiabank Nuit Blanche lights up the city on Saturday. Students and graduates will be showcasing their installations for Toronto’s once-a-year contemporary art festival. From sunset — 6:53 p.m. — to sunrise, the free event will showcase displays from cultural galleries and artists in an attempt to make contemporary art accessible to […]

Meet the 13 TEDxRyersonU speaker finalists

Meet the 13 TEDxRyersonU speaker finalists

By Angela Hennessy, Laura Calabrese, Jeanie Tran and Kathleen McGouran The Student Speaker Auditions for TEDxRyersonU is Thursday in the engineering building’s Sears Atrium. The finalist student speakers come from all faculties and will be given three minutes or less to present their ideas to a panel of judges and a live audience. The Ryersonian spoke to the 13 finalists […]

RSU Welcome Week in Photos

RSU Welcome Week in Photos

Faith and feminism: four resources

Faith and feminism: four resources

  I’m a feminist, and a Christian. To many, this sounds like an oxymoron. But in Bible study meetings on campus, in a welcome-back barbeque at church, in church council meetings, baking for a potluck and from the pulpit, it’s my scrappy, daily fight for justice. Click on the images below to see the resources that have helped me as […]

by Bethany Van Lingen· · Interactives, Opinion, Voices
Infographic: Break down of mayoral candidates

Infographic: Break down of mayoral candidates

The field of major mayoral candidates is set, since Olivia Chow officially entered the mayoral race this week. Too busy studying to keep on the antics and announcements of top candidates Rob Ford, John Tory, Olivia Chow, David Soknacki and Karen Stintz? We have an interactive break down of this year’s mayoral candidates. With seven months to go to til the […]

by Bethany Van Lingen· · Interactives, News
Street Style: Ryerson students stay stylish and warm

Street Style: Ryerson students stay stylish and warm

As winter comes to an end, there are plenty of options for you to stay warm by piling on fun accessories over a great coat (without looking like you got dressed in the dark, of course). If you’re looking to mix colours and prints, combine warm colours like Chauhan did (think burnt orange, camel and burgundy). If accessories are your […]

by Jackie Hunter· · Arts & Life, Interactives
Students on the convocation guest cap: “It would be nice for them to see me walk across the stage”

Students on the convocation guest cap: “It would be nice for them to see me walk across the stage”

Graduation is a special day many students look forward to spending with their closest friends and family. But when many Ryerson students apply to graduate, they discover they can only bring two people to their convocation. And that there’s a surprise $40 application fee. We asked class of 2014 how they feel about the guest limit and how they plan to choose between […]

by Tanya Cruz· · Arts & Life, Interactives, Top stories
7 unforgettable moments from Sochi

7 unforgettable moments from Sochi

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by Maham Abedi· · Interactives, Sports, Top stories
Interactive: Students discuss their plans after university

Interactive: Students discuss their plans after university

For many fourth-year students’ graduating this year, deciding on what to do afterwards can be intimidating and nerve-wracking. Deciding whether you want to travel, go to grad school, or get a job in your field is a dilemma many post-secondary students face. We asked fourth-year students the ultimate question, “What will you be doing once you graduate?” Listen to their […]

by Amanda Soufi· · Arts & Life, Interactives, Top stories
Students react to thigh gaps and bikini bridges

Students react to thigh gaps and bikini bridges

Last year it was the thigh gap, but this year the bikini bridge is the newest unhealthy body image trend. The thigh gap is defined as the space between your upper thighs when your knees are touching. Bikini bridges is when your bikini bottom doesn’t touch your pelvis, but instead makes a bridge between the hip bones. The Ryersonian spoke […]

Interactive: Tech monitors driving habits, may save students on insurance

Car insurance companies are starting to offer new technology that could mean big savings for university-aged drivers. The technology, known as telematics, (information technology enabling the long distance transmission of data) is part of new usage-based auto insurance being offered for drivers in Ontario. “Innovative programs like this is something insurers are looking at to attract business,” said Pete Karageorgos, […]

Interactive: Tales of internships past

Interactive: Tales of internships past

Long gone are the days of direct employment after school. An unpredictable and competitive job market has left students scrambling for any kind of employment in their fields after wrapping up their post-secondary education. For many, internships – both paid and unpaid – seem to have become the norm. Positions that demand full-time work for no pay have become a […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, Interactives, Top stories
Rob Ford round-up: Seven stories you may have missed

Rob Ford round-up: Seven stories you may have missed

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.

Interactive: Students from Ryerson’s Philippine community help Typhoon Haiyan victims

Interactive: Students from Ryerson’s Philippine community help Typhoon Haiyan victims

The Philippines never felt farther away than when families here in Canada watched Typhoon Haiyan crash into the shores of their hometowns. The Ryersonian spoke to students from Ryerson’s Philippine community about their reactions to the disaster and what they’re doing to help out.

by Jean Ko Din· · Interactives, News, On Campus
Interactive: Typhoon Haiyan’s toll

Interactive: Typhoon Haiyan’s toll

Typhoon haiyans Toll | Create infographics

by Jean Ko Din· · Interactives, News, Off Campus
All it takes to get fired is a single tweet

All it takes to get fired is a single tweet

“Rick Nash is getting married at the resort and apparently it’s a big deal.” That was the relatively harmless tweet made by Syra Dhaliwal back in July about Canadian hockey player Rick Nash. The tweet ultimately led to her termination at the Rousseau, a JW Marriott Resort & Spa in Muskoka. The former Wilfrid Laurier political science student’s shift began […]

by Sarah Warne· · Features, Interactives, Top stories
How student-friendly is your bank?

How student-friendly is your bank?

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.

How to get fired through social media

How to get fired through social media

For the full story, check Sarah Warne’s feature on the value of maintaining a clean digital identity. [<a href=”//storify.com/flarkcon/tweets-and-comments-that-could-get-you-fired” target=”_blank”>View the story “Tweets and Comments that Could Get You Fired or Worse” on Storify</a>]

by Arman Aghbali· · Features, Interactives, Off Campus
Young athletes get funding to advance careers

Young athletes get funding to advance careers

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:

by Maria Assaf· · In pictures, Interactives, Sports
On Monday Nov. 18, Ryerson University held a dog therapy session from 10a.m. to 12p.m. in the Ted Rogers School of Management. Featured in this photo is one of the therapy dogs, Bruno. (Sarah Warne/Ryersonian Staff).

In pictures: More dog therapy at Ryerson

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 […]

by Sarah Warne· · Arts & Life, In pictures, Interactives
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 […]

In pictures: PlayStation 4 launch

In pictures: PlayStation 4 launch

Q-and-A: FLARE editor Truc Nguyen

Q-and-A: FLARE editor Truc Nguyen

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 […]

In pictures: Campus Street Style on Nov. 12

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.

In pictures: Ryerson Remembrance Day ceremony

In pictures: Ryerson Remembrance Day ceremony

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.

In pictures: Wearable Art Show 2013

In pictures: Wearable Art Show 2013

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. […]

Protesters in ‘Save Toronto’ anti-Rob Ford rally

Protesters in ‘Save Toronto’ anti-Rob Ford rally

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, […]

In pictures: Bidding adieu to the final days of fall fashion

In pictures: Bidding adieu to the final days of fall fashion

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 […]

(Vivian Ng / Special To the Ryersonian)

The Future of Canadian TV Begins at Ryerson

The popularity and critical acclaim of shows like Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones have led many to proclaim we are in a golden age of television. Globe and Mail TV columnist John Doyle wants to know how Canada fits into this era. “What has Canada contributed to this? Pretty much nothing,” he wrote in his Oct. 10 column. “Look at […]

by Peter Lozinski· · Features, Interactives
In pictures: How stylish is Hudson’s Bay’s new Sochi 2014 collection?

In pictures: How stylish is Hudson’s Bay’s new Sochi 2014 collection?

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 […]

Ryerson’s men’s soccer team celebrates after defeating Windsor 1-0 in the OUA Final Four on Saturday, clinching their first-ever berth in the national championship tournament. (Dan Berlin / Ryersonian Staff)

In pictures: Ryerson’s men’s soccer team advances to national finals

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.

by Dan Berlin· · In pictures, Interactives
In pictures: JCU House of Horrors

In pictures: JCU House of Horrors

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

In pictures: Halloween on campus

In pictures: Halloween on campus

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.

by Maria Siassina· · Fashion, In pictures, Interactives
In pictures: Toronto Fashion Week Spring 2014

In pictures: Toronto Fashion Week Spring 2014

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.

In pictures: Ryerson spirit from years past

In pictures: Ryerson spirit from years past

by Arman Aghbali· · In pictures, Interactives, Sports
6 easy last-minute DIY costumes for Halloween

6 easy last-minute DIY costumes for Halloween

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 […]

7 tips to cut your grocery bill

7 tips to cut your grocery bill

Tuesday Tech Talk with Michael Duncan: Oct. 29

Tuesday Tech Talk with Michael Duncan: Oct. 29

Host: Michael Duncan Producer: Tanya Mok Assistant producer: Jasmine Pazzano **** By Michael Duncan Ryersonian Staff Your Office 365 trial has ended and going through Blackboard to access Ryerson’s Google Docs is a chore. You’ve downloaded a word processor for your phone, but  no one wants to write a 1,000-word essay with a touch keyboard that features bizarre word prediction. […]

In pictures: Ryerson Rams vs. Guelph Gryphons hockey game

In pictures: Ryerson Rams vs. Guelph Gryphons hockey game

Photos by Peter Lozinski.

by Peter Lozinski· · Hockey, In pictures, Interactives, Sports
In pictures: Saris and spices at Ryerson’s South Asian Tea House

In pictures: Saris and spices at Ryerson’s South Asian Tea House

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 […]