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Sam the Record Man closed in 2007 and the sign is now in storage.

Rocker Ronnie Hawkins speaks up for Sam the Record Man

Rock legend Ronnie Hawkins says there is no doubt in his mind that the Record Man sign should hang on Yonge Street. Though it’s been over 50 years since he debuted on the stage, Hawkins still remembers the rock-frenzy sweeping Toronto, the late night shows and, of course, the girls from Ryerson College “who got me into trouble.” Hawkins says […]

by Emma Jarratt· · Arts & Life, Music, News, Off Campus, On Campus
UPDATED: Toronto health authorities want smokers to butt out

UPDATED: Toronto health authorities want smokers to butt out

It might be time for Toronto smokers to butt out. Toronto’s Board of Health voted Monday to endorse a proposal to ban smoking in many outdoor spaces, such as parks, patios and entrances to public buildings. Ryerson already has a ban on smoking within a nine-metre radius of all campus buildings, but the rule is not easy to enforce. Campus […]

by Samantha Fernandes· · News, Off Campus
Sam the Record Man closed in 2007 and the sign is now in storage.

City Hall sounds off on Sam the Record Man

Mayor Rob Ford chaired a Sam the Record Man sign committee meeting yesterday, marking the latest effort to solve the saga that has cast an unfavourable light on Ryerson University. On Tuesday, Toronto councillors, music lovers and Ryerson officials came together in the hopes of finding a viable solution. No consensus was reached, but many councillors and citizens spoke up […]

by Emma Jarratt· · Music, News, Off Campus, On Campus, Videos
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 3

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 3

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. News round-up: Ryerson prof has a new tech invention B.C. introduces free online text books Ryerson food bank New education minister in N.B. Motorcycle parking Men […]

VIDEO: Walking a mile in her shoes

VIDEO: Walking a mile in her shoes

The Ryersonian‘s six-foot-two Nicholas Carafa wobbled around downtown in high heels Thursday afternoon to find out what the awareness-raising campaign Walk a Mile in Her Shoes was all about. Camera: Marie Alcober

by Nicholas Carafa· · News, Off Campus
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