By MacKenzie Patterson Just six years after its inception in 2010, Instagram has blown up to epic proportions. It boasts 400 million monthly users, and most companies actively promote their products and services on the app. Teenagers and adults under the age of 35 are especially active on the social networking platform. It’s rare to hear someone in their teens […]
Over the years, I’ve had many friends come and go in my life. Whether it was from moving or changes in school, we’ve somehow always managed to lose touch. There have also been some friendships that have ended because they proved they weren’t good influences or true friends. One thing that was hard about coming to Ryerson was having to […]
Too few people truly understand what it means to be transgender. The trans community is severely misunderstood and people aren’t trying hard enough to educate themselves on the issues. I can say that I didn’t know what being trans meant, or that it even existed, until I started meeting people who are transgender. While my knowledge of the trans world […]
Campus radio is more than just a group of students chilling in a studio and listening to cool music. Although that’s what the stereotype may be (thanks to pop culture and cheesy teen movies of the ’90s and early 2000s) there’s more to campus radio than you may think. Ryerson has a campus radio station called The Scope. It’s been […]
It was an ongoing battle, from crying in dressing rooms in the mall because I didn’t fit into that pair of jeans to endless nights spent wishing I were born in a different body.
Canadians will eventually start to make healthier decisions on their own, but it all starts by persuading their wallet before their mind.
Before starting university, I heard that it would be harder to maintain the same grades I received in high school.
Keeping kids in the dark when it comes to media is like creating a world where nothing “bad” exists.
Somewhere between bartering for fake wedding rings and riding camels into the Sahara Desert, I fell in love with an entirely misunderstood country.
For graduating or recently graduated students, having the money talk is hard.
While Ryerson prides itself on being diverse and enlightened in matters of social justice, further progress is necessary.
I decided to make a definitive ranking of the holy trinity of streaming services: Spotify, Apple Music and Tidal.
An uneducated electorate leads to a poor election outcome, because students are either going to vote blindly, or simply not at all.
Kara Anderson is a mother of two.
Is the feeling of nostalgia worth bringing back our favourite ’90s TV shows?
It’s been a year since the Student Learning Centre opened its doors, but the building still has some issues to resolve.
By Dylan Bell and Jasmin Husain It was quite the week for millennials when it came to entertainment news. Leo might finally win an Oscar this weekend Netflix’s bingeworthy Full House sequel, Fuller House, just came out Kanye West, in typical Kanye West performative fashion, has spent the week continually out–Kanye Westing himself Cult sensations Broad City and Girls […]
Leonardo DiCaprio is always a nominee, never a winner. This year, he shouldn’t be snubbed.
Students are frustrated with Ryerson’s budget proccess.
Kiera Spronk explains what it means to be black Caribbean, just in time for black history month.
I’ve talked to so many girls who have been through this: getting harassed by some random guy while in a club. Many of us go to nightclubs to dance, drink and enjoy the atmosphere, and we certainly don’t ask for a night of being groped or trying to escape the grasp of someone when we are clearly not interested. This […]
Lillian Greenblatt says American stereotypes are cruel and incorrect.
Post-graduation stress is real, but you’re not the only one experiencing it.
Visualizing the young adult weekend.
“Stop Paying to Work” campaign not feasible for today’s market forces.
What does Ryerson University actually care about?
Job expectations for journalism grads.
Three years ago, I was in the locker-room of the Ryerson men’s basketball team after they had lost to the Ottawa Gee-Gees in the OUA quarter-finals. It was one of the quietest places I’ve ever been. Two Saturdays ago, I was at the Mattamy Athletic Centre as the Rams defeated the No. 1 nationally ranked Ottawa Gee-Gees. It was one […]
Women announce a Ryerson sports game, but this seems long overdue.
The lyrics of the Canadian anthem exclude women and non-Christian citizens.
A fourth-year student finds her first sugar daddy through SeekingArrangement.com
It’s the 10-year anniversary of Sabrina’s Law, a piece of legislation that ensures that all school boards have a consistent action plan in the case of anaphylactic reactions. Its intent is to make classrooms safer for students with severe allergies, but its practicality is still being debated. Some school boards have acknowledged that it would be misleading to promise a […]
There’s an underground mall close to Ryerson’s campus that appears to be empty. Why not utilize the space?
Kiera Spronk writes about attending her young friends’ wedding.
Last month, The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) announced it would be expanding its definition of creed to include veganism as an ideology with similar discrimination protection rights as other belief systems.
In my dreams, I’ve learned to fly. I’ve competed in professional sports. I’ve learned to neutralize nightmares by confronting them head-on.
Even though it can be hard, start the conversation about your mental health with trusted loved ones
Mental health needs to be discussed with the same compassion, empathy and openness as any other sickness or disease. But it’s not. And this shouldn’t be the case.
We seem to have difficulty comprehending that some ladies at the game aren’t merely hitching a ride on the bandwagon. Sexist notions about women not enjoying sports make publicly identifying as a fan an often-uncomfortable space for women to navigate.
For an industry that serves as an influential channel of information, journalism still needs to tighten its laces and make vigorous strides when it comes to stories that focus on marginalized groups.
Our arts and life editor Jordyn Gibson attended the UBSR conference this weekend. “Being there was so necessary, and for three years I ignored it. I had been on underwater cruise control and didn’t realize I was drowning.”
In honour of the cow heart found on our campus
Sending a girl home from school for wearing yoga pants sends the message that, ultimately, her duty to not seduce the men around her outweighs her right to an education.
Is it really the refugees fault?
Every night was the same. I’d crack an egg, sneakily separate the yolk from the white and only poach the white before my parents or sister caught on to what I was doing.