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RyersonianTV: December 2, 2016 – electoral referendum, Joe McKnight death, accessibility at Ryerson

RyersonianTV: December 2, 2016 – electoral referendum, Joe McKnight death, accessibility at Ryerson

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Fall in love with the sports page again

There is a new kid on the sports media block, and it isn’t looking to be a one-hit wonder. The Athletic Toronto is a young startup that is trying to take on the big national newspapers to reinvent local sports coverage and make readers “fall in love with the sports page again.” And they are doing it with multiple Ryerson […]

by Hailey Salvian· · entrepreneurship, News, Sports
RyersonianTV: November 30, 2016 – Trudeau approves pipelines, bombings in Aleppo, Ryerson therapy dogs

RyersonianTV: November 30, 2016 – Trudeau approves pipelines, bombings in Aleppo, Ryerson therapy dogs

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RyersonianTV: November 25, 2016 – Black Friday, Paris terrorist attack averted, Florence Henderson dies at 82

RyersonianTV: November 25, 2016 – Black Friday, Paris terrorist attack averted, Florence Henderson dies at 82

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(Courtesy Chayonika Chandra)

Things to do this weekend (Nov. 25-27)

The cold weather has finally come, but that doesn’t mean you have to be stuck indoors. Put on something to you keep you warm and go to some events happening this weekend in Toronto. 1. The iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Follow +RT for a chance to win a pair of tickets to #JingleBallNorth Nov 25 (minors require parental consent) Rules: https://t.co/cFz61mPU15 […]

RyersonianTV: November 23, 2016 – Queen’s U racist party, fire in Montreal, Thomas Mair sentenced

RyersonianTV: November 23, 2016 – Queen’s U racist party, fire in Montreal, Thomas Mair sentenced

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RyersonianTV: November 18, 2016 – teenager MPP, Trump picks cabinet, China’s space mission

RyersonianTV: November 18, 2016 – teenager MPP, Trump picks cabinet, China’s space mission

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(Courtesy Chayonika Chandra)

Things to do this weekend (Nov. 18-20)

It’s been a long week at school, so you should go out and enjoy yourself. It’s just over a month away from Christmas and that means this is the weekend the city kicks off some holiday events. 1. The Distillery Christmas Market Here are 5 reasons why you should visit the @TOXmasMkt this holiday season https://t.co/8VfV0khYeY pic.twitter.com/hwauCWvCDc — Live2UToronto (@live2utoronto) November […]

RyersonianTV: November 16, 2016 – Trudeau in Cuba, Oklahoma airport shooting, camping for Syrian refuges

RyersonianTV: November 16, 2016 – Trudeau in Cuba, Oklahoma airport shooting, camping for Syrian refuges

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Courtesy Tim Uuksulainen

Rams cross-country runs in nationals

Ryerson’s cross-country team recently wrapped up its season in Quebec City, with four athletes competing in the national championship on Nov. 12. Rebecca Verlaan and Anna Cianni, who became the first Ryerson women to race at nationals, placed 99th and 146th respectively in the women’s six-kilometre race. In the men’s 10-kilometre race, Joel Perara-Satgunem and Michael Konstantopoulos finished 110th and […]

by Carlo Zanette· · Rams Athletics, Sports
(Alex d'Addese)

It was a hell of a ride: reflecting on the men’s soccer season

With one whistle the Ryerson Rams men’s soccer season was over. It was an emotional scene, with the University of Toronto Varsity Blues players cheering for their semifinal win and berth in the U Sports national tournament, while the Ryerson players scattered the pitch, heads in their hands trying to come to terms with the loss. For fifth-year player Luka […]

by Hailey Salvian· · News, Sports
RyersonianTV: November 11, 2016 – Remembrance Day, anti-Trump protests in the U.S. and the death of a Canadian legend

RyersonianTV: November 11, 2016 – Remembrance Day, anti-Trump protests in the U.S. and the death of a Canadian legend

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(Courtesy Ryerson Science Society Facebook)

Remembering Najdana Andjelkovic

The life of third-year financial mathematics student Najdana Andjelkovic will be honoured this week on campus. Andjelkovic died in a car crash in the early hours of Oct. 31. She was heading eastbound on the Gardiner Expressway east of Parkside Drive when she hit two concrete blocks and a guard rail. She was only 25-years-old. While at Ryerson, Andjelkovic was […]

(Courtesy Chayonika Chandra)

Things to do this weekend (Nov. 11-13)

1. Friday Night Live at the Royal Ontario Museum Honour & celebrate all heroes, both real & mythical, this Friday! #FNLROM! https://t.co/MbMboBo5VI pic.twitter.com/NKXNtyz5kb — Royal Ontario Museum (@ROMtoronto) November 9, 2016 There are always places to party in Toronto on the weekend, but nothing as unique as The ROM Friday Night After Hours. This weeks theme is “Tribute”, meaning the art gallery will have […]

Roy Rana coaching the Rams during the CIS Final 8 during the 2014-2015 season (Courtesy Alex D'Addese)

Coach Rana returns

One of the most high-profile coaches in Canadian university basketball is back behind the Ryerson bench. Head coach Roy Rana, who built the Ryerson men’s basketball program into a national powerhouse, is back behind the Rams’ bench after taking a year-long sabbatical during the 2015-2016 season. Rana did not disclose much information when he initially announced his sabbatical, but he […]

by Hailey Salvian· · Basketball, News, Sports
RyersonianTV: November 9, 2016 – Extended coverage on the U.S. election

RyersonianTV: November 9, 2016 – Extended coverage on the U.S. election

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(Alex D'addesse)

Rams find Ring leader

Kellie Ring already has Feb. 18, 2017 circled on her calendar. Ring, a graduate student and member of Ryerson’s women’s basketball team, is looking forward to returning to Ottawa in just over three months from now, where she will get to face off against her former team in the Rams’ final game of the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) regular season. […]

by Carlo Zanette· · Basketball, News, Sports
Weekly sports wrap-up

Weekly sports wrap-up

For everything sports you missed over the weekend our editor Hailey Salvian has all the info you need.

by Hailey Salvian· · Sports, Web Series
RyersonianTV: November 4, 2016 – More jobs in Canada affecting students, Students talk U.S election, Social Justice week wrap-up

RyersonianTV: November 4, 2016 – More jobs in Canada affecting students, Students talk U.S election, Social Justice week wrap-up

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Men’s Hockey Falls to York Lions

Men’s Hockey Falls to York Lions

What you need to know: Rams drop second regulation loss to the York Lions Thursday marked the first game of a five-game home stand for the Rams Graham Wise’s 35-year coaching career was honoured Rams will have another battle in Toronto on Saturday night versus the Varsity Blues For the second time this season, the Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team fell […]

by Hailey Salvian· · Sports
(Courtesy Amanda Gilmore)

Things to do this weekend (Nov. 4-6)

Winter is almost here, so why not go out and enjoy the spring-like temperatures while they last? 1. The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair We're #proud to sponsor the #GiantVegetable competition the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair 2016! https://t.co/mZ3ooYN7YA @THERAWF #RAWF16 pic.twitter.com/LoLDWXWSTy — St. Lawrence Market (@StLawrenceMkt) November 1, 2016 Spend time with some farm animals this weekend at The 94th Royal […]

(Tagwa Moyo)

Rams Soccer Wins MVP, Rookie and Coach of the Year

The Ryerson Rams men’s soccer team successful 2016 campaign continued to get better on Wednesday, as the Rams earned some of the top regular season honours from the Ontario University Athletics. The 2016 OUA men’s soccer major awards and all-stars were announced on Wednesday morning, with six players getting all-star nods. The awards were highlighted by Rams midfielder Raheem Rose […]

by Hailey Salvian· · News, Soccer, Sports
RyersonianTV: November 2, 2016 – Ryerson student killed in car crash, Fight the fees protest, U.S. election update

RyersonianTV: November 2, 2016 – Ryerson student killed in car crash, Fight the fees protest, U.S. election update

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(Jennie Pearson)

No love for sports clubs

An official rugby club at Ryerson has been a long time coming and members are hoping the team can finally see it through. Darrin Rankine, 4th-year Urban & Regional Planning student, joined the club during his first year at Ryerson after seeing posters around campus and eventually finding a Facebook page run by former-student, Nyo Mudzingwa. “Nyo really paved the […]

by Jennie Pearson· · News, Sports
(Courtesy of Alex D'Addese)

Rams eye return to nationals

After reaching new heights last season but ultimately coming up short, the Ryerson men’s basketball team is determined to return to the national championship tournament this season. And while several new players have been added to the Rams’ roster, the team will lean on the veteran leadership of fifth-year players Juwon Grannum and Adika Peter-McNeilly to help guide the team […]

by Carlo Zanette· · News, Sports
Ryersonian sports weekend wrap-up

Ryersonian sports weekend wrap-up

Tons happened over this Halloween weekend for the Ryerson sports community. If you missed it while you were out celebrating, our sports editor Hailey Salvian has all the info you need.

by Hailey Salvian· · Sports
RyersonianTV: October 28, 2016 – Car crash in Don river, Calais camp in flames and a Trumped up Halloween

RyersonianTV: October 28, 2016 – Car crash in Don river, Calais camp in flames and a Trumped up Halloween

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RyersonianTV: October 26, 2016 – Nurse charged with murder, Iraq fights to reclaim mosul and an interview with a Ryerson student that got ticketed on Parliament Hill

RyersonianTV: October 26, 2016 – Nurse charged with murder, Iraq fights to reclaim mosul and an interview with a Ryerson student that got ticketed on Parliament Hill

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(Courtesy of Michael Norton)

Two timing: How the MAC pleases the public and students

Since opening in 2012, the Mattamy Athletic Centre has had to balance two roles. Owned by Ryerson and paid for in part with $20 million in student money, the building has a private obligation to the university and its members. But, also splitting the bill is the federal government, whose $20 million contribution means the MAC has a second duty […]

by Michael Norton· · Rams Athletics, Sports
RyersonianTV: October 21, 2016

RyersonianTV: October 21, 2016

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Rams captain Michael Fine celebrates scoring in the third period against Lakehead on Thursday night at the MAC. (Photo: James Tozer)

Red hot offence helps Rams men’s hockey to historic start

The Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team has come out firing to start the 2016-17 season. After four games, the team has already scored an Ontario University Athletics (OUA) leading 23 goals. The Rams scored six times in their season opener against Wilfred Laurier. Since then they have scored four on Windsor, eight on Brock and beat Lakehead 5-2 last night. […]

by Mitchell Tierney· · Hockey, News, Sports
John Carpino celebrates scoring against Lakehead on Thursday at the MAC. (Photo: James Tozer)

PHOTOS: Rams men’s hockey defeats Lakehead

The Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team improved to 4-0 with a 5-2 victory over the Lakehead Thunderwolves on Thursday night at Mattamy Athletic Centre. John Carpino scored twice for Ryerson while singles came from Aaron Armstrong, Michael Fine and Marcus Hinds. Charlie Graham made 22 saves in the win. Lakehead goals came from Kelin Ainsworth and Grant Valiquette. Devin Green […]

by James Tozer· · Hockey, In pictures, Sports
The screening for Luke Galati's film is scheduled for Oct 27. (Ryersonian Archive)

Student’s film screening funds basketball scholarship

A new scholarship in memory of a former member of the Rams men’s basketball team is in the works thanks in part to a new Ryerson student-made basketball documentary. Luke Galati, a fourth year journalism student, is the director of the award-winning documentary film Eastern. The film follows Toronto high school Eastern Commerce and its final season of their record-breaking […]

by Kayla Kuefler· · Basketball, News, Sports
Graham Brown, CEO of CIS, speaks at the organization's major announcment at Real Sports on Thursday. (Photo: James Tozer)

CIS rebrands itself as U Sports

By Connor Hewson and James Tozer U Sports is the new name and brand of university sport in Canada, the organization’s CEO, Graham Brown, announced at a downtown Toronto press conference today. U Sports replaces Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) as the governing body of university sport in Canada. The CIS name and brand had been in place since 2001. The […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Sports
(Courtesy Alex D'Addese)

Getting the shot: Rye student captures Rams history

Alex D’Addese has always tried to find ways of expressing himself artistically. D’Addese, a third-year sport media student, is the varsity sports photographer for the Ryerson Rams. His work, both in school and on the sidelines, has given him something he didn’t always have as a child: a focus and an outlet with which to apply his creative mind. “He […]

by Michael Norton· · News, Photography, Rams Athletics, Sports
RyersonianTV: October 19, 2016: Final U.S. debate, 6 Fest, Jays in the playoffs

RyersonianTV: October 19, 2016: Final U.S. debate, 6 Fest, Jays in the playoffs

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Two eSports fighting games tournaments are coming to Ryerson's SLC this month. (Brooks Harvey)

SLC set to host big eSports tournaments

Two eSports fighting games tournaments are coming to campus this month, along with two $500 prize pools, confirmed Daniel Silva, vice-president of Gaming and Multiplayer eSports of Ryerson (GAMER). GAMER is Ryerson’s only video game club officially recognized by the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU). The tournaments are being organized by GAMER in partnership with Canadian Gaming Tournaments (CGT), a company […]

by Brooks Harvey· · Science & Technology, Sports
Group photo of the League of Legends orientation night on October 5, 2016. (Brooks Harvey)

Where are all the women in competitive gaming?

When Christie Chung arrived at Ryerson’s League of Legends (LoL) orientation night on Oct. 5, she wasn’t surprised to find that the crowd was mostly male. Chung, a fourth-year Ryerson nursing student and organizer of the LoL club, believes women are not as involved as men in competitive eSports because the games played are geared towards men. “There’s a smaller […]

by Brooks Harvey· · Science & Technology, Sports
Q-and-A: Alex D’Addese on cottages, catwalks, and his famous photo

Q-and-A: Alex D’Addese on cottages, catwalks, and his famous photo

Taking pictures has become a vocation for Alex D’Addese. Since the summer of 2014, D’Addese, a third-year sport media student at Ryerson, has been the varsity sports photographer for the Ryerson Rams. Last month, D’Addese shot his 250th Rams event, marking the halfway point to his goal of shooting 500 events. The Ryersonian sat down with D’Addese to talk about […]

by Michael Norton· · Photography, Rams Athletics, Sports
Students at Ryerson's study hall. (Michael Norton)

Athletes need to study: that’s the cold, hard truth

Devisha Binns isn’t the biggest fan of Ryerson Rams’ study hall. The first-year undeclared arts student would much prefer going home instead of logging more hours at the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC), where she already spends her time practicing and playing as a member of Ryerson’s women’s basketball team. Binns admits, though, that the acquired additional time at the MAC […]

by Michael Norton· · Rams Athletics, Sports
RyersonianTV: October 7, 2016: RCMP under the spotlight, Hurricane Matthew, 6 Fest

RyersonianTV: October 7, 2016: RCMP under the spotlight, Hurricane Matthew, 6 Fest

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The Rams celebrate a goal during Thursday's 6-3 season opening victory over Laurier. (James Tozer)

PHOTOS: Rams win men’s hockey opener

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:

by James Tozer· · Hockey, In pictures, Sports
Trainer+ is available for students at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. (Ryersonian archives)

Trainer+ app looking to boost Ryerson fitness

Keeping in shape has gotten a lot easier for Ryerson students this year. Ryerson Athletics announced its partnership with Trainer+ in September, a web and mobile based fitness app designed to help trainers create and share workout programs more efficiently. Launched out of Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone in June, the Trainer+ app currently has over 800 free subscribers – around […]

by Connor Hewson· · Sports
(Courtesy Alex D'Addese)

Rams pair bring Toronto FC experience to men’s soccer

This past Sunday was the first time this season that the Ryerson’s men’s soccer team played a home game at Downsview Park. But a pair of Rams freshmen were already on familiar ground. Rookies Robert Boskovic and Andrew Dias both spent time with Toronto FC Academy and Toronto FC II — the club’s United Soccer League affiliate, whose training facility is […]

by Mitchell Tierney· · Soccer, Sports
Rams men's hockey head coach Johnny Duco said his team had a "tame game" against the NCAA's Sacred Heart Pioneers. (James Tozer)

Rams hockey keeps it tame in U.S. game, while others brawl it up

Compared to many other Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) men’s hockey teams, the Ryerson Rams had a pleasant trip to the United States last weekend. The Rams travelled to Bridgeport, Conn., falling 7-4 to the National Collegiate Athletic Associations’ (NCAA) Sacred Heart Pioneers in an exhibition match on Sunday. “It was a pretty tame game. We played well,” said Rams head […]

by James Tozer· · Hockey, Sports
RyersonianTV: October 5, 2016: Gould St. project, Jays off to Texas, Sisters in Spirit vigil

RyersonianTV: October 5, 2016: Gould St. project, Jays off to Texas, Sisters in Spirit vigil

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Goaltender Brodie Barrick, entering his second season with the Rams, practices at Mattamy Athletic Centre on Oct. 4, 2016. (James Tozer)

New-look Rams ready for season opener

There will be plenty of new faces in the Ryerson Rams men’s hockey lineup this season. After finishing sixth in the Ontario University Athletics’ West Division last season, the Rams have added 10 recruits to the roster. Interim head coach Johnny Duco expects this year’s team to be a talented one. “I think we may be a team early on, because […]

by James Tozer· · Hockey, Sports
(Courtesy Alex D'Addese via Ryerson Athletics)

Undefeated Ryerson men’s soccer team has eyes on the prize

There is only one men’s university soccer team with a perfect record left in the country: the Ryerson Rams. A 2-0 victory over the Laurentian University Voyageurs on Saturday at Downsview Park improved the team’s record to 11-0 this season. They were ranked third in all of Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) last week. It’s a record that has made Ryerson […]

by Mitchell Tierney· · Soccer, Sports
Maggie Macintosh (middle) is back on Ryerson's women's curling team as team captain. (Courtesy Jacob Thielen)

Mac is back: Skip returns to women’s curling team

Ryerson’s women’s curling team has found a new captain – and they didn’t have to look far. Maggie Macintosh, who skipped the team in last year’s debut season, was originally planning to step away from the game to focus on her studies. But after being convinced to come back out for a practice run, the second-year journalism student has decided […]

by Michael Norton· · Curling, Sports
Ailish Forfar warms up against the Whitby Jr. Wolves at the Mattamy Athletic Centre on Oct. 1, 2016. (James Tozer)

Forfar adds experience, offence to Rams

Ailish Forfar is no stranger to college hockey. After spending four years with the NCAA’s Dartmouth College Big Green, Forfar has returned home to Canada, where she’ll play with the Ryerson Rams women’s hockey team this season. While she’s only been playing at Ryerson for a few weeks, Forfar has already noticed some differences between NCAA and Canadian Interuniversity Sport […]

by James Tozer· · Hockey, News, Sports