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An employee at Cannabis Culture’s Church Street location, prepares a joint on Mar. 8, 2017. (Courtesy Nathan Sing)

Poll: Students in the Faculty of Arts love their weed most

A recent Ryerson survey suggests that there are more weed smokers in the Faculty of Arts than in any other faculty, which reinforces the stereotype of the liberal arts and pot.

by Julia Ho· · News, On Campus, students
(Courtesy Sean Bellaviti)

Finding rhythm with Cuban ‘son’

Sean Bellaviti hosts lecture remembering Buena Vista Social Club.

by Abigail Murta· · Arts & Life, Music
Meet Hani al Moulia: A Syrian immigrant and budding photographer

Meet Hani al Moulia: A Syrian immigrant and budding photographer

Hani al Moulia is a first-year computer engineering student who is also a photographer and a part of Prime Minister Trudeau’s Youth Council. He spent three years as a Syrian refugee and lived in a Lebanese camp with his parents and six siblings. This is his story.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Photography, Videos
Chris Ablett at the workshop

Climbing the stairway to…Accessibility?

Most of us don’t give a second thought to accessibility in our daily spaces, when in fact, there are often a multitude of barriers for those living with a disability. Even in the arts, which is seemingly inclusive, lack of accessibility is a larger problem than we think.

by Julia Ho· · accessibility, Arts & Life, Features
Third-year photography students exhibit photobooks at Ryerson Artspace

Third-year photography students exhibit photobooks at Ryerson Artspace

Cherileigh Co Lara Onayak   Third-year photography students showcased installations of their photo books at the Ryerson Artspace. The exhibit, running now until February 5th, features projects completed in their photo production and photographic book classes. For many students, this will be the first time their work is displayed to the public. Visitors can flip through all of the photo […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Photography, students
Jessica Quan Ly, the founder of JQL Music & Arts in her studio

Music to her ears: turning passion into business

The melodic noise from her grand piano echoes through the studio as her fingers dance across the keyboard. She keeps her eyes focused, steady on the music. As she hits her final note, she looks up with a smile.  It’s the end of another tune for musical marvel, Jessica Ly. Ly, who is in her 20s, began practicing music as […]

by Kemeisha McDonald· · Features, News, Performance Arts
(Courtesy Tara Awards)

Students roll out red carpet for TARA awards

It’s considered to be the Oscars of the RTA school of media. The TARA Awards recognizes student achievements across the media school. The awards are a prestigious event for the media production, sport media and new media programs. This year, the 38th annual awards will be held on April 15 at the St. Lawrence Centre for the Performing Arts. Josh […]

Two Ryerson grads nominated for national fashion awards

Two Ryerson grads nominated for national fashion awards

The Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards nominate two fashion design graduates, Hamish Thwaites and Lucian Matis.

Jean-Paul Boudreau, dean of arts,

Ryerson breaks down language and cultural barriers with new degree

The growing diversity at Ryerson University has spawned a new bachelor’s program. The department of languages, literatures and cultures anticipates the launch of the new baccalaureate in language and intercultural relations in the fall of 2016, following Senate approval at its Jan. 27 meeting. “Our team is energized and eager to demonstrate in these next steps the value and importance […]

by Rachelle Robitaille· · On Campus
RTA’s first Top Docs film festival to kick off Tuesday

RTA’s first Top Docs film festival to kick off Tuesday

Awards season is in full swing and Ryerson’s radio and television arts program is getting in on the spotlight. The first annual RTA Top Docs film festival will screen the top five documentaries this Tuesday, with entries produced by third-year RTA undergraduate students from David Tucker’s documentary production class. “With documentary you really get to reflect and follow a story […]

by Aaron Navarro· · Arts & Life, Film & Television
Chantal Kreviazuk at Ryerson

Chantal Kreviazuk at Ryerson

  A Canadian celebrity managed to stop by the Ryerson campus relatively undetected on Thursday. Singer-songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk made an appearance in Peter Bregg’s third-year introductory photojournalism class at the Rogers Communications Centre. Her appearance was part of a photo assignment for his students. The students huddled around the Feels Like Home singer, perched at a podium at the front of […]

by Samantha Sobolewski· · Music, News, On Campus