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Film Fridays: La La Land review

La La Land has it all: singing, dancing, comedy, drama and romance. Mia (Emma Stone) is a struggling actress. Her life consists of running from her part-time job to auditions. Life hasn’t worked out the way she wanted it to. She thought she would’ve made it in L.A. by now, but she hasn’t. Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) is a down-on-his-luck jazz musician. […]

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.

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Journalism professor discusses Canada Reads nomination

Ryerson journalism professor Kamal Al-Solaylee’s debut book is a Canada Reads finalist, and it “feels bloody fantastic.” Intolerable: A Memoir of Extremes traces Al-Solaylee’s journey as a gay, Middle Eastern man settling in Canada while coping with family members who turn to uncompromising renditions of Islam. The finalists were announced Tuesday. The theme for this year’s competition is “one book to […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Kamal Al-Solaylee's book has been shortlisted for a Govenor General Literary Award (Ryersonian Archives)

Ryerson professor nominated for Canada Reads competition

Canada Reads revealed its 2015 finalists and Ryerson journalism professor Kamal Al-Solaylee’s debut novel made the cut. Intolerable: A Memior of Extremes traces Al-Solaylee’s journey as a gay, Middle Eastern man settling in Canada, while coping with family members who turn to uncompromising renditions of Islam. This year’s theme for the competition is “one book to break barriers,” and the […]

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The Ryersonian has been nominated for five Canadian Online Publishing Awards. (COPA)

Ryersonian in the running for five online publishing awards

The Ryersonian has made the finals for five 2014 Canadian Online Publishing Awards: best media website, best news coverage, best blog or column, best infographic and best interactive story. The awards are an industry event for all online publishers. Ryersonian instructor Gavin Adamson, who oversees The Ryersonian, said five pieces were entered in June, and every one of them was nominated. This […]

by Kathleen McGouran· · News, On Campus, Top stories