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Robyn Buttigieg, one of the leaders of Ryerson’s climbing club, places her feet on a difficult climbing route. (Photo by Sal Farooqui)

Ryerson sports go vertical with new rock climbing club

Cameron Lawrence clings onto a wall by the tips of his fingers, nearly upside down. He crouches down and prepares to use his legs to explode upwards to grab a finger hold about a metre above his head.

With a grunt, he leaps into the air and slaps the handhold above him, but he is not quite able to grab onto it, and he crashes down on the padded floor. Standing up, he covers his hands in a helping of chalk to dry up the sweat on his fingers and tries again. Then, hits the ground again. And over and over again, more than a dozen times.

by Ryersonian Staff· · On Campus, Sports
Pastor Jeff Pike and his congregation at the Mod Club during the Groundswell Sunday morning service. (Jennie Pearson)

Meet the millennials who are bringing God to the club

This Sunday marked the first ever church service held at the Mod Club. While it’s not your average venue, this is certainly not your average church. Groundswell is a non-denominational Christian church that is attracting young people with its high-energy meetings and approachable demeanour. With a full electric band, strobe lights, free coffee and candy bar, it’s no surprise that millennials […]

by Jennie Pearson· · Music, News, Off Campus, Top stories
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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
Meet the Toronto Newsgirls Boxing Club

Meet the Toronto Newsgirls Boxing Club

The Toronto Newsgirls Boxing Club is a boxing gym unlike any other. It’s the first women-only boxing gym in Canada and the first to open its doors to the trans community. Located in the basement of a warehouse on the corner of Carlaw Avenue and Gerrard Street, it has become a hidden gem for women and trans people who want […]

by Kaitlyn Coombes· · Off Campus, Sports, students
Ryerson Poker Club plays for fun, not cash

Ryerson Poker Club plays for fun, not cash

The Ryerson Poker Club is keeping Texas Hold’em fun – by eliminating the gambling side of the popular card game. “We promote poker, not gambling,” said Muhtasim Chowdhury, a second-year engineering student and vice-president of the Ryerson Poker Club.   Instead of cash prizes the club buys gift cards that winners get at the end of the tournament. For the […]

by Charles Bossy· · Sports
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