Post Tagged with: "Community"

Leslie Melo was able to speak to her family in Mexico for a few minutes before phone service was cut off due to the earthquake. (Photo by Sophie Armstrong)

Mexico earthquake hits close to home at Ryerson

The impact of the deadly earthquake that struck Mexico City on Sept. 19 is being felt on Ryerson’s campus Leslie Melo, who works at Pancho’s Bakery churro stand at the intersection of Yonge and Gould streets, has family in Mexico City who have been impacted by the earthquake. Thankfully Melo’s family is safe, but after speaking with them for only […]

by Sophie Armstrong· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
(Catherine Machado)

Rye students warm up to charity

As it gets colder outside, a group of Ryerson students is preparing to help keep Toronto’s homeless warm this winter. How it got started First-year business management students Razi-Ul-Haque Syed and Benjamin Copeman recently kickstarted Warm Hearts, a student-led initiative that is raising funds to create winter survival kits for Toronto’s homeless community. “I believe that no matter where someone […]

by Amira Zubairi· · News, On Campus
The Ryerson Theatre School will soon be moving from its current 44 Gerrard St. location. (Aengus Mulroney / Ryersonian Staff)

Community should be top priority for universities

The Ryerson Theatre School building has performed its final act. As of last week, 44 Gerrard St. is no longer the place for students to study theatre, dance and production. Instead, it is getting transformed into the Centre for Urban Innovation, which will house various research groups, such as Ryerson Urban Water, the Centre for Urban Energy, the Data Science […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial, Opinion
(Courtesy Alan Levine/Creative Commons)

Opinion: Campus radio uplifts our community

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 […]

by Alexia Kapralos· · Editorial, Opinion
UBSR conference doing numbers — Platinum tickets sold out

UBSR conference doing numbers — Platinum tickets sold out

The UBSR seventh annual conference weekend retreat platinum package sells-out.

by Jordyn Gibson· · Arts & Life
Alex Kolodkin talks with a group of Ryerson University students about his startup, SetScouter, during the Toronto Startup Open House on Oct. 30.  - Courtesy Alexis Allison, Ryersonian

Thriving ecosystem of Toronto startups on display at Startup Open House

… Powered by Cincopa Video Hosting for Business solution.Startup Open House TorontoThe first Startup Open House in Toronto took place throughout downtown on Oct. 30 from 4-7 p.m. Over 100 companies participated and over 2,300 people signed up for the event.Visitors to the Shopify office gather around a tour guide to ask questions and learn more about the company.Visitors to […]

Mark Corbett, fourth-year defenceman for the Rams. (Courtesy Ryerson Athletics Department)

Athletes helping their community

Ryerson is giving its athletes more opportunities to reach out to the community through a new initiative, Ryerson Athletic Volunteer Experience, or RAVE. “RAVE was formed because student-athletes were creating meaningful community outreach initiatives on their own and the amount of others who wanted to do the same began to grow,” said Suzanne Fenerty, who is a part of Ryerson’s athletics’ […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Rams Athletics, Sports