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Halloween costumes often draw from harmful cultural stereotypes. (Photo by Isabella Perrone)

Course unions take a stand against culturally offensive Halloween costumes

With Halloween approaching, Ryerson student groups and course unions are preparing to deal with costumes that offend, rather than scare.

by Isabella Perrone· · News
Fifth-year occupational health and safety student Michelle Hong, dressed as Deep Sea Hatsune Miku, worked on this cosplay for a month and a half. (Christine Chua)

The craft of cosplay

Cosplay, short for “costume play,” is the ever-growing trend where fans create and dress up as their favourite characters from movies, television shows and video games. Conventions like FanExpo, Toronto ComiCon and Anime North see cosplayers arrive by the thousands, showing off their often elaborate and homemade creations amongst like-minded fans.

by Christine Chua· · Arts & Life, Fashion, Media
(Photo by Sydney Poulos)

Halloween Trends 2013

 By Hayley Brauer and Sarah Warne Halloween is right around the corner and many students are still searching for the perfect costume. Malabar has been in business for 90 years and is still one of the most popular costume shops in Toronto. Malabar employee Alana Sambey, explains that most people still gravitate towards classic and timeless costumes. “There’s nothing really […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Videos
6 easy last-minute DIY costumes for Halloween

6 easy last-minute DIY costumes for Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching, and as you sort out your plans for the night, don’t forget that Halloween is never costume optional. If you’re one of those people who have left your costume to the last minute and don’t have the time to put together anything extravagant, we’re here to help. Here’s a list of costumes you can put together […]

VIDEO: Great Scott! A DeLorean transformer takes the Ryersonian back to the future

VIDEO: Great Scott! A DeLorean transformer takes the Ryersonian back to the future

Story by: Robby Frankel Producer: Joshua McLean Where Venessa Koch is going, she won’t need roads. Because when the pavement runs out, the Ryerson theatre grad’s DeLorean costume (the iconic ’80s ride from the Back to the Future movies) impressively transforms into, well, a transformer. Confusing?Maybe. Amazing? Definitely. The costume, made of corrugated plastic, is a near-perfect replica of Doc […]

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