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Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards nominates Fashion Design grad

Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards nominates Fashion Design grad

  A Ryerson fashion design alumna, Alex Armata is nominated for the 2017 Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards (CAFA). Returning to her Ajax, Ont. home after a night out on Jan. 30, Armata found out about her nomination after the CAFA nominee announcement at the Distillery District’s Thompson Landry Gallery. “I just saw an e-mail from Robert Ott, the head […]

by Cherileigh Co· · Arts & Life, Fashion, students
Ryersonian file photo

Campus life in review: Fall 2016

As the Fall 2016 semester comes to an end, the Ryersonian takes a look back at the events held by the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) and Continuing Education Students’ Association of Ryerson (CESAR). Here are some of this semester’s biggest events organized by our students’ associations. 6 Fest The RSU’s biggest, most talked about event of the fall was 6 Fest, […]

by Avery Friedlander· · News
Ryerson Students' Union held a 2-day music festival, and students were disappointed when Drake did not make a guest appearance

Mixed reactions and no ‘surprise guest’ at RSU’s 6 Fest

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) wrapped up its two-day 6 Fest music event, and people have taken to Twitter to voice either support or frustration for the student organization following last-minute lineup changes and no surprise appearance by Toronto rapper Drake. @RUStudentLife @RyersonU where can I get a refund? You guys misled us with the advertising #6fest #drake — Jakay […]

by Casimir Boivin· · Arts & Life, Music
Hotline Sprain: Did 6 Fest just lose its ‘Surprise guest?’

Hotline Sprain: Did 6 Fest just lose its ‘Surprise guest?’

6 Fest ticket-holders hoping for a “surprise” appearance from Drake this weekend might be in for disappointment. Drake announced Wednesday that he’s officially postponed one of his two upcoming Toronto shows due to a “recent ankle injury,” casting doubts on whether or not the Toronto rapper will be one of 6 Fest’s special guests. so sad that Drake probably won’t […]

by Casimir Boivin· · Arts & Life, Music, News
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 53

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 53

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Mohamed Lachemi shares vision for Ryerson, thoughts on Drake

Mohamed Lachemi shares vision for Ryerson, thoughts on Drake

By Brittany Spencer and Samantha Relich As his official installation as president of Ryerson University approaches, the Ryersonian sat down with Mohamed Lachemi to discuss his vision for the university at the outset of his five-year term. Q: You’ve witnessed and created a lot of change during your 18 years at Ryerson — what are you are most proud of? […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 52

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 52

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 51

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 51

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
A sample design of the Drake themed T-shirts planned by the RSU last year. Via Twitter / RSU.

Get over Drake, Ryerson

Once upon a time, about one year ago, Drake came to Ryerson. It was stunning, and thrilling and almost sounds too good to be true. Except now we aren’t allowed to forget about it. It was hard to walk around campus last week without feeling Drake’s overwhelming presence. Stylized sixes could be found throughout the Week of Welcome events held […]

by Patricia Karounos· · Opinion, Top stories
The last time the Ryerson Students' Union hosted an event like this Drake dropped onto Gould Street  / Ryersonian Archive File

Ryerson’s latest mystery concert fetching 30,000 per cent mark up

The last time the RSU marketed an event like this Toronto-born rapper Drake dropped onto Gould St. to play a concert

Illustration by Lillian Greenblatt.

Editorial cartoon: RSU firings vs. Drake, heart on campus

What does Ryerson University actually care about?

by Lillian Greenblatt· · Editorial Cartoon
Drake's Jungle Tour makes a stop at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on June 2, 2015.

Study Beyonce and Kanye for school credit? Some profs say pop culture is relevant in the classroom

University courses focused on celebrities have gradually become a trend across North America. What’s Ryerson got to do to get Yeezy in the classroom?

The RSU operates out of the Student Campus Centre (Ryersonian file photo)

RSU budget documents reveal massive deficits in last two years

The RSU has published its line-by-line budget for this and the last two years after years of financial secrecy.

by Ryersonian Staff· · On Campus, Politics
Friends start Norm Kelly-themed charity ‘We The Norm’

Friends start Norm Kelly-themed charity ‘We The Norm’

  The first rule of running a successful fundraising campaign: get 6ix Dad Norm Kelly involved. Three Toronto friends did and their hotline has been blinging ever since. Gary Liang, Tom Guo and Emerson Lai decided they wanted to give back to the community, so last week they started “We The Norm,” a non-profit organization that sells Norm Kelly, Drake […]

by Tiffany Crawford-Christie· · Arts & Life, Fashion
Someone was seen sitting on a parked water truck after it was moved, in this screen grab from an exclusive Ryersonian video.

City declares Ryerson no-go area for water trailers, citing ‘unacceptable risk’

The City of Toronto’s water department has blacklisted Ryerson from using its HTO To Go water trailers after what it called “highly unprofessional and disorganized” conduct during the RSU’s Week of Welcome. While setting up for the Drake concert, event organizers moved a trailer 300 metres down Gould Street, prompting scathing criticism from city officials.

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 35

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 35

Hosted by Cole Deakin and Alysia Burdi, The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap features news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press

by Cole Deakin· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Tickets were free for Ryerson and George Brown students and $10 for guests, alumni and part-time students. (Kascha Cassaday/ Ryersonian Staff)

Parade and Concert tickets scalped for up to 11 times face value

As rumours swirled about Drake’s surprise appearance last Friday, tickets for the RSU’s Parade and Concert got snatched up fast. Shortages prompted scalping and markups of up to 11 times the original price of guest tickets.

by Melinna Miranda· · News
What’s Trending? Drake at Ryerson

What’s Trending? Drake at Ryerson

Yasmine Mathurin takes us online to see how much of a hype there was after Drake’s surprise appearance.

by Cole Deakin· · Videos, What's Trending?
The 6 God graced the stage along with Future. (Kascha Cassaday/Ryersonian Staff)

Highlights from Drake’s surprise frosh appearance

Ryerson students got a surprise Friday when rap star Drake made an appearance at the Ryerson Student Union’s annual Parade and Picnic concert. He was later joined by the somewhat less famous councillor and Twitter celebrity Norm Kelly.

If you’re reading this, Drake might be performing at Ryerson concert

If you’re reading this, Drake might be performing at Ryerson concert

With only hours to go until the biggest frosh concert held on Ryerson campus, rumours are swirling: will Drake make an appearance? Just a few days ago, the Toronto rapper gave a shout-out to Ryerson via Instagram for the back-to-school banner that referenced the rapper’s latest mixtape. The banner that hung over the Student Campus Centre read: “If you’re reading this, it’s your time […]