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Two eSports fighting games tournaments are coming to Ryerson's SLC this month. (Brooks Harvey)

SLC set to host big eSports tournaments

Two eSports fighting games tournaments are coming to campus this month, along with two $500 prize pools, confirmed Daniel Silva, vice-president of Gaming and Multiplayer eSports of Ryerson (GAMER). GAMER is Ryerson’s only video game club officially recognized by the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU). The tournaments are being organized by GAMER in partnership with Canadian Gaming Tournaments (CGT), a company […]

by Brooks Harvey· · Science & Technology, Sports
(Brooks Harvey)

PHOTOS: Saturday’s Gould Street Party

Wine tasting, a beer garden, live music and giant Jenga: these were some of the things that welcomed visitors during Saturday’s Gould Street Party, which was part of Ryerson’s Alumni Weekend festivities. While the turnout wasn’t huge, those that showed up didn’t seem to mind the rain.

by Brooks Harvey· · Arts & Life, In pictures, News, On Campus
7,000 beach balls are printed to resemble globes in the Walk Among Worlds installation at Nuit Blanche 2014. (Courtesy

Top 6 things to do this weekend (Sept. 30-Oct. 1)

Nuit Blanche is back in Toronto and that means you can experience art all night long among hoards of people in the streets of the downtown. Eating poutine, playing ping pong and getting scared before Halloween are just a few of the things you can get involved in this weekend. Check out our full list of top things to do […]

by Mallory Warren· · Arts & Life
8 cool things to do during Ryerson’s Science Literacy Week

8 cool things to do during Ryerson’s Science Literacy Week

From holograms to liquid nitrogen ice cream, there’s plenty of opportunities to explore the creative side of science during Science Literacy Week. Ryerson’s Science Outreach Office is hosting a series of interactive events between Sept. 19 and Sept. 22. The outreach office intends to engage students from all faculties and programs in science literacy through science-based activities and challenges. Here […]

by Mallory Warren· · News, Science & Technology
Ryerson campus (Sissi Wang/ Ryersonian)

Top 6 things to do in Toronto this weekend (Sept. 16-18)

Get outside, check out some good eats, see some animals and listen to music. Here’s our list of the top things to do in the city this weekend. 1. Get some fresh air at High Park with “Let’s Go Blue Jays” family nature walks Embrace your inner nature lover with a leisurely walk through High Park while also brushing up […]

by Mallory Warren· · Arts & Life
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10 Student Budget-Friendly St. Paddy’s Festivities

As a student, we get it, you’re on a budget. But that doesn’t ever stop you from having fun. Whether you’re swamped with work, looking for a classic St. Paddy’s bash, or something a little alien, we’ve got ideas to keep you having fun. Long Night Against Procrastination – Ryerson University If you’re piled up in midterms and essays and […]

by Erin Hesselink· · Arts & Life, News, students
Comments from the Drop RSU Facebook group discussing the queer movie night. (Courtesy Facebook)

RSU queer movie night faces backlash

It’s been deemed discriminatory, racist and exclusionary by students. But a Ryerson expert calls these claims “ridiculous.” Last Monday, the RSU, in partnership with RyePRIDE and the Racialised Students’ Collective, hosted a movie screening and discussion group as part of Queer Histories Week. The discussion group was open only to queer and transgendered racialised students. The event has been criticized […]

by Jessica Lepore· · News
FCAD’s first-ever talent show gives savvy students the spotlight

FCAD’s first-ever talent show gives savvy students the spotlight

The best and brightest of Ryerson’s Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD) got a chance to shine Wednesday night. FCAD Stars, the very first FCAD-only talent show, was held in the auditorium of the Rogers Communications Centre on Nov. 19. The newly-minted Ryerson Communication and Design Society (RCDS) organized the event. Contestants sang, danced, drummed and clapped their way through […]

Ryerson holds its first asexuality week

Ryerson holds its first asexuality week

When fourth-year history student Daniella Enxuga dates, she goes through more than the average first-date jitters. She has to think about how her partner will react when she comes out as an asexual. “Maybe you just haven’t found the right partner yet.” “Have you never had sex before?” “I think you have a low sex drive.” These are three frequent […]

(Ryersonian file photo)

Around Campus: March 24-30

For the animal activist: Dan Lyons, the U.K. author of The Politics of Animal Experimentation, will be discussing some of the ethical theories against animal testing this Wednesday at OISE, 252 Bloor St. W. Beginning at 6 p.m. This free event is a must-see for PETA and science enthusiasts. Click here for more info. For the career-oriented: Attention graduating students: June […]

by Bryan Sparrow· · News
Around Campus: March 10-16

Around Campus: March 10-16

For the Leafs lover: Cure your case of the Monday blues at the Ram in the Rye. The campus pub will show the Leafs playing the Ducks on their big screen TVs. Fill up on the nightly drink special and a pound of wings for $6.99. The puck drops at 10 p.m. For the ambitious engineer: Not sure what to […]

by Bryan Sparrow· · Arts & Life, On Campus
What’s On: This weekend’s events in Toronto

What’s On: This weekend’s events in Toronto

by Lauren Lord· · Media, Music, Videos
Illustration (Matt Oxman/Ryersonian)

Around Campus: March 3 – 9

For the research amateur: Do you know the difference between the World Wide Web and the Invisible Web? Learn how to navigate the latter this Tuesday from 2-3 p.m. in LIB 667A. The Invisible Web is around 500 billion times larger than the standard web. You’ll discover how to go beyond Google when it comes to finding more obscure research on topics like […]

The Ram in the Rye is Ryerson's campus pub. (Ryersonian file photo)

Around Campus: February 24-28

For the Rye local: Stimulate your mind after reading week and challenge your friends to another round of PubStumpers at the Ram. Beginning at 7 p.m. on Feb. 24, the game tests its players on everything from TV trivia to Bible knowledge. For the culture crazed:  If you’re interested in learning more about the First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities […]

by Bryan Sparrow· · Arts & Life, Top stories
Toronto skyline. (Shannon Cuciz / Ryersonian Staff)

Things to do in Toronto during spring break

Taking a tropical vacation during spring break can be expensive. Instead of spending hundreds of dollars for a week on the beach, there are ways to enjoy the break on a budget here at home in Toronto. Here are 10 things to do for $10 or less: 1. Go for an evening skate Nathan Phillips Square features free DJ skate […]

Olivia Chow event paid for by president’s office

Olivia Chow event paid for by president’s office

By: Shane Perusse A book-signing event at Ryerson with author and member of Parliament Olivia Chow featured a full-spread catering service for more than 300 people, all paid for by the Ryerson president’s office. The Jan. 29 event was co-sponsored by the CAW-Sam Gindin Chair in Social Justice and Democracy, the Jack Layton Chair and the Ryerson’s Students’ Union. The […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
Pictured from left to right: Kate Culver, David Reynolds and Rahul Sharma, lawyers from Miller Thomson. (Courtesy Ryerson online)

Ryerson’s Law Research Centre offers free legal advice

The Ryerson Law Research Centre has been providing students with free legal advice for four years, but now its monthly events are gaining traction. Organized by student volunteers, the centre holds a free legal clinic once a month for students to attend. “It takes some time to increase awareness, said Pnina Alon-Shenker, who works with the Law Research Centre. “There […]

by Arti Panday· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Around Campus: Jan. 27 – Feb. 2

Around Campus: Jan. 27 – Feb. 2

For the sports fan: Come down to the Ram in the Rye tonight (Monday, Jan 27) at 7:30 p.m. and support the Toronto Raptors as they take on the Brooklyn Nets in an away game. There’ll be big screen TVs, $6 pints and a chance to win a pair of home tickets four times a month courtesy of Miller Genuine […]

Around campus this week: What to do September 23-29

Need a study break? The Ryersonian brings you a roundup of campus events this week. For the politically charged: The second annual Jack Layton lecture will feature speaker, advocate and political icon Ed Broadbent as he discusses the philosophical and historical successes of social democracy. If you’re in the mood for social change, head over to the free lecture after […]

Rye's HomeGrown has eight gardens on campus, including one on Gould Street outside Kerr Hall and another on the roof of the engineering building. Some of the harvest goes to the Community Food Room.

Around campus: What to do September 16-22

Need a study break? The Ryersonian brings you a roundup of campus events this week. For the art lover: The Ryerson Image Centre kicks off Ghost Dance: Activism. Resistance. Art on Wednesday. This multimedia group exhibition looks at activism in contemporary indigenous art. It is a new media art installation, so look forward to a unique viewing experience. Spend an afternoon at […]