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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
(Kevin John Siazon)

How I met my dad at 18 and found my modern family

For most people, turning 18 means a year of “firsts.” These “firsts” might be starting university, or moving away from home or maybe beginning that first real relationship. For me, the year I turned 18 was the year that I had one of my most significant “firsts” — it was the year I met my biological father and found my […]

by Brittany Spencer· · Opinion, Voices
(Photo Courtesy Jaxson Jacobs)

Catch them if you can…

For one Ontario team, racing around the continent is a family affair.

by Joshua Beneteau· · Features, Sports
Two quirky families collide in Ryerson Theatre School’s ‘You Can’t Take It With You’

Two quirky families collide in Ryerson Theatre School’s ‘You Can’t Take It With You’

If you’re stressed out about your grades, your finances or your future, Ryerson Theatre School’s latest production might offer you some validation.

by Lee North· · Arts & Life, Performance Arts, Theatre
A family photo before the separation

I’m a child of divorce — and happy about it

I have one distinct memory of my dad before the separation. It was the middle of the night and the lights were on downstairs. This could only mean one thing: my dad was up. It was during the week, so any sighting of my father was rare. My dad was getting a glass of water. I did the same, just […]

Graduation: no room for family, lots of room for improvement

Graduation: no room for family, lots of room for improvement

I didn’t take my high school graduation as seriously as my classmates did. It didn’t feel like “the end of an era,” and I didn’t cry when I received my diploma. It was just a day like any other, except I had to wear a particularly ugly hat. But as I prepare to graduate from Ryerson, the feeling is entirely […]

by Kelsey Rolfe· · Editorial, Opinion