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A photo of organizers at Mindfest 2015 (Courtesy University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry)

A preview: Mindfest, a fun way to learn about mental health

On Wednesday, Ryerson students and community members will have a chance to participate in the fourth annual Mindfest as part of National Mental Illness Awareness Week. The full-day event aims to start conversations around mental illness and to engage students in learning about mental health in fun and interactive ways. Mindfest is a collaboration between the University of Toronto, Ryerson […]

by Oriena Vuong· · Food & Health, News, Off Campus, On Campus
The RSU's orientation week concert featuring French Montana was a preview for 6Fest (Josephine Tse).

6 Fest date change causes turkey day weekend woes

6 Fest ticket holders may have to choose between the concert and Thanksgiving dinner after the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) changed the dates of the event. The highly publicized two-day concert was moved from Sept. 23/24 to Oct. 9/10 in order to “better accommodate artist availability,” said Natasha Campagna, the RSU’s general manager. “Someone who originally (was) confirmed to perform […]

by Kayla Kuefler· · Music, News
(Aaron Navarro/Ryersonian Staff)

Winner of first Top Docs film festival annouced

Cope took home the top prize at the first-ever RTA Top Docs film festival Tuesday night. The documentary, created by four third-year media production students, tells the story of Taylor Lindsay-Noel and the life-changing incident that made her a quadriplegic. The film beat out four other finalists to win a $1,000 prize. “Our group is just really excited and proud […]

by Aaron Navarro· · Arts & Life, Film & Television
(Courtesy Get Real)

Ryerson queer film festival first of its kind for youth

A film festival held at Ryerson will be the first in Toronto to showcase issues surrounding queer youth. RyePride, Ryeflix and an external organization called Get Real will collaborate to host the three-day Queer Youth Film Festival at Ryerson this week. The free event will give filmmakers the chance to show their work and encourage discussions about diversity among everyone, […]

by Prajakta Dhopade· · News
Alumnus takes bad teacher act to TIFF

Alumnus takes bad teacher act to TIFF

It’s never too late to be a teen. That’s the phrase greeting visitors to Pat Mills’s personal website. A film studies alumnus from Ryerson, Mills grew up loving movies in the teen genre from the ’80s. Naturally, his own film’s subject matter progressed to involve high school-aged teens as well. On Sept. 5, Mills made his feature film debut at […]

by Dilys Chan· · Arts & Life, Film & Television