Students hoping to dry off after their workout at the Ryerson Athletic Centre (RAC) may have to start bringing their own towels. As of Oct. 31, the RAC will end towel service after their laundry equipment broke down early in the summer. According to Anthony Seymour, the manager of recreation, brand new equipment would mean having to renovate the aging infrastructure […]
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Students will no longer have to trek to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) to write exams. Instead, Ryerson will be holding exams on the rink at the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC) beginning this December. Exams will also be written on the basketball court and, if needed, the upper concourses. Michelle Green, manager of examinations with the Registrar’s Office, said […]
Fifth-year Rams hockey players not so fondly remember their old playing facility.
The sixth floor of the Student Learning Centre, known as “The Beach,” which can hold up to 540 people will be this year’s runway for Mass Exodus.
Say goodbye to the old white and blue, sweat-stained machines at the Ryerson Athletic Centre.
The Ryerson Rams men’s’ volleyball team suffered its first loss of the season last week.
As the city prepares for colder months, homeless people were invited to the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC) to receive backpacks designed to make life a little easier on the street. Homeless Connect Toronto hosted the Nov. 8 event and offered other services such as haircuts, clothing banks, dental screenings, chiropractic care, ID clinics, and legal and immigration services. “The event […]
Ryerson students pay the most out of the three largest enrolled Toronto universities to see a personal trainer.
Raptor point guard posted mysterious tweet from the MAC. Now we know it was all part of a Sport Chek promo video just released on YouTube
Victoria Nguyen takes a look at how the Rams are doing so far this season.
When Alicia Rowley wants to work out, she needs a friend’s help to lift her wheelchair down the three steps to the entrance of the track at the Ryerson Recreation and Athletics Centre (RAC). From there, the fourth-year Ryerson psychology student can wheel herself around the track with speed and ease. But Rowley, a 22-year-old paraplegic who was born with […]
Ryerson’s women’s basketball team is moving on to the OUA Final Four for the first time in school history after a convincing 73-47 quarter-final victory over the Ottawa Gee-Gees, on Saturday at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. The Rams were able to overcome an Ottawa team ranked No. 1 in the OUA in terms of defence. Led by star guard Keneca […]
More than just victories are on the line as the Ryerson men’s hockey team opened the first round of the playoffs Jan. 11. The Rams took on the University of Toronto (U of T) Varsity Blues and the title of best team in Toronto is up for grabs. Coming into the final weeks of the season, Ryerson and U of […]
(Produced by Beza Getachew and Aaron Navarro) Ryerson Athletics is launching a major advertising campaign to promote its national men’s basketball championships. The Canadian Interuniversity Sport Final 8 Championships will be held at the Mattamy Athletic Centre from March 12 to 15. This is the first time Ryerson is hosting a national championship for any sport, which also makes it the first Toronto university to […]
The women’s and men’s basketball teams extended both of their winning streaks with wins over the Lakehead Thunderwolves on Saturday night. The women’s team overcame 21 turnovers to beat the Thunderwolves 83-75, upping their winning run to eight games. The men’s team followed that with a commanding opening quarter that led to an 80-65 victory, its ninth straight. It was […]
(Luke Williams/Ryersonian Staff) Something new is going to be flying high in the MAC. Brizi, the company that makes these social media drones, is a company inside the Digital Media Zone (DMZ) at Ryerson that is hoping to introduce drone blimps to Rams sporting events. Anna Hu, co-founder and business lead on Brizi, says it’s more than just a blimp, […]
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. This week on The Ryersonian weekly wrap, we have a story about Ryerson’s growing application numbers. Also, Ryerson received a rather sizable […]
An airborne irritant was the reason for the evacuation of the former Maple Leaf Gardens Wednesday night. Dan Berger, the manager of the Mattamy Athletic Centre, along with a Loblaws employee and Toronto EMS, have confirmed the cause of the early-evening evacuation. It still isn’t know exactly what irritant caused the problem. Both the MAC and Loblaws, which share the building, were evacuated […]
Maple Leaf Gardens, including the Mattamy Athletic Centre and Loblaws, has been evacuated following reports of “noxious” fumes in the building. Toronto Fire Services was called to Maple Leaf Gardens around 7:40 p.m. with reports of people coughing and having difficulty breathing. One person has been taken to hospital with “minor respiratory irritation,” says Toronto Paramedic Services. They say that the patient […]
A man has been charged after three people were injured following a stabbing in front of the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC) Sunday morning near Church and Carlton Streets.Police say the suspect was arrested at College and Yonge Streets Sunday, after a man began attacking people in the street at around 8:30 a.m.One woman in her 20s suffered a stab wound […]
Women can now have the gym to themselves for 90 minutes, five days a week. The new women-only gym time is a pilot project meant to create a comfortable and safe environment for anyone who self-identifies as a woman, and to encourage more women to come work out, said Anthony Seymour, recreation manager at the department of athletics. On Sept. […]
Lisa Haley has made her return as head coach of the Ryerson Rams women’s hockey team after winning gold at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. This season will mark Haley’s third year as the Rams’ hockey coach. Last year, she took a leave of absence to work as an assistant coach for Canada’s national women’s team for the 2013-14 season, […]
By Sarah Cunningham-Scharf More than 50 students and industry professionals sat in silence for Toronto Raptors president and general manager Masai Ujiri. Ujiri gave the keynote speech during the third annual Ted Rogers Sports Conference, held on Monday at Ryerson’s Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC). Several sports business veterans spoke about the current state of the industry and future opportunities over […]
Ryerson’s new Sports Media program is getting a broadcast centre, courtesy of Sportsnet. The Rogers-owned company will donate $750,000 to the Mattamy Athletic Centre for a new state-of-the-art centre, which will expose students to the latest technology in field production, digital media training, student-driven media productions, media marketing and media management. Ryerson’s RTA School of Media will launch in September 2014, and will only […]
By Victor Ferreira Andrea Bartlett stood in a green room at the Mattamy Athletic Centre practising her key when eight burly men in black suits and earpieces walked in. Prime Minister Stephen Harper followed them. Bartlett, a third-year human resource management student, became the first person to sing the Canadian national anthem at the Mattamy Athletic Centre’s opening ceremony on Aug. […]
By Matthew Kennedy & Allie Coulman A Ryerson alumnus donated $500 to name a seat at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in honour of his deceased friend, but the university did not provide an update after receiving his donation two months ago. Alex Husarewych, who graduated in 2005, will play in this weekend’s alumni hockey game. He said he wanted an […]
Ryerson has granted space for controversial men’s rights activists and the Canadian Association for Equality to co-host an event on campus tomorrow after completing a risk assessment. However, the university changed the event location and will charge a security fee. The event, which was originally going to be held at the Mattamy Athletic Centre, has been moved to a room […]
NBA Legend and global basketball ambassador Dikembe Mutombo made his first-ever appearance at Ryerson University this week on behalf of Special Olympics Canada. The nine-time NBA all-star ran an instructional clinic at Coca-Cola Court to work with athletes from Toronto-area schools on the fundamentals of the game. “(The Special Olympics) is one of the most wonderful organizations in the world,” […]
It was a slam dunk of a home-opener at the MAC last night as both Ryerson Rams men’s and women’s basketball teams handily won their games over the visiting Waterloo Warriors. The Rams women’s team (1-2) earned its first win of season by defeating Waterloo 70-57, while the men’s squad (2-1) put on a dominant performance to wallop the Warriors […]
By Stefan Morrone Ryersonian Staff The Windsor Lancers outshot the Ryerson Rams 39-19 en route to a dominating 3-1 victory on Friday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. Ryerson scored the first goal from Nella Brodett but three unanswered goals from the Lancers sealed the Rams’ fourth loss in six hockey games. The Rams played at the MAC for the […]
He captained the first men’s hockey team to play in Maple Leaf Gardens in 13 years. The lifelong Toronto Maple Leafs fan loves the renovated Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC) so much he buys his groceries there. But for the first time, Andrew Buck thought about quitting last year. The star winger suffered a tragic end to his dream season […]
Free student admission and cheap beer were just the ticket in drawing a season-high 2,156 fans to the Mattamy Athletic Centre, helping spur the Ryerson Rams to a 6-1 win over Guelph in OUA Men’s Hockey action Thursday night. Fans showed up in droves to cheer on the Rams on “Student Night,” which offered free entry to any student with […]
Photos by Peter Lozinski.