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Poet Rupi Kaur visits Ryerson

Poet Rupi Kaur visits Ryerson

Students celebrate International Women’s Day with Rupi Kaur

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Literature
Third-year Ryerson student puts modern dating to shame at Poetry Slam

Third-year Ryerson student puts modern dating to shame at Poetry Slam

“The poem is a year’s worth of really bad experiences just from dating,” said Cassandra Myers. “I wanted to call out the sex-positive movement because I think it can be kind of exclusive in certain feminist spaces.

UHHU alumni: Violeta Martinez and Dan Cruz
 (Courtesy Sid Naidu)

The Urban Hip-Hop Union gets a facelift, starting with the Poetry Slam event

By Rachael D’Amore On the brink of its 10th anniversary, the Urban Hip-Hop Union is bringing its mandate back to its origins. This year, the Ryerson student group, which is predominantly known for its hip-hop dance troupe, is shifting its focus toward educating students about the cultural and historical roots of hip hop. “Nowadays, people are focused on the mainstream […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life
Darkness concert called ‘eye-opening’ experience

Darkness concert called ‘eye-opening’ experience

Blindfolded and guided to their seats, audience members at the third annual Darkness concert at Ryerson University experienced something they never had before — a show played completely in the dark. Hosted by Musicians@Ryerson last Thursday, the show raises money and awareness for the visually impaired by providing the audience with the experience of listening to the show entirely devoid of […]

by Mallory Chate· · Arts & Life, Music, Performance Arts
Despite the loss, the Ryerson poets are proud of being the only Canadian team to compete. (Courtesy of Brian Millado)

Rye students take slam poetry to the States

By Cole Deakin Approximately $600 in out-of-pocket expenses and one donation of $3,500 from Ryerson later, a group of seven slam poets from the university made it as the first Canadians to participate in United States’s largest college slam tournament. Sixty-seven other colleges and universities from across the U.S. also competed during a four-day event on the weekend. Ryerson was […]

Women in Art event showcasing Ryerson talent

Women in Art event showcasing Ryerson talent

This Wednesday, Ryerson will be hosting the second annual women in art event. The event will take place at the Thomas lounge at Ryerson and will showcase all forms of art, including film photography, poetry and music, from Ryerson female students of any program. We sat down with Rebeca Ortiz, image arts course union president and curator to tell us […]

Laura Zizek reading The Portable Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker.

Sonian Book Club: The Portable Dorothy Parker, by Dorothy Parker

Title: The Portable Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker and edited by Marion Meade Genre: Satire/criticisms/reviews/short stories/poetry Pages: 626  About the author: Parker has worked for publications like Vanity Fair, Vogue and The New Yorker. Through her writing career she met famous writers, actors,  and critics. She also formed the Algonquin Round Table, which included Harper’s Bazaar editor Art Samuels, film star Harpo Marx and New […]

by Laura Zizek· · Arts & Life, Literature