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VOICES: False awakenings, my nightmares

In October of 2016, I wrote an article detailing sleep paralysis, the terrifying phenomenon where one “wakes up” within a dream, unaware that they are still dreaming, with the inability to move.

In that article, I briefly mentioned a separate phenomenon of dreaming called false awakenings. For those of you who have never experienced it, here is a look into what false awakenings consist of, and my experiences dealing with them.

by Evan Manning· · Opinion, Voices
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Can comedy crush Islamophobia?

The irrational fear of Muslims, otherwise known as Islamophobia, might have a comedic cure. Becky Choma has spent years researching prejudice and discrimination. The Ryerson psychology professor recently turned her focus to the effects of fear on Islamophobia, given the rise of prejudice towards Muslims in the western world. Choma was awarded a grant for her latest project, which she […]

Kay and Bellows of Young Ones Group (Courtesy Mhairi Kay)

Ryerson grads and peer support program can relieve university’s counselling wait times

The Young Ones, a non-profit organization launched by a Ryerson grad, recently started an online support group to make it easier to communicate.

by Michael Chen· · Health, News
Addicted to love: the intoxicating nature of toxic relationships

Addicted to love: the intoxicating nature of toxic relationships

Marina Monahar is lovesick – and sick of it. Monahar studies communications and multimedia at McMaster University. On top of the stress that comes with having a double major, she’s been dealing with the stress of having a romantic interest in someone who blows hot-and-cold. “We hung out a few times and it was really nice, and we got close […]

Ryerson professor selected to join Royal Society

Ryerson professor selected to join Royal Society

A Ryerson professor has been elected into Canada’s prestigious fellowship of academics. Psychology professor Martin Antony is one of 84 Canadian scholars, scientists and artists selected to join the Royal Society this year as their newest group of fellows. “The fellowship is the highest honour a scholar can achieve in the arts, humanities and sciences in Canada,” said Russell MacDonald, […]

by Katrina Sieniuc· · News, On Campus
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