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Peak rush hour outside of the Eaton Centre (Photo courtesy of the Ryersonian archives)

The Rye student guide to fall reading week

Tired of classes yet? Dreading midterms? Have you forgotten what the outside of a textbook looks like? Thanksgiving break and reading week are only a few short days away and Toronto has no shortage of events to keep you busy.

If you’re planning on staying on campus, Ryerson’s library and the Student Learning Centre will be closed Thanksgiving Monday but will operate at regular hours for the rest of reading week.

Reading week advice: Relax

Reading week advice: Relax

Reading, working, travelling, snoring. However you choose to spend your study week, try to take a break from the daily grind long enough to practice some self-care. Next week is Ryerson’s second study week of the 2016-2017 year for most students, a luxury that not all universities across Ontario enjoy. Though most do have breaks in their winter semesters, schools […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial, Opinion
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Cheap(ish) study week student trips

Escape your responsibilities with these winter getaways

by Sarah Cunningham-Scharf· · Arts & Life, students, Travel
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 38

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 38

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: Federal election updates from Social Media Lab’s PoliDashboard app. A new cafe is opening right around campus […]

by Alysia Burdi· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Students get well deserved break (most of them anyways)

Students get well deserved break (most of them anyways)

Is reading week a good idea? Ryerson has had a break for four years. Some schools still don’t

by Melinna Miranda· · Arts & Life, education
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 29

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 29

            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 bring you a special extended episode cataloguing news from the past two weeks. Our top […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 28

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 28

            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 bring you a show chock-full of Ryerson Student Union (RSU) news.  Including, the final tallies […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
Gould Street is a little more colourful this month, now that the trees have begun to turn gold. (Laura Lehman/Ryersonian Staff)

Fall colours arrive on Ryerson’s campus

It’s Thanksgiving weekend and the fall season is officially here. Around Ryerson, the leaves are beginning to change and the weather is getting chilly. As we head into reading week, The Ryersonian offers a glimpse of autumn on campus.              

by Laura Lehman· · Features
Toronto skyline. (Shannon Cuciz / Ryersonian file photo)

Things to do in Toronto during spring break

Taking a tropical vacation during spring break can be expensive. Instead of spending hundreds of dollars for a week on the beach, there are ways to enjoy the break on a budget here at home in Toronto. Here are 10 things to do for $10 or less: 1. Go for an evening skate Nathan Phillips Square features free DJ skate […]

Carly Watson making one of her vegetable lentil soups that she has been eating during her vegan diets. (Hillary MacDonald / Ryersonian Staff)

Spring Break: Crash diets

While most students are worrying about upcoming midterms, Carly Watson is worrying about what she eats, and how she will look during spring break. Watson, a fourth-year graphic communications management student, said she has been thinking about her resort vacation in Punta Cana. She wants people to say, ‘“She never used to look good (but now she does).’” Watson experimented […]

by Hillary MacDonald· · Arts & Life, Food, Health, Top stories
Following these seven easy steps could lead you to a spring break vacation. (Shannon Cuciz / Ryersonian Staff

How to save for spring break

After working hard all year, it’s time to leave the winter blues behind and soak up the sun. Here are six tips to try when saving up for spring break: 1. Cut the coffee If you get a morning coffee, you’ll probably want a muffin or doughnut, too, which means spending around $5 per day. That’s $35 per week that […]

Does reading week help or hurt students?

If you ask five Ryerson students how they spent their reading week, you’ll likely get the same five answers: sleeping. If you ask those same five Ryersonians how they’re feeling today, you’ll likely get a different answer: tired. At Ryerson, we get double the number of study breaks as most Canadian schools. So why aren’t we all feeling relaxed and […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial, Opinion
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