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The purple glow of the CN Tower lit by Ryerson engineering students reflects off Lake Ontario. Peter Lozinski/Ryersonian Staff

Ryerson engineering students light CN tower purple

The CN tower cast a purple hue over Toronto on Wednesday night. The Toronto landmark was lit by Ryerson Engineering Students as a part of National Engineering Month. The students, though, didn’t light the tower using traditional means. Instead, they used a Rube Goldberg machine, a chain reaction device, to hit a button representing the CN tower lighting switch. Ryerson […]

by Peter Lozinski· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
Project leader Derek Stanley makes last minute changes to the Rube Goldberg machine, which was unveiled on March 18. 
(Peter Lozinski / Ryersonian Staff)

Engineering students’ chain reaction machine to light up the CN Tower

Ryerson engineering students unveiled a machine on Tuesday that will help light up the CN Tower through a series of chain reactions. It was built as part of an annual event, organized by the Engineering Student Societies’ Council of Ontario, to bring universities together to celebrate National Engineering Month. According to the ESSCO website, the Rube Goldberg relay is intended […]

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