In her new project, Like a Sister, Alia Youssef photographs women showing what the term sisterhood means to them in their personal lives. The photographs and short videos depict friendships since birth, women bonding over playing sports, making art and going through motherhood, as well as bonds made through activism and interfaith groups. “The whole project started because I wasn’t […]
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Since graduating from the Ryerson journalism program in 1992, Zarqa Nawaz has carved out an impressive comedy career. She created the hit CBC show Little Mosque on the Prairie, based on her documentary Me and the Mosque. The Ryersonian spoke to Nawaz about everything from laughing about Islamophobia to her thoughts on Donald Trump’s election campaign. Q: You’ve been a […]
Waking up with a face full of acne on the day of prom can be a nightmare for some high school students, but for Andrew Grella it was the inspiration behind forming his company. “I went to my mom and she said, ‘Let me put some makeup on you,’ and I said she was crazy,” Grella said. “So I left […]
The Young Ones, a non-profit organization launched by a Ryerson grad, recently started an online support group to make it easier to communicate.
Mike Tasevski couldn’t get a job in his field after university, so he decided to run for mayor. The 23-year old Ryerson politics and governance graduate made the decision to enter the upcoming elections after a hockey game with his high school buddies. Tasevski, who graduated in 2013, decided to run in January and officially announced his candidacy on Feb. 24. When he […]