Post Tagged with: "Sam Sign"

The white face of the iconic Sam sign rests against a wall in a tight container. (Arman Aghbali / Ryersonian Staff)

In pictures: Sam sign’s tight storage space revealed

Ryerson University put the Sam the Record Man sign on display to the media for the first time since Nuit Blanche 2008. But instead of being hung for all to see, it was packed up in a metal box. Gregory Signs and Engraving Ltd., the company charged with storing the sign, unveiled the historic records to media Friday afternoon. In […]

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 7

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 7

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian campus news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press.

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 6

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 6

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian campus news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press.

Ryerson’s identity crisis is taking over the streets

Ryerson’s identity crisis is taking over the streets

Ryerson can’t seem to catch a break this semester when it comes to making improvements and honouring heritage on campus — and it’s the school’s own doing. Our campus is having an identity crisis: Do we embrace the history of downtown Toronto when planning for Ryerson’s future, or disregard the past to start the next chapter in the history books? […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial, Opinion
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 5

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 5

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian campus news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press.

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 4

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 4

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian campus news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press.   News round-up: “Men’s Issues” group is attempts to gain official group status Ryerson’s student union ranking is in CESAR locks out 2 full time employees […]

We (don’t) need a sign

Everyone who’s read F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby (or seen the 2013 film) will remember the scene where the title character stares out longingly across the water at a distant green light shimmering in the darkness. Jay Gatsby has it all — money, real estate, a fan club — but what he doesn’t have is the heart of his […]

by Mitchell Cohen· · Editorial, Opinion
Editorial Cartoon: September 25, 2013

Editorial Cartoon: September 25, 2013

By Mitchell Cohen and Josh Kolm

by Mitchell Cohen· · Editorial Cartoon, Opinion
UPDATE: Sam sign makers offered helping hand

UPDATE: Sam sign makers offered helping hand

Even before the Sam the Record Man sign came down in 2008, the discussion began about putting it back up. After a heated debate at Toronto and East York Community Council last Tuesday, the sign’s future remains unclear. But the Ryersonian has learned that the sign’s original creators, The Brothers Markle Inc., offered to consult Ryerson on the possible remount […]

by Emma Jarratt· · News, On Campus, Videos