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How to be cheap in Toronto

How to be cheap in Toronto

  Whether you live on- or off-campus, every student should try to find ways to save money while going to school. If you live on-campus, chances are you can cut the cost of your living expenses with a meal plan, the nearby campus store and having roommates willing to split the costs of household items. If you live off-campus, things […]

A shot of the 2015 holiday market in the student learning centre. (Katie Raskina/Ryersonian Staff)

What to expect at this years SLC holiday market

Following the success of last year’s holiday market, Ryerson’s Student Learning Centre (SLC) is bringing back the holiday spirit this year. Starting Nov. 29, people will have a chance to buy from various items like jewelery and artwork from Ryerson vendors at Shop the SLC: A Holiday Market. “This event brings together not only students but alumni and community members that are […]

by Danielle Lee· · Arts & Life
Shoppers fill Toronto's Eaton Centre (Courtesy Creative Commons).

Ryerson professor’s study finds friends affect spending habits

A retail management professor’s study has found that students spending habits have more to do with influence from their social circle than anything else.

by Jessica Maxwell· · News
Shoppers entering H&M at the Eaton Centre. (Michelle Andrea-Girouard / Ryersonian Staff)

Die-hard shoppers: Why consumers are camping out for ‘stuff’

You’ve seen it time and time again: hordes of shoppers lining up overnight to get first dibs on the newest trendy product.

by Tiffany Crawford-Christie· · Arts & Life, Fashion
#RyeStyle Student Guide to Wardrobe Essentials

#RyeStyle Student Guide to Wardrobe Essentials

Style essentials are the building blocks of any wardrobe — the hard part is figuring out what to buy. After speaking with students on campus and in the fashion program, we put together a list of eight items that all students should have in their wardrobes. Don’t feel pressured to buy the exact items we’ve chosen here, but they are pretty fabulous. Trench […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Fashion, Top stories
How to plan a trip across Europe on a student budget

How to plan a trip across Europe on a student budget

While spending summer at home and working is a good financial decision, it is not nearly as exciting as a European adventure. The food is better, the weather is warmer and there are more beautiful beaches. So why not go? Here are six steps to take to make the dream trip a reality: 1. Plan the route There are many […]

by Shannon Cuciz· · Arts & Life, Fashion, Food, Top stories, Travel
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Nordstrom taking over Sears space in Eaton Centre

Luxury retailer Nordstrom will open a flagship store at Toronto Eaton Centre in 2016, as a part of the mall’s $400-million redevelopment.  The company will take over three storeys from Sears, a 213,000-square-foot space, which is already clearing out merchandise. Sears will keep the top four floors for their headquarters, and the remaining two will be leased to other retailers. This will […]

Preview J.Crew's 2014 spring collection this weekend at Toronto Eaton Centre. (Bryan Sparrow/The Ryersonian)

Around Campus: What to do Jan. 20-26

For the design junkie: Taking place from Jan. 20-26 across the city is the Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO). With over 60 events, installations and displays, the objective of this weeklong showcase is to celebrate the best efforts in Canadian design. Check out the official festival map for exhibits around campus or near you. For the social butterfly: Join the Ryerson Fashion […]

7 tips to cut your grocery bill

7 tips to cut your grocery bill

Velvet cuff boots and a vintage box bag. Just two of the budget finds Ryersonian staff scouted at Value Village. (Jordan White, Ryersonian Staff)

On a budget: Find a fall wardrobe without breaking the bank

by Anam Latif, May Warren and Jordan White Looking to revamp your wardrobe on a student budget this fall? You don’t have to break the bank to find stylish essentials and even designer pieces. The Ryersonian rounds up a few of downtown Toronto’s best thrift stores – from vintage styles to cheap fall looks, we’ve got it all here. Click […]

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