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Taylor Barker, first-year nursing student, Emily Fung, fourth-year nursing student and Jennifer Kirk, fourth-year nursing student in Ryerson's Student Learning Centre. (Alex Pankratz/Ryersonian Staff)

Humans of Ryerson

“We all just need to be friends with everyone. Everyone deserves a friend.”

Alyann Hookim-Baker, top right, third-year biomedical science student, in Ryerson's Student Learning Centre. (Alex Pankratz/Ryersonian Staff)

Humans of Ryerson

“Sometimes people don’t realize how easy it can be to save a life…”

Students support mental health awareness through buckets

Students support mental health awareness through buckets

SMASH runs bucket beats event in SLC to promote well-being on campus.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Health, Music, News, On Campus, Videos
Students get into the holiday spirit at the SLC

Students get into the holiday spirit at the SLC

With winter break right around the corner, the holiday season has arrived at Ryerson’s Student Learning Centre.“Shop the SLC: A Holiday Market” is taking place for the second time after its success last year. This year’s three-day market featured a Santa photo booth on Tuesday. On Friday, there will be a performance by Ryerson’s a cappella group, followed by a World […]

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
Santa Claus. (Courtesy Pixabay)

Get in the Christmas spirit with these Ryerson events

With the holidays just around the corner, why not take a break from studying for exams and working on final projects? Instead, get in the Christmas spirit on campus. From skating to shopping to taking photos with Santa, Ryerson’s got you and your friends covered.

Tibet weeks sand mandala: a closer look

Tibet weeks sand mandala: a closer look

Ryersonian’s Catherine Machado takes a closer look at the meaning behind the mandala. The sand mandala was featured in the SLC for Ryerson’s first Tibet Week created by Students for a Free Tibet.    For more on Ryerson’s first Tibet Week, take a look at Bringing Tibetan culture to Ryerson by Esther Lee.

The Crown Prince Couple. (Courtesy Jørgen Gomnæs via The Royal Court)

The Norwegian Royals are coming to Ryerson

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway are visiting the Student Learning Centre today from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. to discuss social innovation. They will be meeting will innovative startup founders such as Robin Cory (Colbeck Strategic Advisors), Johann Koss (Right to Play), Maayan Ziv (AccessNow) and Tariq Fancy (Rumie). According to the Royal Norwegian Embassy press release, […]

by Daniela Olariu· · DMZ, entrepreneurship, News
Students studying in the SLC. (Danielle Lee)

Procrastination? No Problem

By: Danielle Lee and Amira Zubairi With only one month left of the semester, students are feeling the pressure of upcoming deadlines. If you haven’t started that assignment due next week, now’s a perfect time. Tonight, Ryerson Library and Student Learning Centre are joining force to host the annual Long Night Against Procrastination, an all-night study marathon held at the SLC. […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, News
Two eSports fighting games tournaments are coming to Ryerson's SLC this month. (Brooks Harvey)

SLC set to host big eSports tournaments

Two eSports fighting games tournaments are coming to campus this month, along with two $500 prize pools, confirmed Daniel Silva, vice-president of Gaming and Multiplayer eSports of Ryerson (GAMER). GAMER is Ryerson’s only video game club officially recognized by the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU). The tournaments are being organized by GAMER in partnership with Canadian Gaming Tournaments (CGT), a company […]

by Brooks Harvey· · Science & Technology, Sports
Ryerson University has made a joint application with Sheridan to the province to open a satellite campus in Brampton, Ont.   (Ryersonian file photo)

A look at changes to Rye campus, past and present

The City of Toronto has approved the next phase of the Ryerson Public Realm Plan, including major changes to Gould Street. Kristyn Wong-Tam, Ward 27 city councillor, announced the plan’s approval and a $2-million investment on Oct. 5. Ryerson’s Public Realm Plan  focuses on creating green spaces and street art and public furniture to make Ryerson a “people-first” urban environment. […]

by David Greenberg· · News
(Kevin John Siazon)

Rye’s School of Performance has moved into its new home

After 18 months of planning and waiting, Ryerson’s School of Performance has finally moved into its new home. The school moved into new studio spaces in the basement of the Student Learning Centre (SLC) starting Monday. Previously, the school was housed in the old Theatre School building at 44 Gerrard St. E., which is now closed. “I think the students […]

by Behdad Mahichi· · News, On Campus
(Courtesy of Beatrice Murch/Creative Commons

Ryerson gets thrifty at clothing swap

By Saheel Shah Despite the never-ending winter weather, spring has technically begun and some Ryerson students are purging their closets for a shopping spree that won’t cost them any money. Clothing Swap, an event hosted by the Environment Urban Sustainability Student Association (EUSSA), promotes environmental sustainability through repurposing clothes, but some students are taking advantage of the event for financial […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Fashion, students
(MacKenzie Patterson/Ryersonian Staff)

This is not your mother’s knitting club

By MacKenzie Patterson In a technology-dominated age, Knitting 101 is a workshop created in the hope of teaching students a valuable hands-on skill. The workshops are held every Monday on the third floor of the Student Learning Centre in the Digital Media Experience Lab — a place where arts and crafts meets modern-day technology. Trina Grover, one of the organizers, […]

(Erin Hesselink/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson grads open flagship restaurant under SLC

Two Ryerson grads are making a name for themselves with Basil Box, their Southeast Asian restaurant under the SLC. The owners, Peter Chiu and Jimmy Yang, couldn’t be happier to have their new flagship attached to their old school. The pair first met in the hospitality and tourism management program at Ryerson, where they picked up a lot of marketing, […]

SLC still doesn’t solve study space issues

SLC still doesn’t solve study space issues

It’s been a year since the Student Learning Centre opened its doors, but the building still has some issues to resolve.

by Eunice Kim· · Editorial
RyersonianTV: February 12, 2016 – Drake receives key to the city, full Ghomeshi recap and movie review

RyersonianTV: February 12, 2016 – Drake receives key to the city, full Ghomeshi recap and movie review

RyersonianTV is a newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Wednesday to Friday, at noon EST.

RyersonianTV: February 11, 2016 – Live Ghomeshi trial, sharing economy panel and Harry Potter returns

RyersonianTV: February 11, 2016 – Live Ghomeshi trial, sharing economy panel and Harry Potter returns

RyersonianTV is a newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Wednesday to Friday, at noon EST.

RyersonianTV: February 10, 2016 – Ghomeshi trial recap, MS awareness interview and Super Bowl highlights

RyersonianTV: February 10, 2016 – Ghomeshi trial recap, MS awareness interview and Super Bowl highlights

RyersonianTV is a newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Wednesday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV: February 5, 2016 – Ghomeshi trial, career fair and The Martian movie review

RyersonianTV: February 5, 2016 – Ghomeshi trial, career fair and The Martian movie review

RyersonianTV is a newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Wednesday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV: February 4, 2016 – Ghomeshi trial, Muzzo pleads guilty and Ryerson’s interior design building

RyersonianTV: February 4, 2016 – Ghomeshi trial, Muzzo pleads guilty and Ryerson’s interior design building

RyersonianTV is a newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Wednesday to Friday, at noon EST.

RyersonianTV: February 3, 2016 – RSU member resigns, Ghomeshi trial recap and Ryerson’s Culture Jam

RyersonianTV: February 3, 2016 – RSU member resigns, Ghomeshi trial recap and Ryerson’s Culture Jam

RyersonianTV is a newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Wednesday to Friday, at noon EST.

RyersonianTV: January 29, 2016 – Syrian peace talk, Trudeau in La Loche and Ryerson’s photobook show

RyersonianTV: January 29, 2016 – Syrian peace talk, Trudeau in La Loche and Ryerson’s photobook show

RyersonianTV is a newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Wednesday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV: January 28, 2016 – Four Toronto police officers arrested, Zika outbreak and an interview with J-Soul

RyersonianTV: January 28, 2016 – Four Toronto police officers arrested, Zika outbreak and an interview with J-Soul

RyersonianTV is a newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Wednesday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV: January 27, 2016 – Bell Let’s Talk, Holocaust remembrance, French minister resigns

RyersonianTV: January 27, 2016 – Bell Let’s Talk, Holocaust remembrance, French minister resigns

RyersonianTV is a newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Wednesday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
The development proposal posted on the Student Learning Centre in Toronto on Jan. 25, 2016(Olivia McLeod/Ryersonian Staff).

Ryerson theatre school gets permits for move to SLC

Ryerson theatre school students will have a new space in the Student Learning Centre (SLC) come fall 2016 after the university received full construction permits for the space in early December, the university has confirmed.

by Krista Hessey· · News
Ryerson's dragon boat club hosted the Ontario University Indoor Championships this Saturday in the Student Learning Centre.

Dragon boat club wins 15 medals, hosts Ontario University Indoor Championships

Ryerson’s dragon boat club hosted the fourth annual Ontario University Indoor Championships in the Student Learning Centre.

by Alysia Burdi· · News, On Campus, Rams Athletics, Sports
RyersonianTV: January 22, 2016 — The falling dollar for international students’ tuition, TTC budget cuts, Gregory Elliott’s non-guilty ruling

RyersonianTV: January 22, 2016 — The falling dollar for international students’ tuition, TTC budget cuts, Gregory Elliott’s non-guilty ruling

RyersonianTV is a newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Wednesday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
Ryerson’s new interim president, Mohamed Lachemi  meets  students on Jan. 20, 2016.

Ryerson University’s Winter Welcome with Mohamed Lachemi

Students meet with Ryerson’s new interim president, Mohamed Lachemi on Jan. 20, 2016.

RyersonianTV: December 3, 2015 – RSU firing sparks outrage, Ryersonian’s mental health series, Britain sends jets to Syria

RyersonianTV: December 3, 2015 – RSU firing sparks outrage, Ryersonian’s mental health series, Britain sends jets to Syria

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Lindsay Smith· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV: November 26, 2015 – Sheldon Levy’s farewell party, medical marijuana approved in public places, Germany sends war jets to Syria

RyersonianTV: November 26, 2015 – Sheldon Levy’s farewell party, medical marijuana approved in public places, Germany sends war jets to Syria

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
Liezel Yance, Siobhan Cassidy, Jennie Pearson of the CWTP. (Rachael D'Amore / Ryersonian Staff)

The Centre for Women and Trans People capture DIY culture and gender through zines

By Rachael D’Amore On the second floor of the Ryerson Student Learning Centre, a card table is littered with glue sticks, paper, scissors, a pile of outdated VICE magazines and a jug of glitter. Clippings of nearly nude women are smeared over mugshots of serial killers and surrounded by cutouts of jungle foliage. At the second annual Zine-Making Workshop, held […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, In pictures, On Campus
Students playing Journey, a PlayStation game, at the Student Learning Centre (Emerson Brito/The Ryersonian)

Pop-up arcade project proves video games more than just violence, a form of art

Female masters student wanted to share her passion in video games by creating a pop-up arcade for her project. So yes, women can love video games, too.

by Emerson Brito· · Interactives, News, On Campus, students
The Ryerson Theatre School will soon be moving from its current 44 Gerrard St. location. (Aengus Mulroney / Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson Theatre School to find a temporary home in the SLC

Ryerson Theatre School students will soon have a temporary new home: the lower levels of the Student Learning Centre (SLC), where space meant for retail is sitting unused. Students have known a move was on the horizon since last October, when The Ryersonian reported that the building at 44 Gerrard St. had become badly worn down. The theatre school will leave that building by the end of the year to occupy renovated space […]

by Aengus Mulroney· · News, On Campus
Blindfold chess match transformed into digital poetry at SLC

Blindfold chess match transformed into digital poetry at SLC

Jennifer Shahade, chess champion, poker star and author of Chess Bitch, was blindfolded and tortured by the sound of jackhammers at Ryerson on Friday. All the while, a computer algorithm translated her chess moves into poetry.

Study space at new SLC is one less @RyersonProblem

Study space at new SLC is one less @RyersonProblem

Study space is no longer a “Ryerson Problem” with the opening of the new Student Learning Centre (SLC), according to a Twitter account dedicated to re-tweeting complaints from students. The Twitter account @RyersonProblems hailed the opening of the SLC with 2,300 new study spaces as the best thing to have happened on campus. “2300 new study spaces in SLC. The […]

by Melissa Wronzberg· · News, On Campus
The SLC opens its doors at Gould and Yonge Streets

The SLC opens its doors at Gould and Yonge Streets

Produced by Elizabeth Glassen and Brittany Goldfield Rodrigues

by Ryersonian Staff· · Videos
VIDEO: Student Learning Centre slated for Feb. 23 launch — but see it now

VIDEO: Student Learning Centre slated for Feb. 23 launch — but see it now

Will you prefer the Beach, or the Panoramic? Or maybe you’ll spend your time in the Garden. The remnants of Sam the Record Man are long gone and Ryerson’s latest addition has officially taken its place. “It’s really about giving students the opportunity to be a part of the city– as you can see we are on Yonge Street,” said  […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Student learning support services move to SLC

Student learning support services move to SLC

Student Learning Support (SLS), a service that provides tutoring and accessibility help at five different areas on campus, will move to a new, centralized location. It will occupy the fourth floor of the new Student Learning Centre (SLC) starting Feb. 23. Right now, students can find the various services SLS offers at sites like the Victoria Building, Library Building, lower […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News
Student Learning Centre receives donation from Dream Maker Realty

Student Learning Centre receives donation from Dream Maker Realty

Ryerson will receive a big gift for the Student Learning Centre (SLC) — and Sheldon Levy might have had something to do with it. Business owner Isaac Olowolafe Jr. made a $105,000 donation this month, and he says that what convinced him was the business savvy of Ryerson’s president. “The biggest thing that drives me to Ryerson is the entrepreneurial […]

by Celina Torrijos· · News, On Campus, Top stories
A temporary study space on campus isn’t enough

A temporary study space on campus isn’t enough

With exams approaching, finding a quiet study space on the Ryerson University campus is rarer than a large turnout at an RSU event. Having a school located in downtown Toronto is a curse when it comes to providing spacious study areas for students. Lack of space has been a constant struggle for Ryerson and its student population. This is a […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial, Opinion
Mysterious Church Street structure explained

Mysterious Church Street structure explained

Text by Anam Latif Camera and editing by Nicole Servinis and Amir P. Tabrizian-pour The Student Life Centre mock-up on Church Street is going to stay put for at least another year instead of being torn down in November as originally planned. The mock-up, which looks like an art installation, is a smaller version of the curtain wall that will […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Visual Arts & Design