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The fourth floor of the Student Learning Centre is home to Ryerson’s Student Learning Support, where students of all abilities can go for support (Photo by Victoria McMurchy).

FEATURE: What it’s like being a Ryerson student with a learning disability

Linas Kairys sits at a desk in a room of 20 students, ready to write one of his first university exams. The room is quiet. He takes a deep breath and looks down at the sheet in front of him.

His mind goes blank.

This is a recurring nightmare for all students; Spending hours studying countless pages of notes and information, only to forget it all as soon as you sit down to write your exam. But for Kairys, this is a daily reality.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features
A Tibetan monk carefully places sand granules onto the mandala using a traditional tool called chak-pur. (Esther Lee)

Bringing Tibetan culture to Ryerson

Ryerson’s first ever Tibet Week is taking place on the ground floor of the Student Learning Centre until Friday, Nov. 18. The event is being held by Students for A Free Tibet Ryerson, a political student group that seeks to raise awareness about Tibetan culture, tradition and history, as well as about the current political situation in Tibet. “We’re trying […]

by Esther Lee· · In pictures, News, On Campus, Photography, students
(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
REVIEW: The final bow at the Ryerson Theatre School building

REVIEW: The final bow at the Ryerson Theatre School building

The Ryerson Theatre School building is ending its run with one last production: The Possibilities. The play, which was written by Howard Barker and directed by Brendan Healy, premiered Sept. 30 in the Abrams Studio Theatre. Its final performance will be Oct. 6, marking the last curtain call at 44 Gerrard St. When it comes to the synopsis of the […]

by Kayla Rosen· · Arts & Life, Performance Arts, Theatre
Facebook Reactions get mixed reactions from students

Facebook Reactions get mixed reactions from students

By Rebecca Goss and Erin Hesselink Like it or not, Facebook’s “like” button has got company. On Feb. 24, Facebook rolled out “Reactions”, five new buttons – “love”, “haha”, “wow”, “sad” and “angry” – for users to express emotions beyond “like”. The change was in response to users’ complaints that certain statuses, such as one about a death in the […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Top stories
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