In honour of World Kindness Day on Nov.13, Ryerson Student Life wrapped up their #RUKind campaign on Nov.18 which included 5 days of prize giveaways to students along with on campus activities to inspire kindness. The campaign began in 2014 through a social media campaign as a way to celebrate World Kindness day, where students were encouraged to share their stories of […]
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A study released last week found that one-fifth of Canadian teenagers have seriously considered suicide in the last year. It was a grim reminder of the depth of mental health concerns affecting young people, particularly as thousands of new undergraduate students stepped foot onto Ryerson’s campus. The university’s inability to provide adequate mental health support to all the students in […]
Even though it can be hard, start the conversation about your mental health with trusted loved ones
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Every night was the same. I’d crack an egg, sneakily separate the yolk from the white and only poach the white before my parents or sister caught on to what I was doing.
In honour of November being Crohn’s and colitis Awareness month, The Ryersonian’s photo editor Brittany Ferreira shares her story of living with Crohn’s disease.
What do you get when you take a couple of strangers and force them to work together in a magazine editing class? You get Broke — a new twice-a-year zine highlighting young Toronto artists.
But don’t get too excited. The additional train service won’t be fully implemented for five to 10 years.
I only have a few more days left as a student at the school of journalism and I am terrified. I’m terrified of not having the status of being a student to hide behind anymore, terrified of having to figure out what I want to do for the rest of my life. But most of all, I’m terrified to graduate […]
If you’re tired of Tinder hook-ups, a new American dating app that recently launched in Toronto may have what you’re looking for. Hinge, branded as a “classier” Tinder, will allow you to skip the awkward glimpses and instantly connect with campus hotties. Instead of matching users by location, Hinge uses your Facebook profile information to create a list of about […]
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 […]
Despite its name, everyone knows that little reading gets done during reading week. Here are some things you could do instead of studying next week. Niagara Falls Explore casinos, indoor amusement parks, the nightlife and the falls, just a short train ride from Union Station. Via Rail offers round trip service from Union Station for about $45, with trains […]
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When it comes to media consumption, Netflix and other television streaming services trump cable media for Toronto post-secondary students. According to a poll by Ryerson journalism students, 40.9 per cent of the students say that they use streaming services as their main way to consume media. Only 17.9 per cent of students polled say that they consume media through cable […]
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(Shannon Baldwin and Erin Petrow/Ryersonian Staff) Police were called to the O’Keefe House Friday morning after reports that a student received a threat. Const. Victor Kwong says that it’s an ongoing threat that the police have been “investigating for a little while.” Details of the threat were not disclosed by police. Both police and police dog services were called […]
My.ryerson is getting a makeover. Computing and Communications Services (CCS) is launching the newly redesigned my.ryerson portal on February 6. The redesign will only affect two pages of the portal – the landing page of my.ryerson and the first page after logging in. It is the portal’s first major revision since it was implemented in 2003, according to Jim Buchanan, assistant director […]
Unite Ryerson and Transform RU butted heads in a rowdy and divided RSU election debate Monday. For the first time in years, all candidates running for executive positions face organized opposition. The debate showed this tension. Unite Ryerson candidates talked about continuing their legacy as incumbents of the RSU, whereas Transform RU argued the benefits of applying new perspectives to […]
After living near the intersection of Richmond and Sherbourne streets for most of last year, third-year chemical engineering student Richard Tek moved into the heart of St. James Town a little over a month ago. The easier commute and lower rent are two of the reasons why. “My commute is pretty convenient,” Tek says. “I live right beside Sherbourne station so […]
The best and brightest of Ryerson’s Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD) got a chance to shine Wednesday night. FCAD Stars, the very first FCAD-only talent show, was held in the auditorium of the Rogers Communications Centre on Nov. 19. The newly-minted Ryerson Communication and Design Society (RCDS) organized the event. Contestants sang, danced, drummed and clapped their way through […]
The Ryersonian went to the heart of Ryerson’s campus to see if students would vote for Doug Ford. Doug Ford entered the race to replace his brother as the mayor of Toronto on Sept. 12. It came two days after it was announced that Rob Ford has malignant liposarcoma, a cancer of the fatty tissue, and would be undergoing chemotherapy. Rob […]
I remember the day I got accepted to Ryerson’s journalism program like it was yesterday. I came home from school and found the letter during my daily ritual of rifling through the mail. I tore into it like a child opening a present on Christmas morning and scanned the full page of words looking for the only sentence that mattered. […]
When four inexperienced Ryerson students walked into the Canadian University Chess Championships in Ottawa, no one expected them to win. Not only was this the first time Ryerson had a team enter the national championship, it was also the first time any of the students had competed in a tournament. “We were definitely the underdogs because no one even knew who we were,” […]
“Money is always going to be an issue,” says Eric Zaworski, a fourth-year Ryerson student who has learned about the value of money the old-fashioned way. This past summer, Zaworski held down three jobs: running the gamut from valet parking at a high-end steakhouse to working at Ryerson’s own Digital Media Zone. He says he’s had worse jobs and been […]