Post Tagged with: "TEDxRyersonU"

Be low-key ‘and then surprise the world’

Be low-key ‘and then surprise the world’

Fashion design student, Jeremy Joo was chosen to speak at last weekends TedX RyersonU conference. Ryersonian sat down with him to talk about some of the things that set him apart from the rest.

by Jordyn Gibson· · Arts & Life, Fashion
Rye student tries to change the way we think about going to university

Rye student tries to change the way we think about going to university

When Gizelle Lao finished her TED Talk, she says she walked off the stage feeling a greater rush of emotions than she ever had in university. “Your subjective thinking sparks innovation,” she said to the crowd of hundreds. Lao was speaking at the fifth annual TEDxRyersonU conference. Her TED Talk was about taking down binaries that are part of our […]

TEDxRyersonU event proves that “echoes” theme resonates with students

TEDxRyersonU event proves that “echoes” theme resonates with students

Kevin Shaw, an RTA School of media alumni, lost his vision at 19 during his first-year of university. Today, he is an innovator in the world of entertainment production and is the founder of Zagga Entertainment, an on-demand site to stream described videos (DV) for the visually impaired. “People aren’t disabled, it’s the environment that’s disabling them,” said Shaw at […]

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 18

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 18

  The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press. This week, John Tory bails on two debates at Ryerson, Scotland’s independence referendum falls through and Ryersonian reporter Kayla Hoolwerf gives a rundown on Mayor Rob Ford’s hospitalization. Also, a Ryerson […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
Winner of Student Speaker Auditions unveiled

Winner of Student Speaker Auditions unveiled

Third-year sociology major Gizelle Lao was declared winner of the third annual TEDxRyersonU student speaker competition on Thursday. Thirteen students were given three minutes each to discuss their “ideas worth spreading” in the hopes of becoming the next student speaker at the upcoming TEDxRyersonU conference. Lao’s talk tackled the “false stigma” attached to emotional expression by men compared to women. She said […]

by Jeanie Tran· · News, On Campus
Meet the 13 TEDxRyersonU speaker finalists

Meet the 13 TEDxRyersonU speaker finalists

By Angela Hennessy, Laura Calabrese, Jeanie Tran and Kathleen McGouran The Student Speaker Auditions for TEDxRyersonU is Thursday in the engineering building’s Sears Atrium. The finalist student speakers come from all faculties and will be given three minutes or less to present their ideas to a panel of judges and a live audience. The Ryersonian spoke to the 13 finalists […]

(Courtesy of TEDxRyersonU)

Ryerson students to present ‘ideas worth spreading’ at speaker auditions

Ryerson students from all faculties will be squaring off Thursday for a chance to speak at the official TEDxRyersonU conference. At the Student Speaker Auditions taking place in the Sears Atrium, 13 students will have three minutes or less to present their ideas to a live audience and a panel of judges that consists of members of the TEDxRyersonU team and […]

by Jeanie Tran· · Arts & Life, News, On Campus, Top stories
This year's TEDx theme was

TEDx steps up with ‘361 degrees’ theme

Chris Babic didn’t get any sleep Friday night. “In true TED fashion,” he added after stepping off the stage at Ryerson’s fourth TEDx conference Saturday. Babic is part of the student team that has been working for months to make the conference a reality. Ryerson’s TEDx theme this year was 361 degrees. Babic explained the concept to the large audience […]

by Nuruddin Qorane· · News, On Campus