Post Tagged with: "Television"

Food insecurity on campus and mental health

Food insecurity on campus and mental health

Reporter Alex Tsui takes a look at food insecurity at post-secondary schools and its link to mental health. 

A survey released in 2013 by Harris Interactive showed that about 60 per cent of TV streamers binge-watched shows. (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Best new TV shows to help Ryerson students procrastinate

The beginning of a school year means a change in schedule, more stress and finding different ways to avoid it all. Luckily, September also brings in the fall TV season that’s packed with shows, including old and new, to love and love-to-hate. But which shows debuting this fall are worth checking out? The Ryersonian has you covered. 1. For when you […]

by Patricia Karounos· · Arts & Life, Film & Television
Olivia McLeod / Ryersonian Staff

TV reboots – a ’90s kid’s dream come true?

Is the feeling of nostalgia worth bringing back our favourite ’90s TV shows?

$20k film award for Communication & Design Society VP stokes online controversy

$20k film award for Communication & Design Society VP stokes online controversy

Ryerson film student Luke Villemaire, who is the vice-president of finance for the Ryerson Communication and Design Society (RCDS), excused himself from voting when his film project came up for funding consideration. Nonetheless, the fact that his he was awarded $20,000 from RCDS has raised eyebrows.

This Week In Ink: Tuesday, Sept. 22

This Week In Ink: Tuesday, Sept. 22

Want to know what’s in tomorrow’s paper? Here’s a sneak preview!

by Cole Deakin· · This Week In Ink, Videos
Rams weekend preview

Rams weekend preview

Interested in what the Ryerson Rams are up to this weekend? Watch here.

by Cole Deakin· · Basketball, Soccer, Sports, Sports, Videos
Sports recap: Rams start off season strong

Sports recap: Rams start off season strong

VIDEO: Ryerson Rams are starting their season on a high note. Andrew Roberts has your full sports recap.

by Cole Deakin· · Baseball, Soccer, Sports, Sports, Videos
This Week in Ink: Tuesday, Sept. 15

This Week in Ink: Tuesday, Sept. 15

Want to know what’s in tomorrow’s paper? Here’s a sneak preview!

by Cole Deakin· · This Week In Ink, Videos
A survey released in 2013 by Harris Interactive showed that about 60 per cent of TV streamers binge-watched shows. (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Study finds Netflix linked to depression

By Hailey Salvian A new poll indicating that university students consume TV mostly through streaming services is sparking a debate about mental health. The University of Texas studied the TV-watching habits of 300 young adults, as well as their emotional states, and found a strong link between depression levels and the hours of TV watched. These findings are important to […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus
Netflix, social media trumps cable for Toronto students

Netflix, social media trumps cable for Toronto students

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 […]

by Michael Hutchinson· · News, Off Campus
(Aaron Navarro/Ryersonian Staff)

Winner of first Top Docs film festival annouced

Cope took home the top prize at the first-ever RTA Top Docs film festival Tuesday night. The documentary, created by four third-year media production students, tells the story of Taylor Lindsay-Noel and the life-changing incident that made her a quadriplegic. The film beat out four other finalists to win a $1,000 prize. “Our group is just really excited and proud […]

by Aaron Navarro· · Arts & Life, Film & Television
These Ryerson grads have made their way from Toronto to your TV set. (Kyla Dewar/The Ryersonian)

Top five actors you didn’t know went to Ryerson

  Ryerson is a place full of emerging talent. While some find success in their fields, others take a leap and find it in something new. Here are some success stories of actors who started their journeys off at Ryerson, and ended up on our screens.   Nina Dobrev Majored in: Sociology How You Know Her: Although she never graduated […]

Group of RTA students break down gen-Y stereotypes

Group of RTA students break down gen-Y stereotypes

For generation Y, by generation Y. That’s the Gen Y Perspective, a TV show that airs online covering everything from politics to religion to breaking world news in a way that specifically caters to generation Y viewers. Run by a group of fourth-year RTA students for their practicum project, Gen Y Perspective hopes to break down stereotypes that gen-Yers are […]

Charles Forzan, chair of the RTA program, welcomes the Slaight Foundation's donation.
Alisha Sawhney / Ryersonian Staff

RTA receives $3-million donation

Shane Perusse, Ryersonian Staff Ryerson’s Radio and Television Arts (RTA) School of Media is the recipient of a significant donation from a prominent Toronto family. The funding will allow the school to expand infrastructure and promote student-produced broadcast content. Ryerson announced Friday that a $3-million donation from the Slaight Family Foundation has been finalized. The donation will be used in […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus