The Scope, Ryerson’s campus radio station, has been hard at work since it was approved for an AM radio license in December. The team anticipates a January 2016 launch date and is hosting a promotional event at the Student Centre with live performances from local musicians to celebrate World Radio Day on Feb. 13. The station has already been broadcasting online since 2013. The 1280 AM channel will broadcast 126 hours of weekly programming, including spoken word and local music, […]
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Despite the community’s current absence from the airwaves, campus radio has a long history at Ryerson. On Sept. 25, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission heard the Scope at Ryerson’s application for an AM broadcasting licence. As The Scope awaits a decision on its future, The Ryersonian has compiled a timeline of Ryerson’s radio history.
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, Doug Ford begins his mayoral campaign and a young man is dead after a fatal stabbing at an Etobicoke high school. On campus, Ryerson receives a $2-million […]
After three years of radio silence, Ryerson is getting closer to riding the airwaves again. A student-run radio station, The Scope, is preparing for a Sept. 25 hearing with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). If successful, the student-run community radio station could be broadcasting on the dial by late 2015. The university’s last community radio station, the controversial CKLN-FM, had […]
It can be just as difficult to obtain a radio licence in Toronto as it is in Ghana, RTA professor Lori Beckstead discovered this year. Beckstead returned home to Canada after building a radio station in a small Ghanaian community with a group of RTA students in February. Beckstead was one of three speakers at the radio workshop that took place […]
The community-based campus radio station CKLN is long gone, its licence rescinded by the CRTC in 2011. But radio is back at Ryerson, in the form of The Scope. Although the online station is just a few months old, it features a variety of notable, weekly programs. Part of the Noise No student-run radio is complete without some classic punk, […]
It wasn’t really an “aha!” moment. Rather, the idea for enRUe, the equivalent of Google Docs for audio files, evolved slowly out of an incessant need to share real-time audio files between several users as efficiently as possible. Although the smartphone app is the culmination of six years of hard work for Jacky Tuinstra Harrison, she doesn’t plan on cashing […]
Radio is back at Ryerson with the launch of its new radio station The Scope, but it won’t be hitting the airwaves just yet. Station manager Jacky Tuinstra-Harrison says the station is still in the application process for an AM licence. In the meantime, the station will be broadcasting its content online, including punk and metal music shows, technology and […]