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Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 39

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 39

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 on The Ryersonian weekly wrap: Oakham Cafe introduces new beers to their menu No rooms available at Ryerson’s commuter hostel Trans Collective and the […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Third-year Ryerson student puts modern dating to shame at Poetry Slam

Third-year Ryerson student puts modern dating to shame at Poetry Slam

“The poem is a year’s worth of really bad experiences just from dating,” said Cassandra Myers. “I wanted to call out the sex-positive movement because I think it can be kind of exclusive in certain feminist spaces.

UHHU alumni: Violeta Martinez and Dan Cruz
 (Courtesy Sid Naidu)

The Urban Hip-Hop Union gets a facelift, starting with the Poetry Slam event

By Rachael D’Amore On the brink of its 10th anniversary, the Urban Hip-Hop Union is bringing its mandate back to its origins. This year, the Ryerson student group, which is predominantly known for its hip-hop dance troupe, is shifting its focus toward educating students about the cultural and historical roots of hip hop. “Nowadays, people are focused on the mainstream […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life