Post Tagged with: "winter"

(Catherine Machado)

Rye students warm up to charity

As it gets colder outside, a group of Ryerson students is preparing to help keep Toronto’s homeless warm this winter. How it got started First-year business management students Razi-Ul-Haque Syed and Benjamin Copeman recently kickstarted Warm Hearts, a student-led initiative that is raising funds to create winter survival kits for Toronto’s homeless community. “I believe that no matter where someone […]

by Amira Zubairi· · News, On Campus
A major winter storm is expected to hit Toronto on Tuesday night. (Courtesy: Martin Reis, Creative Commons)

Weather Report: Storm warning in effect for Toronto

  A severe winter storm is expected to hit Toronto today with heavy and blowing snow, according to an alert from Environment Canada. The snowfall has already begun and is expected to get heavier as the day goes on. Torontonians can expect 15 to 25 cm of snow by Wednesday morning. Strong winds of 70 km/h are also expected, which […]

by Erin Hesselink· · News, Off Campus
An ad accused of being insensitive to a homeless man's death in frigid temperatures last January, which appeared on the  bus shelter where he died. (Al Donato/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson homeless advocate denounces TTC shelter ad, leads to city intervention

Street nurse Cathy Crowe will be part of new campaign to educate public on what to do when a homeless person needs shelter

by Al Donato· · Off Campus
Killer cold: Toronto winters take a toll on the homeless

Killer cold: Toronto winters take a toll on the homeless

To freeze or not to freeze: is this a question Toronto’s homeless people should have to ask themselves? Earlier this month, three homeless men died after staying outside in ferociously cold weather. One of them eventually found shelter in the Peter Street walk-in, but died shortly after. In case of an extreme cold weather alert, the city offers additional shelter […]

by Veronika Latkina· · Editorial, Opinion
A letter from winter: Let it Go

A letter from winter: Let it Go

Being the most hated season is rough. Summer is praised like a god. Spring plays hard to get. Autumn is the most gorgeous of all. What do I get? Complaints and more complaints. I have a few faithful lovers that always come back – but mostly because I’m the only one that can bring the extreme temperatures to build ice […]

by Rebecka Calderwood· · Opinion, Voices
(Courtesy/Fatima Kazmi)

Editorial: Ebola and other disease epidemics increase paranoia among people

A cough at the airport, a sneeze at work, and suddenly somebody has the Ebola virus. The Ebola virus disease is found in the tropical regions of sub-Saharan Africa, carried by fruit bats. Initial symptoms like fever and sore throat can appear anytime within three weeks after the virus is contracted. Infected persons suffer vomiting, decreased liver and kidney function […]

by Fatima Kazmi· · Editorial, Editorial Cartoon, Opinion
Gallery: Snowstorm at Ryerson

Gallery: Snowstorm at Ryerson

by Matt Oxman· · In pictures
How-To Tuesdays: Wearing a floral dress in all seasons

How-To Tuesdays: Wearing a floral dress in all seasons

Florals are all over the runways and fashion magazines this season but we’re still stuck wearing boots and chunky sweaters in Toronto! To help with our winter blues, here is how to wear a floral dress in all seasons.

by Elisheva Baer· · Arts & Life, Fashion
Street Style: Ryerson students stay stylish and warm

Street Style: Ryerson students stay stylish and warm

As winter comes to an end, there are plenty of options for you to stay warm by piling on fun accessories over a great coat (without looking like you got dressed in the dark, of course). If you’re looking to mix colours and prints, combine warm colours like Chauhan did (think burnt orange, camel and burgundy). If accessories are your […]

by Jackie Hunter· · Arts & Life, Interactives
Street Style: ‘Colours of the world, spice up your life’

Street Style: ‘Colours of the world, spice up your life’

In a sea of black winter coats, these students show their true colours.

by Hillary MacDonald· · Arts & Life, Fashion
Abdul-Matin Khandwala struggles with the winter blues but has learned how to deal with the symptons. (Angela Hoyos / Ryersonian Staff)

Students are among the 15 per cent who feel the winter blues

At first, Abdul-Matin Khandwala thought he was just tired and burnt out from juggling a full course load, a part-time job and an active social life. However, as the days got shorter and the temperature dropped, he became increasingly aware of how unmotivated, tired and stressed he felt. “It hits you like a bag of bricks and it’s the worst […]

by Angela Hoyos· · Arts & Life, Health, Top stories

Street Style: All the colours of the wind

Have no fear, colour is here. In the sea of black winter coats on campus, these students wear colour that catches the eye.

by Hillary MacDonald· · Arts & Life, Fashion