Kevin O’Leary drops out of Canadian Conservative Party leadership race

(By: Angela McLean) Although he was at one point the front-runner, Conservative leadership candidate Kevin O’Leary has announced he is dropping out of the race. After reports first surfaced online Wednesday morning (April 26), O’Leary took to Facebook with a statement confirming his decision, citing a lack of momentum in Quebec and weak second-ballot support as his main obstacles going forward. “This was not an … Continue reading Kevin O’Leary drops out of Canadian Conservative Party leadership race

Maple Leafs beat Capitals in double overtime win

(By: Nick Baxter) Game 2 of the first round series between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Washington Capitals went to double overtime Sunday night ending with a 4-3 win for the Leafs. Leaf Nation could barely watch as they knew a loss and a 2-0 deficit in the series would be near impossible to overcome against the Capitals. If they had any chance of … Continue reading Maple Leafs beat Capitals in double overtime win

The Toronto Maple Leafs in the playoffs? Yeah, right

(By: Nick Baxter) If someone had told me at the beginning of the season that the Leafs would make the playoffs one year after finishing dead last in the NHL, I would have laughed in their face. Don’t get me wrong, I am a Leafs fan, but I’m also a realist. There’s no doubt that there was some serious excitement surrounding the team at the … Continue reading The Toronto Maple Leafs in the playoffs? Yeah, right

Six must-see April concerts in the 6

(By: Angela McLean) There is no doubt that the month of April is showering Toronto music fans with a wide variety of great shows. An already-packed month of music is being bolstered on the national stage with the annual Canadian Music Week, taking place April 18-23 around the city. We have rounded up six of the best shows happening this month to add to your … Continue reading Six must-see April concerts in the 6

Exam Studying, One Coffee Shop at a Time

(By: Hilary Punchard) The Student Learning Centre is a great space for studying between classes; however, when it comes to exams, it’s not always the quiet environment that you need. Coffee shops have a great atmosphere that allows you to finish exam prep while enjoying a cup of something sweet. We composed the perfect week of study spaces for you and your notes.  Monday: Dufflet Pastries Location: … Continue reading Exam Studying, One Coffee Shop at a Time

Fashion students showcase final projects at Mass Exodus 2017

(By: Miriam Valdes-Carletti and Brendan Sylvia) The 29th annual Mass Exodus premiered off campus this year, giving the show a new, distinct feel. In one room, models strutted down the runway while in the other, unique exhibits tackled various issues within the fashion industry. Visit the Mass Exodus exhibit in 360 via RUtv News VR Continue reading Fashion students showcase final projects at Mass Exodus 2017

Investigating Ryerson’s low election voter turnout

(By: Sherina Harris) Did you vote in Ryerson’s Senate elections this year? What about the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) elections? Despite having an eligible voting population of 38,344 students, only 1,882 ballots were submitted for the student senator at-large position. That makes a participation rate of 4.9 per cent. In contrast, voting for RSU president had a participation rate of 19.7 per cent. Carolin Zakee, … Continue reading Investigating Ryerson’s low election voter turnout

Review: John Mayer brought his Search to Toronto

(By: Nick Baxter) John Mayer had the whole Air Canada Centre harmonizing Monday night as he returned to Toronto in the midst of releasing a new album. The singer/songwriter decided to take a creative approach to the release of ‘The Search for Everything’ by only releasing four songs every month until the album is complete. When he arrived in Toronto, eight of his new songs … Continue reading Review: John Mayer brought his Search to Toronto