Celebrating NHL 100 with top hockey moments

(By: Stephanie Liu and Sarah Do Couto) The National Hockey League (NHL) is celebrating their 100-year anniversary in 2017. The league has reflected on its history through a series of centennial-themed events happening since January, with Wayne Gretzky serving as their official ambassador. The NHL will conclude its centennial celebration on Dec. 19 in Ottawa, where the first ever NHL game was played in 1917. … Continue reading Celebrating NHL 100 with top hockey moments

Toronto’s first ever inverted Christmas tree lit up

(By: Jonathan Bradley) The first ever inverted Christmas tree in Toronto was lit up last week at QRC West to bring the old and new together, said the chief operating officer of the restaurant who put it up. Chris Glaessel, who has been with Ricarda’s restaurant for eight months, said that the design of the office tower – an old-fashioned brick building and modern atrium – … Continue reading Toronto’s first ever inverted Christmas tree lit up

10 songs to get you into the Christmas spirit

(By: Joey Roselli) We’ve officially entered one of the best months of the year: December. The lights, the snow, the trees, the wood-burning fire, the sweet treats, the hot cocoa, the carolling – it all puts everyone in a jolly mood. If you’re incapable of feeling cheery and getting in the Christmas spirit, turn on the radio and look out for the top 10 songs … Continue reading 10 songs to get you into the Christmas spirit

Six city and campus events to catch in December

(By: Sherina Harris) What do holiday crafts, light displays and dinosaurs have in common? They’re all related to events you can attend this month at Ryerson and in Toronto. ‘Tis the season for holiday fun, so step away from your cue cards and study notes for a while and enjoy the best of what your school and city have to offer. Here’s a roundup of … Continue reading Six city and campus events to catch in December

REVIEW: Dua Lipa’s Self-Titled Tour in Toronto

(By: Melissa Bennardo) For those of you who haven’t heard of Dua Lipa yet, she is definitely the one to listen to right now. You may have heard her featured in Martin Garrix’s hit song, “Scared to be Lonely,” but “New Rules” is how she really started climbing the Billboard charts. The song peaked at number 19 this week on Billboard’s Hot 100 list. But … Continue reading REVIEW: Dua Lipa’s Self-Titled Tour in Toronto

Nearly half of Ontario youth missed school due to anxiety, survey indicates

(By: Subi Anandarajah) Nearly half of youth in Ontario have missed school as a result of anxiety, according to a new survey authorized by Children’s Mental Health Ontario. The survey shows 46 per cent of respondents aged 18 to 34 cut classes due to anxiety-related problems. The results reveal 40 per cent of youth sought mental health services, yet 42 per cent of them indicated … Continue reading Nearly half of Ontario youth missed school due to anxiety, survey indicates

Steve Aoki launches new clothing line at CF Toronto Eaton Centre

(By: Angela McLean) American DJ Steve Aoki is expanding his resume with a new luxury fashion collection that launched at Saks Fifth Avenue in Toronto this week. Aoki is well-known internationally for his electro house beats, hit collaborations with artists like Louis Tomlinson, Lil Yachty and Lauren Jauregui, and wild sets that typically involve a cake toss or two. The star’s interest in fashion has … Continue reading Steve Aoki launches new clothing line at CF Toronto Eaton Centre