Toronto Eaton Centre unveils sparkling 108-foot Christmas tree

The Toronto Eaton Centre held their annual Christmas tree lighting event on Thursday. The event, hosted by Kardinal Offishall, drew a large crowd to witness the dazzling lights that will illuminate the mall for the holiday season. RUtv News reporter Matthew Rodrigopulle has the story. Advertisements Continue reading Toronto Eaton Centre unveils sparkling 108-foot Christmas tree

Weed on campus: What you need to know

(By: Ally Yacapin) Weed is now legal in Canada. The use, cultivation, and sale of recreational cannabis has been officially legalized across the country as of Oct. 17, 2018. There are now federal laws in place dictating how cannabis can be used, how much is too much to consume, who can buy and consume cannabis and where to legally use it. Ryerson students, however, have limitations … Continue reading Weed on campus: What you need to know

How opioids are affecting campus safety

(By: Jacklyn Gilmor) Brooklyn Morris doesn’t feel safe walking to and from class. The first-year psychology student says she’s been harassed more than once, including on Victoria Street near the campus store. Morris, on her way to class one day, took her usual route along Yonge-Dundas Square. She walked along the clear panels on the southeast side of the square just like she always does. … Continue reading How opioids are affecting campus safety

WE Day returns to motivate youth to “Get Doing”

(By: Graham Beer) Through the deafening cheers, the message was clear – doing good is doable. On Thursday, WE Day returned to Toronto, bringing over 20,000 students and educators to Scotiabank Arena to celebrate young people committed to making a difference. With the powerful message of “get doing,” this year’s event featured renowned speakers, star athletes, Hollywood performers and change-makers taking the stage for the … Continue reading WE Day returns to motivate youth to “Get Doing”

The film students’ last hurrah: RUFF 2018

The Ryerson University Film Festival (RUFF) showcases the thesis films of graduating film students. RUFF 2018 runs on May 4 and May 5 at 7 p.m. For the student filmmakers, it’s more than just the premiere of their final films. It’s a celebration of their past four years at Ryerson. Reporter Jasmine Bala talks to some of the filmmakers about their experiences. Continue reading The film students’ last hurrah: RUFF 2018

New pizza restaurant open near campus

(By: Jonathan Bradley) Hungry Ryerson students looking for cheap meals now have one more option to add to their list. Pizza chain Pi Co. opened its third location this Tuesday on University Avenue and Adelaide Street West, less than 20 minutes away from campus. To celebrate their grand opening, Pi Co. gave out free margherita pizza for three hours and 14 minutes – a reference to the … Continue reading New pizza restaurant open near campus

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

Riverdale gets pop-up treatment at Toronto diner

(By: Jasmine Bala) Netflix has been transforming restaurants across the country into Pop’s Chock’lit Shoppe, a diner from the hit series Riverdale, in celebration of the show’s season two premiere yesterday. Fran’s College Street location was the first to transform in Toronto. With the waiters dressed in full Pop’s diner uniform (complete with red bowties) and the big lit-up Pop’s Chock’lit Shoppe sign inside, it … Continue reading Riverdale gets pop-up treatment at Toronto diner