These Words of Mine event celebrates Black History Month

The Racialised Students’ Collective held their first Black History Month event, These Words of Mine, on Feb. 8 in celebration of black love at the Ryerson Student Centre. Many local artists performed through poetry and song. This event is apart of a long programming that is happening all throughout the month of February and early March. RUtv News reporter Latoya Powell has the scoop. Advertisements Continue reading These Words of Mine event celebrates Black History Month

Toronto Maple Leafs hold an open practice on Ryerson’s home ice

(By: Stephanie Liu) On Feb. 13, the Toronto Maple Leafs held an open practice at the Mattamy Athletic Centre to kick off their second annual Winter Week, a celebration of hockey. There was a sea of blue and white at the Ryerson recreation facility, with more than 230 fans in attendance. Not only were Ryerson students present at the event, but there were also attendees … Continue reading Toronto Maple Leafs hold an open practice on Ryerson’s home ice

OPINION: We lose more than condoms with The Condom Shack closing

(By: Brynn Anderson) If you have ever been on Queen St. West, you have probably seen The Condom Shack, which is right by the intersection at St. Patrick Street. The faded blue paint and smiling condom logo make the store stand out among the rest. It has been giving off a strong retro vibe for 25 years. “It would have been our twenty-sixth year,” said … Continue reading OPINION: We lose more than condoms with The Condom Shack closing

Rams take on Gold Rush Weekend at Ryerson

(By: Libaan Osman) The Ryerson Rams basketball teams had their hands full during the highly anticipated Gold Rush Weekend (Jan. 26-27) with visits from the Ottawa Gee-Gees and the Carleton Ravens on Coca Cola Court at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. Ryerson’s women’s basketball team commenced the weekend with a matchup against the Gee-Gees on Friday night. It was a back-and-forth affair for three quarters that … Continue reading Rams take on Gold Rush Weekend at Ryerson

RU Reacts: Students on Tim Hortons’ benefit cuts

Tim Hortons has received much criticism this past week as some franchise owners cut employee benefits. They cited the recent minimum wage increase as their reason for ridding workers of paid breaks, among other things. We asked university students on Ryerson campus their opinion on the controversy. RUtv News reporter Sarah Chew has the story. Continue reading RU Reacts: Students on Tim Hortons’ benefit cuts

Sam the Record Man sign shines again over Yonge-Dundas Square

Toronto’s iconic Sam the Record Man sign is now shining atop the Toronto Public Health building next to Ryerson’s campus. The sign was temporarily lit last month to test out the lights before the official re-lighting ceremony Wednesday evening. RUtv News reporter Spencer Turcotte has the story. (Header photo: Spencer Turcotte/RUtv News) Continue reading Sam the Record Man sign shines again over Yonge-Dundas Square

Toronto #MeToo march gives voice to survivors

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, powerful men continue to be outed as predators and the #MeToo hashtag has gone viral. Toronto’s #MeToo March, organized by Alathea Milne-Hines, Klara Margaret and Jessica Parker Kitney, was designed to bring the online movement to the streets. Hundreds showed up on Dec. 2 to protest the pervasive nature of sexual misconduct and ensure that all survivors … Continue reading Toronto #MeToo march gives voice to survivors