WE & Chartwells partnership launch with Ashton Sequeira, Karl Wolf and Craig Kielburger

New meal choice at Ryerson makes a ‘Special’ impact

(By: Angela McLean) Ryerson students can now help feed a child in need when they purchase a meal on campus. The university’s latest meal offering, the WE Special, has an appetizing social impact. Each purchase unlocks a meal for a child in need locally or globally. This initiative is the result of an innovative partnership between the charitable organization WE and foodservice provider Chartwells and … Continue reading New meal choice at Ryerson makes a ‘Special’ impact

Akash Sherman, director of Clara

Ryersonians at TIFF: Akash Sherman with sci-fi drama Clara

(By: Angela McLean) As one of the host venues for the Toronto International Film Festival, the Ryerson Theatre welcomes some of the industry’s biggest movie stars, directors and creative minds through its doors. Among those this year will be at least one recent Ryersonian. Former FCAD student Akash Sherman is the director and screenwriter of Clara, a Canadian-made sci-fi drama making its world premiere at … Continue reading Ryersonians at TIFF: Akash Sherman with sci-fi drama Clara

Team photos for House of Anesi and SKIIN

Toronto-based wearable tech startups changing the undergarment game

(By: Angela McLean) Get ready to say goodbye to your uncomfortable bras and boring underwear. Thanks to their advancements in the booming wearable market, two Toronto-based startups have made undergarments that are personalized, forward-thinking and, most importantly, feel like they aren’t even there. Enter House of Anesi, a startup based out of Ryerson’s Fashion Zone that is revolutionizing the bra. Their Anesi bra, which officially … Continue reading Toronto-based wearable tech startups changing the undergarment game

Six live music tours to catch in Toronto this summer

(By: Angela McLean) Whether you’re working a 9-5, advancing your skills in summer school or simply lounging around, you’ll want to make time during the coming months to attend some of the hottest music tours and festivals passing through Toronto. Don’t wait – grab your squad and start your planning now with our handy guide to the must-see shows this summer! The Adventures of Kesha … Continue reading Six live music tours to catch in Toronto this summer

EXCLUSIVE: Langston Francis on “These Nights” and Hayley Kiyoko

(By: Angela McLean) By day, Langston Francis is your average high school student. By night, however, he is an on-the-rise singer/songwriter booking shows with artists like New City and Hayley Kiyoko and getting airplay on the biggest radio stations in Canada. His world changed in November 2017 with the release of “FCKD IT UP,” his bold debut single that is now nearing one million listens … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Langston Francis on “These Nights” and Hayley Kiyoko

EXCLUSIVE: Felix Cartal dishes on ‘Next Season’ and “Get What You Give”

(By: Angela McLean) If you really do get what you give, Felix Cartal’s recent success is certainly deserved. Though many people are just getting to know him thanks to his massive 2017 hit “Get What You Give,” the Canadian DJ and producer is no stranger to the EDM world. He released his debut EP in 2009 with Dim Mak Records, Steve Aoki’s record label, and … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Felix Cartal dishes on ‘Next Season’ and “Get What You Give”

In Photos: iHeartRadio Fanfest at REBEL during Canadian Music Week 2018

(By: Angela McLean) While Canadian Music Week serves as a launch pad for many emerging artists, it also provides opportunities for fans to see their favourite local and international talents share a stage. iHeartRadio’s second annual Fanfest event at REBEL on May 11 was the perfect showcase of homegrown talents who have made it big and their stateside friends who keep coming back for more. … Continue reading In Photos: iHeartRadio Fanfest at REBEL during Canadian Music Week 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Francesco Yates and New City celebrate Canadian Music Week

(By: Angela McLean) If you’ve listened to the radio this past year, Francesco Yates and New City are names you’re bound to know. They’ve both been on top of their game, releasing multiple smash singles and being the face of the most frequented Spotify playlists. Both also made their presence known at the Canadian Radio Music Awards during Canadian Music Week (CMW) last week – … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Francesco Yates and New City celebrate Canadian Music Week

Daniel Caesar, Jessie Reyez, New City win big at Canadian Radio Music Awards

(By: Angela McLean) Each year, in the midst of a bustling Canadian Music Week (CMW), our country’s top emerging artists and the radio stations that play them are honoured at the Canadian Radio Music Awards. This year’s awards were handed out May 10 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto and recognized the industry’s accomplishments through 11 categories including Best New Group or Solo Artist for CHR, … Continue reading Daniel Caesar, Jessie Reyez, New City win big at Canadian Radio Music Awards