Six must-see concerts in Toronto this August

(By: Angela McLean) We hate to remind you, but at this time next month a new semester of classes will be underway. That means you have just one month left to make some unforgettable last-minute summer memories. There is no better way to kick-start your plans than scheduling in a few concerts and luckily August is coming through with a great selection of shows in … Continue reading Six must-see concerts in Toronto this August

EXCLUSIVE: Get to know HONNE and their journey from SoundCloud to WayHome

(By: Angela McLean) British indie-electronic duo HONNE is the happy ending of the story of two schoolmates who shared a passion for music, brought their talent together and uploaded an original song to SoundCloud. That song was HONNE’s mega-successful debut single “Warm on a Cold Night,” and for Andy Clutterbuck and James Hatcher it marked the beginning of a dream come true. Neither could have … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Get to know HONNE and their journey from SoundCloud to WayHome

Tensions surface at RSU board meeting

VP Equity Camryn Harlick defends controversial Colonialism 150 campaign, Nyaga’s motion to cut ties with UTSU fails (By: Isabelle Kirkwood) “The students, united, will never be defeated,” vice-president equity of the Ryerson Students’ Union Camryn Harlick said with a raised fist. Their words were met with a standing applause from RSU directors and spectators on Wednesday evening (July 19.) The special meeting of the board … Continue reading Tensions surface at RSU board meeting

Ryerson grad Mena Massoud cast as Disney’s live-action Aladdin

(By: Angela McLean) It is about to be a whole new world for Mena Massoud. After weeks of speculation, Massoud, a Ryerson graduate, has been announced as the casting choice for Aladdin in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of the 1992 classic. The Egypt-born, Markham-raised and Toronto-based actor has racked up a long list of acting credits including roles on Teen Nick’s Open Heart, CTV’s Saving … Continue reading Ryerson grad Mena Massoud cast as Disney’s live-action Aladdin

Six must-see concerts in Toronto this July

(By: Angela McLean) Nestled in between Toronto’s hottest summer music festivals (more on those here!) are some equally hot tour stops from a selection of emerging and established artists. Whether you want to enjoy a fresh take on some throwbacks, celebrate ten years with a Canadian great or get to know a buzzed-about Australian, July is yet another jam-packed month of live music in the city. … Continue reading Six must-see concerts in Toronto this July

EXCLUSIVE: Meet The Look Back Now

(By: Sarah Chew) Get to know the new-and-improved Canadian power-pop group The Look Back Now. Formerly known as Melbourne the Band, the four Toronto-based musicians – Elliot Gallagher-Doucette, Michael Callahan, Ezra Sherman and Michael Murad – are taking the country by storm. Along with the name change, the band is preparing for a lot of new developments this summer including the release of their first … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Meet The Look Back Now

Six places to see fireworks around Toronto this Canada Day

(By: Angela McLean) More so than any other holiday, fireworks are an integral part of Canada Day celebrations. Amidst the buzz of Canada 150 this year, there is no excuse for not being prepared with a plan of action as to where your squad will take in a fireworks spectacle. Check out six places to see fireworks in and around Toronto this July 1 – … Continue reading Six places to see fireworks around Toronto this Canada Day

Show Spotlight: Elliot Moss returns to Toronto with new music and new show

(By: Angela McLean) The dictionary definition of a boomerang states that it is a curved flat piece of wood that can be thrown so as to return to the thrower. A similar definition could be attributed to Elliot Moss’ music. From start to finish, whether it is on a single song or full EP, Moss takes his listeners on a journey. His infectious beats carry … Continue reading Show Spotlight: Elliot Moss returns to Toronto with new music and new show

Six music festivals to enjoy in Toronto this summer

(By: Angela McLean) In a few weeks, summer will officially be with us. You know what that means, right? It’s time to plan out how you’re going to make your biggest and best summer dreams a reality. Yes, your summer class and work schedule may get in the way, but you still have plenty of time for that vacation you have been counting down to … Continue reading Six music festivals to enjoy in Toronto this summer