Toronto artist Abriella Sammy makes her debut with The 27 Club

(By: Angela McLean) The 27 Club has been called everything from a cultural phenomenon to a tragic coincidence to a downright curse on some of the world’s most popular musicians, artists and actors. Amy Winehouse, Jimi Hendrix and Kurt Cobain are among the club’s “members,” all having died at the young age of 27. For Toronto-based artist Abriella Sammy, who has spent years studying the … Continue reading Toronto artist Abriella Sammy makes her debut with The 27 Club

Toronto shop home to world’s first antique book vending machine

(By: Spencer Turcotte) Vending machines usually hold snacks or drinks. This one dispenses antique books. Customers can pay $3 to use the one-of-a-kind machine, called the Biblio-Mat, that lives at the back of a bookstore on Bloor St. W. in Toronto. Owner of The Monkey’s Paw, Stephen Fowler, is picky about what books he puts in the machine. He says customers are truly getting something … Continue reading Toronto shop home to world’s first antique book vending machine

Robots arrive on Ryerson campus

(By: Spencer Turcotte) Robots are battling it out at the Mattamy Athletic Centre this weekend. About 32 high school teams are at Ryerson to compete in a robotics competition hosted by FIRST Canada. Each team built a robot from scratch and plans to put its abilities to the test. The organization offers students the chance to learn from engineers about science, technology and engineering and … Continue reading Robots arrive on Ryerson campus

The five most anticipated March albums

(By: Emma Sandri) Reading week is over, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are not dating, and the Snapchat update is still a thing. In a year that’s been plagued with so much disappointment, escape all your worries and responsibilities with a some great music. Below are five albums to eagerly await this March. The Neighbourhood – ‘The Neighbourhood’ Currently available Singles: Scary Love, Sadderdaze, Nervous, … Continue reading The five most anticipated March albums

Six city and campus events to catch in March

(By: Subi Anandarajah) By March, students are balancing classes, assignments, extracurriculars, and their social lives. If you’re in need of a change from your regular pattern, look no further. Here’s our selection of six events to check out this month around campus and downtown Toronto. International Women’s Day at Ryerson It’s time to show our support for women with International Women’s Day at Ryerson! Head … Continue reading Six city and campus events to catch in March

Six must-see March concerts

(By: Lucas Iannetta) With the end of the school year already approaching, it’s easy to get caught up with assignments and worrying about that next due date. Concerts provide the perfect escape, and when it comes to the month of March the concert game is strong. From big pop stars, to up-and-coming Canadian artists to even a visit from one of the biggest names in … Continue reading Six must-see March concerts