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

Six city and campus events to catch in April

(By: Josie Mills) April can be a very a stressful time for students. It never hurts to take a break, explore some new places and check out events in the city. We’ve got six events around campus and downtown Toronto that are sure to kick the studying blues and help you make it to the end of the semester. META 2018 Do you want to … Continue reading Six city and campus events to catch in April

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

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 city and campus events to catch in February

(By: Subi Anandarajah) With assignments piling up and midterms approaching, February can be a stressful month for students. It’s time to take a break and mark your calendars. Good times lie ahead at Ryerson and in Toronto, starting with our pick of six events you won’t want to miss this month. 2018 Winter Olympics at the SLC Eager for a chance to show your Canadian … Continue reading Six city and campus events to catch in February

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

Six city and campus events to catch in January

(By: Subi Anandarajah) January not only marks the beginning of a new year but also the start of winter semester. Now is the perfect time to explore the opportunities that await you at Ryerson and around Toronto. Kick off 2018 by attending events and celebrating new interests. Start with this listing of six events to take a look at in January. Free Demo Week at … Continue reading Six city and campus events to catch in January