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

Exam Studying, One Coffee Shop at a Time

(By: Hilary Punchard) The Student Learning Centre is a great space for studying between classes; however, when it comes to exams, it’s not always the quiet environment that you need. Coffee shops have a great atmosphere that allows you to finish exam prep while enjoying a cup of something sweet. We composed the perfect week of study spaces for you and your notes.  Monday: Dufflet Pastries Location: … Continue reading Exam Studying, One Coffee Shop at a Time

Fashion students showcase final projects at Mass Exodus 2017

(By: Miriam Valdes-Carletti and Brendan Sylvia) The 29th annual Mass Exodus premiered off campus this year, giving the show a new, distinct feel. In one room, models strutted down the runway while in the other, unique exhibits tackled various issues within the fashion industry. Visit the Mass Exodus exhibit in 360 via RUtv News VR Continue reading Fashion students showcase final projects at Mass Exodus 2017

Investigating Ryerson’s low election voter turnout

(By: Sherina Harris) Did you vote in Ryerson’s Senate elections this year? What about the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) elections? Despite having an eligible voting population of 38,344 students, only 1,882 ballots were submitted for the student senator at-large position. That makes a participation rate of 4.9 per cent. In contrast, voting for RSU president had a participation rate of 19.7 per cent. Carolin Zakee, … Continue reading Investigating Ryerson’s low election voter turnout

Ryerson cheerleaders prepare for Nationals

(By: Nicole Di Donato and Brendan Sylvia) The Ryerson Cheerleading team has been preparing all semester for Cheer Evolution, the national cheerleading competition in Niagara Falls, taking place on April 7. Through blood, sweat and tears, the team is confident in their abilities to win it all. However, since they are not a varsity team, they face many challenges in terms of funding. In fact, … Continue reading Ryerson cheerleaders prepare for Nationals

Creative Industries’ “Showcase” proves art is food for the soul

(By: Andrea Josic) A showcase filled with art by Ryerson’s Creative Industries students was more than a display of a hobby outside of their program. It was a display of human emotional expression. Creative Industries is a program for students who want to pursue an entrepreneurial career in the business side of media, entertainment, design or visual arts. The program is lecture-heavy and there is … Continue reading Creative Industries’ “Showcase” proves art is food for the soul

FCAD’s first collaborative anthology: Kaleidoscope

(By: Yusra Javed, Sarah Chew and Sherina Harris) All nine schools in the Faculty of Communication and Design, now have student works in Kaleidoscope, a curated publication showcasing FCAD students. Kaleidoscope recently celebrated it’s very first launch. Reporter Yusra Javed was on site for the celebration. Continue reading FCAD’s first collaborative anthology: Kaleidoscope