Canadian designer goes “behind the seams” of his collections at Ryerson

(By: Sara Kandil and Jasmine Bala) Canadian designer and Ryerson fashion alumni David Dixon aims to spark conversation with his collections. The designer, who has collaborated with Hudson’s Bay and Barbie, sat down at the Sandbox by DMZ Friday morning to go “behind the seams” of his collections as part of Toronto Women’s Fashion Week, which wrapped up on Saturday. He discussed the inspiration for … Continue reading Canadian designer goes “behind the seams” of his collections at Ryerson

Six campus and city events to catch in October

(By: Sherina Harris) As the weather cools down, the school year is starting to heat up—but you can only stare at that textbook so many times before your eyes start to glaze over every page. Luckily for you, you go to school in one of the most exciting cities in Canada. Take a break from studying and check out these six events you can catch … Continue reading Six campus and city events to catch in October

Rams Spirit Wear unveils metallic collection

(By: Madison MacNeil and Nick Baxter) Ryerson Rams Spirit Wear unveiled their metallic collection at the Student Learning Centre yesterday (Oct. 3). In the form of a pop-up shop in the middle of the SLC lobby, the Spirit Wear team offered a first glimpse of their new collection to students. Jeff Giles, director of business development for Ryerson Athletics, said this collection was an attempt … Continue reading Rams Spirit Wear unveils metallic collection

In Photos: Sundown Music Festival

On Sept. 22, the Ryerson Students’ Union redeemed itself with Sundown Music Festival, a medium-sized, one-day music festival at Polson Pier. Headliners Joey Bada$$ and Miguel entertained hundreds of Ryerson students and community members, while support acts The Skins, Sean Leon, The Sorority, JAYEMKAYEM and INTRINITY hyped up the afternoon crowd. See photos by Sorcha Beirne for RUtv News below. Continue reading In Photos: Sundown Music Festival

SASSL: They’re ‘Hear’ For You

(By: Sarah Chew) If you or someone you know has ever experienced any form of sexual violence, whether it be unwanted sexual attention, street harassment (i.e. catcalling), physical assault, or even hearing a joke about rape, there’s a hotline for that. Imagine having someone readily available to talk to you, who understands the reality of university life, the histories of colonial violence and the undeniable … Continue reading SASSL: They’re ‘Hear’ For You

RSU giving 6 Fest second try with new Sundown festival

(By: Angela McLean) While the anger and upset over last year’s “6 Fest mess” still lingers around campus, the new Ryerson Students’ Union executive hopes to regain the trust of students with a new music-centered event happening this week. Sundown Music Festival was announced on the RSU’s social media earlier this month. The festival, scheduled for this Friday (Sept. 22), will feature performances by Miguel, … Continue reading RSU giving 6 Fest second try with new Sundown festival

Brie Larson and other stars attracted crowds to Ryerson for TIFF

The Toronto International Film Festival is in full swing around the city. With the Ryerson Theatre being a popular festival venue, students and moviegoers have the chance to get up close and personal with their favourite actors on the red carpet. Reporter Yusra Javed attended the premiere of Brie Larson’s Unicorn Store and chatted with students and volunteers about their TIFF experiences. (Header photo via … Continue reading Brie Larson and other stars attracted crowds to Ryerson for TIFF

Star-studded TIFF premieres at Ryerson

(By: Yusra Javed) The beginning of the fall semester brings an array of free food from the welcome week booths, pumpkin spiced EVERYTHING at your favourite cafés, and, if you’re lucky, the occasional flood on Gould Street. But most importantly, September at Ryerson means selfies with your favourite Hollywood actors and actresses. Yes, you read that right. Within the next two weeks, you could be … Continue reading Star-studded TIFF premieres at Ryerson

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