The film students’ last hurrah: RUFF 2018

The Ryerson University Film Festival (RUFF) showcases the thesis films of graduating film students. RUFF 2018 runs on May 4 and May 5 at 7 p.m. For the student filmmakers, it’s more than just the premiere of their final films. It’s a celebration of their past four years at Ryerson. Reporter Jasmine Bala talks to some of the filmmakers about their experiences. Advertisements Continue reading The film students’ last hurrah: RUFF 2018

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

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

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

Provincial candidates discuss concerns about voter apathy and political indifference in Ryerson forum

(By: Anthony Manrique) Though the last federal election showed an increased percentage of voter turnout across the country, Ontario still lags behind other provinces when it comes to voting among young people. In a talk held Wednesday at Ryerson, the four candidates for this year’s provincial election discussed the current state of democracy and voter apathy in Ontario. Premier Kathleen Wynne (Liberal), Vic Fedeli (PC), … Continue reading Provincial candidates discuss concerns about voter apathy and political indifference in Ryerson forum

These Words of Mine event celebrates Black History Month

The Racialised Students’ Collective held their first Black History Month event, These Words of Mine, on Feb. 8 in celebration of black love at the Ryerson Student Centre. Many local artists performed through poetry and song. This event was part of a series of programs happening all throughout the month of February and early March. Reporter Latoya Powell has the scoop. Continue reading These Words of Mine event celebrates Black History Month

Recap: RSU election results see Unify sweep executive board

(By: Angela McLean) After two weeks of campaigning and a three-day voting period, Ryerson students have elected their 2018-19 Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) executives and directors. In an overwhelming victory, the Unify slate claimed all five executive member positions, including president (Ram Ganesh.) For some positions, such as VP Education, Unify’s candidate won by more than double the votes. Members from all three slates – … Continue reading Recap: RSU election results see Unify sweep executive board