How opioids are affecting campus safety

(By: Jacklyn Gilmor) Brooklyn Morris doesn’t feel safe walking to and from class. The first-year psychology student says she’s been harassed more than once, including on Victoria Street near the campus store. Morris, on her way to class one day, took her usual route along Yonge-Dundas Square. She walked along the clear panels on the southeast side of the square just like she always does. … Continue reading How opioids are affecting campus safety

WE & Chartwells partnership launch with Ashton Sequeira, Karl Wolf and Craig Kielburger

New meal choice at Ryerson makes a ‘Special’ impact

(By: Angela McLean) Ryerson students can now help feed a child in need when they purchase a meal on campus. The university’s latest meal offering, the WE Special, has an appetizing social impact. Each purchase unlocks a meal for a child in need locally or globally. This initiative is the result of an innovative partnership between the charitable organization WE and foodservice provider Chartwells and … Continue reading New meal choice at Ryerson makes a ‘Special’ impact

Akash Sherman, director of Clara

Ryersonians at TIFF: Akash Sherman with sci-fi drama Clara

(By: Angela McLean) As one of the host venues for the Toronto International Film Festival, the Ryerson Theatre welcomes some of the industry’s biggest movie stars, directors and creative minds through its doors. Among those this year will be at least one recent Ryersonian. Former FCAD student Akash Sherman is the director and screenwriter of Clara, a Canadian-made sci-fi drama making its world premiere at … Continue reading Ryersonians at TIFF: Akash Sherman with sci-fi drama Clara

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. 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