Men’s Volleyball: Taryq Sani leads Rams to victory in debut against Paladins

By: Manuela Vega After an ankle injury kept him off the court for seven weeks, outside-hitter Taryq Sani led the Ryerson Rams to a 3-0 victory against the Royal Military College (RMC) Paladins at the Mattamy Athletic Centre Friday night. The new recruit proved himself to be an asset for the Rams by ending the match with 12 kills and an ace. Xander Ketrzysnki also … Continue reading Men’s Volleyball: Taryq Sani leads Rams to victory in debut against Paladins

Women’s volleyball: First-place Rams defeat Paladins despite disappointing play

By: Gary-Joseph Panganiban The Ryerson Rams women’s volleyball team, who this week was named the top team in U SPORTS, defeated the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) Paladins 3-1 (25-15, 25-16, 25-27, 25-16) Friday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. Although the Rams’ perfect record remains untainted at 7-0, head coach Dustin Reid did not hold back his disappointment in the team’s performance. “At … Continue reading Women’s volleyball: First-place Rams defeat Paladins despite disappointing play

New library program provides students with textbooks on loan

By: Kelly Skjerven A new program at the Ryerson library is aiming to give students more access to class reading materials. The library has purchased almost all textbooks required by faculty members.  The library received increased funding in Ryerson’s budget this year and recognized that they needed more collections, said chief librarian Carol Shepstone. The library estimates the initial start-up cost of the program to … Continue reading New library program provides students with textbooks on loan

Ryerson Student Strike claims Eyeopener misrepresented them, Eyeopener claims otherwise

By Manuela Vega The Ryerson Student Strike (RSS) accused Ryerson’s independent newspaper The Eyeopener of misrepresenting them in their coverage of the group last week.  In a Facebook post from Sept. 18, the RSS alleges the newspaper used “fake quotes,” “half truths” and “yellow journalism.” The Eyeopener denies these claims.  The RSS has not yet provided The Eyeopener with specific instances in which the newspaper … Continue reading Ryerson Student Strike claims Eyeopener misrepresented them, Eyeopener claims otherwise

Parkdale overdose prevention site closed during province’s 9-week ‘pause’ on new overdose prevention sites

(By: Manuela Vega) An unsanctioned overdose prevention site in Parkdale closed on Wednesday, the Toronto Overdose Prevention Society (TOPS) announced Tuesday, Oct. 9. Volunteers working in Parkdale said that it would be too difficult to support people who use drugs in tents based on their experiences with the cold, rain and wind throughout the last few weeks at Dunn Avenue Parkette, as well as their … Continue reading Parkdale overdose prevention site closed during province’s 9-week ‘pause’ on new overdose prevention sites

Ryerson Sports Business Association to Host Annual Conference Saturday

(By: Sean Addis) The sports industry already generates billions of dollars in revenue, but it is constantly expanding and diversifying.  As the industry continues to grow, the opportunities for employment are vast.  If you have considered a career in sports, or believe you may be interested, do not miss the Ted Rogers Sports Conference this Saturday, March 5. The focus of the conference is to … Continue reading Ryerson Sports Business Association to Host Annual Conference Saturday

Men’s Basketball Team Not Satisfied Earning #1 Ranking in Canada

The Ryerson Rams were named the top men’s basketball team in Canada in the January 26 edition of the CIS Top 10 weekly rankings. It was the first time in school history that any sports team reached the number one rank in the country, but the Rams aren’t satisfied with what they’ve achieved. Aaron Greenfield has more. Continue reading Men’s Basketball Team Not Satisfied Earning #1 Ranking in Canada