Moving forward after Lil Peep’s death

(By: Sarah Chew) “I got a feelin’ that I’m not gonna be here for next year / So let’s laugh a little before I’m gone.” Those heavy lyrics are from “The Way I See Things,” a song released in 2015 by Lil Peep, a rising rapper who passed away last week. CNN reported that the 21-year-old was found unconscious in his tour bus in Tucson, … Continue reading Moving forward after Lil Peep’s death

New Eaton Centre bridge opens over Queen St. W.

The new pedestrian bridge at the CF Toronto Eaton Centre is now open. The unique design by Zeidler Partnership Architects and Wilkinson Eyre Architects brings a fresh look to Ryerson’s pre-existing connection with the Eaton Centre that began with the design of the Ted Rogers School of Management. RUtv News reporter Spencer Turcotte has the story. (Header photo: Screenshot from video) Continue reading New Eaton Centre bridge opens over Queen St. W.

Ryerson holds screening of ‘The Stairs’

(By: Emma Buchanan) A documentary about the complex lives of sex workers and drug users in Toronto was shown in the image arts building last week (Nov. 13.) The Stairs screened at 6:30 p.m., followed by a Q&A with the film’s director, Hugh Gibson, and two of the film’s subjects. The award-winning film, which premiered at TIFF last year, featured the different faces of Toronto’s … Continue reading Ryerson holds screening of ‘The Stairs’

Tuition refund offered to students as college strike ends

(By: Ryan Rocca) College students that were affected by the five-week strike can get a full tuition refund for this semester if they decide to withdraw from their classes, the Ontario Ministry for Advanced Education announced Monday. This includes first- or second-year students in Ryerson’s collaborative nursing program whose home site is either George Brown or Centennial College. The news comes as classes across college … Continue reading Tuition refund offered to students as college strike ends

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Monsune’s Scott Zhang

(By: Sarah Chew) Ryerson, prepare your ears for this new artist’s soulful pop songs, influenced by the emerging art of plunderphonics. Scott Zhang, the man behind Monsune, is a multi-talented Toronto musician who has been getting worldwide attention recently for his first single, “Nothing in Return.” His YouTube covers have been racking up over 50,000 views, and the comment sections have been filled with adoration … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Monsune’s Scott Zhang

Students react to Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’

We talked to some Ryerson students to see what they think of Taylor Swift’s new album. RUtv News reporter Sarah Chew has the story. (By: Sherina Harris and Sarah Chew) Whether you were “Ready For It” or not, Taylor Swift’s sixth studio album, ‘Reputation,’ dropped on Friday. ‘Reputation’ features the hit single “Look What You Made Me Do” along with 14 other new tracks. The … Continue reading Students react to Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’

Ryerson talks trans awareness in sport

(By: Scott McLean) While there isn’t currently an open transgender athlete competing at Ryerson University, Rams director of athletics Ivan Joseph said on Monday that the university is trying to create as accessible a space as possible for transgender athletes. Joseph’s comments were made during the Trans Inclusion in Sport panel discussion held at the Mattamy Athletic Centre, which featured topics ranging from the use … Continue reading Ryerson talks trans awareness in sport