The Boxing Feline: A Review of Thundercat at The Danforth Music Hall

(By: Lawrence Drown) When a Californian bass-guitarist as naturally gifted as Stephen Bruner graces the stage in boxing shorts, a pink hoodie and dyed pink dreads, only top-grade entertainment is to ensue. Best known as Thundercat, Bruner dropped his third studio album, ‘Drunk,’ in February. The Danforth Music Hall was buzzing last Wednesday (Sept. 27) with hundreds keen to attend a huge night of genre-bending … Continue reading The Boxing Feline: A Review of Thundercat at The Danforth Music Hall

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

Eight must-see exhibits at Nuit Blanche 2017

(By: Jessica Tucciarone) Nuit Blanche is fast approaching. With this year’s theme of “Many Possible Futures,” the event will showcase politically-driven art pieces that are sure to make a statement while also bringing about a sense of reflection. With so many different things to see, it can be hard to know where to start. Here’s a breakdown of eight must-see exhibits at this year’s Nuit … Continue reading Eight must-see exhibits at Nuit Blanche 2017

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

Six concerts you can’t miss this September

(By: Sarah Chew) School may have started, but the fun isn’t over yet. This month a bunch of new artists are hitting the stage in Toronto and we’ve got the deets. So, instead of spending that OSAP money on textbooks you’ll never use this semester, invest in a good time and grab some tickets to these upcoming shows. Continue reading to check out six concerts … Continue reading Six concerts you can’t miss this September

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

Six must-see concerts in Toronto this August

(By: Angela McLean) We hate to remind you, but at this time next month a new semester of classes will be underway. That means you have just one month left to make some unforgettable last-minute summer memories. There is no better way to kick-start your plans than scheduling in a few concerts and luckily August is coming through with a great selection of shows in … Continue reading Six must-see concerts in Toronto this August

EXCLUSIVE: Get to know HONNE and their journey from SoundCloud to WayHome

(By: Angela McLean) British indie-electronic duo HONNE is the happy ending of the story of two schoolmates who shared a passion for music, brought their talent together and uploaded an original song to SoundCloud. That song was HONNE’s mega-successful debut single “Warm on a Cold Night,” and for Andy Clutterbuck and James Hatcher it marked the beginning of a dream come true. Neither could have … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Get to know HONNE and their journey from SoundCloud to WayHome