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

Nuit Blanche sound exhibit bridges the gap between downtown Toronto and Scarborough

(By: Nicole Di Donato) Nuit Blanche returned to Toronto for its 13th year on Sept. 29, this time expanding to Scarborough. One of the 75 projects featured was The Long Distance Relationship, an interactive sound installation created by emerging Scarborough artists Christopher Dela Cruz and Patrick Atienza. The two-part communication instrument engaged people in both downtown Toronto and Scarborough, allowing them to connect through sound. … Continue reading Nuit Blanche sound exhibit bridges the gap between downtown Toronto and Scarborough

Theo Tams in Toronto doing press for 'Call the Doctor,' Sept. 28, 2018 in Toronto

INTERVIEW: Theo Tams on new EP and getting closure in the studio

(By: Angela McLean) “Proper, authentic and vulnerable” – these are words Canadian artist Theo Tams would use to describe his new EP, ‘Call the Doctor.’ Released Friday (Sept. 28), ‘Call the Doctor’ marks Tams’ fourth project since winning the final season of the CTV talent search Canadian Idol in 2008. His discography to date includes a full-length album, EP and a small selection of original … Continue reading INTERVIEW: Theo Tams on new EP and getting closure in the studio

Three reasons Ryerson Hockey remains a must-watch in 2018-19

(By: Jackson Farough and Emile Riga) As the Rams’ hockey season kicks off with the men’s season opener on October 3rd, fans should be very optimistic about both teams this season. After two exciting seasons that featured postseason appearances from both teams last year, it’s no surprise that Ryerson hockey provides tons of intrigue in 2018-19. Here’s why: 1. The Coaches John Duco, the head … Continue reading Three reasons Ryerson Hockey remains a must-watch in 2018-19

WE Day returns to motivate youth to “Get Doing”

(By: Graham Beer) Through the deafening cheers, the message was clear – doing good is doable. On Thursday, WE Day returned to Toronto, bringing over 20,000 students and educators to Scotiabank Arena to celebrate young people committed to making a difference. With the powerful message of “get doing,” this year’s event featured renowned speakers, star athletes, Hollywood performers and change-makers taking the stage for the … Continue reading WE Day returns to motivate youth to “Get Doing”

Tiger Woods ends drought, wins first title in five years

(By: Xavier Eeswaran) On August 4th, 2013, 11-time PGA player of the year Tiger Woods won the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, his 79th tour win. In the five following years, Tiger would go winless, endure multiple back surgeries and would drop as low as 1,199th ranked in the world. Many thought he’d never win again. On September 23rd, 2018, 1,874 days and four back surgeries later, Woods defied … Continue reading Tiger Woods ends drought, wins first title in five years

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