Sam the Record Man sign shines again over Yonge-Dundas Square

Toronto’s iconic Sam the Record Man sign is now shining atop the Toronto Public Health building next to Ryerson’s campus. The sign was temporarily lit last month to test out the lights before the official re-lighting ceremony Wednesday evening. RUtv News reporter Spencer Turcotte has the story. (Header photo: Spencer Turcotte/RUtv News) Advertisements Continue reading Sam the Record Man sign shines again over Yonge-Dundas Square

Celebrating NHL 100 with top hockey moments

(By: Stephanie Liu and Sarah Do Couto) The National Hockey League (NHL) is celebrating their 100-year anniversary in 2017. The league has reflected on its history through a series of centennial-themed events happening since January, with Wayne Gretzky serving as their official ambassador. The NHL will conclude its centennial celebration on Dec. 19 in Ottawa, where the first ever NHL game was played in 1917. … Continue reading Celebrating NHL 100 with top hockey moments

Torontonians say goodbye to Honest Ed’s

(By: Hilary Punchard) If you’ve lived in Toronto then there are a few iconic stores that always come to mind – Sam the Record Man, Fran’s Restaurant and, of course, Honest Ed’s. This historic store has been a part of Toronto’s history since 1948. It was opened by Ed and Anne Mirvish, first as a women’s clothing store in 1943, only to become Honest Ed’s … Continue reading Torontonians say goodbye to Honest Ed’s

Students concerned about anti-Semitism after RSU’s SAGM

(By: Sherina Harris) Is anti-Semitism on the rise on Ryerson’s campus? After the events of last night’s RSU’s semi annual general meeting, some students certainly think so. As the Eyeopener previously reported, a motion regarding a Holocaust Education Week was proposed and later amended to focus on all genocide, not just the Holocaust. Students from Ryerson’s Justice in Palestine and Muslim Students Association groups walked … Continue reading Students concerned about anti-Semitism after RSU’s SAGM