Young Voters and the Toronto Municipal Election

The Toronto municipal election is taking place today. In the running are incumbent mayor John Tory, Jennifer Keesmaat, Sarah Climenhaga, Saron Gebresellassi and Faith Goldy. Youth voter turnout is expected to be low. Find out students’ thoughts on voting and hear from Jennifer Keesmaat on why the youth vote is important.   Continue reading Young Voters and the Toronto Municipal Election

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Six October concerts that will put you in the fall mood

(By: Ella Bonaldi) When you think of October, you probably first think of autumn, Halloween, maybe (embarrassingly) a pumpkin spice latte…and you’re probably avoiding thinking of midterms. These six concerts happening this month in the city will help you relax and take a night off of studying. Jessie J: R.O.S.E. Tour Tuesday, Oct. 16 REBEL Tickets start at $58.65 You probably know Jessie J from … Continue reading Six October concerts that will put you in the fall mood

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 & 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

Akash Sherman, director of Clara

Ryersonians at TIFF: Akash Sherman with sci-fi drama Clara

(By: Angela McLean) As one of the host venues for the Toronto International Film Festival, the Ryerson Theatre welcomes some of the industry’s biggest movie stars, directors and creative minds through its doors. Among those this year will be at least one recent Ryersonian. Former FCAD student Akash Sherman is the director and screenwriter of Clara, a Canadian-made sci-fi drama making its world premiere at … Continue reading Ryersonians at TIFF: Akash Sherman with sci-fi drama Clara

Team photos for House of Anesi and SKIIN

Toronto-based wearable tech startups changing the undergarment game

(By: Angela McLean) Get ready to say goodbye to your uncomfortable bras and boring underwear. Thanks to their advancements in the booming wearable market, two Toronto-based startups have made undergarments that are personalized, forward-thinking and, most importantly, feel like they aren’t even there. Enter House of Anesi, a startup based out of Ryerson’s Fashion Zone that is revolutionizing the bra. Their Anesi bra, which officially … Continue reading Toronto-based wearable tech startups changing the undergarment game