“Not the Big Girl Anymore”: Rachel Farwell’s Adjustment From New Brunswick to OUA Basketball

(By: Cameron Tobin) On April 24th, 2018, the Ryerson Rams Women’s Basketball team announced their first recruit for the 2018-2019 season: 6-foot forward Rachel Farwell from Kennebecasis High School in Rothesay, New Brunswick. Farwell was a staple on the New Brunswick provincial team, representing her province in three different National tournaments. In 2015, she led her team to a fourth-place finish at the U15 Girls … Continue reading “Not the Big Girl Anymore”: Rachel Farwell’s Adjustment From New Brunswick to OUA Basketball

Furies season ends but the future is exciting

By: Ella Bonaldi On March 10th, Toronto’s CWHL team, the Toronto Furies, played the Calgary Inferno in the Clarkson Cup semifinals. In a best-of-three games matchup, three full games were needed to decide a winner. Although the Furies were unable to advance, Toronto fans do have a lot to be proud of from the 2018-19 season. The trio of games really could’ve gone either way, … Continue reading Furies season ends but the future is exciting

Robertson comes up big, but Rams fall to Canada-best Rouge et Or in U Sports Final 8 quarterfinal

(By: Matthew Rodrigopulle) Ryerson Rams guard Hayley Robertson had the home crowd buzzing during an impressive fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough to secure a victory. Robertson scored 16 points, two assists and two rebounds despite the Rams women’s basketball team’s 73-51 loss to the Laval Rouge et Or in the U Sports Final 8 quarterfinal tilt on Thursday. “She’s just a competitor and I … Continue reading Robertson comes up big, but Rams fall to Canada-best Rouge et Or in U Sports Final 8 quarterfinal

Rams end season with 1-0 loss to Gryphons

By: Matthew Rodrigopulle The crowd roared as Ryerson goaltender Fanny Vigeant made a tremendous third period save during a 5-on-3 penalty kill. But it wouldn’t be enough for the Rams in a must-win game. The Ryerson Rams women’s hockey team fought hard but ultimately suffered a 1-0 loss to the Guelph Gryphons in Game Two of the McCaw Cup semifinals on Friday, putting an end … Continue reading Rams end season with 1-0 loss to Gryphons

Maroon 5 Super Bowl

Five must-see music moments from Super Bowl LIII

(By: Angela McLean) In case you missed it, there was a football game happening around the Maroon 5 concert last night. The 53rd Super Bowl, which saw the New England Patriots come out on top for the sixth time with a 13-3 win over the Los Angeles Rams, featured the hit-making band as its halftime show entertainers. Following the old-time tradition of headliners having guest … Continue reading Five must-see music moments from Super Bowl LIII

Rams rally to beat Warriors in 3-2 OT win

(By: Ella Bonaldi) The Ryerson Rams hosted the Waterloo Warriors in a Friday night tilt at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. Heading into the game, Ryerson was in third place in the Ontario University Athletics [OUA] and hoping to keep their three-game win streak alive. The early portions of the game did not spark confidence as the Rams fell behind early. Taytum Clairmont of the Warriors … Continue reading Rams rally to beat Warriors in 3-2 OT win

The Kawhi Leonard Sweepstakes: Will the Raptors finally defy the odds?

(By: Jackson Farough) “If you’re looking to the future, you’re gonna trip over the present” – Kawhi Leonard. Kawhi Leonard is different than any other player in the NBA. He rarely shows expression, doesn’t care about the money or stardom that comes with playing in the NBA (He still drives an old Chevrolet Tahoe) and could also become the first and only true superstar to … Continue reading The Kawhi Leonard Sweepstakes: Will the Raptors finally defy the odds?

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

The 2018 NBA All-Star Game was actually a close game

(By: Libaan Osman) The 67th annual NBA All-Star Game was decided in the final seconds as Team LeBron narrowly escaped with a 148-145 win over Team Stephen at the Staples Centre Sunday night. In attempts to raise the competitiveness, this year’s All-Star Game saw a format change. Instead of playing conference versus conference like previous years, a pool of players were chosen by the fans … Continue reading The 2018 NBA All-Star Game was actually a close game

Toronto Maple Leafs hold an open practice on Ryerson’s home ice

(By: Stephanie Liu) On Feb. 13, the Toronto Maple Leafs held an open practice at the Mattamy Athletic Centre to kick off their second annual Winter Week, a celebration of hockey. There was a sea of blue and white at the Ryerson recreation facility, with more than 230 fans in attendance. Not only were Ryerson students present at the event, but there were also attendees … Continue reading Toronto Maple Leafs hold an open practice on Ryerson’s home ice