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Why Winter Semester is the Best

It’s the first week back from winter break and even though I miss my homework-free days, I have to say that I’m excited to be back! A big reason for my excitement is because we’ve officially kicked off the Winter semester of the school year. I’ll admit that the weather isn’t so great (I’ll take sunny […]

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Ryerson’s Top Moments of 2016

It’s officially 2017 and the new year has us all caught with a case of the feels. Although January is a new beginning it can also quite a nostalgic month. 2016 overall seems to have gotten a pretty bad rap, however this was definitely a defining year in Ryerson history. Let’s take a break from […]

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Free Things To Do in Toronto January 2017

Toronto is absolutely full of free things to do, but it’s all about knowing when and where it’s going to happen! Here’s my list of five free events, festivals and fun times you need to check out downtown this January.   Toronto Design Offsight Festival The Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO) is Canada’s largest cultural […]

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Cookbooks for Undergrads

The frosh fifteen is no myth. Now that the fall semester is wrapping up, you’re probably just as concerned with the numbers on your bathroom scale as you are your GPA. Being the campus in the heart of downtown Toronto unfortunately also makes Ryerson the campus within striking distance of tantalizing Big Macs, Whoppers, taquitos, […]

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Campus Coffee Tips

I drink too much coffee. In a gradual process largely spurred by my enrolment in a masters degree, I went from nursing a cup of coffee with cream every morning to requiring a continuous espresso drip to get through the day. Although my addiction to the black stuff is likely shaving years off my life, […]

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Saving Money During the Holidays

As a student, saving money is important as we wait for Canada to catch up with the whole affordable education thing. Some people have a month off during the winter break, which is a dangerous time for everyone’s bank accounts. I admit that this post comes too late to help me and my bone-chilling credit card […]

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Apps to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Making resolutions is a big part of the New Year, and on paper, my list of goals always seems super easy and attainable. But, over the course of the year I find myself becoming unmotivated, which means that I very rarely complete any of my resolutions. Keeping up with resolutions is a lot harder than we […]

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Introducing Ryerson Lens: Winter Break

We are excited to introduce Ryerson Lens, a new photo series by yours truly, Hannah Polinski and Karishma Karia! We will be gathering snapshots of the Ryerson student body for you to get a glimpse into their unique lives. Through photos and short interviews, we will be exploring what it’s like to be a student […]

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December Applicant Updates

Welcome to WhyRyerson! We’re thrilled to have you as an applicant, and are so happy to be in touch! The winter break and holidays are just around the corner, and before welcoming in the new year we have a few important updates we’d like to share with you. Before getting started, please note that Ryerson […]

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