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Power to the People at the Ryerson Image Centre

I recently attended the Ryerson Image Centre‘s opening party for Power to the People: Photography and Video of Repression and Black Protest, a new winter exhibit on campus. Power to the People creates a visually shocking exploration of state violence enacted by lawmakers and police against people of colour and their struggles for justice and […]

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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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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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How to Survive Exam Season

Exam season has fallen upon Ryerson like a thick layer of snow. Slowly but surely the presence of sweatpants on campus has become a common sight. Chatter between classes is replaced with pushing and shoving into the library elevators. The two weeks that stand between a student and winter break are trying times for everyone, […]

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5 Winter Markets to Get You in a Frosty Mood

As winds blow in from the north, Toronto pulls its enormous parkas and oversized scarves out of the deepest corners of its closets, dreading the bone-chilling cold. Perhaps I am being dramatic. Winter isn’t actually that bad, especially when Toronto offers so many fun winter markets with plentiful opportunities to eat, shop, skate, and drink […]

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Where to Up Your Insta Game at Ryerson

Instagram is the victim of countless think pieces, accused of being a false reality that only allows people to share their most jealousy-inducing moments and project glorified images of themselves. Underneath it all, Instagram is just a misunderstood platform that wants you to showcase your creativity and photography. There’s no shame in having friends take […]

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Best Brunch Around Campus

Aside from Drake, brunch seems to be the one thing that Toronto can’t get enough of, and Ryerson students are no exceptions. Brunch makes the perfect post-midterm meal, celebratory essay feast, mid-week study break-heck, eat it anytime! There are plenty of delicious places all within a few minutes walking distance from campus, so get your […]

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Study Tips That You’ll Actually Use

November is here. It’s a wasteland of midterms that send you studying into wee hours of the night, to-be-completed assignments, and hours on end of procrastination. But no fear, your academics don’t actually have to be so gloomy. Whether you are between midterms or have weeks of readings to catch up on, use these five study tips […]

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De-Stressing on Campus

After the calm of reading week, school likes to hit you with as many essays, projects, midterms, and 20-minute presentations it can all at once. As an English major I like to refer to November as essay month, a physically taxing time of year when I can be found carrying up to 12 books on […]

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Six Ryerson Musicians to Add to Your Playlists

After two surprise performances, a shadow in the shape of a certain Toronto-born rapper has been cast over Ryerson’s music scene. But that’s not to say we lack our own campus-grown talent. Ryerson has a booming music community that fills every niche and genre one could think of. From DJs to classical to metal, here […]

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