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5 Toronto Festivals to Check Out This Summer

I always consider Toronto to be at its best during the summer. There’s so much to see and do during the summer months, and one of the things I try to do every season is go to a few local festivals. With so many festivals to choose from, there’s bound to be one that interests you. Check out […]

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Ryerson Lens: How to Ace Your Final Exams!

By: Hannah Polinski and Karishma Karia We can’t believe we’re typing this, but it’s time for the last Ryerson Lens post of the year! With the end of the school year comes exam season, which means Ryerson is settling down onto the quiet floors of the Student Learning Centre and getting down to business. For […]

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3 TED Talks to Get You Through Finals

With the sweet taste of summer freedom only a few weeks away, studying for finals is the last thing any student wants to do right now. I’ll admit that I chose to write this post instead of preparing for my exams, so at this point I’ll take motivation from any source available. That’s where TED […]

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Ryerson Startups: Growing North (Part 2)

Welcome to part two of Ryerson Startups: Growing North. Growing North is a non-profit organization founded by Stefany Nieto (Business Management graduate – Class of 2016) and Ben Canning (current Business Management student – Entrepreneurship major) which aims to bring fresh food to communities across the country. Over the span of a few short years, the […]

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5 Places To Satisfy Your Hot Chocolate Craving

There are some things that are a necessity in order to survive the colder weather: waterproof boots, a sweater so warm you feel like you’re wrapped in a hug, and hot chocolate. I’m usually only interested in drinking hot chocolate during the colder months, which means that I’m currently in the mood to indulge in this classic […]

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Ryerson Startups: Growing North (Part 1)

If you’ve ever visited this blog, you know that we’re really into campus involvement. Getting involved on campus can change your life in unexpected ways, and Business Management graduate Stefany Nieto (marketing, business law minor; class of 2016), and current student Ben Canning (entrepreneurship) are prime examples of this. In 2013, Stefany and Ben began […]

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Unique Electives You Can Take at Ryerson

When thinking about the universities you want to apply to, it’s natural to focus on the courses offered in your desired program(s). One thing I’ve found that a lot of students take for granted is the knowledge you develop through your lower and upper level liberal studies courses, also known as electives. Electives are a chance to explore topics outside […]

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5 University Myths – Debunked

During my last semester of high school and the summer before first year, I spent a fair amount of time worrying about what university would be like. Through conversations I had with others, but mainly through movies and TV shows, I thought I had a good idea of what the next four years would look […]

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Ryerson Startups: Black Orchid

One of my absolute favourite things about Ryerson is the amount of entrepreneurial talent we have on campus. It’s not uncommon to learn that one of your classmates is in the development stage of their startup, or is even running a wildly successful business when not in class. Ryerson students have access to a ton of […]

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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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