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Notes from a Fourth Year Me to a First Year Me

I just completed my final month of university, which is scary and exciting at the same time. I went from being a small-town girl, embarking upon the city with a bright-eyed idealism to a cynical broke student with no future prospects. Just kidding, Ryerson prepared me for the real world, and I’m happy to say […]

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City of Neighbourhoods #1: Queen St. W & Kensington

  Oh, hi there!   My name is Karin and I going into my 4th year at Ryerson studying Media Production. This summer I’ll be showing you all the reasons I love Ryerson and Toronto, so if you don’t already follow @WhyRyerson you should go that. Go. QUICK! I love anything media and am a self-proclaimed Starbucks addict. Typically, […]

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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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Favourite Quick and Easy Recipes

We’re all students on a budget here. If you’re looking for new meal ideas check out some of my favourite recipes that I have tried and successfully made all by my adult self. Those well-lit, highly-saturated, fun food videos aren’t just there for the catchy music people, try some! I’ve personally tried all of these […]

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Best Day Trips from Toronto

Now that the school year is over, thoughts of summer and the freedom that accompanies it begin to filter through my mind. I spent my final days in class fantasizing about booking a one-way ticket to Paris, and hanging out along the Seine with surrealist artists who encourage me to publish my novel, when suddenly I remember […]

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6 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Went To Ryerson

Ryerson might be known for hosting part of the annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), however it has also been host to a few celebrities themselves. We have always prided ourselves on making our university experience as immersive and hands on as possible- and here’s the proof! Check out 6 of our grads who have […]

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Art Communities at Ryerson

In second year, my creative writing professor told me that it is a common myth that artists work alone, when in fact the most important thing an artist can do is surround themselves with a community of like-minded individuals. As a writer myself, the best thing I ever did was start a writing club so […]

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Living On or Off Campus?

Now in my fourth year at Ryerson, I’ve had the chance to live both on and off campus. Deciding where to live is not always easy, as there are numerous factors including costs, accessibility, convenience, and safety. Not everyone can afford to live downtown, but not everyone has the energy to commute for three hours […]

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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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