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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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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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5 Student Groups You Need to Join This Year

Ryerson has something for everyone when it comes to student groups. Classes should be your main focus at school, but let’s not forget how fun it is to get involved in the Ryerson community! From religious groups, to cultural groups, to social groups, to professional groups you have a PLETHORA of choices awaiting you. (Insider […]

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EVENT RECAP: Ryerson Image Centre Fall Exhibitions Opening Party

  One of Ryerson’s hidden gems is the art gallery housed at the Ryerson Image Centre. Earlier in September their new exhibition The Edge of the Earth: Climate Change in Photography and Video opened to a room of thunderous applause and quiet contemplation of our world’s changing climate. The purpose of this exhibition is to […]

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Ryerson’s New High School Summer Program!

Are you interested in design, technology, science and engineering? Do you feel like you aren’t getting enough exposure to them in high school? Well, you’re certainly not alone, and Ryerson has a cool new program to combat this! V4LAB is a new and innovative summer high school program held by Ryerson’s Faculty of Engineering and […]

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8 Emojis that PERFECTLY describe my First Year at Ryerson

  If you have us on Snapchat (@WhyRyerson), then you already know we are ALL about that emoji life. That’s why I decided to pinpoint 8 of the most accurate emojis which describe my first year. Boy.. was that a challenge! 1. The Snowflake This one was inspired by those cold Toronto winters. Coming from […]

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Toronto Hot Spots: The ROM

I recently visited one of my favourite locations downtown: the Royal Ontario Museum.  If you think museums are boring, chances are you’ve never been to this beautiful and historical city landmark.  And to make the trip to the ROM even sweeter, on Tuesdays, postsecondary students get a free pass to all the exhibitions (minus any temporary or […]

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Video – Speed Sketch of Superman by Toronto Artist Eric Kim

The great thing about Ryerson University is that there is always an awesome event or two happening in the vicinity. Today’s post entails a speed sketch of Superman by Toronto artist Eric Kim at Comic Con 2014. The event itself took place at the Metro Toronto Convention Center, just a short walk from campus. Check […]

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Adventures In Origami – Paper Stars & Greatswords

Hey guys! For as long as I can remember, I’ve been fascinated with origami. Using just plain, boring paper to create vivid 3D objects is incredibly cool. With that in mind, I recently acquired a beginner’s book to origami. The two creations that I’ve shared today are my origami paper stars and my paper greatsword. […]

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A-muse Yourself

Hello everyone! This is Matthew Haddad checking in once again to let you know about the wonderful places to visit and sights to see around Ryerson University. Toronto has multiple venues displaying artifacts from our historical past and our present day culture. For today’s post, I would like to talk about the museums and show […]

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