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Ryerson Image Center

As an aspiring photographer in such a concentrated field, I find it hard to stand out amongst the thousands of other photographers in Toronto alone. Another thing I have found challenging is to come up with a newer more creative shot every single time. I’ve recently come to learn that I have to finding inspiration […]

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City of Neighbourhoods Ep. 5: Harbourfront

Visiting the Harbourfront is a perfect way to spend a day or a night in the city. It’s really unfortunate that many people who visit our city don’t realize how gorgeous our waterfront is. Yes, we’re known for busy streets and high-rises but, come on! The Harbourfront deserves more recognition. Don’t believe me? Watch the vlog […]

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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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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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