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Top Five Thrift Stores Around Toronto

I am the thrifting queen, and there is absolutely no doubt about that. Catch me at any point, on any day, and I will be wearing head-to-toe thrifted clothing (and likely carrying thrifted books). Today, I am sharing with you a few of my secret thrifting havens around campus so you can be as thrifty […]

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9 Things to do in Your First Year at Ryerson

Your first year at university will fly by at an amazing and alarming pace. Before you know it, you will have written your last exam of first year and will be left to reflect on what that landmark year meant and what you did. I can’t even stress it enough that your experience will be […]

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Ryerson’s Back-to-School To-Do List

So, we’ve officially been back at Ryerson just over a month now. The nerves have settled down and your official back-to-school excuse list has been exhausted. It’s a new year and a new you, so it’s time we start treating October like the new February- you know, the month after you’ve made all those new year resolutions […]

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5 Free Events This October

So far October is looking out to be a pretty great month filled with beautiful weather and a ton of free events. Here are five free events that are happing on or around Ryerson campus for you to take advantage of!   Cineplex Free Movie Day On October 14 Cineplex, in partnership with WE Day will […]

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Hey I’m Taylor Stone!

Guess who’s back… back again. Hey everyone! My name is Taylor, and I’m super excited to be back at WhyRyerson snapping/blogging/tweeting my way through this year. A little about me, I’m in my fourth and final year of Professional Communications (also known as ProCom), with minors in Public Relations and Marketing. As this is my final year I’m […]

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I’m Will – and here is 5 fun facts!

Hi there! If you are reading this I assume you or someone you know is considering coming to Ryerson, or you are my mom (hi mom). I am so excited to be one of the new students who will spend the year showing you my life, and also what makes Ryerson and Toronto so great! […]

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Getting Involved

One of the best things about Ryerson is the amount of opportunities there are for getting involved in the community, and how many different types roles you can take on. I remember during my first week at Ryerson, going down Gould Street for the campus clubs day, I signed up for almost everything. My email […]

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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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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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Downtown Study Cafés

Downtown cafés to study in are a hot commodity around town. Everyone is always looking for the perfect spot to set up shop for a few hours, especially during exam season. Check out these study cafés next time you’re around campus.   Zavida Location: 382 Yonge Street This small shop is about a 5 minute walk from […]

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