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How to Brave a Toronto Winter

It’s been a mild winter here in Toronto. I haven’t had to wear my heavy winter boots and mitts yet in 2017, but that doesn’t mean I don’t pray for the blue skies and light sweaters of spring. The days of winter may be grey and chilly, but Toronto is a city that can warm […]

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Ryerson Lens: Valentine’s Edition

By: Karishma Karia and Hannah Polinski  Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. While people think Valentine’s Day is reserved for couples, February 14 is a day to celebrate love of all kinds! Partners, families, and friends can all enjoy a variety of activities all around the city. Hannah will be having a Valentine’s EXTRAVAGANZA […]

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Winter Semester Conference Guide!

Aside from looking good on resumés, conferences can be fun learning experiences and great opportunities to network. In my first year I used to fear conferences because the sound of the word “networking” sent shivers down my spine. I went to the “TEDxRyerson” conference as well as the “RU a Leader?” conference back in my […]

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Ryerson Lens: Second Semester Excitement!

Hannah and Karishma here again, ready to bring you another installment of Ryerson Lens! With Winter semester back in full swing, the student body is getting back into study mode and is ready to take on the second half of the school year. We braved the chilly Toronto weather (and quickly ran back inside) to […]

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Five Reasons Why I Loved Living on Campus

Ryerson may have a reputation as a commuter school, but its three on-campus residences are full of spirit and some of my best university memories. In my first year at Ryerson, I lived in O’Keefe House, a former mansion converted into a student residence right in the heart of campus. O’Keefe House completely changed the […]

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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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Saving Money During the Holidays

As a student, saving money is important as we wait for Canada to catch up with the whole affordable education thing. Some people have a month off during the winter break, which is a dangerous time for everyone’s bank accounts. I admit that this post comes too late to help me and my bone-chilling credit card […]

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Introducing Ryerson Lens: Winter Break

We are excited to introduce Ryerson Lens, a new photo series by yours truly, Hannah Polinski and Karishma Karia! We will be gathering snapshots of the Ryerson student body for you to get a glimpse into their unique lives. Through photos and short interviews, we will be exploring what it’s like to be a student […]

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How to Survive Exam Season

Exam season has fallen upon Ryerson like a thick layer of snow. Slowly but surely the presence of sweatpants on campus has become a common sight. Chatter between classes is replaced with pushing and shoving into the library elevators. The two weeks that stand between a student and winter break are trying times for everyone, […]

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5 Winter Markets to Get You in a Frosty Mood

As winds blow in from the north, Toronto pulls its enormous parkas and oversized scarves out of the deepest corners of its closets, dreading the bone-chilling cold. Perhaps I am being dramatic. Winter isn’t actually that bad, especially when Toronto offers so many fun winter markets with plentiful opportunities to eat, shop, skate, and drink […]

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