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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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Up Close and Personal with Hannah

It was a dark and stormy summer’s eve when I became a student blogger for WhyRyerson. A lover of brunch, Lost, public transport, and airplane food, I have been trying to write a book since age seven. I’m your friendly neighbourhood fourth year English major, who hopes to be graduating next year (scary, exciting, yikes). […]

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