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Best Liberals to Take at Ryerson (According to Real Students)

When you come to Ryerson, you’ll likely have to take one or more of what we call liberal studies courses. These courses do not have to, and normally do not relate to, the program you are in, which makes it an incredible way to explore and study new and exciting things. Personally, I like to […]

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Top Five Spots Around Campus for Instagram Shots

If you’re like me, you’ll do it for the #insta photo. Meaning you will really do anything to get the perfect photo for your Instagram feed. I recently had a great idea to scrounge through my Instagram archives to find the best five pictures I took at spots on Ryerson campus to share with all […]

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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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Best Spooky Movies to Watch in October

I don’t know about you, but I am a horror film fanatic. I will watch anything from Rosemary’s Baby to Saw. I’ve probably seen more horror movies alone than you have watched movies in your entire life. My love for scary films will never die. Which is why I have decided to make a nice […]

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Introducing Emma Macklin!

Hello, friends! My name is Emma and I’m super thrilled that I’m going to be one of the WhyRyerson bloggers this year! This is something that has interested me ever since I started following WhyRyerson when I was in the eleventh grade. I remember absolutely freaking out about what I was going to do after […]

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Top 5: Reasons I Loved Ryerson Residence

First year was an interesting time. I had just moved away from home, from all of my family, friends and everything that was familiar. Toronto isn’t far from where I’m from, but it was still really different, so having the opportunity to live in residence first year was great since I didn’t really have to […]

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University Freedom: What It Means And What To Do About It

As a seasoned residence advisor I have seen my fair share of move-in days. All over campus you can feel the excitement, the nervousness and the overwhelming feeling of uncertainty. You can see the hugs of nervous parents or supportive friends reluctant to say goodbye. Or perhaps you’ll see the students who have started this terrifying […]

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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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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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Cookbooks for Undergrads

The frosh fifteen is no myth. Now that the fall semester is wrapping up, you’re probably just as concerned with the numbers on your bathroom scale as you are your GPA. Being the campus in the heart of downtown Toronto unfortunately also makes Ryerson the campus within striking distance of tantalizing Big Macs, Whoppers, taquitos, […]

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