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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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Student Life Highlight: Ryerson Communication and Design Society

“Student Life Highlight” is a new series that highlights student groups in the faculty of communication and design. Through interviews with students from the student group and working with them day-to-day, Student Life Highlight aims to show you the great things that Ryerson has to offer. The Ryerson Communication and Design Society (RCDS) is a student […]

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Ryerson Startups: Black Orchid

One of my absolute favourite things about Ryerson is the amount of entrepreneurial talent we have on campus. It’s not uncommon to learn that one of your classmates is in the development stage of their startup, or is even running a wildly successful business when not in class. Ryerson students have access to a ton of […]

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Cheap Downtown Grocery Stores

We’re all trying to keep costs low, but you shouldn’t be sacrificing your meals! Keep your grocery budget low by doing all your shopping at these cheap (but great!) downtown grocery stores. Some are a little bit farther than others, however even with the cost of a quick TTC ride your savings will still be huge! […]

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Student Life at Ryerson

My time here at Ryerson has revolved around many extra curricular activities that have introduced me to tons of great people. These groups have helped give me a well-rounded experience during my four years, and I wouldn’t be the same without them. This post aims to highlight one group in particular: The Vietnamese Student Association at Ryerson […]

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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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Why Winter Semester is the Best

It’s the first week back from winter break and even though I miss my homework-free days, I have to say that I’m excited to be back! A big reason for my excitement is because we’ve officially kicked off the Winter semester of the school year. I’ll admit that the weather isn’t so great (I’ll take sunny […]

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