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Three Ways Musicians@Ryerson’s Battle of the Bands is Similar to Ryerson University

Tristan Rotilio is a 3rd year Business Management student. He’s here on WhyRyerson to let you know a little about his experience with Musicians@Ryerson and their annual Battle of the Bands! — This year I had the pleasure of being apart of the organizing team that put together Musicians@Ryerson’s annual Battle of the Bands. The Battle of […]

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March In Toronto

Now some of you might be wondering what the weather is like here in the Great White North. March is a tricky time, some days it’s spring, some days it’s winter, some days its somewhere in-between. To give you a better idea of March in Toronto check out these pictures:   MONDAY TUESDAY   WEDNESDAY […]

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5 Places To Satisfy Your Hot Chocolate Craving

There are some things that are a necessity in order to survive the colder weather: waterproof boots, a sweater so warm you feel like you’re wrapped in a hug, and hot chocolate. I’m usually only interested in drinking hot chocolate during the colder months, which means that I’m currently in the mood to indulge in this classic […]

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Why Toronto is Better Than New York City

When trying to explain Toronto to non-Torontonians, I find myself saying “it’s like the New York City of Canada.” Recently, I’ve realized that is all a LIE! If anything, New York City is actually the Toronto of the United States. With all its diverse neighbourhoods, Toronto has a personality too big for the five boroughs […]

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Ryerson’s Vision Media Conference

Vision seemed to have almost appeared out of thin air this year. With only whispers of a media conference coming to Ryerson this winter, back in September 2016, many students weren’t sure what to expect from the RTA production. However, after attending this 1-day event this past weekend, I can tell you what an amazing […]

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5 Places To Go Skating This Winter Downtown

Nathan Phillips Square I feel like this one’s a given but still, how pretty is Nathan Phillips Square all lit up for Christmas? Try to avoid the busy times during the evenings and weekends and check out this rink during weekday afternoons if you can! Skate rentals only $10 for two hours.   Harbourfront Centre A […]

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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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Student Life Highlight: Creative Industries Course Union

“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 Creative Industries Course Union (CICU) is one of […]

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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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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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