The Arts

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Slamming the stage

After being accompanied to the front of the room by thunderous applause and cheering, the silence that fell across the audience should have been…

Fashion & Lifestyle

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Baby, it’s cold outside

As Toronto’s streets light up with glowing decorations, the mall gets filled with colour, tiny snowflakes land on your palm, and winter quietly sets…


‘Tis the Season to Be Gaudy

The Ugly Christmas Sweater has been in existence since the dawn of tacky clothing. When sifting through old pictures of parents and grandparents sporting…

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Ryerson Role Models

Ryerson is a small and involved community. Part of any good educational experience—here and anywhere—are the great people who surround you throughout, those you…



Editor’s note: Christmas is that time of year where families and friends gather to enjoy each other’s company. It is a time to be…

"Magic Markers"–Petrija

Inner child

Editor’s note: Tom Stoppard once said, “If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.” While we don’t think often about it,…



Why you should Fightback

“’m not going to apologize: We are a Marxist group.” The phrase hardly warrants an apology—the website for Fightback’s socialist group (“The Marxist Voice…

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The Ford Show

here is one fact for certain in Toronto municipal politics: Where Rob Ford goes, cameras will follow. The second mayoral debate of the year—held…



Word Vomit

“Let’s talk about space” you said. “It’ll be fun” you said. Okay then. “I plucked the stars for you Pulled them from their sticky…

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V. This is still a story because I already told you it’s a story Now picture this! a bowl of earth, milky and with…

Illustration by Hannah Stinson

Camping Trip

I have forty seconds left to live. Judging from the distance between the alpha’s gaping maw and my exposed neck, I have two choices…


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FolioPhonic Episode 3: BUSH

On this episode of FolioPhonic, Ryerson students Jennifer Rowley and Stephanie Sturino chat about their RTA documentary project, BUSH, all about female body hair…

Design by Miguel Betz

FolioPhonic: Episode 1

In our first episode of FolioPhonic, Emily Joveski discusses racism in Toronto’s municiple elections. Host: Emily Joveski Producer: Jacqueline Tucci Guests: Ausma Malik, Margaret…



The city builders of today

On Nov. 8, the TIFF Bell Lightbox opened its theatre doors to “Who Builds the City?”, a symposium that included architects, educators and curators…


TEDxRyerson 2014 highlights

On Saturday, the annual TEDxRyersonU event was held at the Royal Ontario Museum. The event opened with a talk from third-year Ryerson sociology student…