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Before the Gardens, there was George Bell

Before the MAC, the Rams played at George Bell Arena, a tiny rink so far down St. Clair West that the streetcar turns around before reaching it.

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Catch them if you can…

Three years ago Jaxson Jacobs, then 14, was driving a practice run around the track at New Smyrna Speedway near Daytona Beach, Fla. As he came to the end of the straightaway, traveling at what he estimates was 240 km/h, Jacobs’ motor exploded and his car slammed into the wall. He was knocked out cold […]

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Women’s hockey team hasn’t quit on season

Last season, the women’s hockey team won the hearts of the school with a surprise spot in the playoffs, the first in team history. Despite being swept in the first round by the Guelph Gryphons, it was clear that the team had finally found its identity in its fourth season.

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Ryerson grad feeds the Chicago Bears

While the NFL’s Chicago Bears worry about their performance on the field, a Ryerson food and nutrition grad is worrying about making sure they are fuelled for the fight.

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Reading News on the Radio

This past semester, I took a radio journalism course where we put on a full radio newscast every week. The following clips are different reports I did for that class.

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Science of the Rams

The jocks and geeks of Ryerson have found something to work together on. The school of nutrition and the varsity athletics department have partnered on a program to increase the efficiency of athlete exercise.

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Downtown Showdown at Ryerson’s Mattamy Athletic Centre

Ghosts, goblins and princesses filled the stands of the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC) Friday to cheer on the Ryerson women’s hockey team as they took on the University of Toronto Varsity Blues.

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Rob Ford ends his run for mayor; brother Doug enters the race

Mayor Rob Ford ended his campaign for mayor Friday, withdrawing from the race on the last day candidates could do so. Ford’s brother, Doug Ford, has entered the race, filling out his paper work only minutes before the 2 p.m. deadline. In a statement Rob said that his “heart is heavy,” but that doctors advised […]

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Changing of the Keeper for Ryerson Quidditch

Suraj Singh is sprawled on the cold November grass of Cherry Beach Fields, struggling to breathe. He closes his eyes for a minute and when he opens them, paramedics are looking down at him. They try to take his blood pressure, but Singh is shaking, making it difficult to get an accurate reading. One paramedic […]

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Ryerson snags rookie volleyball prodigy

The Ryerson Rams and Humber Hawks were tied at two sets apiece with the Rams at match point. Over two hours of play later, Alex Dawson sent the ball deep into the Humber court. The Hawks set it up for a big smash, but rookie sensation Jeff Ardron jumped up and made the block, giving […]

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