Ryerson Rams Women’s Basketball thinking outside-in

The Ryerson Rams are focused on the ultimate prize. Wind of an impressive 13-6 regular season record coupled with their 10th straight playoff appearance was taken out of its sails by the disappointment of failing to defend their 2015-16 title. Rams finished 14th, 14th, and 15th out of 17 schools in three-point percentage (24.7), attempts […]

York Lions Women’s Basketball looking to take the next step

The York Lions are excited to start fresh. With seven first-year women joining the program and the departure of last season’s leading scorer Shauney Fischer, the hope is that change can be a good thing. “We’re trying to get out there and find kids who not only have basketball potential but are hard workers and […]

‘It’ movie about clowns comes alive in movie theatres, literally

Seeing others get scared by clowns when you’re not, might be fun for some people, but the condition known as Coulrophobia, or fear of clowns, can be frightening for those who suffer from it. Now with author Stephen King’s “It” remake film released September 18, 2017 featuring the killer clown, Pennywise, some people are intentionally dressing up as clowns and attending screenings.

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Ontario public college faculty could be on strike by October 16

Unless a labour agreement is reached this weekend, post-secondary students at all of Ontario’s 24 public colleges, including Centennial College’s Story Arts Centre in East York, may soon see their classes cancelled, because of a faculty strike.

The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) has set a strike date of Monday, October 16.

Toronto Book Awards finalists share stories

On Tuesday, the six finalists for the Toronto Book Awards, which acknowledge authors who write books about the city, took to the stage at S. Walter Stewart Library in East York to read excerpts from their work. They’ll find out which one of them wins the coveted $10,000 first-place prize on Oct. 12 at the Toronto Reference Library. Finalists will receive $1,000. 

‘You don’t have to be a basketball player or a rapper or a drug dealer to take care of your family’: Jayscale

Jamal Burger, better known as Jayscale, is most famous for his captivating cityscape photographs from the tops of Toronto’s high rises. Now a few years removed from school and with his career flourishing, Burger plans to use his talents to uplift the next generation of young people, including those in the public housing complex where he grew up.