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Volume 47 - Issue 8

October 30, 2013
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3 Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013
Ryerson lifts no-show on Sam sign
Toronto city councilor Josh Matlow had a tour of the trailer where the sign has been held
CESAR takes the cake
With CESAR entering its third week of lockout, CUPE1281 members worry about losing key services
CUPE1281 members hand out yers daily to spread awareness about the lockout.
CUPE1281 workers, currently
locked out of their jobs, protested
outside the Continuing Education
Students Association at Ryerson
(CESAR) ofce on Oct. 28, asking
CESAR executives to come back to
the bargaining table.
This comes a few days after a
decision by the Ryerson Students
Union (RSU) to stop providing dis-
counted metro passes to thousands
of CESAR members.
Protestors brought with them
a cake reading Dear CESAR
and several printed invitations that
were later slipped under the ofce
door as there were no employees or
executives visibly present.
CESAR takes the cake as the
worst employer ever, said Stephen
Seaborn, vice president equity of
Toronto CUPE local branch.
Ive never seen this kind of in-
humane treatment in my life.
However, in an email to The
Eyeopener, CESAR president Shi-
nae Kim has said that the union
has never requested that CESAR
return to the bargaining until the
CESAR simply interpreted the
silence as indicative of the unions
unwillingness to respond to the
concerns raised by CESAR during
that time, said Kim.
For the rst time since the lock-
out, the union contacted us stating
that the union wishes to get back
to the bargaining table.
Kim also pointed out that there
were no employees present in the
ofce because the picketers ob-
structed an employee that was try-
ing to enter the room with their
chanting and taking photos.
The RSU is citing the labour dis-
pute as a problem when providing
services, like metropasses, to stu-
The RSUs decision and inabil-
ity to see past a labour dispute and
look at the students who are being
penalized due to their partisanship
is a huge mistake, said Kim.
Clearly, RSU chose to side with
CUPE1281 than serve the interest
of the students at large.
RSU president Melissa Palermo
has said in a statement that it is
important to treat all full-time
staff with dignity and respect ask-
ing that CESAR management can
come to a resolution with member
of CUPE 1281 as soon as possible.
Its a joint venture, it is staffed
by unionized employees so it is dif-
cult for our employees to provide
that service, said Palermo.
It is unfortunate that this has
had to happen and we are encour-
aging students to raise their con-
cerns or if they have any questions
to bring those to CUPE 1281.
According to Kim, by agree-
ment the RSU has to provide the
discounted metropass service to
part-time and continuing educa-
tion students.
RSUs full-time staff, including
executive directors, is unionized
with CUPE1281.
We are trying to resolve issues
with RSU executives, said Kim.
It seems that RSU is represent-
ing CUPE1281, not the students.
CESAR executives are now con-
sidering the option of operating the
discounted metropass service inde-
pendent of the RSU through the
CESAR ofce.
The metro pass is just anoth
step one lockouts has consequenc-
es for workers. Bargaining is going
to happen later or sooner but it is
going to happen, said Mary-Jo
Nadeau, service co-ordinator at
CUPE 1281.
The lockout was triggered Sept.
30 after weeks of unsuccessful
discussion between CESAR execu-
tives and their staff on the topic of
wage increases to a cost of living
standard through a new collective
bargaining agreement.
A time frame regarding bargain-
ing and negotiations has not yet
been released to the public.
The lockout continues.
Ryerson allowed Toronto city councillor Josh Matlow to see the Sam the Record Man sign in storage Tuesday. From left: The
disassembled Sam sign stored in a trailer behind a warehouse north of Toronto; labels on the pieces of the sign indicating where
they go; part of the neon tubing spelling out ENTERTAINMENT with an inventory label attached to it.
The secrecy of where Ryerson is stor-
ing the Sam the Record Man Sign and
its condition was nally lifted on Oct.
29 when the university allowed city
councilor Josh Matlow to tour the
storage trailer the sign is being held
in. Besides Ryerson staff and work-
ers from Gregory Signs & Engraving
Limited (the sign company Ryerson
is using as consultants) Matlow, who
represents Ward 22 (St. Pauls), is
the rst person to see the sign since
it was put into storage after Ryerson
bought the Sam the Record Man
property in 2008.
Currently, the sign is being kept
in an immobile trailer next to Greg-
ory Signs warehouse in Vaughan. A
company representative led the tour.
It was very odd to see it stored in
so many hundreds of pieces. Almost
like the largest gigsaw puzzle Ive
ever seen, Matlow said. He added
that although the sign could not be
turned on because it was in too many
pieces, it appeared to be in good con-
dition. The Gregory Signs representa-
tive told Matlow that the entirety of
the Sam sign was being stored in the
Matlow was also told during the
tour that the mercury in the sign is
only a health and ame hazard while
its on storage, but that once its re-
mounted and running again, it would
be safe.
This is the same mercury expert
that talked to Ryerson so thats the
same information they would have
had, which pretty seriously contra-
dicts what Ryerson said about the
mercury, said Matlow. Previously,
Ryerson said that a potential mercu-
ry spill was among the reasons why it
did not want to mount the sign in the
Student Learning Centre.
Ryerson has been facing contro-
versy since it announced the sign
would not be remounted in the Stu-
dent Learning Centre, which is being
built on the old Sam the Record Man
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4 Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013
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5 Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013
Rye lays out mental
health strategy
By Gabriela Panza-Beltrandi
The Ryerson Mental Health Ad-
visory Committee (RMHAC) pre-
sented a report for a campus-wide
mental health strategy at a town
hall meeting Thursday closing
off Ryersons Mental Wellbeing
In the report, the committee rec-
ommended that the short-term pro-
grams aimed at promoting mental
health on campus should be inte-
grated into Ryersons new academic
plan. In the long run, the committee
wants Ryerson to create a website
for information related to mental
health on campus and develop a
plan to co-ordinate and enhance
mental health services.
The town hall meeting was facili-
tated by award-wining journalist
Valerie Pringle and featured a panel
of Ryerson alumni.
One of the key issues that was
touched on was better access to
help for students and staff.
The huge demand for services
means they cannot always help
people right away. Immediate care
is for the severely sick and suicidal
and unfortunately that creates a
waitlist for other students, said
Dr. Su-Ting Teo, director of student
health and wellness at Ryerson and
co-chair of the RMHAC.
Former Continuing Education
Students Association (CESAR)
vice-president of equity and events
Matthew Cwihin joined the panel
via Skype to speak about the role
universities should play in their stu-
dents mental well-being.
Mental health in itself is a very
broad term and students will come
to an institution with issues that
do affect their mental health, said
Pringle said students should not
be afraid to ask for help.
There is no shame in it, said
Pringle. There is absolutely hope
especially if you get treatment early
enough. We say to people If you
need help, get it, demand it. Its not
always easy people just have to
scream and shout.
Rye mental illness stigma
project gets $3 million grant
Movember funding to study stigma in immigrant-Asian male communities
By Deni Verklan
A Ryerson research project ad-
dressing stigma of mental illness
among boys and men in Asian im-
migrant communities in Canada
received a $3 million grant from
the Movember Foundation on
Oct. 23.
The project will involve a total
of 2,160 men, aged 17 and up.
The research will be conducted in
Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto
with the help of researchers from
the University Health Network,
Centre for Addiction and Mental
Health (CAMH), Simon Fraser
University and the University of
This is the very rst study in
Canada that targets stigma of
mental illnesses within immi-
grant communities. This will be
a groundbreaking study, said
the principal investigator Sepali
Guruge, a professor at Ryersons
Daphne Cockwell School of Nurs-
ing. Were hoping to develop
a large number of mental health
ambassadors [who] will poten-
tially mobilize other men, women,
and children to address stigma of
mental illness in their communi-
ties. This approach allows for the
work to continue beyond the du-
ration of the study.
The leaders of the project, Ry-
erson Nursing professors Souraya
Sidani and Josephine Wong along
with Guruge, will apply two inter-
vention methods called acceptance
commitment training and contact-
based empowerment education
to address the stigma of mental
illness. The interventions were
adapted from research on reduc-
ing the stigma of HIV by the Com-
mittee for Accessible AIDS Treat-
ment led by researchers Alan Li,
Kenneth Fung and Wong.
These interventions target stig-
ma at the individual, family, com-
munity and societal levels, which
will be key to the success of these
interventions because targeting
just one level of society will not
have a long lasting effect, Guruge
Surveys taken before, right after
and several months after the inter-
vention will provide data on the
effectiveness of the anti-stigma in-
terventions. Ryerson students will
be involved in taking the study to
the communities, recruiting par-
ticipants, and engaging in data
collection, analysis and dissemi-
nation of study ndings, Guruge
This project addresses an im-
portant issue, said Wendy Cuki-
er, Ryersons vice president of re-
search and innovation. It ts in
with Ryersons mission [to serve
and engage the needs of the com-
Nursing professor Sepali Guruge will
explore new ways to reduce the stigma
of mental illness among Asian men and
Library laptop
network spazz
News Bites
Ryersons library circulation net-
work issues have been resolved
after announcements posted on
the library website told students
loaner laptops would not be avail-
able due to technical issues, last
It seemed the application was
having challenges... Over the
weekend they changed the cong-
uration of the server, the problem
seems to have gone away, said
Jim Buchanan, client service assis-
tant director.
Man gets stun
gun to the
neck, robbed
A man reported that two suspects
repeatedly used a stun gun on his
neck and then stole his belong-
ings. The incident happened on
Gerrard Street near Yonge Street
on Oct. 22 at 1 a.m.
The victim reported the incident
to campus security but did not
want to talk to police. Security
said he was not a Ryerson com-
munity member.
Ryerson scores
award for
campus renos
Tourism Toronto and the Great-
er Toronto Hotel Association
awarded Ryerson the 2013 Presi-
dents Award for preserving
Torontos past and shaping its
The associations said Ryerson
was chosen because of its new
award-winning buildings that
add to the aesthetic appeal of
downtown Toronto.
Money wants
to vote No
Posters by a group called FCAD
Save Money have gone up around
campus telling FCAD students to
vote no in the upcoming refer-
endum to create a separate FCAD
society. The society would allow
for better networking, but would
also charge FCAD students extra.
[W]e are not opposed to the
creation of a society, the group
tweeted. [W]e just dont think
students should be charged $60 to
work together.
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6 Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013
Porn and poem spammers get warnings
Several of the students involved
in the Oct. 1 massive engineering
and architecture email spam prank
have been tracked down and is-
sued warnings, according to Ry-
erson Information Security Ofcer
Mugino Saeki.
The students used email gener-
ating site to create
countless messages ready for mass
distribution from an account that
appeared to belong to engineering
communications coordinator Mi-
chelle Colasuonno. The messages
contained everything from criti-
cisms of faculty to links directing
to pornographic web pages.
If this had been a criminal mat-
ter we would have taken it to the
next level in terms of investigation
and engaged the internet service
providers, engaged law enforce-
ment, said Saeki.
We would have pursued it to
the full length if their was any sig-
nicant harm.
Saeki went on to note that the
full extent of her ofces response
and investigative resources are
typically reserved for breeches of
highly sensitive information. In
instances of practical jokes con-
taining no actual breaching or
hacking, such as the spam stunt,
a conscientious decision is typi-
cally made to warn students as op-
pose to completely cracking down
on them.
I think anyone who is on the
internet for any period of time
knows what internet trolls are
like. They hide behind anonymity
to spew a lot of very unpleasant
language and hateful comments,
so unfortunately this is the reality
of today, said Saeki.
Aside from the warnings, Ryer-
son has now completely blocked
any access to on its
server. Extra vigilance measures
have also been instituted through-
out Ryersons email system to
track any spam being generated.
Further, only permitted accounts
may be allowed to email lists such
as the one utilized by pranksters.
I feel as though there should
have been a more concrete punish-
ment for them ... say email-sending
privileges removed for a period of
time, said Joseph Temkov, one of
the many engineering-student re-
cipients of the spam mail.
The RSUs $3 million budget: the break down
Available online, the RSU 2012 budget highlights the unions expenditures for the year
Student tees
Ryersons Students Unions (RSU)
2012 audited budget shows that
students paid more than $3 million
in student fees last year.
The RSU spent close to $300,000
on event programming last year,
according to the unions 2012 ex-
penses breakdown.
But, some students think that in
the future that money should go
towards different things.
While students praise campaigns
such as Water Bottle Free Cam-
pus, some are questioning whether
these events and campaigns geared
towards dropping fees are worth
the cost.
I think its wasted time. They
would have to drastically change
how they [RSU] are going about
doing it because it doesnt seem to
be working, said second-year Eng-
lish student Andrea McDonald.
It would be nice to see them
focus on things that could actually
make a difference.
Some students pointed to RSUs
long-standing history with the
Drop Fees campaign as being in-
effective. Post-secondary tuition in
Ontario is already the highest in the
country and its continuing to rise.
On October 31 the Ryerson Stu-
dents Union will host the Rally For
The Death of Affordable Education
to create awareness on campus
about tuition fees and student debt.
I dont think these things will
ever be effective. Tuition will rise
a rally isnt going to change that,
said fth-year engineering student
Daniel Tarek.
Students also dish out another
$400,000 for membership to the
Canadian Federation of Students
(CFS), who help run a separate
Hikes Stop Here campaign.
By The News Team
7 Wednesday Oct. 30, 2013
Zombie survival 101
This is it his only shot at surviv-
al. Twenty-nine-year-old Patrick
Boyd knows that if he isnt fast
enough, smart enough, or if he
makes any mistakes, hell become
one of them. The troops assemble
in a patch of green space. Wilder-
ness and a large body of water sur-
round them. They put their hands
in for one nal hurrah before the
bell sounds. A blood-curdling
zombie shriek echoes through the
air. Boyd is overcome with adrena-
line he knows that if he uses ev-
erything hes learned over the past
two days, he can escape.
It felt real. It denitely got my
heart and my adrenaline pump-
ing, said Boyd, a former teacher.
I didnt think that Id be that af-
fected by it, but I was so wrapped
up in the whole experience.
Welcome to Zombie Survival
Camp, the three-day training pro-
gram in Orillia that helps both
zombie enthusiasts and wilderness
junkies alike prepare for the zom-
bie apocalypse.
Campers spend time learning
basic survival skills and zombie
ghting tactics like archery, zom-
jitsu (hand-to-hand combat) and
eld craft. All of these acquired
skills are then put to the test on the
last day of the camp during a simu-
lated zombie outbreak.
Zombie fans Eric Somerville and
Peter Lane started up the camp
about a year-and-a-half ago. The
two met in university and became
business partners, opening up a
pool cleaning business together.
Zombie camp was their next en-
trepreneurial endeavor.
Since, the camp has grown in
popularity and attracts a variety
of different people ranging in ages
and professions.
Deidter Stadnyk, a fourth-year
Ryerson lm student, is one of the
zombie camp instructors. During
his third year at Ryerson, he was
working on a short documentary
about zombie apocalypse culture.
While researching, he came across
Zombie Survival Camp. He con-
tacted the organizers and they
agreed to run a mock camp for
lming purposes.
I got involved and became
an instructor from there because
it was awesome and I thought I
could bring something to the ta-
ble, Stadnyk said.
Prior to becoming a zombie
camp instructor, Stadnyk spent
ve years serving in the Cana-
dian Armed Forces. He has taken
the skills he acquired while in the
army and used them to help camp-
ers learn eld craft and basic sol-
Everything we teach are the real
skills that you can use, Stadnyk
said. Everything just has a zombie
spin on it. Its more fun that way.
Some campers are completely se-
rious about preparing for a zombie
apocalypse, while others are just
looking to get out of the house for
the weekend. Regardless, the camp
is meant to be a fun way for people
to share their love for zombie cul-
ture and learn new skills.
Although Stadnyk thinks that
the probability of a real zombie
apocalypse happening is slim, he
still likes to imagine what it would
be like. While looking back on
the past year, he said that being
involved with the camp has been
nothing but a positive experience.
There are only ve people in
the history of the world that are
able to say, we created Canadas
rst zombie camp. No one else
will ever get that claim, said Stad-
nyk. Ive never been more per-
sonally fullled.
As for Boyd, he said that the
camp blew his expectations.
When I went there, I really
didnt know what to expect, but
when we got there, it blew my
mind in every way shape and
form, said Boyd.
An inside look at Canadas rst zombie survival camp
Participants who register for Zombie Survival Camp come to a wilderness resort in
Orillia to learn zombie-ghting tactics and other basic survival skills.
Theres more to playing a zombie
than just looking the part
Dylan Freeman-Grist auditioning for a role as the star zombie for the Running Dead race in front of a celebrity judge panel.
It happened too quickly. A virus
coursed through my veins. It bar-
raged the walls of my arteries, blew
the capillaries in my iris. My skin
turned to tar, my breath a foul
spew of blood.
The valves in my heart decayed
and collapsed, yet somehow the
failing organ managed to pump
sludge through my body. My hairs
stood on end; adrenaline frenzied
the misring synapses of my ner-
vous system.
Myself, along with eight other
hopefuls, came to the Ofce Pub
to audition for the role of Patient
Zero the zombie star of the up-
coming Running Dead Race. In
the end, only one contestant was
deemed successful.
The race, which happened on
Oct. 27, is a ve-kilometre obstacle
course. The catch is that partici-
pants have to worry about the doz-
ens of zombie volunteers looking
to remove them from the trail.
Those who auditioned had to
channel their inner zombie and do
their best impression for a panel
of celebrity judges. The panel con-
sisted of Resident Evil producer
Byron A. Martin, Toronto Star
pop culture reporter Malene Arpe,
Silver Snail Comics owner George
Zotti, Flare Magazine digital editor
Andrew Lovesey and Toronto lm-
maker Charlie Lawton.
I walked into the audition room,
stood before the judges and did my
best attempt at a zombie shufe.
Limping with one leg stuck behind
me, I let out a haunting moan.
My back story was simple
enough - a classic tale of a neurotic
student journalist breaking into a
Ryerson biology lab looking for a
scoop, only to be bitten by a savage
beast hidden deep inside the lost sc
chambers of Kerr Hall. From the
point of contact, I began infecting
all other stragglers in the area. As
a pack, we took over the campus,
as a horde, we took over the city
and as an army, we took over the
entire world.
Once my performance and nar-
rative were complete I stopped,
came back to life, and waited for
my nal judgment.
Despite my best efforts, my
zombiness was only enough to
tie me for second place. Patient
Zero somehow managed to slip
through my clammy, rotting hands.
Once it was over, I washed off
the remnants of my face paint,
adjusted my coat, and cautiously
stepped back into the world of the
living. Left to reect in the normal-
cy of life, I couldnt help but won-
der about the undead glory that I
could have been.
It felt real. It denitely
got my heart and my
adrenaline pumping
8 Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013
R1srsor Urvsrs:1
The Student Campus Centre (SCC) superimposed over a le photo of Gould Street, circa 1998.
The past 20 years have seen Ryerson grow from the little polytechnic that could
to a veritable force in the education sector. Jake Scott explores the impact of its
marketing machine on the school, the brand and the students
housands of out-of-sync-
footsteps echo across Gould
Street as half-lidded stu-
dents march to their next class.
Some dress in full business garb
power ties and polished shoes
and others sport baggy sweatpants,
too exhausted from intensive study
to be bothered with denim or cor-
duroy. They look right through the
tour group standing in front of a
massive Egerton Ryerson. Prospec-
tive students listen intently to their
guide, devouring every factoid.
This wasnt always the scene. In
a time long since past, when cars
ruled Gould Street, Ryerson was
scoffed at as Rye-High, a party-
hard polytechnical college suffering
from a severe image issue. Special-
ized courses like fashion and jour-
nalism were already relatively well
regarded, but more universal pro-
grams such as the sciences and hu-
manities were seen as second-class
in comparison to the competition.
Some didnt even exist. This created
the stigma that led many to believe
students were more likely to choose
Ryerson to attend keggers and par-
ty houses than lectures.
It wasnt until June of 1993, when
Ryerson claimed university status,
that it could begin to establish itself
as a top tier post-secondary insti-
tute. It had to be known that Ryer-
son was taking itself seriously, and
that starts with visibility.
If were hiding ourselves under
a bush no one is going to know
about us. So its really important
for us particularly when we are
the new kid on the block to get out
there stronger, bigger and bolder,
says assistant vice president of
communications Erin McGinn.
We have tried to do that at the
Toronto University fair we have
an enormous booth, we make sure
we have our faculty there, were
big, were loud. We make sure peo-
ple know what were doing.
As part of the communications
team at Ryerson, McGinn nds
ways to effectively demonstrate
to the public what Ryerson is all
about. And Ryerson is all about
that coveted employment.
Our research is there for solv-
ing real world problems. We get it
out there quickly and we are work-
ing with industry, says McGinn.
From a communication stand-
point we really try to highlight
those relationships.
This brings to mind an old say-
ing: its not what you know, its
who you know. The chance to net-
work with industry professionals is
enough to wet the lips of many a
potential pupil.
Thats what sets Ryerson a cut
above the rest an emphasis on
real-world application as well as
networking within your chosen in-
dustry. Journalists get access to the
myriad of news outlets based in
Toronto through their professors
contacts as well as Ryerson-offered
internships. Fashion students gain
access to marketing resources and
start-up accelerators and incuba-
tors. Partnerships with industry
juggernauts like Hydro One can
give engineering students a well-
oiled boot in the door before they
even graduate. Its a titillating
thought for students of any faculty
to be able to say, I graduated em-
ployed, you?
t takes more than massive cor-
porate partnerships to keep a
newly minted university aoat,
however, and these relationships
have to be earned with sweat and
tears. That means graduate pro-
grams, which are an indispensable
driving force behind any university.
Every graduate program has to
be peer reviewed by other universi-
ties and because of that other peo-
ple saw the quality of the programs
and quality of the students, says
Ryerson president Sheldon Levy.
Aside from providing a boon of in-
ternal marketing among universi-
ties these programs have brought
a much more lucrative prize to the
table. Put simply, graduate pro-
grams mean research and research
means funding. Delicious funding.
Levy was named the 2013 CEO
of the year by the Canadian Public
Relations Society for his work in
promoting the Ryerson brand. He
is credited with helping Ryerson
achieve a 30 per cent rst-choice
ranking in university applications,
though you wouldnt be able to tell.
Ultimately I think it was the
ability for the university to at-
tract the very best undergraduate
students in Ontario and Canada.
They saw that the programs were
leading to great careers and it built
on itself, he says. If youre going
to make this change [from college
to a university], it will never be
made by a name or a brand. That
change cannot be made by admin-
istrative work. Thats impossible,
its supercial. It is made by evi-
dence, that is key.
Hes right, Ryerson isnt mar-
keted on supercial gimmicks. The
communications and marketing
department focuses on the career-
oriented nature of the school, its
partnerships and the prime lo-
cation. Though if its gimmicks
youre looking for, all it takes is a
quick hop and youre in the heart
R1srsor Urvsrs:1
The Student Campus Centre (SCC) superimposed over a le photo of Gould Street, circa 1998.
The past 20 years have seen Ryerson grow from the little polytechnic that could
to a veritable force in the education sector. Jake Scott explores the impact of its
marketing machine on the school, the brand and the students
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 9
of the beast. Tucked away behind
the thick cockles of Yonge and
Dundas Streets, students can get
their ll of pulsing lights, blazing
neon adds and round-the-clock
strippers without having to get out
of their pyjamas (you know who
you are.)
pencer Leefe is walking home
from high school, his back-
pack bobbing and swaying
like an oversized pendulum. In
Toronto, I like the atmosphere,
he says.
He is a 17-year-old Ryerson
hopeful and wants to go into me-
dia production. He is a part of the
30 per cent of university applicants
that have Ryerson as their rst
choice. He attended the Toronto
University Fair.
I noticed at the fair that the
Ryerson booth was much larger
and had way more people than
other universities, says Leefe.
Ryerson is pretty prestigious and
theyre competing with U of T and
theyre adding more programs
and people in general.
New programs that try to ll
a niche that students desperately
want but dont have access to help
keep Ryerson ahead of the curve.
That feat can prove difcult in
these trying economic times, es-
pecially with the ever-changing
workplace landscape and volatile
job market.
In marketing youre blessed
with a good product, so were
never going to come up with a
program just because we think it
would look good on paper, says
The creative industries pro-
gram, for example, is something
faculty members developed because
they saw the student need for it and
the demand for it. Then we in the
marketing and communications
area are able to take that and go,
OK, here is how Im going to really
highlight this particular element.
ad Mens Don Draper
might have people con-
vinced that marketing
means creating a need for a certain
product, but this is not the case
in the education world. Market-
ing education is a matter of hav-
ing what the students (or consum-
ers) want and making it known
to them. The perceived need for
a post-secondary education is al-
ready bored into the skulls of every
little girl and boy emerging from
the wallows of their high school
experience. Students are bombard-
ed with reminders of the competi-
tiveness of university acceptance.
Few, however, realize how much
work the schools put in to entic-
ing potential rst-years. Especially
since they are in the business of
ranking and grading.
Of the Canadian universities,
exclude the medical universities
for a moment, [we are now] in the
top 12 or 13 in the research fund-
ing department, says Sheldon
Levy. Its an academic planning
That jump from having no re-
search mandate to being a na-
tional powerhouse is part of the
reason Ryerson survived its poly-
technic past. It is an attempt at
a measured, ongoing evolution
that moves with the students.
They havent missed a beat when
it comes to new ways to let the
world know about what Ryerson
is up to.
Its gotten increasingly sophis-
ticated over the years. There was
no social media, no electronic
communication. Certainly over the
years we have embraced that tech-
nology. Generally the university
has really upped its game in com-
munications, and its reected in
the numbers of applications, says
director of communications Bruce
In the last ten years as weve
grown our graduate studies our re-
search prole has grown, while still
maintaining career oriented pro-
grams. We have developed strong
academics and research. They are
more conditional programs, but
they still have that Ryerson focus
on career opportunities. Ryerson
had a good deal of respect from
Such is the Ryerson way, use ev-
ery tool at your disposal, get your
name out there and get paid.
ack on Gould Street stu-
dents are lurching out of
packed lecture halls, noses
buried in their phones, nearly
oblivious to the people occupy-
ing the space around them. The
smell of the hot dog vendors oats
through the crowd as the sound of
skateboards slapping against pave-
ment provide an off-tempo rhythm
to the zombie-shufe.
Its high noon and the sun is illu-
minating the raging river that used
to be Gould and Victoria Streets.
Everybody would be staring at it
if it wasnt for their phones. An-
other tour group makes their way
through the burnt-out throngs.
Their guide explains the vibrant
blue beneath their feet and they all
gaze down. Cool, says a smiling
fresh face.
Its big, its loud. Its everything
Ryerson strives to be.
10 Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013
No Halloween costume? Weve got your last-minute solution
Mark Serrano, co-founder of the Disposable Camera Project, reaches into Ryersons
kit outside the RCC. Photos taken with the camera are shown above.
Its been a long, monotonous day.
As you walk home from class,
your eyes glance over the familiar
setting passively. Then you notice
something out of place. You take
three steps back, do a double-take
and realize that theres a dispos-
able camera tied around a tree
branch. A sign tells you to take the
camera, snap a picture and put it
back. This is the Disposable Cam-
era Project.
That serendipitous feeling is
why its so cool, because it turns the
mundane into something extraor-
dinary, says project co-founder
Michaelangelo Yambao.
Yambao brought the Toronto-
bred initiative to the Ryerson cam-
pus for the rst time this October,
when a disposable camera was
placed onto a tree outside of the
Rogers Communications Centre.
Students took the opportunity
to take seles and photos of the
colourful fall scenery.
Thats what we wanted them
to do capture the moment or
make [their own] moment, says
Mark Serrano, also a co-founder
of the project.
After the roll of lm is used
up, the photos are developed and
posted to the projects website.
Mara Howard, a rst-year Ry-
erson social work student, got a
friend to snap a shot of her at an
intramural basketball game.
It takes us back to the idea
of having to press a real button
when we used to scroll in order
to move the lm, she says. It
brought me back to my child-
The Disposable Camera Project
began last year when Yambao and
his friends took part in the Toron-
to Urban Photography Festival.
Their love for shooting lm
translated into an exhibit that
called for anyone not just pro-
fessionals to make street pho-
tography their own.
We wanted to take away the
barrier between people and street
photography because its usually
photographers telling you what
your city is about, says Yambao.
Weve sort of democratized pho-
tography and given it back to the
Theyve been surprised by the
response. People were using up
the cameras faster than we could
put new ones up, says Serrano.
Now the project has expanded
to cities around the world like
Tokyo, Amsterdam, Los Angeles,
Montral, Vancouver and Beijing.
We wanted to create pro-
les in history for these places,
says Yambao, and portray them
through the eyes of the people that
these places belong to.
Disposable Camera Project captures
everyday campus life in photographs
For the second consecutive year,
designers from all over the city
will bring their art-inspired, ready-
to-wear pieces to the Wearable Art
Fashion Show.
Wearable Art is all about tak-
ing preconceived notions of fash-
ion and elevating them into an
art form, says Ketzia Sherman, a
third-year fashion communication
student, who created the show last
year, alongside fellow student Aly-
sia Myett.
The show takes place on Tues-
day, Nov. 5 at Berkley Church.
Sneak peek:
Art Show
Third-year fashion design student Mor-
gan Brandt calls her collection Lara
Croft meets steampunk with a lot of
layering. Brandt was inspired by strong,
ghting female lm characters. If I could
design a collection for one of them, this
would be it. Brandt is submitting six
outts to the collection, with a total of
17 separate pieces, all of which can be
mixed and matched. The pieces also have
her brand label sewn into them: Eilish by
Morgan Brandt.
Hair stylist and Nova Scotia College of
Art and Design University graduate Se-
bastian Blagdon is bringing his own
spin to couture with four dresses com-
plete with matching millinery, which he
will model in the show. My personal
style really translates into my designs,
Blagdon says. I love turn-of-the-century
Paris, Victorian-inspired silhouettes and
couture designers like John Galliano and
Dior. All of that is reected in my collec-
Emmy-Kate van den Boogaard, a
third-year fashion design student, was
inspired by caged birds. Her designs in-
clude a pale blue silk bodice with chain-
mail neckwear to represent a birds cage.
Van den Boogaard is interested in work-
ing as a costume designer for theatre
and says shes always on the lookout
for creative inspiration and materials.
I always nd materials just wandering
down Queen Street... thats where I got
my chainmail.
From couture to cartoons, second-year
fashion design student Michael Zoffra-
nieris collection is a tribute to the 90s.
He will be showing six pieces, including a
sloth dress inspired by The Goonies. His
piece shown here features elephant pat-
terns on a red, ankle-length dress. This is
Zoffranieris second year in the Wearable
Art show. Im so excited to do the show
again. Its such a great time.
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11 Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013
Ryerson staff, students and alum-
ni were treated to a cross-country
tour of Canadian architecture
through photography at the grand
opening of the Paul H. Cocker
The Architecture Buildings
new gallery which features
vivid red and whitewashed walls
as well as bold black text on its
oor launched with Cover and
Spread on Tuesday, Oct. 22. The
installation proles seven iconic
Canadian buildings including To-
ronto City Hall and Pearson In-
ternational Airport.
We are moving from east to
west in the images, starting off
with Charlottetown, P.E.I., all the
way to Vancouver, says co-cu-
rator David Campbell, a second-
year masters of architecture stu-
dent. We ended up picking these
seven [structures] so people could
see the breadth of architecture
in Canada.
The quotations on the ground
draw you to the pictures and con-
textualizes what architects and
planners were thinking at the
time, he added. The images are
less historic but rather something
we can learn from.
The collection was donated by
Canadian Architect magazine in
2009. Ryerson alumnus Paul H.
By Amira Zubairi
Cocker was the lead donor in cre-
ating a space for the installation
and began the ceremony with a
ribbon cutting.
The new addition to campus
impressed many visitors and
When I attended the school,
they didnt have this kind of
stuff, says Bob Yeung, a gradu-
ate of the aerospace engineering
program. Back then, an art gal-
lery would be a little display out
in the hallway.
The curators hope the gallery,
which is funded by the Canadian
Council of the Arts, will continue
to change its displays regularly
and allow students and the public
to revisit projects.
The gallery will be something
that both connects the public to
our building and brings in people
from outside the discipline, says
co-curator Prachi Khandekar, the
communications and digital ar-
chive specialist for the department
of architectural science. But it
will also provide a learning ground
for students in the department.
Cover and Spread runs until
Nov. 14.
The Paul H. Cocker Gallery, the architecture buildings new photography exhibition
space, opened with a reception on the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 22.
Rye launches new architecture gallery
Paul H. Cocker Gallery opens with coast-to-coast Canadian
architecture photography installation Cover and Spread
Ryerson campus has a number of
interesting characters almost
none as familiar as Marty Verlaan,
better known as the backwards
walking guy.
But few know Verlaans story
he has schizophrenia and has been
walking backwards for the past 13
years. He is also the subject of The
Vegetable Game, a documentary
created by Ryerson lm student
Stephen Hosier.
In 2011, Hosier was looking
to get ahead on his second-year
documentary project. Needing a
subject for a character prole, he
approached Verlaan with his idea,
asking how he could get in touch
with him for future interviews.
[He said] meet at Tim Hor-
tons any day of the year at ten
oclock and Ill be there, says
Hosier, now in fourth-year. So
second year rolls around and I
go to Tim Hortons at ten oclock
in the morning one day and sure
enough, there is Marty.
But after his initial two-hour
interview, Hosier was so confused
by Verlaans answers, which he
could only describe as bizarre,
that he seriously doubted the vi-
ability of the project.
Hosier sought the advice of
his father, a psychotherapist with
more than 30 years of experience
working with mentally ill patients,
before trying to decipher Verlaans
I was listening through [the
recording], just trying to nd
something in there. [Eventually] I
started to gure out a bit of a story
that was really hidden amongst all
these bizarre and delusional com-
ments that he was making, says
The Vegetable Game focuses on
Verlaans past his relationship
with his parents, two ex-wives and
ve children his daily routine,
and of course, why he walks back-
If someone approaches me on
the street, like many policemen or
many people on the street here [on
Ryerson campus] have, I mostly
tell them its a game, he says in
the lm. Its not hard. The rst
two months are the hardest. Af-
ter that you dont know how long
youre going to be doing it.
The Vegetable Game also looks
at the various other games Ver-
laan plays, including the lm titles
inspiration. According to Hosier,
Verlaan refuses to eat vegetables
or make right-hand turns, in fear
Back in the game
Backwards walking guy shares his
story in lm students documentary
that the hostel he lives in will turn
off the heat.
While he admits that parts of
his lm are impossible to truly
understand, Hosier hopes view-
ers will take a more positive ap-
proach to those dealing with
mental illness.
I want people to not just look
at him as if [he] were some crazy
guy on the street, but as someone
who has a mom and a dad and
comes from a family and has his
own kids.
The Vegetable Game is now
available on YouTube or at
The Vegetable Game follows backwards walking guy Marty Verlaan as he goes through his daily routines around Ryerson.
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 12
Biz is in vogue with Ryes Fashion Zone
Breakdancing meant business for
Patrick Lum, Weiming Yuan and
Wei Dong Yuan. The trio busked
for spare change at Yonge-Dundas
Square just to keep their fashion
label dream alive.
Now, they no longer have to
busk for funding. Fashion Zone,
an accelerator and incubator
supporting student-run fashion
startups, was launched by the
Digital Media Zone (DMZ)
and the School of Fashion last
Thursday. Similar to the DMZ,
the Fashion Zone will provide
space, resources, technology and
mentorship to participating student
Applicants from all Ryerson
programs, as well as students from
other Canadian and international
universities, can now develop
their startups with the Fashion
The School of Fashion and the DMZ have started an incubator for fashion-based startups
The Fashion Zone will help the business-savvy fulll their runway designer dreams.
Zone, which will be housed on the
third oor of the DMZ. Ryersons
current Fashion Zone budget is
$25,000 for the year.
The Fashion Zone is like a six-
month to year-long program. It
was created because many fashion
graduates dont have the resources
to start their own fashion labels.
Many fashion-related jobs are also
outsourced overseas.
In the fashion industry, you
have to scream in order to be
heard, said Danielle DCosta, a
third-year fashion design student.
The market is just so saturated
and the resources to start your own
business are often inaccessible for
DCosta co-directs the
Fashion Zone along with Olga
Okhrimenko, also in third-year
fashion design.
Robert Ott, chair of Ryersons
School of Fashion, said the
Fashion Zone was born out
of the desire to bring together
fashion, business and technology
students. This will reposition
Ryersons fashion program from
skill-based to being much more
about leadership and how to
improve the world through the lens
of fashion, said Ott.
Twenty-nine businesses have
applied to the Fashion Zone. Only
three fashion labels were selected
so far.
Lum and the Don Yuan twins
are only second-year business
students and have already built a
ourishing fashion company, Aeon
Attire. After becoming one of the
Fashion Zones pilot projects, their
line of accessories can now be
found in stores across Canada.
The [Fashion] Zone has been
really good at keeping us on track
and helping us with goal-setting.
We used to have to breakdance
every week to try to raise enough
money to get the business off the
ground, kind of like street urchins,
Lum said. Now the company
pays for our textbooks. Its a really
amazing feeling.
The three men are also giving
back to Toronto. Aeon Attires
Full Circle Scarf program donates
a scarf to a homeless youth in
Toronto for every scarf sold.
Another Fashion Zone pilot
project is Hailey Colemans jean
company, TT Blues.
Coleman, a business student,
worked with professionals to help
bring the company, which has been
in her boyfriends family for 33
years, to Canada from Mexico.
Now, she hopes to use
technological innovations created
by the DMZ and Ryerson
engineering students to help
women feel more comfortable
while trying on jeans.
We sell to an older clientele, so I
really want to be able to add a tech
component that will help women
nd properly tted jeans and
just make the whole experience
of shopping for jeans a lot more
comfortable, Coleman said.
Keean & Co., a clothing
company for plus-sized men, was
also selected as a pilot project.
We came into the Fashion Zone
with a very different business plan,
but... we found out that plus-
sized menswear is a much more
undervalued and lucrative market,
said Irfan Hajee, co-founder of
Keean & Co. and a business
graduate from the University of
While the Fashion Zone is still
in early stages, DMZ executive
director Valerie Fox is optimistic
about its future in Canadas fashion
Im so excited to see young
people making a change like never
before, said Fox. I cant believe
how much innovation has come
out of the DMZ, and I know well
see the same from the Fashion
Zone. This is just the beginning.
13 Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013
Midelder Braletic becomes Ryersons rst mens soccer athlete to win two Most Valuable Player awards
Alex Braletic makes Rye history
Alex Braletic was one minute away
from the end of his Ryerson career.
With the mens soccer team trailing
2-1 in an elimination playoff game,
an aura of tension lled Birchmount
Stadium. The Rams undefeated sea-
son and a potentially crushing ending
to several players Ryerson careers
were in jeopardy. All three coaches
shouted at their players on the pitch,
trying to materialize a plan to save
the game against the Toronto Varsity
Blues in the Ontario University Ath-
letics (OUA) quarter-nal.
Ryersons attackers pressed hard
for an equalizer, with a mad scramble
ensuing in front of Varsity Blues goal-
keeper Rab Bruce-Lockharts net. The
ball ricocheted and fell to the feet of
the fth-year veteran and co-captain
In a moment of pure euphoria,
everyone realized what was going
to happen, as Braletic the OUA
and Canadian Interuniversity Sports
(CIS) leading scorer did what he
was doing all season long.
With a deft ick of his foot, Bra-
letic kicked the ball between the legs
of the Varsity Blues keeper and into
the centre of the net.
The crowd exploded. The coaches
went nuts. And the Ryerson players,
egged on by their emotional leader,
roared and hollered with victorious
ecstasy, surrounding Braletic.
The goal was Braletics fourteenth
of the year and his rst of the playoffs
after scoring 13 goals in 12 games
this season. Those 13 regualr season
goals were more than all of his goals
from each of his three previous sea-
sons combined and propelled him to
to be named the OUA Easts Most
Valuable Player (MVP) for the 2013
season according to Ivan Joseph, Ry-
ersons director of athletics and the
head coach of the mens soccer team.
By winning the award, Braletic be-
comes the second player in Ryerson
history to win two MVP awards he
won the honour for the 2009 season
and is the only player in Ryersons
mens soccer history to win it. By win-
ning the award, Braletic also became
the thrid player in OUA mens soccer
history to win the prestigious award
However, winning the award was
not his main priority coming into the
Believe me when I say that [the
MVP award] means nothing to me,
said Braletic, whos focused on help-
ing his team to reach Nationals. I
can win every award you can think
of, and I dont care.
Throughout the season, Ryersons
coaching staff have been playing Bra-
letic as an attacking midelder rather
than the traditional mideld role he
has played over the past three sea-
Its no magic coaching, you put
your most offensive player closest to
the goal, said associate head coach
Filip Prostran.
Braletic, 26, also says that hes been
playing with some extra motivation,
entering his nal year of OUA eligi-
Ive changed my attitude this sea-
son, said Braletic. My skill level
was never really in question. But in
talking to Ivan, Ive kind of re-invent-
ed myself. I take pride in the things
I do off the eld, like being a good
role-model to the younger guys. Ive
become more of an engaged leader.
Braletic displayed a calm but en-
couraging attitude that led to his team
coming away with a 1-0 win against
the Royal Military College on Sept.
22, thanks to a goal he scored in the
89 minute mark. Facing a scoreless
draw, he exhibited strong leadership,
verbally motivating his team.
He just keeps everyone calm,
said fourth-year defender Sebastian
Novais. When we need pumping
up, he pumps everyone up. He gives
you speeches at half time and on the
Braletics role as a leader is a new
facet to his game. According to Pros-
tran, it took three years of beating
him into it before his leadership
qualities truly matured, but Prostran
said he could not be happier.
But its been a long road to get
there. Braletic suffered a concussion
toward the end of the 2012 season.
The year before that, he did not play
the entire season because he was put
on academic probation.
Soccer was my number one prior-
ity in the past. Now, school is num-
ber one and soccer is a close second,
said Braletic.
He also spent two weeks away
from the team this season in order
to focus on his electrical engineering
studies for the rst time since he be-
gan playing OUA soccer in 2006 at
York University.
Alex is the re that the team gath-
ers around, said Prostran. Hes
extremely inuential. If you went to
a bridge tonight with 20 of the guys,
theyd all jump with him. Hes that
But after the year is done, Braletic
wont just graduate and move on. He
says he wants to remain with the team
and be involved as much as possible.
Im around for life, and I will do
everything in my power that I can to
help this team, said Braletic.
Alex Braletic, left, and teammates celebrating after advancing to the OUA Final Four.
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Those stupid little seed bars you
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You will be haunted by the ghost
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The person in the gimp suit you
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Beat the zombies to the punch and
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At night large spiders dance in
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The body snatchers have replaced
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Youre too old to be trick-or-treat-
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Pony Costume. Its really creepy.
Dont eat that candy! It will soon
be currency after the end of days.
Trade it for cigarettes.
Ten tiny terrors will tickle your
teats and tell tall tales of tricks and
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