A new chapter for Indigo

Walking into Indigo Books and Music at the Toronto Eaton Centre, a table piled with the season’s latest crop of books is, as expected, immediately visible. But just outside, instead of neat displays of hardcovers and paperbacks, large posters advertising Starbucks and American Girl adorn the front windows. Inside, the main floor is evenly divided.… Continue reading A new chapter for Indigo

One Direction Fans Face Heartbreak and Mockery with Hiatus News

Ayra Khan, a 13-year-old One Direction fan, remembers Aug. 23 vividly. Surrounded by her light purple walls, she was sitting on her bed while chatting on FaceTime. Khan was organizing her makeup to keep busy when her friend interrupted with big news: One Direction had announced that they were going on hiatus. Skeptical because her… Continue reading One Direction Fans Face Heartbreak and Mockery with Hiatus News

Canada’s oldest sci-fi bookstore produces great Canadian talent

A Starbucks cup drips with condensation behind piles of books covering the central desk at Bakka-Phoenix Books. Michelle Sagara, a writer and part-time employee at the Harbord Street bookstore, forgets the coffee as she struggles to reorganize the store’s new releases shelf from atop a stepping stool. She murmurs to herself as she shifts the… Continue reading Canada’s oldest sci-fi bookstore produces great Canadian talent

Ryerson journalism program defeats RTA in karaoke competition

For the second year in a row, Ryerson’s School of Journalism took down the radio and television arts program in their annual karaoke competition at the campus pub, the Ram in the Rye, on Friday night. Both sides took on current hits, old classics, and nostalgic childhood favourites as they duked it out throughout the… Continue reading Ryerson journalism program defeats RTA in karaoke competition