New groups bring more culture to campus

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If you resolved to get more involved in campus life in the New Year, Ryerson now has five new cultural groups to join. The red tape ahs been cut and the funding is in place. Now it’s time to begin planning activities for you. Cheryl Godenough finds out what the new groups hope to do.

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TTC to the world

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A forest of silk sarees and shawls, flutter from their racks. You want to touch them, but you hesitate, aware of the man watching you alertly from his plastic chair. But he smiles. He doesn’t mind.

Unraveling DNA

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A communications breakdown is disrupting attempts to start a new student group at Ryerson.

Asians eye Western looks

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Young Asian women, and even some men, are surgically altering the natural shape of their eyes. Lisa An looks in the practice and the pressures behind it.

Culture Shock: Stick it to your friends, Japanese style

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Forget about cars, cameras and Walkmans, Japan’s true genius lies in designing fun and completely frivolous forms of entertainment. “Purikura,” short for “print club,” is a funky version of a photo booth that takes your picture and magically transforms it into a sheet of 16 little stickers.

Escape Ryerson

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Mike Anthony learns how to leave the concrete and smog of Toronto without leaving class