Coming out for a good cause
Written by Peter Geddes, Gary Levy, Lilian Yange
Coming out for a good cause
Hot Dog Vendors Unleashed
Written by Kiah Welsh, Chris Berry and Tyrel Shirley
Pride and Prejudice
Written by Kayla Morrison, Anthony Campbell, and Matthew Cox-Saunders
Although the times have changed it is still not easy being a visible minority aswell as being gay
Written by Marcus Badley, Ranj Dhatt, Kesha Williams
Written by Stephanie Dixon, Jamion Hines and Nicolas Denny
How the media portray Scarborough
Skinny vs Baggy
Written by Ornella Kalonji, Travis Dixon, Shane Thomas, and Kion Flatts
Taking the style of jeans and figuring out certain stereotypes revolving two rivals in the jeans game...Skinny vs Baggy
The Life and Times of Street Performers
Written by Joseph Campbell, Natalie Rollocks and Ramone Palmer
Buskers choose street instead of stage
Apple changes the tech world
Written by Arun Thayanithy & Dillon Lobo
Arun Thayanithy and Dillon Lobo attempt to explore the Apple store at the Eaton's Centre. But they run into problems.
Beyond its roots: Hair at Dundas and Yonge
Written by Kiah Welsh & Gary Levy
Kiah Welsh and Gary Levy travel to Toronto's city core and wonder if hair goes beyond its roots. Is your hair more than a fashion statement?
Written by Chris & Priya Ramanujam
Chris and Priya Ramanujam explore the world of street artists in Downtown Toronto near the Eaton Centre.
Fashion in the city: An uptown style for downtown?
Written by Kayla Morrison & Ranj Dhatt
Kayla Morrison and Ranj Dhatt report on a variety of trends in the Toronto city core.
Is Toronto Life Square all that?
Written by Subayna & Mihilan Sriranjan
Subayna Sriranjan and Mihilan Sriranjan report on the new and shiny Toronto Life Square. How does it compare to the theatres in Scarborough? How are audience-goers reacting?
A hard thing to do: About Lizzie Plumbtree
Written by Nikki Brand
Nikki Brand reports on Lizzie Plumbtree's security training. "I hated that I always had to pay attention," says Lizzie.
A love story: About Joyti Singh
Written by Jane Nonan
Jane Nonan reports on Joyti Singh's amazing date.
A memorable first date: About Raquel Nixon
Written by Mirkeni Shenkife
Mirkeni Shenkife reports on Raquel Nixon's memorable first date. "I absolutely knew that I had found my summer fling," says Raquel.
A memorable summer job: About Harsh Pathak
Written by Shaheer Choudhury
Shaheer Choudhury reports on Harsh Pathak's summer job. Harsh his last day "felt like coming out of prison.
A memorable summer job: About Nathanael Shelton-Richards
Written by Jameel Boothe
Jameel Boothe reports on Nathanael Shelton-Richards' summer job at a church camp. "I felt accomplished, knowing that I did what I came here to do," explains Nathanael.
A memorable summer job: About Shaheer Choudhury
Written by Harsh Pathak
Harsh Patak reports on Shaheer Choudhury's summer job that had him being chased by a pitbull. "The lady said I don't want your newspaper and set her pitbull on me."
A passion for music, a vision for change: About Heather Ross
Written by Nathanael Shelton-Richards
Nathanael Shelton-Richards reports on Heather Ross' ability to change children's lives. "I felt like I should help these children and keep them out of trouble," Heather explains.
A scary moment: About Charu Jaiswal
Written by Kristina Elliot
Kristina Elliot reports on a scary moment in Charu Jaiswal's life. "It was so scary because I didn't want to lose her," says Charu.
A tough day on the Job: About Jessica Lee
Written by Hetal Patel
Hetal Patel reports on a frustrating day at Jessika Lee's summer job. "It happens a lot in the work place," explains Jessica.
An unforgettable life changing moment: About Jane Nonan
Written by Joyti Singh
Joyti Singh reports on Jane Nonan’s summer day spent with a perfect stranger. “In that moment, I felt that I was doing more than just talking.”
An unusual good bye: About Kristina Elliot
Written by Charu Jaiswal
Charu Jaiswal reports on Kristina Elliot's loss of her grandmother. "I realized that eventually everybody has to die and August 18th must have been the right time for my grandma.”
Anger management 101: About Hetal Patel
Written by Jessica Lee
Jessica Lee reports on how Hetal Patel uses art as an anger outlet. “It is an escape for me…it’s a great way for me to escape the world,” explains Hetal.
Coming to Canada: About Anum-Ta Arif
Written by Dhruti Patel
Dhruti Patel reports on Anum-Ta Arif and her immigrating to Canada. In Pakistan, boys are more powerful, they handle everything, I wouldn’t get the chance because I am a girl,” says Anum-Ta.
Dancing through life: About Natalie Rollocks
Written by Harmony Beach
Harmony Beach reports on Natalie Rollocks’ love for dancing. “Dance is something that keeps me happy, that I can always fall back on,” says Natalie.
Finding her innerself: About Dhruti Patel
Written by Anum-Ta Arif
Anum-Ta Arif reports on Dgruti Patel's experiences at Swadhayhay."I realized who I am from the inside, rather than the outside," explains Dhruti.
Harvey's encounters: About Mirkeni Shenkife
Written by Raquel Nixon
Losing a loved one: About Taghreed Chowdhury
Written by Neha Bhatia
Neha Bhatia reports on Taghreed Chowdhury losing an uncle. "He was wiped out of our lives and nothing made sense," explains Taghreed.
Written by Behind the scenes at City Hall: About Neha Bhatia
Taghreed Chowdhury reports on Neha Batia’s summer job working for Toronto city counselor Glenn De Baeremaeker. From constituents calling about dead kittens to angry seniors on the phone Neha talks about her experiences.
Taking care of dad: About Harmony Beach
Written by Natalie Rollocks
Natalie Rollocks reports on Harmony Beach and the hospitalization of her father. "It was weird to see him in a state where he was weaker than I was," explains Harmony.
A life-changing moment: About Erika Abad
Written by Candice Dallas-Bartley
Candice Dallas-Bartley reports on Erika Abad's desire to make a difference in the world. “It doesn’t matter if it’s a small change, a change is a change and I want to be a part of it,” explains Erika.
About Candice Dallas-Bartley
Written by Erika Abad
Erika Abad reports on the day Candice Dallas-Bartley's beloved pet went missing. “Nobody can replace Chewy,” says Candice Dallas-Bartley.
An unexpected first date: About Jordan Maxwell
Written by Matthew Cox-Saunders
Matthew Cox-Saunders reports on an unexpected occurance on Jordan Maxwell's first date. “I expected a nice first date with my girl,” says Jordan.
Best summer job - Inside the Police Station: About Matthew Cox-Saunders
Written by Jordan Maxwell
Jordan Maxwell reports on Matthew Cox-Saunders' best summer job. “Many people think the idea of police is bad but once you get know them, they are friendly,” says Matthew.
Verse City Documentary
Verse City Documentary 2010
Written by Verse City
The Say Word initiative - a joint project of The Verse City Project at the Ryerson School of Journalism and East Metro Youth Services, uses multimedia as a tool to engage youth in an internship program that runs for 36 weeks of the year.
Verse City -- Ryerson University -- School of Journalism
Last Updated May -, 2009