Mitchell Fox is a second-year journalism student at Toronto Metropolitan University. He currently writes and edits for The Intermission Sports and writes for The Eyeopener, in addition to journalism class assignments. His long-term interest is in long-form feature and investigative writing, but he also has passions for sports, history and social justice.

Keeping the beat working

Nuñez Ramos and his bandmates are among about 100 students who, as part of their education, get the opportunity to showcase their talent at 5:30 p.m. on the stage at The Rex Hotel Jazz and Blues Bar each Monday evening.

Here, University of Toronto (UoT) jazz studies students can hone their craft in a way many students do not. They take their first step into the spotlight, catching, through the dim bar lights and murmuring voices, what may be ahead of them.