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Opera now undressed

New opera company reviving a genre IT IS NO secret opera isn’t very popular these days, but that isn’t stopping the folks at Opera Undressed from trying to appeal to a new and younger audience with a modern ...
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Spotlight On

JAY ANDERSON OTTAWA PAINTER JAY Anderson is known for her unconventionality when it comes to selecting the scenery for her works. Her new exhibition, Simply Ottawa, is no exception. Simply Ottawa consists...
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Movie Reviews

http://youtu.be/Z4KXF7NWFRE The Muppets 4/5 THE MUPPETS IS one movie that could have easily been butchered by a group of old, crusty, out-of-touch executives who think Jim Henson’s creations aren’t coo...
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Lowdown on the coffee showdown

Getting your caffeine fix on campus Compiled by Sofia Hashi WHETHER IT’S LATE-NIGHT lattes or an early morning cup of joe, getting your daily caffeine rush is a serious business. Any strategic coffee ...
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Environmentally friendly fashions

Local designer goes green IN OUR FAST-PACED and consumer-oriented culture, we rarely take the time to think about the effects our lifestyles have on the environment. With our constant misuse of recyclabl...
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Advice for broke students

    Author and financial planner Lise Adreana sits down with the Fulcrum CHECKING THE SORRY state of a perpetually negative bank statement is not something new to the university experienc...
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Remembering David Askevold

NGC exhibits collection by the Canadian contemporary artist DAVID DIVINEY, CURATOR of exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, has organized a collection of contemporary art by David Askevold in me...
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Braaaiiinnnsss!

U of O professor publishes zombie essay collection IN 2009, UNIVERSITY of Ottawa mathematics and statistics professor Robert Smith? and his students wrote a paper When Zombies Attack!: Mathematical Modelling...
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Fun and frugal

THE ART OF thrift shopping may seem cheap and dirty to some, but for vintage lovers the thrift store is paradise. Little can replace the euphoric high accompanying a vintage find. The art of thrifting takes ple...
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Arts Briefs

MTV growing up or getting old? OTTAWA—A NEW BOOK has been released examining MTV’s glory days in the 1980s. The book, I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Revolution, delves into MTV’s early hist...