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Having fun for less

Where to find free entertainment on campus YOUR YEARS SPENT as an undergraduate student are supposed to be filled with fun and exciting new experiences. Between parties, concerts, and nights on the town, uni...
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the fashist

LETTING GO OF summer is a bittersweet process—but that doesn’t have to the case for your wardrobe. As we adjust to new routines, classes, and life on campus, the chillier climate impacts our fashion choices whi...
illustration by Julia Pankova

It’s all about the good vibes

Law of attraction expert Marlene Keys to give seminar in Ottawa “GOOD THINGS COME to those who wait.” How often is this phrase loosely thrown around? We all know that such an expression preaches the importan...
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Arts Briefs

Local theatre company shuts down for 2011–12 season  THIRD WALL THEATRE Company will cancel its shows for the 2011–12 season due to financial issues associated with grant reductions from the Ontario Arts Cou...
photo courtesy Jonathan Taggart

‘Keep on keeping on’

Vancouver’s Said the Whale talks challenges, triumphs, and winning America IN THE FOUR short years since Said the Whale was formed, the band has toured across the continent, earned national acclaim at home, ...
photo by Mico Mazza

NRMLly fashionable

Local clothing store turns 15 PEOPLE GENERALLY COME to Ottawa for the novelty of visiting Canada’s capital. Tourists take in its beautiful landscape, historical monuments, and its academic and bureaucratic a...
illustration by Julia Pankova

Created, animated, and presented

OIAF comes to town FOR THOSE WHO didn’t know, the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) is the largest animation festival in North America, and it’s growing every year. There were over 2,000 entries...
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spotlight on

Dave Russell THE MUSIC OF Sarnia-born folk artist Dave Russell is nothing but a big helping of classic Canadiana—only better. Abandoning the archetypal lyricism and overly simplistic strumming of a tired gen...