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Ah, frosh meat

Di Daniels’ message to the newcomers WELCOME, FROSHERS, TO the University of Ottawa. Your university experience here will be the best of times, the worst of times, and—it is my sincerest hope—it will also be t...
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Living large

Make staying at home sweeter FOR MOST FIRST-years, starting university means moving to a new city and living away from home for the first time. But not all students move away for their post-secondary studies; ...
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The wheels on the bus go all ‘round town…

Discovering Ottawa through the U-Pass Another year, another U-Pass. Though returning students already know what to expect—that mandatory $290 bus pass tacked on to all full-time student fees. But all you first...
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Awarding awesomeness

Taking a look at who has the best 101 Week events YEAR AFTER YEAR, the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) dominates the 101 Week calendar. As the official organizers of frosh week fun on cam...

Ottawa after dark

Making memories you’ll never remember Finally, after a long week filled with assignments, early morning classes, and readings, the weekends has arrived. Although it couldn't have come a moment sooner you'r...

Meet your SFUO services!

Here to help you out whatever your need may be Bike Co-op The SFUO’s mandate to make education accessible for all starts with being able to get to school—and one of the cheapest ways to get around in Ot...
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Making academia easy

On-campus resources that are here to help AMIDST ALL THE new places, people, and experiences that come with starting university, some students forget the reason they’re here: School. Often it takes a few faile...
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Rules of library engagement

Things you should and shouldn’t do at Morisset Library The difference between your high school library and that of a university is colossal. In secondary school, you were constantly told to “Shh,” you weren’t ...
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The 10 people you’re sure to meet in university

We’ve all heard the spiel: Stereotyping others is unfair, hurtful, and indicative of being close-minded.  But if you spend a month on a university campus, you’ll most definitely meet people who fit certain ster...
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Dorm decorating on a dime

A how-to guide on making the most of your student space FOR MANY FRESHMEN, moving into on-campus housing is not the exciting experience promised by Staples commercials and IKEA catalogues alike. Rather than a ...