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Adding value to education

Next Stop A UNIVERSITY IS a business. True, it’s an important institution of higher learning, but like any other enterprise it has to earn some dough. It’s time to face it, folks: Our tuition is not going do...
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Perfect vision

U of O launches strategic plan ON OCT. 21, University of Ottawa president Allan Rock launched Vision 2020, a set of goals the U of O hopes to achieve within the next nine years. The four main areas of fo...
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News Briefs

Double homicide in Ottawa South OTTAWA—ON OCT 26, convicted drug trafficker Graham Thomas, 35 and Jason Chapman, 31, believed to be his driver, were shot and killed at Ottawa’s Gloucester Centre inside a tan...
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Leave the pack behind

Health Promotion launches program to help smokers quit LEAVE THE PACK Behind is a free service offered by Health Promotion at the University of Ottawa to assist students who are trying to quit smoking. This ...
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Zombies attend transit funeral

Students raise awareness about U-Pass price increase ON OCT. 31, students at Carleton University, led by the Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA), dressed up as zombies and attended a mock fu...
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What’s he building in there?

Survival of the same The problem NATURAL SELECTION IS one of the cornerstones of modern science. Genetic mutations cause organisms to be more or less fit to survive; those who can’t compete die, while the s...
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Tenants, beware

Knowing your rights as a renter   AFTER LIVING IN an apartment for a few months, you might start to notice cracks in the wall, broken water heaters, or just the fact that your new place is freezing. ...
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International programs 101

U of O resources for students travelling overseas   WORKING OR STUDYING abroad is a life-changing experience that can be the highlight of your university career. Although many students are put off by...