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U of O seeing more interest from applicants

Vision 2020 goals expected to be met HALEIGH PREVOST ACCEPTED her offer to the University of Ottawa’s criminology program last week, getting in to her dream program. Prevost is one of the new students who wi...

Journalism conference goes viral

More than 75 student journalists fall ill at national conference in B.C. VICTORIA (CUP)—IT SPREAD VERY, very quickly. It could have been just one person not washing their hands; that’s how a norovirus-li...
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News Briefs

Rideau Canal to open this month  OTTAWA—THE RIDEAU CANAL is expected to be open for skating by mid-January for its 42nd season, according to National Capital Commission spokesperson Jasmine Leduc. Good sk...
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Mice in Mountain Dew

What the F?! RONALD BALL OF Madison County, Il. is suing PepsiCo, the maker of Mountain Dew soft drink. Ball claims that in November 2009 he purchased a can of Mountain Dew from a vending machine that tasted...
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What are you trying to resolve anyway?

Next Stop LET’S FACE IT: Not many people follow through on their New Year’s resolutions. Whether it’s to lose weight or get better grades, chances are you’ll forget everything you hope to do by February. Non...
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‘Gathering resources for students’

Website hopes to be go-to place for university materials STUDENTS TRYING TO save money on their textbooks now have a new resource, Uottawabooks.com, launched by Carleton University students Shahir Kahriz and...

Social sciences under one roof

Environmental focus for project addressing capacity issues THE NEW $112.5-million social sciences building, towering above the University of Ottawa campus, is nearing completion. Funded by federal and provinci...
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PIDSSA organizes Model Parliament

Participation at an all-time high MEET SHANE MACKENZIE, leader of the Ideological Pragmatist Party and a prime minister who likes to dream big. As stated in his party’s platform, “This party looks at big momen...
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CFA and U of O foster future achievers

Partnership to expand program recognizing high-school student leaders THE FACULTY OF Social Sciences at the University of Ottawa announced a partnership with the Canadian Future Achievers (CFA) program on No...