photo by Mico Mazza

BOA removes presidential veto, SAC

THE BOARD OF Administration (BOA) sat on Sept. 18 for their first official meeting of the semester. It was also the first meeting headed by Dave Molenhuis, the new BOA chair. The Fulcrum took a look at the ...
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Soldiering on

Race supports Canadian Forces and their families THE ANNUAL ARMY Run was held in Ottawa this weekend, attracting over 16,000 runners and rollers who participated in the half marathon and 5K races. First held...
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Less sex, more money

A 51-YEAR-OLD MAN known only as Jean-Louis B. of France has been fined an equivalent of $13,965 under article 215 of France’s civil code for failing to have enough sex with his ex-wife over the course of their ...
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Profiles in science research at the U of O

Chemistry as art The problem UNLIKE MEDIEVAL ALCHEMISTS, who only dreamt of turning lead to gold, modern chemists are experts at reshaping matter. They can produce many molecules, but the process is often w...
illustration by Devin Beauregard

To vote or not to vote

Campaign encourages students to vote in provincial election THE SPRING OF 2011 was an exciting period of vote mobs and campaigns aimed at getting students to the polls for the federal election. In light of the...
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Going on a booze run

WHEN I FIRST saw the petition to put beer and wine in convenience stores, I reached for the pen like my life depended on it. My signature appeared in the little white box in a flash and I started telling all of...
photo illustration by Kyle Hansford

Beer, everywhere

Petition seeks to put wine and beer in Ontario convenience stores LATELY, CORNER STORES in Ontario have begun carrying not just necessary products and snack foods, but also petitions. Many are now participat...
photo by Sean Campbell

All aboard?

Students experience problems picking up U-Pass GETTING A U-PASS was a challenge for U of O students this year, with some waiting in line for hours to get the card. Distribution continued almost two weeks int...