photo illustration by Mico Mazza

A 2011 look for 1848

Campus bar gets an upgrade THE STUDENT FEDERATION of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) is looking to make their on-campus bar profitable this year. 1848, the student-run campus watering hole, has been upgradin...
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Saving frogs one sex change at a time

The problem AROUND THE WORLD amphibian life is on the decline. Many scientists believe we are currently amidst the sixth wave of a mass extinction. It is their conjecture that, unlike past extinction events,...
photo illustration by Mico Mazza

U of O alumnus trapped in Tripoli

Friends call on authorities to help rescue journalist MAHDI NAZEMROAYA, A recent graduate from the University of Ottawa, has called on his friends and acquaintances to help him leave Libya. After spending th...
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Laurier Avenue bike lane now open

Laurier Avenue bike lane now open JULY 10 MARKED the opening of Laurier Avenue West’s segregated bike lane, the first project of its kind in Ontario. The motion that led to the creation of the two-year pilot...
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Porn in carefully regulated doses

AS VARIOUS INTERNET-RELATED CRTC hearings begin and conclude, I got thinking about Internet regulation. Aside from being used for porn, the Internet is an information and communication portal. This brings t...
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CRTC begins hearings

Decision on usage-based billing expected to affect prices ON JULY 11, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) launched hearings to determine the fate of usage-based billing (UB...
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Will and Kate have competition

RESIDENTS OF TALWAS, India, celebrated the wedding of Raju and Chinki on July 11 in what was the world’s first-ever monkey marriage. The caretakers of the happy couple are pleased to see the animals wed after t...
photo by Jane Lytvynenko

BOA sets goals for the new year

Board votes to approve budget, motions The Board of Administration (BOA) interrupted their summer vacation for the monthly gathering of the board on July 17. In what some members called the most efficient mee...
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Breaking bonds and watching it happen

The problem CHEMICAL REACTIONS OCCUR all around us. The interaction of molecules form the basis of all life. Molecules in the air work together constantly, changing the atmosphere. These seemingly microscopic ...
PHOTO COURTESY JANE LYTVYNENKO

Sfuo.ca hacked

Website experiences several security breaches ON JULY 11, the University of Ottawa’s whistle-blower blog (Uoleaks.ca) reported a security breach on the [Student Federation of the University of Ottawa’s (SFUO...