illustration by Kyle Hansforth

You’re screwed

Campaign highlights job issues for students HAVE YOU EVER wondered about job security for university graduates? Launched by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), the How Screwed Are You campai...
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 ...
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...
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...
photo by Mico Mazza

ID, please

101 Week guide encourages underage drinking Jack Witwer, former vp social (anglo) for the Political, International, and Development Studies Student Association (PIDSSA) and 101 Week guide, was caught asking...
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GSAÉD looks ahead

Grad student association talks about the upcoming year Taiva Tegler — External Commissioner Describe your job in a sentence. Strengthening links on campus—locally, provincially, and nationally—through ...
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Meet the SFUO executive

Members of the student federation answer the Fulcrum’s questions on the upcoming year Amalia Savva — President Describe your job in a sentence. My role as president is to be the spokesperson for th...
photo illustration  by Mico Mazza

‘Be-all, end-all card’

New student card integrates services and goes online THIS JUNE, A new student ID card was made available at the University of Ottawa. The all-in-one uOttawa Card has a fresh look and new functions that make ...
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...
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...