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We the people…

ALMOST FOUR WEEKS ago, Americans took to the streets of New York City in protest. The Occupy Wall Street movement has seen tens of thousands of people—of all ages, races, and political stripes—participate in an...
photo illustration by Mico Mazza

‘I don’t get no respect’

UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS COME in all shapes and sizes. Some athletes play varsity sports, spending most of their year travelling Ontario in hopes of making nationals; some play competitively, competing against ...
photo by Mico Mazza

‘X’ marks the spot…

... but we’re all over the map IT’S ELECTION TIME in Ontario, and with that the Fulcrum is prompted to provide some epic candidate coverage, a discussion of the issues closest to the hearts of students, and,...
illustration by Devin Beauregard

Bring back the SAC

ON SUNDAY, THE Board of Administration (BOA) voted to dissolve the Student Arbitration Committee (SAC) and replace it with the Constitutional Committee, which will be made up of Student Federation of the Un...
photo courtesy Jake Lajoie

Let’s talk about the CFS, baby

Does anyone know what the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) actually does? As the editors of a campus newspaper, we like to think we’re more informed than the average student. But a conversation amon...
Editorial

Rankings, shmankings

The U of O is the best damn university in the country When I applied to university in my Grade 12 year, the University of Ottawa didn’t make the cut. I anxiously sent off applications to the University of Brit...
Illustration by Zohra Kassam

We’re all for progress…

It's change we don't like On July 10, the city of Ottawa opened the Laurier Avenue bike lane, the first of its kind in Ontario. Unlike other designated bike lanes in the city, the Laurier bike lanes are phys...