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Students get their say

U of O students sound off on campus bilingualism THIS PAST WEEK, while some students were enjoying a much-needed vacation and others were catching up on assignments and readings without the burden of att...
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We must ban the blood ban

U.K.’s new blood donation policy isn’t progressive enough MONTREAL (CUP)—ON SEPT. 8, the United Kingdom’s Health Department announced that, as of November, gay men will be allowed to give blood—if they h...
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My love of long-story TV series

DEXTER IS BACK. The serial killing-serial killer has returned Oct. 2, and honestly, I couldn’t be happier. Now that True Blood is over and The United States of Tara has been cancelled, I can’t get enough the...
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Creepers of the underground

Sites push subway voyeurism to an all-time low   GENTLEMEN, I WOULD like you to picture something for me. Imagine you are sitting on the subway, having a coffee and playing Angry Birds when, unbeknow...
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Asking for it?

Clothes can’t constitute consent A RECENT TREND in criminal justice may be of interest to our female readers—or anyone amused by the ridiculous decisions made by some of our fellow human beings. Apparently, ...
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Where dem feds at?

Last week, The Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) released its final report on the state of education in Canada. The independent, national learning organization is set to close in spring 2012 after the Harper g...
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What’s your opinion on?

It’s really more of a brownish dwarf than a star A CANADIAN ASTRONOMICAL survey has led to the discovery of several extraterrestrial bodies called failed stars. These less-than-successful masses of matter ha...
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Letters

In defence of U of O atheists Re: “Atheist instigators” (Opinions, Oct. 13) IN MY INTERVIEW with Kelden Formosa, author of “Atheist Instigators” in last week’s edition of the Fulcrum, I explained why I beli...
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Letters

Apologetically addicted Re: “U of O is not a smoke-free environment” (Letters, Oct. 6)  AFTER GLANCING THROUGH the letters to the editor, I came across the “proposition” to have a campus-wide ban on smoki...