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Equal pay for equal work

DEAR UNIVERSITY OF Ottawa Administrative Committee, I hereby request payment for my work as an elected member of the University of Ottawa Senate, representing all graduate students in the sciences, for the 2...
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Allan Rock is too legit to quit

WHILE READING THE funnies, you turn the page of the paper and suddenly it hits you: There is a discount on flights to the Caribbean. Even better is the senior’s package; you think, “If only I was 65...” I could...
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U of O is not a smoke-free environment

FROM THE TIME I get off the bus at the University of Ottawa to the time I get into the building, I am going to inhale at least a carton of cigarettes into my lungs from the many smokers on campus. There is no k...

‘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,...
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What’s your opinion on?

Second cup? This is my 13th. IN LIGHT OF America’s upcoming National Coffee Day, the results of a survey of U.S. coffee-drinking habits have been released. Commissioned by 7-Eleven convenience stores, the su...
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WTF NDP

Too soon to exploit Jack THE MEMORY OF Jack Layton is still fresh in the minds of Canadians, especially as Parliament sat for the first time since his passing last week. Even more prominent are the words from ...

Holy spaghetti

The problem with pasta and religion LAST WEEK. MY home was invaded. Nothing was broken, nothing was taken, but it was invaded. I live in residence at 90 University, and last week a group called Campus for Ch...

Political playground

The childishness of Ontario politics WE’VE ALL DONE it at least once: Compared the behaviour of politicians to that of children. No one has to pass a maturity test to be elected to office, and though the r...
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OC-NoTranspo: A call for student action

ARE YOU TIRED of waiting for the bus that never comes? The bus that’s constantly 10 minutes late? The bus that is so late it came at the same time as the next scheduled bus? The bus that’s so packed you can’t g...