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Gabbing about graffiti

THOUGH NOT THE largest or most urban city in Canada, Ottawa is no stranger to the colourful world of graffiti art. Some adore it and others abhor it, but what but what does graffiti really say about our city? ...
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Explaining the illness

What happened in Victoria THOUGH IT WAS not until several hours after the initial illness hit the conference that any official information was made known, it eventually became clear to health officials that at...
Illustration by Brennan Bova

@theforefront

How Twitter defined norovirus outbreak ON JAN. 11, the Fulcrum editorial board and a group of its staff and volunteers set out for a national student journalism conference in Victoria, B.C. By Jan. 14, a l...
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Setting a price on human life

Debating the legalization of organ trade in Canada IRAN IS CURRENTLY the only nation that permits the sale of human organs. By legalizing organ trade, the country has found a way to reduce the number of sick...
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No mo’ Movember?

Two students sound off on the facial hair-focused campaign It’s time for men to throw out their razors and women to start constructing felt ‘staches. That’s right—it’s Movember again, which means mous...
illustration by Nicole Leddy

Why you no haz spirit?

Arguing the source of our school’s lack of enthusiasm While sports junkies at the U of O may be unwilling to admit our school is seriously lacking some spirit, any student on campus can see that we don’t hol...
photo by Mico Mazza

Underage alcoholics

SEATED WITHIN A short walk to the Quebec border, the University of Ottawa has a unique dilemma when it comes to underage drinking on campus. Alcohol is easily accessible to freshmen not only at parties or p...
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The blues in Bluesfest

CISCO OTTAWA BLUESFEST has long been the most popular music event in the nation’s capital. Ever since its debut in 1994, the festival has grown greatly in size and evolved its entertainment. Initially dedic...