photo by Mico Mazza

Neck and neck with Uncle Sam

Men’s basketball team ends pre-season on a solid note A ROWDY CROWD was on hand to watch the University of Ottawa’s men’s basketball team go down to the wire with some American competition on Sept. 9. A full...
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An inspired finish

Team Canada places fifth in 26th Summer Universiade track tournament “IT HURTS ME,” said second-year sprinter Oluwasegun Makinde with a smile. His good mood did not falter after placing fifth in the FISU 20...
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Just short of a medal

Gees return home more experienced than before FIRST-YEAR GOALKEEPER CYNTHIA Leblanc and fourth-year defender Gillian Baggot didn’t have a typical summer. While most students were working, studying, or partying...
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So close

Men’s basketball takes silver medal in China IT’S BEEN A tough 28 years since Canada last won gold in men’s basketball at FISU, and 14 since they donned a silver medal—but that didn’t stop the latest crop of b...
photo by Mico Mazza

Home opening defensive stand

Gee-Gees men’s football home game sees a 19-6 victory To the 6,270 boisterous first years cheering in Frank Clair Stadium, the Gees were conquering heroes. They successfully maintained their winning streak—b...
photo by  Kate Waddingham

Competitive Clubs Season Preview

WITH BADMINTON, BASEBALL, rowing, rugby, soccer, fastball, and virtually any other sport under the sun, the 18 competitive clubs at the University of Ottawa provide year-round entertainment for fans while allow...
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School spirit—it’s free!

HERE WE ARE again—another year of sleepless nights, stress-induced headaches, and caffeine sprees. That dreaded September school year has crept up on us once more, and with that a few particular  back-to-work d...
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Hard core work outs without leaving your dorm

IT GOES WITHOUT saying that there will be days when you lack the motivation to leave your res room and head to the gym. Whether the temperatures are south of zero and you need thermal boots and a parka to acc...
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Thriving on uncertainty

Training camp to determine final lineup of women’s soccer team With two of their players returning from the World Universiades with injuries and the loss of at least six veteran players to graduation, the Univ...
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Sixth time’s the charm

Women’s rugby team claims confidence will take them to the playoffs this year The year 2010 marked the Gee-Gees women’s rugby team’s fifth Quebec Students Sports Federation (QSSF) semifinal loss. After succumb...