Illustration by Jaclyn Lytle

Email and unintended rudeness

DEAR MS. FAKE, I received your email detailing your ideas about how email is a passive aggressive mode of communication. If I’m going to be honest, I must say I disagree. Conducting business with professors, ...
Illustration by Mathias MacPhee

Blood, brains, and coping with mortality

IT’S NO SECRET that religion is largely on its way out—at least amongst North Americans. Though a whopping 77 per cent of Canadians identified as Christian on the last census that measured religious affiliation...
Illustration by Julia Pankova

Cashing in on a casino in Ottawa

ON MARCH 12, the Ontario government announced their decision to begin accepting private-sector bids for the opening of a fully outfitted casino within Ottawa city limits. This isn’t the first time there have be...
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Arts lists

Top five best used bookstores in Ottawa 1. Book Bazaar Since 1974, this family-run bookstore has provided a unique mix of gently used books at fair prices. 2. All Books Carrying both used and new books ...
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Features lists

Top five worst backhanded compliments 1. “You’re so brave. I would never have the guts to try such a unique hairstyle.” Cue to you buying fourteen different hats to hide your “unique” hair under until it gr...
Illustration by Mico Mazza

What’s in a print medium?

A FACT LITTLE known amongst University of Ottawa students is that their own beloved campus newspapers are members of a greater organization of student news media called Canadian University Press (CUP). This pas...
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What’s your opinion on…

Oh, Vladimir, you turn a girl’s head A SEXUALLY SUGGESTIVE political campaign has been launched by Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin and his camp. The adverts play on the concept of first-time voters as vi...