According to la Rotonde editor-in-chief Frédérique Mazerolle, the SFUO members in attendance at their AGM included Hadi Wess, Rizki Rachiq, Axel Gaga, and Vanessa Dorimain.
Regardless of la Rotonde's intentions, this cartoon is discriminatory. It harkens back to an era of minstrel shows and blackface, when people of colour were mocked and degraded.
“Exploring one’s sexuality is a vital and important part of growing up and learning about ourselves and our bodies. Any such exploration, however, must be done consensually for all parties involved."
I got naked. I formed a pyramid. I kissed and touched a whole lot of people. I drank some God-awful shots. But I didn’t have sex with anyone, and I didn’t get a piercing because that was beyond my personal limit. I did things “for the points” but they were all things that I already wanted to do.
A report by La Rotonde was released on Oct. 17 detailing incidents of a highly sexual nature as part of a bar crawl event called Vet’s Tour, hosted by the Science Students’ Association at the University of Ottawa.
The University of Ottawa’s Graduate Students’ Association (GSAÉD) is demanding the removal of Robert Head, its representative on the university’s Board of Governors (BOG), it said in a statement released on Nov. 16.