On Monday, Nov. 27, Navdeep Bains, minister of innovation, science, and economic development announced a new initiative to provide paid internships for post graduate students.
On Sunday, Dec. 3, MTV aired the holiday special of their hit reality show Keeping Up with the Boardashians, following the antics of the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO).
The first motion detailed caps on SFUO executive salaries, which was met with applause by many in the room, and the second outlined the need for student involvement in course curriculums.
The Gee-Gees women’s soccer team took on the nationally tenth-ranked Queen’s University Golden Gaels on Oct. 8. The Gees held a record of 9–1–3 entering this past weekend, good for second in the Ontario University Athletics East division.
As our country becomes ever-more diverse, we need to pay special attention to how we schedule meetings and events, so that no one is forced to miss out on partaking in meaningful traditions with their loved ones.
Though the Gees lost in heartbreaking fashion, they can rest in the knowledge that they played hard in a gutsy game, and almost came out on top.
An initiative like Team Up Speak Up is a great way for the U of O to help raise awareness of concussions. Concussions are a dangerous health risk to athletes, and it’s important that when an athlete suffers a concussion, they are able to get help right away.
The festival was dominated by major indie folk acts like Father John Misty and Canada’s own Broken Social Scene, while more authentic folk acts included Rodriguez and Fred Penner, but most fell in-between—very coffee shop music.
Despite the heavy rain, the Gee-Gees men’s football team delivered a win to their loyal fans in the team’s home opener on Sept. 4 against the Queen’s University Golden Gaels.