The Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) elections raised a number of talking points among candidates as one slate was penalized, another raised some concern about vacation use, and the General Assembly (GA) referendum took on more forceful opposition.
Tabaret Hall’s construction was completed to reveal a new student lounge on Jan 20. Separated into three rooms on the first floor, the space seats close to 150 students and comes equipped with fireplaces, microwaves, sofas, chairs, and counters with plugs for laptops.
The two University of Ottawa professors who conducted a research study that included an interview with accused killer Luka Magnotta have won their legal bid to quash a Montreal police warrant for the video.
The Student Appeal Centre (SAC) has awarded its third Iron Fist Award to Julie Beauchamp, vice-dean of undergraduate and professional programs at the Telfer School of Management, for allegedly academically penalizing students for non-academic infractions.
While the U of O faces pressure to build more residences, there are considerable financial restraints preventing on-campus developments.