“It’s hard being a student today. There are just way too many expenses, and scholarships and bursaries can be so fickle,” said Banks. “If only students could shift their energy into finding money instead of earning it, we’d have a lot less financially troubled students.”
With quality TV programming like Full House and YTV’s Hit List; dial-up modems; music from Nirvana, Alanis Morissette, and Britney Spears; and fashion greats—who needed a belt, when you had a sweater to tie around your waist?—the ‘90s were years like no other.
“At first, I held out hope. I thought, ‘Surely Beyoncé needs a fabulous weave and I’m pretty fabulous, so she’ll definitely come back.’ But she didn’t, and now I’m seeking compensation,” the weave continued.
So, class—in case you missed the other night’s very important lessons, here’s a quick recap.
This year, let’s make a promise to each other. Instead of passing by the brightly coloured elections posters, let’s read them.
Just ask anyone who’s been hacked. The downside to getting digital can be disastrous.
On Jan. 16, Edward Inch, a fifth-year chemistry student, took the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) to small-claims court to have his incidental fees reimbursed. Inch believes he shouldn’t have to pay those fees because he feels the SFUO is a political organization. Inch argued he shouldn’t be forced to give his money to an organiztion he’d prefer not to associate with.
… the lie that has been perpetuated is that if you go to university, you’ll get a well-paying, white-collar job—as opposed to your non-degree-holding counterparts. The magazine says that according to statistics, a person with a degree should make $1.3 million dollars more throughout their career than someone without one. But as Maclean’s pointed out, that just isn’t happening.
When it comes to relationship advice, Di Daniels isn’t the only Fulcrum writer who can dish it out. Recently, two editors got into a friendly debate about whether or not couples should be friends before dating. Neither editor was willing to budge, so they took to the opinions section to duke it out.