Fulcrum staffers share what mitigating climate change means to them. What does it mean to you?
Although the University of Ottawa is unique in its location, budget, and other resources, it’s important that the university continuously monitors other similar institutions to generate ideas to modernize their sustainable energy portfolio.
The University of Ottawa is working towards becoming a completely smoke-free campus to promote a healthier environment for students. The discussion surrounding a potential smoke free campus started as a result of two main initiatives: a student survey conducted this past spring and rapidly approaching changes in Ontario legislation.
Some people believe these illnesses are simply bad habits that can be controlled, if only the person could exhibit just a little more “willpower” or “self-control.” Anyone with a BFRB will tell you that their illness is anything but a choice and that recovery has nothing to do with willpower.
With a distinct focus on having fun in the wilderness, the outdoors club organizes a multitude of events for both seasoned nature-lovers and those students venturing out of their apartment for their very first time.
Last season represented a significant change in the Gee-Gees women’s volleyball program, as the team made the jump from the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) division to the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ).
The University of Ottawa women’s rugby team lit up Matt Anthony field on Sept. 23, soundly beating the McGill Martlets 116–0. According to the U of O, this is a team record for highest-scoring game, and their first game to break 100 points.
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.