With 493 signatures, the petition called for a compromise from the U of O to meet the needs of its music students, stating that the two-week building closure was, “an unacceptable amount of time given our near complete reliance on this space for practice studios and access to instruments.

“They advertise bubble tea a lot, that’s for sure … (There are) definitely something(s) I can relate to when they mention Asian parents, and stuff like that”—Cornelius Choo, a second-year accounting student at the U of O.

An award show’s principal purpose should be to honour artistic achievement that pushes boundaries, shows us something new, or changes the way we view the world, and often times that doesn’t translate into commercial popularity.

After a CBC investigation broke the news that dozens of students were allegedly sexually assaulted at Ottawa’s Bell High School since the 1970s, alumni Keelan Buck looked into how students now view the school they grew up in.