See you later, edboard
The 2021-22 editorial board has come to an end and we’d like to say goodbye! In the spirit of our editor-in-chief, Charley’s heartwarming goodbye from... Read more.
This Week in Fulc Music: Red (Taylor’s Version)
Aly forced Charley to listen to Taylor Swift Hey, Fulc readers, it’s me, Aly, your resident Swiftie and annoying person. As you might expect, the release of... Read more.
This Week in Fulc Music: The Oasis edition
We’re mad fer it — well Charley is! Here at the Fulcrum, we love us some Oasis — er, scratch that, Charley loves himself some Oasis — so yeah, some... Read more.
Murphy: On falling in and out of love with theatre
Theatre: I love you. But right now, in this moment, I don’t like you very much I don’t know what to fucking wear. My apartment’s littered with... Read more.
Breaking: Ottawa Police Service lays charges against three individuals in ongoing Panda Game investigation
Police have released pictures of new suspects The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) have identified all ten individuals shown in photos from the night of the... Read more.
In Apple TV+’s Come From Away, we are all islanders
The filmed Broadway show is a triumph of Canadian theatre-making The drum sounds like a heartbeat, like an invitation, like a warning. “On the... Read more.
New to campus? Here are the best places to grab a bite near the U of O
From a quick bite to a midterm feast, here’s your guide to on-campus cuisine While the University of Ottawa is known for many things — its globally... Read more.
‘Left in the dark’: U of O graduates frustrated with university’s mishandling of Spring 2021 convocation ceremonies
Ceremonies to take place from June 14 to 16 The University of Ottawa has finally announced its Spring 2021 convocation dates, less than one month before... Read more.
A love letter to my first arts journalism job
To my desks, to our contributors, to WordPress and to Edboard Dear second-floor corner desk, You are Bridget’s now. I hope you’ve treated her well in... Read more.
‘This is what we needed’: 13 U of O Swifties reflect on a difficult year
This is for the best When I first pitched this article to my editor, it was almost a joke. “Another Taylor Swift article, Aly? Seriously?” He was... Read more.
This week in Fulc music: Taylor Swift, Evanescence, and The Maine
Our EIC and arts editor are back at it again Aly Murphy — Arts editor When no one picked up our weekly new music column for this week, I was admittedly... Read more.
Inside the whimsical kitsch of The Last Blockbuster
The documentary, ironically available on Netflix, remembers the video store chain’s hayday Most of us remember it well. The smell of the crinkly... Read more.
Social media clout: what happens when your post goes viral
From creepy DMs to reposted content, here’s how a simple tweet becomes a meme You’ve seen them without even thinking about them: screenshotted tweets... Read more.
Review: a selection of undercurrents festival (Remixed & Ethel)
Festival reiterates the importance of reliable internet during these times — and the frustration which follows when that connection cuts out You live in a... Read more.
This week in Fulc music: Grammys edition
Our arts editor and EIC go head-to-head once more In honour of the 63rd Grammys, the Fulcrum’s arts editor Aly Murphy and editor-in-chief Charley Dutil go... Read more.
This week in Fulc music: Weezer special
Our EIC and arts editor compare their reviews on Weezer Avid Weezer fan Charley Dutil on their newest release: OK Human Standout single: “All My... Read more.