Dear Di: Single? Shut up.
Romcom expert ≠ Relationship expert Dear Di, My two closest friends started dating over the summer and it has ruined my life. I see them both way... Read more.
U of O professor develops ‘GetaKit’, a free at-home HIV test
GetaKit is a U of O research study bringing free HIV testing kits to Ontarians to the comfort of their homes In the age of home delivery for almost... Read more.
Tomato: Café Nostalgica converted into Spirit Halloween
Pivik was too ghostly for the store managers Café Nostalgica, the beloved student cafe known for its charming atmosphere and open mic nights, has been... Read more.
The fight for more female representation in Parliament
“I think the frustrating thing that I've noticed is that progress is always painfully slow,” said doctoral student Caitlin Hart In 1921, the first year... Read more.
Off the Rails: Reflecting on the LRT’s latest round of problems
Two years after the official unveiling of the Light Rail Transit, issues for the public feel unresolved On Sep. 19, another derailment of a Light Rail... Read more.
‘You must have a mask on’: A look at how student services are rebuilding in a hybrid environment
Commissioners provide details of their services’ returns The student services for the University of Ottawa’s student body have had a turbulent past two... Read more.
‘This is an endemic situation’: The realities of part-time professorship
With growing number of part-time professors comes slowing amount of university support So, you want to be a professor? You’ve always been smart,... Read more.
Blinding Lights: RBC branch in UCU highlights pervasive commercialization of campus
A new RBC branch has been on campus since 2019, replacing a 24/7 student lounge. Is it the start to a wave of commercialization at the U of O? A large... Read more.
Tomato: Frosh’s ‘wet run’ in Rideau Canal gets shut down
Group advertised it as a ‘rave on the canal’ A Recognized Student Government (RSG) status has been suspended following an illegal frosh activity... Read more.
Tomato: U of O freshman charged with trespassing following mix-up in Ottawa, Kansas
"They should really change their name. We had it first," said first-year student Scott Michael Kansas police arrested a University of Ottawa freshman on... Read more.
Shining the light on some of the U of O’s most beloved professors during the pandemic
Showcasing the excellence of five U of O professors through the virtual semester Upon shifting from in-person to virtual classes, it is with no doubt the... Read more.
Tomato: Student-designed shoes under fire for containing water from Rideau Canal
They’ve got drip (literally) A group of student artists have found themselves in the middle of controversy following the announcement of their extravagant... Read more.
Tomato: Ottawa groundhog accidentally predicted spring
Students find it ‘insulting’ An Ottawa groundhog didn’t expect his prediction to become accurate a month after a virtual Groundhog’s Day... Read more.
Getting dumped can actually be good for you
We know it hurts, but there are many things to learn from being single again We are now a month removed from Valentine’s Day, a date where we romanticize... Read more.
Tomato: Goose and Raccoon run head to head for UOSU seat
Who is the U of O’s more beloved animal? This year’s election season just grew tenser following the announcements of Blueberry the goose running for the... Read more.
‘The epidemic within a pandemic:’ Opioid overdoses continue to make an impact during COVID-19
Medical professionals continue to worry about a problem that’s just as big as the pandemic Content warning: Addiction, mental health, overdosing and... Read more.
Tomato: U of O reopening plan includes holographic unresponsive TA’s
Call me, beep me, if you want to reach me The University of Ottawa has announced ambitious reopening plans for the fall semester after declaring 30 to 50... Read more.
U of O’s women engineers determined to change the stigma
The Fulcrum spoke to women engineers and students to hear their side of engineering University of Ottawa president, Jacques Frémont, recently spoke out... Read more.
Tomato: Rideau Canal closed after river monster reports
If you don’t freeze your toes off, they might get bitten off The Rideau Canal Skateway closed on Feb. 22 following reports of a river monster spotted... Read more.
U of O students discuss juggling a small business and studies during the pandemic
Despite COVID-19 complications, student entrepreneurs are still making the most of it While the global pandemic has stripped society of many little... Read more.
Get your freak on: Understanding the messy concept of sex
Cue the Salt-N-Pepa Thanks to cultural changes and media portrayals, having sex in university is more normalized than ever before. Meeting someone at... Read more.
Tomato: Facebook Dating holds a ‘worst-date’ contest to attract more users
Enter for a chance at love (and to eat at the Olive Garden)! The marketing team behind Facebook Dating has decided to host a special contest to help... Read more.
Smoking it up: Increased cannabis consumption tied to poorer mental health during COVID-19
Experts say weed consumption continues to rise during pandemic lockdowns Let me paint you a picture: it’s 5 p.m. on a Thursday. You’ve had a long day of... Read more.
A look at the added challenges for the homeless populations during COVID-19
Ottawa shelters have stopped taking in new admissions On Jan. 8, Quebec’s provincial government imposed a curfew on the province preventing civilians from... Read more.
Trans community’s barriers to health care amplified by pandemic
Making appointments with specialists, and obtaining medication was already difficult before COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant influence... Read more.