The best course at the U of O: ITA 1113
How a course in Italian Cinema altered my university experience I didn't come to the U of O with any concrete idea of what I wanted my future to look like.... Read more.
Conspiracy theories have become annoying
HOW CONSPIRACY THEORIES WENT FROM BEING FUN TO DOWNRIGHT DANGEROUS When I was in the sixth grade, my class was told to do a speech on a topic that was 'of... Read more.
A human wrote this: The future of AI content creation
AI TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH ARTISTIC EXPRESSION If you asked me a year ago what I though of artificial intelligence, I would have said... Read more.
Bill C-218 and the rise of online sports betting
THIS IS WHY MORE PEOPLE ARE GAMBLING IN ONTARIO THAN EVER BEFORE In early September I opened my first online gambling account. The experience started off... Read more.
How Damar Hamlin’s collapse created a rare moment of solidarity
Reflecting on an impactful sports story in recent history Almost every household on the first Monday of 2023 had one of two things playing — for some of... Read more.
FIFA 2022: Am I allowed to be excited?
A rundown on FIFA’s complicated history ahead of the 2022 World Cup Few things conflict me more than the FIFA World Cup. On the one hand: I love watching... Read more.
The Fulcrum’s favourite Halloween movies: Misery (1990)
The perfect thriller for non-horror fans There are two types of people: those who love horror movies, and those who won’t even scroll over the genre's... Read more.
Point/Counterpoint: The great Starbucks debate
IS STARBUCKS OVERRATED? There's a pressing question that continues to fuel debate among my friends — is Starbucks overrated? Two members of the Fulcrum's... Read more.
Why am I forced to buy a U-Pass?
STUDENTS CAN NO LONGER OPT-OUT OF THE U-PASS For the first time in over a year, all full-time U of O students who do not meet the University's exception... Read more.
Gee-Gees successfully protect the panda
A DOMINANT PERFORMANCE BY THE GEES SECURES A PANDA VICTORY FOR THE FOURTH STRAIGHT YEAR The Gees and the Ravens were welcomed by a sold-out TD Place for the... Read more.
How to avoid the ’worst case scenario’ homecoming
SOME TRIED AND TRUE TIPS FOR HAVING A SUCCESSFUL PANDA GAME DAY We are dangerously close to the biggest day of the year for all Gee-Gees: the Panda Game.... Read more.
Opinion: the case for recording lectures
LACK OF RECORDED LECTURES FORCES STUDENTS TO MAKE DIFFICULT DECISIONS Something shitty happens every fall. It seems that every year from the end of... Read more.
Why do I let sports ruin my life?
REFLECTING ON A DECADE OF SPORTS DISAPPOINTMENT On Sept. 8, my favourite football team, the Buffalo Bills, won their first game of the season. This win... Read more.
Seriously, it’s time to end booking gym times
YEAR 2 OF GYM TIME SLOTS HAS LEFT MANY STUDENTS FRUSTRATED Since September 2021, working out at either Minto Sports Complex or Montpetit Hall has required... Read more.
Opinion: the case for in-person exams
Why you shouldn't stress about returning to in-person testing It’s been a while since we’ve gone through it: that long walk to Minto Sports Complex,... Read more.
University decides the return to campus is the perfect time to begin construction
THE UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA WELCOMES STUDENTS BACK WITH MULTIPLE CONSTRUCTION SITES Two years have passed since the U of O’s campus has had any real... Read more.
E-scooters in Sandy Hill: there’s a fine line between helpful and hazardous
HOW AN ANTI-SCOOTER PERSON CAME TO LOVE E-SCOOTERS Scooters and I have a bad history together. When I close my eyes, I can still feel the pain of a razor... Read more.