De-influencing: genuine anti-consumerism or another shopping trend?
What you shouldn't be buying (and what you should buy instead) Have you been #deinfluenced? If your TikTok feed is anything like mine, I’m sure you’ve... Read more.
A Midsummer Night’s Fairy Tale combines Shakespeare’s story with 17th and 20th century opera
Artistic director spoke about the University of Ottawa Opera's upcoming performance A Midsummer Night’s Fairy Tale, the name of an upcoming performance... Read more.
Downtown Ottawa’s St. Patrick’s Day lineup 2023
Look no further for somewhere to get a green beer in Ottawa What we’re not talking about: the current weather forecast for March 17 (cold and... Read more.
“What’s the point of Netflix now?”: Students frustrated by Netflix’s sudden policy change
New one-household rule leaves many students at-risk of losing Netflix access It’s no secret that people share streaming accounts. In a world where you... Read more.
And the Fulcrum gives the Oscar to…
We're back with more unsolicited opinions about who should win 2023's biggest awards A few weeks ago, the Fulcrum staff took a walk in the shoes of the... Read more.
Where did all the time go? Reflecting on my time as a student at the U of O
The undergrad experience during a pandemic I was never the kind of person who had my entire life planned out. In high school, I was questioned about my... Read more.
Bluesfest announces 2023 lineup
If you’re a U of O student with plans of being in Ottawa this summer, read on Last week, the organizers of Bluesfest released the official lineup for the... Read more.
Why Worry About Their Futures? Well, here’s a few reasons
Undercurrents Festival showcases three plays all about our future, from the perspective of the present Here at The Fulcrum, we’re not strangers to talking... Read more.
Filipino-Canadian youth conference Pinoys on Parliament brings young members of Filipino diaspora together in Ottawa
For Filipino-Canadians, Balikbayan is the act of returning home The term Balikbayan (Bah-Lyk-Bah-Yahn) comes from the Tagalog words balik, which means “to... Read more.
ARCTIC: Our Frozen Planet premieres at the Canadian Museum of History
BBC Earth captures the unseen in new nature documentary On Saturday, Feb. 4, Ottawa experienced it’s coldest Feb. 4 in 100 years. Fittingly, that same... Read more.
Is God Is run at the NAC includes one night dedicated to Black theatregoers
Award-winning play comes to Ottawa from Toronto, along with the Black Out Night initiative Anaia (JD Leslie) and Racine (Oyin Oladejo) thought their mother... Read more.
Review: Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (2022)
A surprising hit that is borderline high art Puss in Boots is a shockingly poignant film, drawing on very mature subjects like anxiety, depression and... Read more.
The 2023 GRAMMY winners, as decided by the Fulcrum
Disclaimer: this is not a predictions article Awards season is coming up, and with it comes the anticipation of seeing which artists have been nominated,... Read more.
Catch Me in the Club: University of Ottawa Cooking Club
MORE THAN MICROWAVE RAMEN It goes without saying: going to university is a big life change. In many cases, you’re living away from home for the first time... Read more.
How to be a plant parent 101
Stop killing your plants! Anyone who has ever owned a plant will probably recognize themselves in this image. Maybe you're trying to add some life to your... Read more.
Tone Cluster choir performance adds representation to classical music
The list of composers includes 2SLGBTQIA+ composers from the nineteenth century to present On Saturday, Jan. 28, the Ottawa choir, Tone Cluster, will be... Read more.
A 2023 guide to Ottawa nightlife for U of O students
Where to find the best drinks, music, and vibes in Ottawa Some people think Ottawa is a boring city. Here at the Fulcrum, we disagree. If you know where... Read more.
New exhibition at the Canadian Museum of Nature presents Inuit art by fostering a connection to the land
Our Land, Our Art displays art from seven Inuit artists Earlier this month, the Canadian Museum of Nature unveiled its newest exhibition in the Northern... Read more.
Sustainability starts with us: U of O event shows how to make daily choices in line with climate action
"It makes me proud that our uOttawa community is also passionate about sustainability." As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the faculties of arts and... Read more.
Ed-board’s Spotify Wrapped 2022
Here's what the Fulcrum staff listened to as they brought you the U of O's biggest stories this year Sharing your music taste is scary. You know that... Read more.
Interview: noelle talks about her first tour
The singer-songwriter met with the Fulcrum ahead of Ottawa show with Virginia to Vegas noelle (stylized in a Gen Z-esque, all lowercase) will be coming to... Read more.
“I saw it on TikTok:” Social media anecdotes in the classroom
Username. . (Date posted). Title or first 20 words of the caption. . TikTok. URL Although far from becoming a peer-reviewed source, TikTok is becoming more... Read more.
What You Missed: Friday night at the Ottawa Canadian Film Festival 2022
It was a short-film night at the festival The Ottawa Canadian Film Festival ran from Nov. 3–5 at Bytowne Cinema, showcasing both long and short films from... Read more.
On running a Canadian film festival with Blair Campbell
Ottawa festival allows for live filmmaker and audience interaction The Ottawa Canadian Film Festival (OCan22) marked its first year at ByTowne Cinema from... Read more.
Review: Broadway Across Canada’s Mean Girls
Still funny and still "so fetch" Mean Girls has made it to Ottawa. Produced in Canada by Broadway Across Canada, Tina Fey’s... Read more.