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UNIMPRESSED WITH THE best-and-worst dressed recipients that appear in a tattered 1997 issue of People at the gym? Take a look at some of the fine specimens around you, like Commando Carl, who makes no attempt to hide his underwear preferences—or his junk. There’s also Kardashian Kopy-Kat, who has to adjust her weight on the …

And it’s time to invest in more than just mittens IF THE ALMOST-FREEZING temperatures this past weekend herald anything, it’s that winter is coming a lot faster than you think. Cold-weather clothes are being dug out of closets and basements, and stores are swapping their summer stock for Santa-themed sweaters and heavy knits galore. Whether …

EVER WONDER WHY the University of Ottawa has so many competitive clubs and not enough varsity teams? Yes, we have football, basketball, hockey, and soccer. But if you’ve ever checked out Geegees.ca, you would notice there are quite a few varsity sports with only women’s teams competing—soccer, rugby, and volleyball. It has recently been brought …

Former Montreal offensive lineman Bryan Chiu tries his hand at coaching CIS football MONTREAL (CUP)—FOR MOST OF his 13-year career, Bryan Chiu was considered the best centre in the Canadian Football League. Chiu was the recipient of various accolades, such as the 2002 Most Outstanding Lineman award, 16 total All-Star selections (seven-time CFL All-Star, nine-time …

Women’s rugby team defeats Sherbrooke in 19-0 field battle “TOUCH, PAUSE, ENGAGE,” the referee yelled as the athletes struggled in the scrum. Little did he know he had described the game with those three simple words. Despite the rain, the University of Ottawa’s women’s rugby team played full strength on Oct. 2, pushing the Sherbrooke …

Women’s volleyball team places third in pre-season tournament EIGHT TEAMS FROM across the country were welcomed into Montpetit Hall to participate in the Gee-Gees Pre-Season Classic Sept. 30–Oct. 2. Hosted by the University of Ottawa women’s volleyball team, the weekend matchups were the first tests of the season for the Garnet and Grey, and the …

Dear Di, I know this guy who is hot, funny, ambitious, and we have the same interests. Lately the sparks have been flying between us, and I was pretty sure we were going to hook up, but then I was hit with the “girl code.” My friend basically forbade me from ever getting with my crush because …

1. Terrible spelling and grammar Nobody is expecting to find a perfectly punctuated, Pulitzer Prize-winning essay on your profile, but at least make an effort to be coherent. 2. The “trying too hard” pictures The pouted lips, awkwardly angled body shots, pounds of makeup, and greased up pecs and abs? Yeah, they need to go. …

The ins and outs of online dating ACCORDING TO THE standards set by romantic comedies, we’re all supposed to experience love at first sight standing in the produce aisle of the grocery store or checking out a book in the library. But let’s face it: We’re not going to meet anyone with headphones in our …

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