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I’m not saying you don’t hang out with your friends and have a great time. I’m saying you don’t do it with six beers in a night. You buy one beer and you hold on to that beer. You sip that sucker till it’s so warm it feels like pee going in before it’s pee coming out.

Becoming familiar with the OC Transpo schedules, routes, and pitfalls will make your life a lot easier and ensure you get to enjoy all that this great city has to offer.

I had to eat the same lame cafeteria food every day, I felt a ton of stress about courses I wasn’t doing so well in, and I was sick of being confined to a 14-by-14 room with another human being, as wonderful as my roommate was.

Also fuzzy, but less cute, were the germs I later discovered lurking in my residence, a building whose delightfully ivy-covered exterior cleverly distracted from the dark secrets hidden within.

Here are my recommendations for drinks that are sure to help you have a great night.

Wouldn’t it be great if you could have that wisdom beforehand, and fewer regrets after? We here at the Fulcrum put our heads together to try to give you just that.

Here’s a brief survival guide for making it through those debaucherous evenings with nothing but a strong buzz and a stronger French vocabulary.

The Fulcrum has some tasty meal suggestions which will satisfy your taste buds and your budget alike.

Despite your satisfaction with your timetable, if you walk into the classroom and encounter any of the following, run far, far away.

Choosing a school for post-secondary studies is a major decision that comes with its own unique challenges for each individual.

It seems that the general consensus among young adults is that May through August are the months for hook-ups, flings, and, sometimes, finding a mate. However, what is it that motivates us to associate the summer solstice with getting together and getting it on?

LONG GONE ARE the days when tattoos were considered taboo and could only be found on the bodies of convicts and motorcyclists. Today, everyone including our professors, mothers, and best friends have tattoos and are proud to show them off. But what happens when that pride wears off before the tattoo does? Two writers sat …

Top five hottest political leaders 1. Ethan Plato Our fearless president-elect is clearly more than just a pretty face, but it’s great to know a looker will be representing us for a year. 2. Amalia Savva She has the most charming smile we’ve ever seen. 3. Barack Obama Have you seen that man with his …

IF YOU THINK balancing a full-time course load and a part-time job is a lot to handle, try being the president of a Canadian university. Not only do you have to be concerned with providing students a quality education given by professors engaged in the classroom and in their research, but you have to do …

Top five household items you can use to work out with 1. Stairs Walking or jogging up and down stairs can provide a great cardio work out, as well as effective toning of the legs and butt. 2. Backpacks A weighted backpack can be a great addition to lunges and squats. For a better centre …

Top five best used bookstores in Ottawa 1. Book Bazaar Since 1974, this family-run bookstore has provided a unique mix of gently used books at fair prices. 2. All Books Carrying both used and new books and textbooks, All Books is a staple of the downtown core. 3. Patrick MacGahern Books Like a scene out …

Top five worst backhanded compliments 1. “You’re so brave. I would never have the guts to try such a unique hairstyle.” Cue to you buying fourteen different hats to hide your “unique” hair under until it grows out. 2. “You’re so smart to go to the library on a Friday night when everybody else is …

SECTION 28 OF the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms reads, “Notwithstanding anything in this Charter, the rights and freedoms referred to in it are guaranteed equally to male and female persons.” Section 15 of the Charter asserts Canadians are to be free from discrimination based on their sex. More women are holding high-level positions …

AT ONE POINT or another, most of us dream about making it big. Thanks to the Internet, becoming famous no longer requires theatrical or musical talent—all you need is a laptop, your winning personality, and a knowledge of all things social media. The Fulcrum gives you the low-down on using YouTube, Twitter, and blogging to …

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