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The Fulcrum: Why are you running? Mulet: I think we need to build consensus in this university. There was this moment that came when I realized that all the student bodies are defederating … I’m in engineering, so I like fixing problems. What are some of the goals you hope to accomplish if you win? …

JOZEF SPITERI, A candidate for vp social in the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) elections and current vp social affairs for the Students’ Association of the Faculty of Arts (SAFA), will face SAFA’s Board of Directors tonight in an emergency meeting. According to Sean Green, SAFA president, there are 29 separate grounds …

The SFUO candidate list was announced on Jan. 27. Below are this year’s participants. Students can vote Feb. 14–16. For more information, go to Elections.sfuo.ca EXECUTIVE PRESIDENT MULET, Phillippe PLATO, Ethan SAVVA, Amalia VP FINANCE GILANI, Adam VP COMMUNICATIONS ROY, Anne-Marie VP STUDENT AFFAIRS HUDSON, Kate PETERS, Tasha VP UNIVERSITY AFFAIRS CLARKE, Christopher KESSLER, Liz VP …

The Fulcrum and Career Services give students a hand WITH WINTER ON its way out and spring around the corner, students on campus are looking for jobs, either just for the summer or beyond. The question is, how can students find summer or post-graduate employment in Ottawa, and what can students do now to get …

Government of Ontario reallocates money to fund 30 per cent tuition rebate ELIGIBLE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS were able to receive a 30 per cent tuition rebate from the Government of Ontario on Jan. 5. Funds for the $432-million project were reallocated from other areas of post-secondary education, such as a $42-million funding cut from research grants …

CFS holds National Day of Action to drop tuition fees THE CANADIAN FEDERATION of Students (CFS) and its member schools will see thousands of students rally against high tuition fees across the country, including University of Ottawa participants who plan to march to Parliament Hill to make their message heard on Feb. 1. “The day …

‘Smooth sailing’ so far: CEO JAN. 16 MARKED the beginning of the election period for students who want to run for the Student Federation at the University of Ottawa (SFUO) executive and its Board of Administration (BOA). According to the SFUO Election Office staff, the nomination period is progressing smoothly, with significant interest from students. …

Apps a popular method for student organization promotion STUDENTS WILL BE able to follow the activity of the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) from their smartphones when the SFUO officially launches its new mobile app the week of Jan. 30. Compatible with Android, iPhone, and BlackBerry phones, the app will inform students …

Troubles with texting The problem LOOK AT THIS article. Now at your phone. Now back to this article. Chances are, you have plenty of text messages saying something like, “OMG, ttyl, g2g”—or at least that’s what some people might expect. Expectations aside, there isn’t much scientific knowledge surrounding texting habits. Texting is private, and finding …

Well, I feel left out THE STUDENT FEDERATION of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) supported the Occupy movement, organized a Day of Action for the Education is a Right campaign, and picketed with the postal workers in the summer. The Canadian Federation of Students, which the SFUO is a part of, openly supports political candidates, …

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