Opinions

Bytowne Cinema

The cinema is where I had my first big birthday party. It’s where I saw my first horror film. And it’s also where I went on my first date. Even though the pandemic bars me from the cinema, I hold onto the notion that the cinema is a place of inspiration where I learned to empathize with people with stories different from my own.

Left: shows courses in person, Right: Shows courses online

The University of Ottawa has announced that the 2021 winter semester will be held online aside from a few exceptions. Because of COVID-19, staff and students have been forced to adjust to online learning methods for the 2020 spring/summer term, and the 2020 fall term. Is continuing on a remote learning format the way to go or should the University consider returning to in-person courses?

Letter to the Editor

“My concerns stem from this mental health crisis which has been exacerbated by the uncertainty of a pandemic; I worry about the mentalities professors have adopted in wake of all classes being shifted online,” says third-year U of O political science and history student Nelson Mahmoudi

silhouette of a couple

The term ‘simp’ has become a common word in many people’s vocabulary after social media influencers brought the concept to light. However, it has created an incredibly toxic environment that implies women are lesser than men, and men are shamed for treating women with decency.

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