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There are many ways that we distract ourselves from our loneliness. Some of us make bread, or learn to paint, and others take-up running. And some of us (like me) plan international trips so that I can hop on a plane as soon as the pandemic is over.

Some of us bake bread, or learn to paint, and others take-up running. And some of us (like me) plan international trips so that I can hop on an airplane as soon as the pandemic is over. The things you can learn about solo travellers in films can also apply to life in isolation.

Letter to the Editor

“The disciplining of professors based on ‘micro-aggressions,’ however, sets an unfortunate precedent and represents a slippery slope. No conscientious professor would willingly hurt their students’ feelings,” writes Thomas Boogaart, a professor of contemporary global history at the University of Ottawa since 2004 and a member of the APTPUO’s Board of Directors.

Letter to the Editor

“As student representatives to the Board of Governors of the University of Ottawa, we want to express our disappointment with the response of the University and many members of our community to the recent racist events occurring on campus,” write Jamie Ghossein & Saada Hussen the undergraduate student representatives on the University of Ottawa’s Board of Governors.

Letter to the Editor

“How do we make progress from here at the University of Ottawa? If by terming it as a good crisis, Jacques Frémont is going to make transformational changes in the U of O landscape, I am all behind him, but if it is going to be talk, PR, and no action, then his legacy will be harshly judged by all generations,” writes Rony Fosting an international student at the University of Ottawa.

Letter to the Editor

“How are you protecting me—how are you protecting us? I implore all of you to interrogate your activism: who have you been leaving behind? Who have you failed to hold space for? In your silence and complacency, whose lives have you decided no longer matter?,” writes Shadé Edwards a second-year law student at the University of Ottawa in the common law section.

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