Science & Tech

A broken laptop

With the new academic term progressing along, many students have been noticing that their older laptops can’t manage the new workload they need for online school. Most older laptops contain broken keyboards, lackluster screens, slow hard drives, and a lack of memory to handle their day to day tasks. If that’s your situation, here are a few tips on how to upgrade your laptop.

The Telfer Marketing Association and Telfer Career Centre hosted a series of panels and talks with big companies to announce internship opportunities and educate students on what each company does. There were talks from Amazon, Proctor and Gamble, and LinkedIn.

Two University of Ottawa students, Eve Staszczyszyn and Livia Han have worked with students from the University of Waterloo BETS Program and the Queen’s Center for Advanced Computing to develop Wellness World; a portal aimed to combat the mental health crisis centered around the U of O community.

When students think of tough exams there is one particular entry that takes the cake. It’s the William Lowell Putnam Competition, a grueling six hour mathematics exam with extremely difficult conceptual problems in which the top math students at the world’s best universities compete in.

For a lot of students working from home, having a computer that can handle your workload for the fall semester is essential. After building a few PC’s in the past, here are a few tips that will help you build your own personalized computer.

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