Jane Lytvynenko

Photos by Rebecca Potter While we were hopelessly lost in a sketchy Montreal neighbourhood, my GPS started re-enacting scenes from The Exorcist. All of the programmable voices yelled directions at me at once while I pulled over my car full of terrified passengers. This was nowhere near a picture-perfect travel moment. It was better. Whenever …

One glance around a crowded lecture hall will show that most people are web surfing. Why listen to a professor drone on when half a dozen of your friends are dying to tell you about the latest gossip?

C-279 seeks to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code “to include gender identity and gender expression as prohibited grounds for discrimination.”

When I worked a job with no opportunities, I made the opportunities myself. You know, the opportunity to nap in the back room, try the new dish for free, or call in sick when the latest Call of Duty was released. Chicken will serve itself, I thought, but I’m missing out on some valuable “Jane” time.

Carolyn Greve begins term Jane Lytvynenko | Fulcrum Contributor illustration by Devin Beauregard As of July, the Graduate Students’ Association of the University of Ottawa (GSAÉD) has elected a new finance commissioner, Carolyn Greve, following the resignation of Douglas Webb in June 2012. “It’s quite common to have an executive leave throughout their term,” said Taiva Tegler, GSAÉD external commissioner. “Our previous …

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

A GROUP OF eight professors is working on implementing the University of Ottawa’s first PhD communication program, which will be entirely bilingual. This program will be the first of its kind in Canada, likely to be ready by 2014. “We are looking forward to this program with much enthusiasm because there are many possibilities, which …

I USED TO live in a very corrupt country, one where funding for a politician’s new home in the Bahamas was more important than funding for health care. In Ukraine, politicians would rather spend the country’s money on a $1,000 bottle of champagne than help citizens and lower the class divide. That’s exactly why I …

IT’S BUDGET SEASON—a time for our governments to figure out where they want to spend cash and cut funding. The Harper government has made it clear jobs will be cut, which means Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson has some damage control to do. Watson has already sprung into action. He recently introduced Invest Ottawa, a plan …

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