Matt Gergyek

We spoke with a U of O student who works at the Rideau McDonald’s to get an insider’s perspective on life inside what is perhaps the most infamous McDonald’s franchise in Canada.

On Sept. 30, around 400 people from the Heron Gate community will be evicted from their homes as part of a plan to redevelop the neighbourhood. This time, they aren’t backing down.

Halfway into the month of September, the capital region has seen a massive spike in the number of black bear sightings. The Fulcrum looked into the causes behind the jump in these sightings and the broader factors bringing wild animals to the city.

With a combined experience of over 25 years spent traversing through the post-secondary world, these are our essential tips, tricks, life hacks, and pieces of advice for not only surviving your university years, but thriving in them as well.

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