The Fulcrum

If you’re new to the University of Ottawa, welcome! If you’re a returning Gee-Gee and avid Fulcrum reader, however, you may have noticed a distinct lack of our summer issue on Fulcrum stands. Allow us to explain.

The StFX rugby team has four national championships to their name, the most recent coming last year. The match was a timely test for the two national powerhouses during their weeklong break from regular season action.

Ontario (CUP)—Alongside the typical promises of a high-energy time to help first-years adjust to student life at Laurier Brantford, this year campus administration is setting forth initiatives to ensure that students are aware of the university’s growing commitment to sexual assault awareness. “We want to let everyone know that we’re making conversations about consent and …

Quick. Name the three slates running in the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) election this year. … Now try naming someone from each slate. Bonus points for naming a student running independently. Trick question—there aren’t any candidates running independently. Aside from current vice-president equity Maya McDonald, independent candidates tend not to do …

People in power can have so much responsibility it’s frightening. Frightening because we have no control over how they use that power or in whether they do so with the intention to protect us. There is the careless use of power, as when those in positions of power say offhand things that influence the lives …

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