Ali Schwabe

I’m not saying you don’t hang out with your friends and have a great time. I’m saying you don’t do it with six beers in a night. You buy one beer and you hold on to that beer. You sip that sucker till it’s so warm it feels like pee going in before it’s pee coming out.

I had to eat the same lame cafeteria food every day, I felt a ton of stress about courses I wasn’t doing so well in, and I was sick of being confined to a 14-by-14 room with another human being, as wonderful as my roommate was.

A new school year means new executive members of the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) and the Graduate Students’ Association (GSAÉD). The Fulcrum sat down with the new executives to give you a look at who will be in charge at the SFUO and GSAÉD this year. Andrew Ikeman and Ali Schwabe …

A STUDY PRESENTED at the American Psychological Association Symposium in 2000 stated that 87 per cent of college students report having “hooked up.” The vague term describes the type of encounters that have been replacing traditional dating on university campuses over the recent decades. The Fulcrum sat down with experts and students to learn why …

I ARRIVED TO the beginner-level lesson put on by the University of Ottawa Tango Club 10 minutes early, hoping to watch a bit of the intermediate students’ lesson. Swaying to the music while I watched pairs spin together around the University Centre terminus, I was a little intimidated and a lot excited for my first-ever …

Tae cardio workout packs a punch “PUNCH, KICK, AND block your way to a great workout,” promises the Gee-Gees website. “Using martial arts and boxing techniques, your instructor will guide you through an intense cardiovascular training session.” The intensity left me gasping for breath, and will become a regular part of my workout routine rotation. First impressions I brought along a …

Decorating on a broke-ass budget NO CASH? NO problem. The Fulcrum gives you a handful of tricks and tips to make your place sparkle and shine for the holidays without breaking the bank. Christmas decorating Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. If you’re someone who can’t get enough of the snow, you’ll be …

What the F?!  ONEAL RON MORRIS, a 30-year-old transgendered woman, has allegedly been injecting cement and tire-filler, among other substances, into her clients while working as a faux plastic surgeon in Miami, Fl. Facing charges of practising medicine without a licence, Morris was arrested on Nov. 18, but was soon released after posting bail. Two …

Unveiling a painting about the past THE DEPARTMENT OF History at the University of Ottawa is presenting an oil-on-canvas painting representing the diversity, importance, and dynamism of what history professors teach and students learn. The painting, done by award-winning U of O fine arts graduate Mee-jeong Chae, will be unveiled in Desmarais on Dec. 8 by Huguette Labelle in one …

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