The app’s premise is simple: Android users complete “Matchups,” which are image-based preferential multiple-choice questions, or quizzes. The app then computes how many of the completed Matchups a user has in common with other users, and presents it as a percentage.

While much of the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO)’s April 10 Board of Administration (BOA) meeting was taken up with questions about the student union’s financial status, there’s a lot more to know. Motions were passed, vice-president equity Nicole Maylor departed early, and Faculty of Medicine representative Emile Hashem left the meeting in protest.

While the economy has recovered significantly since the 2008 recession, the youth unemployment rate in Canada in January was 12.8 per cent, double that of the 6.6 per cent national average.

Ottawa entrepreneurs, Dylan Hunt and Nick Evans decided to take matters into their own hands, by creating a website that would show job hunters more opportunities and employers more applicants.

University of Ottawa student Mohammad Mohsen Badv and a group of eight other students came together to create the new website Croomer, a tool they hope will make the entrepreneurial experience a little bit easier, and a lot more successful.

Apps a popular method for student organization promotion STUDENTS WILL BE able to follow the activity of the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) from their smartphones when the SFUO officially launches its new mobile app the week of Jan. 30. Compatible with Android, iPhone, and BlackBerry phones, the app will inform students …