“It’s going to suck not being woken up to the sound of heavy machinery right outside my window,” claims Roberta Pebble, a second-floor resident of 90 University. “There’s really nothing like the sound of tons of gravel being poured on LRT track. I’ve grown to like it, I guess I’ll have to buy an alarm clock now.”

What we saw was astounding. We found loads of professional-grade concert speakers set up all over the site, hooked up to one guy’s laptop playing “Epic Construction Ruckus Medley—10-hour Version” on YouTube.

While the first day of school is now set to begin Sept. 13, students whose primary faculty buildings are affected by the construction will start their courses even later, at the end of September. This delay will result in classes continuing over the winter break, with exams taking place in early January.

Funds will do more good for students spent on projects under university control In a recent Board of Governors (BOG) meeting university president Allan Rock announced that the university plans to take faculty surpluses to help pay off the university’s $7.6-million deficit. This money given to the faculties by the university to pay for their …

Delays aside, Ottawa needs the LRT Photo: CC- Pikto Chart Ottawa is on its way to joining the ranks of cities like Montreal and Toronto, and to do that is needs  fast, efficient public transit like the Light Rail Transit (LRT) system. The City and its population has a large price to pay for this …

Starting school at a construction site campus Photo: Kim Wiens The first weeks of school are upon us. Campus is crowded, the weather is nice, and the air is filled with the rumble of bulldozers and the clanging of hammers—sounds that are all too familiar to University of Ottawa students. For the second year in …

“We want students to feel like it’s not just a dining location, it’s a place where people can socialize, make new friends, and work together,” said Patrick Genest, director of Food Services.

Due to the University of Ottawa’s rapid expansion over the past two decades, alumni who visit campus often say they have trouble recognizing their alma mater.

There’s more soon to come. On March 10, the university unveiled its master plan for future development, promising current students a similar shock.

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