editorial

A PSUO-SSUO member protesting

It’s been more than a week now since the University of Ottawa’s support staff (PSUO-SSUO) went on strike following the breakdown of mediated talks with the University of Ottawa on Oct.15. The Fulcrum believes it’s time for the University to get back to the bargaining table and strike a fair deal with PSUO-SSUO members that does not involve significant cuts to members’ healthcare coverage.

A sign insulting Carleton

If the pandemic has made us realize anything as young adults is that our youth is precious and this virus is robbing us of valuable time we will never get back. The cancellation of the Panda Game, although a microcosm of the pandemic, helps us realize that good times are invaluable and should be cherished.

For the first time in its storied history, the University of Ottawa will offer the majority of its courses online this fall, meaning the presence of most students on campus is not necessary. Financially for most students, this is great news as they won’t have to rent an apartment or live in residence but if you’re an incoming student and still on the fence about whether or not you should come to campus and live in residence, here’s the case for staying home.

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