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Proposed copyright reform creates controversy IT’S A NEW bill that’s creating quite the stir. The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) has dethroned the Occupy protests as a top news story gathering interest worldwide. SOPA—an anti-piracy bill, also known as House Bill 3261, originating in the U.S.—was created to eliminate pirated online content, particularly foreign content, …

Gee-Gees reclaim their came with weekend wins Katherine DeClerq & Sofia Hashi| Fulcrum Staff AFTER AN INTENSE evening of cross-town rivalry fun at the Capital Hoops Classic, the basketball teams were ready to return to their regular season games with new determination. The women’s basketball team was able to continue their winning streak, adding another …

New sports facility gains ground Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff WHEN STUDENTS RETURN to school after their summer break, they will find a new sports stadium sitting at Lees campus. The University of Ottawa Board of Governors has approved Sports Services’ proposal for the construction of a new facility after Frank Clair Stadium in Lansdowne …

OTTAWA’S FIRST HOMICIDE of 2012 was discovered on Jan. 22 at 2:20 a.m. Navid Niran, a 24-year-old Ottawa man, was found on the intersection of Dalhousie Street and Besserer Street, minutes away from the University of Ottawa bookstore, Agora. Niran was transported to hospital by ambulance, where he died of his injuries. As of Monday …

Worst attendance award Gee-Gees spirit lacking, but those who came remain faithful   10,523, 8,074, 7,565, and 7,022. What is this group of descending numbers? Is it the number of pizza slices sold at Scotiabank Place during the Capital Hoops Classic? Is it the number of tweets accumulated throughout the games? No, it isn’t any …

Women’s basketball team wins Capital Hoops Classic FOR THE LAST five years the Carleton University Ravens (8-5) have won the prestigious title of Capital Hoops Classic victor. But tonight, it was the Gee-Gees’ turn. To the sounds of erupting fans, the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees (11-2) held on to the ball like their lives depended …

  Third-period thrashing Men suffer defeat to Carleton in Capital Hoops Classic A HARDWOOD SHOW DOWN Wednesday evening resulted in disappointing results when the men’s Gee-Gees (8-5) basketball team suffered a 74-34 loss to the Carleton Ravens (13-0), currently ranked first in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) East. The first half started out with a …

More than 75 student journalists fall ill at national conference in B.C. VICTORIA (CUP)—IT SPREAD VERY, very quickly. It could have been just one person not washing their hands; that’s how a norovirus-like illness infected more than 75 delegates attending the Canadian University Press national conference at the Harbour Towers Hotel and Suites in Victoria, …

Callin’ all creepers MTV CANADA’S NEWEST show, Creeps, premiered on Jan. 5 at 11 p.m.. During the half-hour episode, three individuals had their Facebook profiles and Twitter accounts critiqued by a panel of judges. The people behind the online accounts appear on the show to answer the judges’ questions about their unusual profiles. At the end of …

Gee-Gees beat University of Toronto in men’s hockey ON JAN. 8, the Gee-Gees (12-7-1) took on division rivals at the University of Toronto Varsity Blues (9-6-3) at the Minto Sports Complex in the Gees’ first home game since Dec. 3. Despite the game being the Gees’ third in five days, the University of Ottawa team …

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