Katherine DeClerq

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff FOR THE FIRST time ever, the University of Ottawa women’s basketball team brought back something shiny from the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Final Eight championships. A bronze medal was the result of a long weekend in Calgary, where the Gees faced tough competition from across the nation. Their final game …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff WHAT’S IN YOUR fridge? That’s the question Health Services has been asking throughout the month of March. In partnership with the Dieticians of Canada, Health Promotions under the University of Ottawa Health Services have been travelling across campus trying to expose common nutrition myths and inform students about healthy eating. …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff I’M CANADIAN, AND proud of it. I follow Canadian politics and read Canadian literature. I have a Canada Day poster on my wall and I’ll tell people to shut up when our national anthem is played. I also get decked out in red and white to cheer on my favourite …

Top five household items you can use to work out with 1. Stairs Walking or jogging up and down stairs can provide a great cardio work out, as well as effective toning of the legs and butt. 2. Backpacks A weighted backpack can be a great addition to lunges and squats. For a better centre …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff SIXTY-FOUR TEAMS, ONE winner—how could you not watch this sporting phenomenon? Every year, the top college teams from the East, Mideast, West, and South come together for a massive three-week, single-elimination tournament known as March Madness. The winner of this tournament gets a gold-plated wooden National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff FIVE YEARS AGO, the University of Ottawa partnered with the Ottawa Lions Athletic Club to create the track and field team we know today. The recruits to the program have been training for only a short while, yet they have proven they can compete with far more experienced athletes in …

 Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff ON JULY 27, millions of people will be glued to their computers and televisions to watch one of the greatest sporting events in history. That’s right—preparation is underway for the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England, and Canada has less than five months to ensure its athletes are organized and …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff THE GEE-GEES MADE the most of the Canadian Interuniversity Sports (CIS) Regional East tournament on March 9–10, using it as the ultimate practice for the upcoming CIS championships. The University of Ottawa women’s basketball team (19-3 regular season, 3-0 playoffs) took home a convincing 75-69 win against the University of …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff LAST YEAR, THE Gee-Gees saw one of their own make it to the 2011 Canadian Football League (CFL) draft, chosen 29th by the Calgary Stampeders. Now two more University of Ottawa athletes have the opportunity to take that leap, having completed the 2012 CFL evaluation camp in Toronto.Fourth-year receiver Bogdan …

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