Katherine DeClerq

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff ROOKIE SHERRY PATEL made her mark in university athletics last Sunday during the Ontario Cup swimming meet, where she brought home a gold medal in the 50M butterfly, a  silver in the 100M butterfly, and a bronze in the 100M breaststroke. In preparation for the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Championships …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff AFTER COMPETING IN Shenzhen, China during the summer for the International University Sports Federation, third-year swimmer Adam Best began his season with the Gee-Gees motivated and determined to get back on the world stage. His latest meet saw him capture gold in the 100M backstroke and bronze in the 50M …

Students aren’t members Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff AS A STUDENT at the University of Ottawa, I like to take advantage of the free classes offered at the Sports Complex. On Fridays I attend the Zumba classes, while I relax with an hour of yoga on Sundays. However, this week I came to a startling …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff WHILE A FEW hundred students gathered on Morisset Terrace for the Canadian Federation of Students-inspired National Day of Action, I stayed indoors to work on an assignment. While people banged on drums and yelled into megaphones, I sat at a desk on the fifth floor of the library with my …

Women’s hockey team wins important game against Stingers Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff IN WHAT WAS a crucial matchup against the Concordia Stingers (3-11), the team separating the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees (5-9) from the playoffs, the women’s hockey team came out victorious with a 4-2 win on Jan. 21. “We knew it was a …

U of O competitive club heads to Calgary for national meet Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff SWIMMING, GYMNASTICS, AND weightlifting combine to create the challenging sport 26 University of Ottawa students compete in throughout the year. This sport is synchronized swimming, and true athletes argue it takes more than just the ability to twirl under …

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 …

Mascot misery Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff ALMOST EVERY YEAR the sports editor of the Fulcrum writes about how disappointed he or she was with the attendance at the Capital Hoops Classic. I considered doing the same, given the record was the lowest I’ve seen in the last four years, but figured it wasn’t worth …

False election promises get on my nerves Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff BACK IN OCTOBER, students voted in provincial elections across the country. We were faced with many parties, all of which had a post-secondary strategy—a tuition freeze, more money offered through the Ontario Student Assistance Program, or a 30 per cent decrease in tuition. …

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