Mackenzie Gray

With school nearing its end, it’s time to finally look forward to summer. Soon you’ll be out of the library and sweltering under the hot summer sun. Try this spiked lemonade to help escape the heat, and forget about exam season as quickly as possible.

Coffee, Chocolate, Vanilla and Hazelnut? Yes please! The Oliver 1½ oz Tag No.5 Espresso Vodka ½ oz  McGuinness Creme De Cacao ½ oz Frangelico ½ oz Galliano Pour into cocktail shaker with a handful of ice. Shake. Strain into old-fashioned or martini glass. What’s in the drink? Tag No.5 Espresso Vodka–A seasonal selection from the …

 The government needs to cut recent graduates a break Illustration by Tina Wallace For some, graduation is just around the corner and the Ontario government is ready to masquerade as a credit agency, knocking on the doors of recent grads asking for their OSAP money back.     Many students are left in a crunch …

Simple initiative connects students and professionals over a cup of coffee Photo by Sean Penhall For many students, a coffee date is a way to chat with friends. But Ten Thousand Coffees, a new initiative out of Toronto, is turning coffee dates into a method for young people to connect with some bigwig Canadian professionals. …

Music students recreate the live music accompanying ‘20s film  Photo by Mico Mazza The silent film made a comeback at the University of Ottawa with a fourth-year music seminar recreating the 1927 film The Cat and the Canary. With the movie playing in the background, Professor Paul Merkley and 11 students formed a small orchestra …

Poet reads from his published works in the local annual series  Photo by Rod Pederson In Canada, it’s notoriously difficult to make a living as a poet but that’s exactly what Andrew Faulkner does. The University of Ottawa English major from the class of 2007, found himself back in Ottawa on March 25 as a part …

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