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A lack of debate minimizes important healthcare issues in Ontario Photo by Mico Mazza It has long been an underlying assumption of Canadian political campaigns that healthcare is untouchable. Mention it and you will regret it at the polls. A discomfort across the population exists when anything departing from our current model is suggested, even …

Dancercise: free Zumba fitness on campus Photo credit: Mico Mazza The cold may seem like it’ll never go away, but students at the University of Ottawa are heating things up with a little taste of Latin flavour. The tagline for Zumba sessions on campus is “ditch the workout, join the party,” and the dance fitness …

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 …

Campus screening of Birth 1871 tells the story of India’s denotified tribes  Photo by Mico Mazza From anger can come the seeds of creativity and social change. On March 8, the University of Ottawa was host to the world premiere of the documentary film Birth 1871 by Indian director, scholar, thespian, and activist Dakxinkumar Bajrange. “When …

A former University of Ottawa student says she can trigger out-of-body experiences at will. The 24-year-old psychology grad approached her professor after a lecture on the phenomenon in 2012, claiming it was a regular experience for her and that she “thought everybody could do that.”

Director excited to show international, award-winning films on campus Photo by Mico Mazza Jith Paul is trying to use international award-winning films to fund local filmaking. Indie Koala and Treepot Media’s Kickstarter Film Festival, featuring international, award-winning short films, will present a double screening on Feb. 8. Beginning at 6 p.m. in the Alumni Auditorium, …

From techniques to toys, here are some things to try with your partner — no matter their gender — that’ll have ‘em begging for your next move.

U of O professor gives TEDx talk on building communication  Photo by Mico Mazza “When I first came to the U of O for my undergraduate, I had never heard of ‘communication’ as a field of study,” said professor Jenepher Lennox Terrion. However, after switching into the program in her second year, she couldn’t get …

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