movember

“The coffeehouse is a nice, cozy little gathering where people auditioned to perform in front of other students.—Andres Ackland-Snow, a first-year biomedical student, and a first-year representative for the SSA.

This year’s festivities have brought about controversy, as on-campus beard aficionados are butting heads with the U of O chapter of the United Pogonophobes Alliance (UPA). Pogonophobia is the scientific term for an extreme fear or hatred of beards. The UPA believes the Movember crowd is infringing upon the civil rights of local pogonophobes.

Men’s soccer team funds charitable campaign with tournament proceeds The University of Ottawa Gee- Gees’ men’s soccer team recently capped off their 10th year as a competitive club, and head coach Dave Piccini feels this year’s sea- son has been a great success. “In the last two years, we’ve really taken a step forward with …

IT’S HALFWAY THROUGH Movember 2011 and it appears more men than ever are choosing to join the worldwide movement, yet many participants remain surprisingly uninformed about the campaign. This week, the Fulcrum caught up with Jesse Hayman, Movember Canada’s community development manager, for answers to some common questions about the campaign. The Fulcrum: What’s the …

Two students sound off on the facial hair-focused campaign It’s time for men to throw out their razors and women to start constructing felt ‘staches. That’s right—it’s Movember again, which means moustaches for all! Currently in its fourth year as a formal Canadian charity campaign, Movember has thousands of men across the country growing their …

Movember is halfway over—and from pencil-thin caterpillars to handlebar styles, moustaches of all shapes and sizes are sprouting up on faces on campus. But as we see more facial hair grow, we can’t help but wonder: Is Movember accomplishing the goals it was created to achieve? Is it rais- ing money for prostate cancer research, …