Nicole Maylor

While much of the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO)’s April 10 Board of Administration (BOA) meeting was taken up with questions about the student union’s financial status, there’s a lot more to know. Motions were passed, vice-president equity Nicole Maylor departed early, and Faculty of Medicine representative Emile Hashem left the meeting in protest.

One of the artists behind this mural was Kalkidan Assefa, an Ottawa-based artist also known as @drippin_soul, his Instagram handle and tag for his art. When members of the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) decided they wanted a mural painted in the University Centre (UCU) for Black History Month, they knew exactly who to call.

The black-tie gala was held at Tabaret Hall on campus, and featured a variety of talented black performers and speakers, including American author and transgender activist, Janet Mock. Staying true to its purpose, the candlelit tables were adorned with names of important black figures in history instead of numbers.

SFUO says it’s open to changes Some students are calling on the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) to reform its clubs system, which has received criticism from some clubs about some communications and funding procedures. The 175  clubs range from rock climbing to starcraft—there’s even a quidditch club. “There are different guidelines …