opinion

The Marie Curie clinic

To lose the campus walk-in, is to lose the one place on campus where students in crisis could go for immediate support — no online forms, phone intakes, or months of waiting.

Letter to the Editor graphic

“The current political system does not easily allow for homelessness to be an issue that gains much attention or commitment from elected officials. This is largely disheartening and reflects poorly upon voters and politicians but it also has the upside of partly keeping bad rhetoric out of the discourse,” writes Quinn Sam, a student entering his second year studying political science and economy at the University of Ottawa.

A traffic jam

In a time of such broad societal change, there is one specific evolution that will impact virtually every element of our society in a positive way: a massive cultural and societal shift towards working from home.

Bytowne Cinema

The cinema is where I had my first big birthday party. It’s where I saw my first horror film. And it’s also where I went on my first date. Even though the pandemic bars me from the cinema, I hold onto the notion that the cinema is a place of inspiration where I learned to empathize with people with stories different from my own.

For October’s federal election, most polls are indicating that both the Liberals and Conservatives are tied for Canadians’ support. This means that it is more than likely that either party will end up with less than a majority of the seats in the House of Commons, thereby swinging the determination of the balance of power to the smaller parties.

Melissa Lyons, a graduate from the U of O’s teachers’ college and now a local teacher, pens an open letter to Premier Doug Ford in light of recent announcements of cuts to education.

Now if you are one of the young, innocent, university virgins, then listen up. Cause I am about to offer some advice from someone who may have made a few mistakes… correction: A LOT of mistakes.

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