Quidditch

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 …

Students to play against international competition at Global Games in Burnaby Photos courtesy of Matt Bourassa and Ben Holland Updated: Team Canada picked up the bronze medal at the Global Quidditch Games. Team USA won gold and the Drop Bears of Australia took the silver. Team Canada is competing in the 2014 Global Quidditch Games …

The Cavalry Awards are a series of honours given by the Fulcrum to various varsity athletes for outstanding performances and sportsmanship or eye-catching moments. It’s a simple way to let the athletes know we recognize their talent and appreciate the struggle they bear, in addition to being students, to make us proud fans. Although we’d love to give each one an award, we only have so much print space, so we had to make some tough decisions. The candidates aren’t nominated, but handpicked by the sports staff and volunteers at the Fulcrum and reflect our opinions.

No longer just for the fictional world of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, Quidditch has been gaining ground as a legitimate sport in many North American universities—combining a love for Harry Potter with the competitive nature of sports.

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