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Photo courtesy of Uniforge Inc. If geeks are going to inherit the earth, there’s no better time to jump on board. In only its second year, the Ottawa Geek Market—which brings the geek community together to meet up, buy hard-to-find geek items, and raise money for charity—will be taking place on October 19 and 20 at …

U of O student a finalist in RBC Painting Competition  Photo by Tina Wallace In a packed room at the National Gallery of Canada on Oct. 2, the RBC Canadian Painting Competition finalists waited to hear who would win the grand prize of $25,000. The annual competition gives finalists exposure and finances early in their …

What to do if you’re stuck in Ottawa during the study break If you’re not going away for Reading Week, you have an entire week in Ottawa without classes. Once you’ve slept in, eaten ice cream for breakfast, and spent at least a day watching Netflix, you’ll need to get out of the house and …

Local anthology features U of O alumnus at book launch  Photo courtesy of Matt Moore Horror, fantasy, science fiction, and speculative fiction: dark genre fiction can be all of these things. “I think you can ask 20 different people and get 20 different answers,” said Kate Heartfield, one of the contributors to the anthology Postscripts …

The event is an annual all-night arts exhibit open to the public that displays art installations, performances, and other artistic events like stick ‘n’ poke tattooing. While the movement has been held in cities around the world for more than a decade, this is only the second time it’s been to Ottawa.

Musicians collaborate for charity at Everybody Loves Everybody festival Photo courtesy of Zach Raynor ZACH RAYNOR, A University of Ottawa student and member of the band The Lionyls, wants to bring local young musicians together in a collaborative atmosphere. At 5 p.m. on Sept. 20 on Tabaret lawn, the ELE Music festival will feature local …

A Tribe Called Red aims to reclaim indigenous culture  Photos courtesy of Tina Wallace IAN “DJ NDN” Campeau says he still gets nervous before every show. “Typically it goes away right as the music starts,” he says. Bear Witness, Dan “DJ Shub” General, and Campeau—the three members of A Tribe Called Red—headlined the Fall Festival …

The Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) is welcoming back students with a festival of music, buskers, food, and psychics.

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