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A student’s guide to creative part-time work Photo by Tina Wallace For most students, part-time work can be hard to find and difficult to maintain while juggling lectures, study sessions, and extracurricular activities. With the thousands of work-hungry students in Ottawa, the idea of job-hunting seems more scary than graduating. Check out these side-job ideas …

Illustration by Tina Wallace A job catas-trophy Despite phenomenal bosses, great pay, and flexible hours, I have to say that the worst job I ever had was at a trophy assembling shop. Many weekends of my youth were spent in an 8×10-foot room assembling the physical tokens recognizing other people’s achievements. It wasn’t the monotony …

Go out and have fun in Ottawa this summer  Illustration by Tina Wallace Every time I tell someone I live in Ottawa, I brace myself for their reaction. It’s always the same. I get a look of slight confusion, mixed with pity and then a somewhat patronizing, “Well, I hear it’s nice.” I assure them …

Pink Ribbons Inc. questions the value of awareness campaigns  Photo by Tina Wallace Millions of dollars are raised each year across North America in the name of breast cancer research and awareness. Pink Ribbons Inc., in both its movie and book version, questions the value of the pink ribbon movement. “The perky image of the disease is, …

New initiative aims to help student athletes living with mental illness Photo credit: Tina Wallace Two former university athletes work together to combat issues with mental health in sports. Former University of Ottawa student Samantha DeLenardo and current Carleton University student Krista Van Slingerland launched the Student-Athlete Mental Health Initiative (SAMHI) on March 15 in …

For a millennial, the government’s economy platform is shady Illustration by Tina Wallace This is the fifth article from Stephanie Piamonte in a series that examines why millennials are, or seem to be, disengaged from politics, and whether the problem is our generation, or if it is generational. The first article can be found here, the second article …

Student travels to the Philippines for an international internship  Photo by Tina Wallace This school year, Hang Tran met people from all over the world and gained hands-on experience working in a field she hopes to make into a career. AIESEC is a non-profit student-run organization found in more than 144 countries around the world. …

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