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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. …

There are no cheat codes to cunnilingus, but there are techniques to help you both along the way.

Juggling academics, basketball, and fatherhood is not an easy task, but Thomas manages. He says it takes “a lot of focus and a lot of balance,” and that he has to “find a time and place for everything.

Football players are modern-day gladiators and all of us that tune in on Feb. 2 are the Romans cheering them on. We cheer with every monstrous collision while understanding the mental illness it causes.

With a growing interest among University of Ottawa students, a fourth-year engineering student Brett Parres and alumnus Jeremy Kearns have both headed a new Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) club that has been playing in the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association (CUFLA) against other universities.

New law outlaws women’s body hair A law passed on Jan. 5 states that women in Canada are no longer allowed to grow hair anywhere other than on their heads. After male members of Parliament deemed women’s body hair a danger to themselves and others, it was decided, with a majority vote, to ban it …

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