Carleton University

F—Safe Space shirts spawn town hall

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/2014/09/23/f—safe-space-shirts-spawn-town-hall Nearly 100 people gathered at Carleton University Tuesday afternoon for a panel and town hall meeting following the now infamous F— SAFE SPACE incident. “We really need to start acknowledging this and fighting against it, and start to talk about what does it mean to have safer spaces on campus, and how […]

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Students green light U-Pass

Ottawa’s university students voted to keep the Universal Transit Pass bundled into tuition fees. The price will increase to $180 per semester in September — it’s currently $145 — and will go up 2.5% each year until 2015. With student unions rallying against rising costs and service cuts, both schools held referenda this week. The […]

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U-Pass voting begins Tuesday

The fate of the contentious Universal Transit Pass will be decided Friday for undergraduates at Ottawa U. Students will begin voting in the referendum Tuesday through Thursday. “We anticipate to have results by midday Friday,” said Julia McDonald, chief electoral officer at the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa. Here’s the question: Are you […]

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Students pan planned U-pass price hike

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/2011/10/31/students-pan-planned-u-pass-price-hike Two zombies strategically place six tombstones in front of an OC Transpo bus then hit the ground, playing dead. Dozens of Carleton University students getting off buses and trains do double-takes Monday, smiling as they read some of the signs: “RIP Affordable Transit,” “Here Lies A Student Suffocated In A Bus,” “RIP […]

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12th annual butterfly show set to kick off

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/2011/09/28/12th-annual-butterfly-show-set-to-kick-off From science geeks to Girl Scouts, large crowds will be admiring insects when Carleton University’s 12th annual live butterfly show kicks off Saturday. “It’s something about seeing them free, it’s just very appealing,” said biology student Amanda Lindeman, 25, who’s working toward her PhD. More than 11,000 people attended last year. “It’s […]

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