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Carleton students fine-tune tricycle wheelchairs for Ugandans with disabilities

Zoe Krug’s hand-powered tricycle looks like a beefed-up wheelchair.

The Carleton University industrial design student is hoping the contraption will make it easier for mothers in Uganda with disabilities to make trips to the market with their  children. 243 more words

Ottawa

volunteering at CKCU.

This is national volunteer week.  it has been almost a year since I started my volunteer job as a co-host on “Welcome to my world” on CKCU.   135 more words

Carleton Ravens Racing team unveils new Formula car

The only thing Kenneth Chow wants to do when he graduates is to land a job on a Formula race team somewhere in the world. 305 more words

Ottawa

Photos: Carleton's cycling crash-test dummy probes bike injuries

Bystanders may have cheered when a crash test dummy flew down a track on a bicycle and collided with an oncoming car at Carleton University on Friday, but the engineering experiment could gather serious data on similar accidents. 226 more words

Ottawa

Could You Be a Terrorist? The Media and the Post 9/11 Terrorist Witch-Hunt

The understanding of terrorism and those who perpetrate it has evolved over time in society, especially due to the portrayal of stereotypes through the media. At one time, the media depicted terrorists as “lone wolves” who acted independently, however after 9/11 occurred a different idea of terrorism and terrorists themselves was shown. 500 more words

Spring? Can it be?!

I think Canada deserves its own variation of  the saying “when hell freezes over.”

Something along the lines of “when the snow melts” would be good, in my opinion.  396 more words

Project IV: Revised Site Model & Study Model

For the fourth and final phase of this project we were to create a place of work for an assigned inhabitant, with the design of this place being influenced by our street artist or acting architect that we picked out of a hat. 331 more words

Architecture