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Two weeks ago, Ottawa’s Carleton University removed weight scales from its campus fitness centre. When the move became public last week, it sparked a backlash online that accused the university’s recreation and athletics department of being hyper-sensitive. 101 more words

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Hockey player goes into cardiac arrest, saved by teammates

A 50-year-old man who had a heart attack while playing recreational hockey on St. Patrick’s Day was saved by teammates who started CPR and used a nearby defibrillator. 67 more words

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JURASSIC PARK NOT THE SOLUTION, SAYS CARLETON PROFESSOR

Save what we have and don’t try and bring back the dead.

That’s the message in a new paper by Joseph Bennett, a professor of environmental science at Carleton, that will be published in the journal of  605 more words

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PROFILE: OTTAWA STARTUP GENM

This article was originally published on The Charlatan website on March 3rd 2017.

With costs for post-secondary education continuing to rise and job markets becoming increasingly competitive, landing a job can be difficult for students.  574 more words

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Picazo: Here's why Carleton shouldn't have fiddled with gym scales

It’s hard to overstate the naïveté at the heart of Carleton University’s initial decision to remove the scale from its fitness room at the athletic centre. 632 more words

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Conservative news outlets slam Carleton University gym for removing scales

A decision to remove the scale at a Carleton University’s gym has received some international, but negative attention from Conservative news programs like Breitbart and The O’Reilly Factor. 470 more words

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Carleton University ditches scales at fitness centre 'to move away from focusing solely on body weight'

At Carleton University’s fitness centre, opened in 2013 at a cost of $2 million, there are 56 cardio machines, free weights and plenty of specialized equipment stationed across 11,000 square feet. 505 more words

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