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University of Ottawa to introduce first all-gender washrooms on campus

The University of Ottawa will soon introduce the school’s first gender-neutral washroom stalls.

The two washrooms will be on the 11th floor of the university’s Faculty of Social Sciences building, where the Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies is located. 413 more words

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First Year @ Carleton Over

Hey Guys!

Sorry that I’ve been gone for so long…I was really busy with the usual university stuff: assignments, extra-curricular activities and so on.

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Battle lines drawn over 'rape culture' at Carleton University

A dispute over the term “rape culture” has set Carleton students and unions against university administrators as the school tries to rewrite its policy on sexual violence. 1,219 more words

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New micro patios, parks coming soon to Ottawa streets

Some Ottawa neighbourhoods are about to become livelier this summer with the unveiling of about a dozen new micro-parks and patios.

Taking a page from San Francisco, New York and Montreal, the city’s Streetside Spots pilot project will see about a dozen on-street parking spaces repurposed between now and October. 436 more words

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Survivors project to save Holocaust stories

Worthy initiative:

But what happens when they’re no longer able to tell their stories?

That was a question asked by Mina Cohn, director of the Centre for Holocaust Education and Scholarship, within Carleton University’s Centre for Jewish Studies.

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Survivors project to save Holocaust stories

As years pass, first-hand accounts of Holocaust survivors are disappearing. An initiative at Carleton University hopes to preserve the oral histories of Ottawa-area survivors and is looking to crowd-fund the $7,500 it needs to get the cameras rolling. 1,134 more words

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Carleton groups file no-confidence motions against board

Several groups representing students and faculty at Carleton University have filed no-confidence motions against the school’s board of governors.

“Instead of the board becoming more inclusive and more open, it has closed itself further from the Carleton community,” said Michael Bueckert, president of the Graduate Students’ Association (GSA). 461 more words

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