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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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
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
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
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
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